Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies

2019 Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies Crime & Safety Report

Is Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies safe? On this page, we'll examine crime statistics for the college campus and surrounding areas.

Our crime and safety report on Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies includes:

A Word About the Crime Stats for Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies

Types of Crime & Safety Incidents

We have compiled this information on crime statistics from the U.S. Department of Education's Campus Safety and Security data. The types of crimes are divided into the following categories: arrests for major crimes, arrests for possession, violence against women, and disciplinary actions.

The arrests for major crimes category includes arrests for things such as murder, robbery, rape, aggravated assault, and arson. The violence against women grouping includes things such as domestic violence, date rape, and stalking. The arrests for possession classification deals with things such as weapons possession, alcohol violations, and drug violations. The disciplinary actions category involves possession of weapons, alcohol violations, and drug violations in the cases where no arrest occurred but some action was taken.

Number of Incidents

Many colleges and universities report zero incidents in some or all of these categories. In fact, 56% of the schools we cover reported no arrests for major crimes, 67% reported no violence against women, 70% reported no arrests for possession, and 68% reported no disciplinary actions.

While zero reported crimes may seem like a good sign, it does not necessarily indicate that the school has been safer. It may just be that the school doesn't have as strict reporting as others. Similarly, a high number of incidents could indicate that the school is more strict about reporting and law enforcement than other institutions.

Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies Overall Crime Stats

5 Total Number of Incidents
10.31 Incidents per 1000 Students
Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies reported 5 safety-related incidents involving students on or near campus or at other properties affiliated with the school in 2019. Based on a student body population of 485, that's 10.31 incidents per 1,000 students.

Below, you can see the number of incidents by category as well as the maximum number of incidents reported by any school for comparison's purposes.

Category Number of Incidents Max Number of Incidents (at any school) Number of Incidents per 1,000 students Max Number of Incidents per 1000 students (at any school)
Arrests for Major Crimes 2 1,670 4.12 4,000.00
Arrests for Possession 3 880 6.19 1,352.94
Violence Against Women 0 334 0.00 1,000.00
Disciplinary Actions 0 2,670 0.00 4,574.85

Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies Overall Crime by Category

The chart below shows what percentage of Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies crime and safety incidents are in each category.

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Around 60.0% of the crime and safety-related incidents at Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies resulted in arrests for possession. About 40.0% of incidents were arrests for major crimes.

Comparison to Other Schools in the Nation

The charts below show how Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies compares to other colleges and universities in the nation when it comes to each category of crime and safety-related incidents. Note that this does not take school size into account so larger schools are likely to have more incidents.

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Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies Overall Crime by Location

The percentage breakdown of Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies crime and safety incidents by location is shown in the following chart.

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Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies On-Campus Crime Stats

2 Total Number of Incidents
4.12 Incidents per 1000 Students
Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies reported 2 safety-related incidents involving students on campus in 2019. Based on a student body population of 485, that's 4.12 incidents per 1,000 students.

Below, you can see the number of incidents by category as well as the maximum number of incidents reported by any school for comparison's purposes.

Category Number of Incidents Max Number of Incidents (at any school) Number of Incidents per 1,000 students Max Number of Incidents per 1000 students (at any school)
Arrests for Major Crimes 0 1,585 0.00 4,000.00
Arrests for Possession 2 813 4.12 888.89
Violence Against Women 0 331 0.00 1,000.00
Disciplinary Actions 0 2,645 0.00 4,544.91

Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies On-Campus Crime by Category

The percentage breakdown of Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies on-campus crime and safety incidents by category is shown in the following chart.

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3 Total Number of Incidents
6.19 Incidents per 1000 Students
Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies reported 3 incidents related to crime and safety in 2019. These student-involved incidents took place on Danville public property in areas surrounding the campus. Based on a student body population of 485, that's 6.19 incidents per 1,000 students.

Below, you can see the number of incidents by category as well as the maximum number of incidents reported by any school for comparison's purposes.

Category Number of Incidents Max Number of Incidents (at any school) Number of Incidents per 1,000 students Max Number of Incidents per 1000 students (at any school)
Arrests for Major Crimes 2 67 4.12 666.67
Arrests for Possession 1 245 2.06 1,294.12
Violence Against Women 0 24 0.00 555.56
Disciplinary Actions 0 137 0.00 137.93

The chart below shows what percentage of Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies student-related crime and safety incidents in the Danville neighborhood surrounding the campus are in each category.

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References

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