Overall Crime Rating at Boston University is About Average
The overall crime rating is based on reported crime on campus and in surrounding areas. Colleges with low amounts of reported crime are considered safer. Boston University earns an overall crime rating of C when we compare reported on-campus, city, and regional crime against all other schools nationwide.
On Campus Crime Rating at Boston University is About Average
On-campus crime statistics reported by Boston U carry the most importance in our overall estimation of campus crime. When all violations are totaled and weighed by both severity and the number of students at the school, Boston U has average reported offenses.
Boston Crime Rating is Worse Than Average
Boston University is in Boston, MA. When compared with other towns and cities nationwide, Boston ranks above average in overall crime, making it potentially unsafe and more likely students at Boston U may fall victim to a crime when venturing off campus.
Regional Crime Rating Near Boston is Worse Than Most
Beyond Boston, other nearby towns and cities include Brookline, Cambridge, and Somerville. Altogether, these locations have an overall far above average amount of crime when compared to other areas nationwide, meaning the area could be unsafe.