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2019 Clarke University Crime & Safety Report

Is Clarke safe? On this page, we'll examine crime statistics for the college campus and surrounding areas.

Info in this crime and safety report on Clarke:

A Word About the Crime Stats for Clarke

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

It is not unusual for institutions to report that no incidents occurred in some 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.

Zero incidents of reported crime may be nice to see, but it does not necessarily mean the school is safer, as it could indicate lax reporting. Similarly, a high number of incidents could indicate that the school is more strict about reporting and law enforcement than other institutions.

Clarke Overall Crime Stats

31 Total Number of Incidents
34.29 Incidents per 1000 Students
Clarke University reported 31 safety-related incidents involving students on or near campus or at other properties affiliated with the school in 2019. That works out to 34.29 incidents per 1,000 students, considering that the student body population is 904.

In order to make this data a little clearer, the table below shows the number of incidents by category and the maximum number of incidents reported by a school in that category.

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 4 1,670 4.42 4,000.00
Arrests for Possession 3 880 3.32 1,352.94
Violence Against Women 6 334 6.64 1,000.00
Disciplinary Actions 18 2,670 19.91 4,574.85

Clarke Overall Crime by Category

The chart below shows what percentage of Clarke crime and safety incidents are in each category.

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Disciplinary actions account for 58.1% of all crime and safety incidents at the school. Around 9.7% of the crime and safety-related incidents at Clarke University resulted in arrests for possession. About 12.9% of incidents were arrests for major crimes. Acts of violence against women accounted for 19.4% of incidents.

Comparison to Other Schools in the Nation

The charts below show how Clarke 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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We can factor in the size of the school and look at the incidents per thousand students as well.

Arrests for Possession  (Incidents per 1000 Students)
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Clarke Overall Crime by Location

The chart below shows what percentage of Clarke crime and safety incidents happened in each location.

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Clarke On-Campus Crime Stats

27 Total Number of Incidents
29.87 Incidents per 1000 Students
Clarke University reported 27 safety-related incidents involving students on campus in 2019. Based on a student body population of 904, that's 29.87 incidents per 1,000 students.

In order to make this data a little clearer, the table below shows the number of incidents by category and the maximum number of incidents reported by a school in that category.

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 4 1,585 4.42 4,000.00
Arrests for Possession 1 813 1.11 888.89
Violence Against Women 4 331 4.42 1,000.00
Disciplinary Actions 18 2,645 19.91 4,544.91

Clarke On-Campus Crime by Category

The percentage breakdown of Clarke on-campus crime and safety incidents by category is shown in the following chart.

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Clarke Affiliated Off-Campus Crime Stats

4 Total Number of Incidents
4.42 Incidents per 1000 Students
In 2019, Clarke University reported 4 incidents related to crime and safety that involved students on affiliated off-campus properties. Since the number of students at the school that year was 904, that's 4.42 incidents per 1,000 students.

In order to make this data a little clearer, the table below shows the number of incidents by category and the maximum number of incidents reported by a school in that category.

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 0 164 0.00 333.33
Arrests for Possession 2 64 2.21 111.11
Violence Against Women 2 100 2.21 194.44
Disciplinary Actions 0 144 0.00 305.56

Clarke Affiliated Off-Campus Crime by Category

The percentage breakdown of Clarke crime and safety incidents by category on affiliated off-campus is shown in the following chart.

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Clarke Residence Hall Crime Stats

24 Total Number of Incidents
26.55 Incidents per 1000 Students
Clarke University reported 24 incidents related to crime and safety in 2019 that took place in residence halls. These counts are also included in the on-campus crimes category. Since the number of students at the school that year was 904, that's 26.55 incidents per 1,000 students.

In order to make this data a little clearer, the table below shows the number of incidents by category and the maximum number of incidents reported by a school in that category.

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 4 167 4.42 101.80
Arrests for Possession 1 715 1.11 180.35
Violence Against Women 2 140 2.21 53.89
Disciplinary Actions 17 2,507 18.81 4,029.94

Clarke Residence Hall Crime by Category

The chart below shows what percentage of Clarke crime and safety incidents in residence halls are in each category.

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References

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