Overall Crime Rating at DePaul 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. DePaul University earns an overall crime rating of C- when we compare reported on-campus, city, and regional crime against all other schools nationwide.
Poor On Campus Crime Rating at DePaul University Means This School is Worse Than Average
On-campus crime statistics reported by DePaul 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, DePaul has more than the average reported offenses.
Chicago Crime Rating is Worse Than Most
DePaul University is in Chicago, IL. When compared with other towns and cities nationwide, Chicago ranks far above average in overall crime, making it potentially unsafe and more likely students at DePaul may fall victim to a crime when venturing off campus.
Regional Crime Rating Near Chicago is About Average
Beyond Chicago, other nearby towns and cities include Lincolnwood, Oak Park, and Elmwood Park. Altogether, these locations have an overall average amount of crime when compared to other areas nationwide, meaning the area should be about average concerning safety.