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University of Illinois Police Department

Safety at Illinois

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a very safe campus, but like any community of its size, it will never be entirely crime-free.

How we compare

The University of Illinois Police Department has published these 2016 statistics (the most recently available for all schools), provided within the context of 20 similar schools, so you have the information and tools you need to take the appropriate steps to reduce your likelihood of being targeted by a criminal.

Learn more about these statistics.

Murder

Texas (Austin) – 2
Illinois – 1
UCLA – 1
California (Berkeley) – 0
California (San Diego) – 0
Indiana – 0
Iowa – 0
Maryland – 0
Michigan – 0
Michigan State – 0
Minnesota – 0
Nebraska – 0
North Carolina – 0
Northwestern – 0
Ohio State – 0
Penn State – 0
Purdue – 0
Rutgers – 0
Virginia – 0
Washington (Seattle) – 0
Wisconsin – 0

Negligent Manslaughter

Minnesota – 1
California (Berkeley) – 0
California (San Diego) – 0
Illinois – 0
Indiana – 0
Iowa – 0
Maryland – 0
Michigan – 0
Michigan State – 0
Nebraska – 0
North Carolina – 0
Northwestern – 0
Ohio State – 0
Penn State – 0
Purdue – 0
Rutgers – 0
Texas (Austin) – 0
UCLA – 0
Virginia – 0
Washington (Seattle) – 0
Wisconsin – 0

Robbery

California (Berkeley) – 37
Ohio State – 16
Minnesota – 15
Northwestern – 12
Michigan State – 10
North Carolina – 9
Penn State – 7
Washington (Seattle) – 6
UCLA – 6
California (San Diego) – 5
Illinois – 5
Indiana – 5
Iowa – 4
Michigan – 4
Texas (Austin) – 4
Wisconsin – 4
Maryland – 3
Purdue – 3
Rutgers – 2
Nebraska – 0
Virginia – 0

Aggravated Assault

Iowa – 68
UCLA – 31
California (Berkeley) – 24
Ohio State – 22
Texas (Austin) – 19
Penn State – 17
Michigan State – 16
Illinois – 15
Minnesota – 13
Northwestern – 13
Purdue – 13
North Carolina – 10
Michigan – 9
Rutgers – 9
Virginia – 9
Wisconsin – 9
California (San Diego) – 8
Indiana – 6
Maryland – 6
Washington (Seattle) – 6
Nebraska – 5

Rape

Michigan State – 85
Ohio State – 66
Penn State – 63
California (Berkeley) – 42
UCLA – 31
Illinois – 28
Iowa – 25
Purdue – 25
North Carolina – 23
Rutgers – 23
Indiana – 21
Michigan – 20
Texas (Austin) – 20
Northwestern – 15
Virginia – 15
Nebraska – 12
California (San Diego) – 10
Washington (Seattle) – 10
Wisconsin – 7
Maryland – 5

Fondling

Wisconsin – 30
Iowa – 29
Ohio State – 24
California (Berkeley) – 20
Penn State – 20
Purdue – 16
Michigan – 15
Washington (Seattle) – 14
Minnesota – 13
Nebraska – 13
Maryland – 12
UCLA – 11
Michigan State – 9
Indiana – 9
Virginia – 9
Rutgers 8
North Carolina – 7
California (San Diego) – 7
Illinois – 5
Texas (Austin) – 3
Northwestern – 1

Incest

California (Berkeley) – 0
California (San Diego) – 0
Illinois – 0
Indiana – 0
Iowa – 0
Maryland – 0
Michigan – 0
Michigan State – 0
Minnesota – 0
Nebraska – 0
North Carolina – 0
Northwestern – 0
Ohio State – 0
Penn State – 0
Purdue – 0
Rutgers – 0
Texas (Austin) – 0
UCLA – 0
Virginia – 0
Washington (Seattle) – 0
Wisconsin – 0

Statutory Rape

California (Berkeley) – 2
Texas (Austin) – 1
California (San Diego) – 0
Illinois – 0
Indiana – 0
Iowa – 0
Maryland – 0
Michigan – 0
Michigan State – 0
Minnesota – 0
Nebraska – 0
North Carolina – 0
Northwestern – 0
Ohio State – 0
Penn State – 0
Purdue – 0
Rutgers – 0
UCLA – 0
Virginia – 0
Washington (Seattle) – 0
Wisconsin – 0

Arson

California (San Diego) – 7
Penn State – 7
Rutgers – 7
California (Berkeley) – 6
Iowa – 5
Michigan – 5
Purdue – 4
Illinois – 3
Indiana – 3
Michigan State – 3
UCLA – 3
Ohio State – 2
Washington (Seattle) – 2
Wisconsin – 2
Maryland – 1
Nebraska – 1
Minnesota – 0
North Carolina – 0
Northwestern – 0
Texas (Austin) – 0
Virginia – 0

Domestic Violence

Rutgers – 93
Iowa – 27
Washington (Seattle) – 25
Illinois – 22
Indiana – 21
Texas (Austin) – 18
UCLA – 14
Minnesota – 13
California (Berkeley) – 12
Northwestern – 12
Ohio State – 12
North Carolina – 10
Michigan State – 7
Wisconsin – 6
California (San Diego) – 5
Virginia – 5
Purdue – 4
Maryland – 3
Michigan – 3
Penn State – 2
Nebraska – 0

Dating Violence

Texas (Austin) – 29
Penn State – 28
Michigan – 23
Ohio State – 20
Indiana – 19
Michigan State – 17
Purdue – 17
California (Berkeley) – 16
Iowa – 15
Minnesota – 14
North Carolina – 14
California (San Diego) – 10
UCLA – 10
Nebraska – 9
Wisconsin – 8
Maryland – 7
Northwestern – 6
Virginia – 6
Washington (Seattle) – 3
Illinois – 0
Rutgers – 0
*The state of Illinois does not define dating violence. All incidents that would otherwise be classified as dating violence are counted in the domestic violence category.

Stalking

Iowa – 78
Illinois – 46
Penn State – 45
Ohio State – 43
Washington (Seattle) – 40
Texas (Austin) – 31
Michigan State – 29
Purdue – 28
Wisconsin – 28
Minnesota – 26
Michigan – 25
Nebraska – 25
North Carolina – 25
California (Berkeley) – 22
Indiana – 18
Virginia – 16
Northwestern – 10
California (San Diego) – 9
UCLA – 8
Maryland – 5
Rutgers – 1

Burglary

Washington (Seattle) – 128
UCLA – 90
Penn State – 87
Michigan State – 75
Indiana – 57
California (Berkeley) – 52
Northwestern – 44
Minnesota – 43
Illinois – 42
Wisconsin – 37
Iowa – 30
Rutgers – 27
North Carolina – 22
Ohio State – 22
Purdue – 22
Virginia – 22
Michigan – 21
California (San Diego) – 20
Maryland – 18
Texas (Austin) – 16
Nebraska – 13

Motor Vehicle Theft

California (Berkeley) – 72
Michigan State – 31
Minnesota – 29
Washington (Seattle) – 27
Northwestern – 24
California (San Diego) – 23
Ohio State – 21
Maryland – 18
Iowa – 17
Indiana – 14
Texas (Austin) – 14
Illinois – 13
UCLA – 13
Purdue – 8
Michigan – 7
Nebraska – 6
North Carolina – 4
Wisconsin – 4
Virginia – 3
Rutgers – 1
Penn State – 0

Liquor Law Arrests

Penn State – 781
Michigan State – 388
Nebraska – 337
Indiana – 228
Michigan – 224
Minnesota – 186
Ohio State – 121
Iowa – 105
Purdue – 101
California (San Diego) – 59
North Carolina – 57
Virginia – 54
Rutgers – 40
UCLA – 38
Texas (Austin) – 34
California (Berkeley) – 15
Illinois – 5
Washington (Seattle) – 5
Maryland – 0
Northwestern – 0
Wisconsin – 0

Liquor Law Disciplinary Referrals

Ohio State – 1,934
Michigan – 1,613
Wisconsin – 1,556
Indiana – 1,022
Michigan State – 1,000
Purdue – 930
Minnesota – 910
California (San Diego) – 908
Penn State – 761
Iowa – 626
Virginia – 599
Maryland – 547
Nebraska – 476
Washington (Seattle) – 404
California (Berkeley) – 397
UCLA – 381
North Carolina – 314
Northwestern – 272
Illinois – 263
Texas (Austin) – 180
Rutgers – 38

Drug Law Arrests

Nebraska – 270
Penn State – 260
Rutgers – 235
Indiana – 199
Purdue – 190
Michigan – 162
Michigan State – 130
Iowa – 126
Texas (Austin) – 106
California (Berkeley) – 79
North Carolina – 66
Illinois – 55
Ohio State – 44
Virginia – 36
Minnesota – 34
California (San Diego) – 31
UCLA – 25
Maryland – 16
Wisconsin – 14
Northwestern – 8
Washington (Seattle) – 6

Drug Law Disciplinary Referrals

Michigan State – 662
Michigan – 364
Penn State – 359
Wisconsin – 337
Ohio State – 260
Illinois – 250
Minnesota – 323
Nebraska – 214
California (San Diego) – 199
Purdue – 150
Rutgers – 130
Washington (Seattle) – 74
Texas (Austin) – 59
Iowa – 57
UCLA – 53
Northwestern – 48
California (Berkeley) – 35
Indiana – 30
Virginia – 25
North Carolina – 22
Maryland – 1

Weapons Arrests

Michigan State – 24
California (Berkeley) – 15
Rutgers – 15
Iowa – 9
Texas (Austin) – 7
Illinois – 6
Maryland – 5
Michigan – 5
Minnesota – 5
North Carolina – 5
Ohio State – 4
Nebraska – 3
Washington (Seattle) – 3
Wisconsin – 3
UCLA – 2
California (San Diego) – 1
Indiana – 1
Virginia – 1
Northwestern – 0
Penn State – 0
Purdue – 0


About the statistics

The statistics are tracked in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Statistics Act. Please note that comparable schools’ statistics are provided only to put the numbers into context — each school may have circumstances unique to its campus that drives certain statistics up or down. The numbers should be reviewed as a group and not as a comparison between individual schools. For more information, please review the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.