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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 2015 statistics — 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

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

Negligent Manslaughter

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

Robbery

California (Berkeley) – 36
Minnesota – 24
Rutgers – 22
Ohio State – 16
UCLA – 12
Iowa – 11
Michigan – 9
Illinois – 7
Wisconsin – 7
North Carolina – 6
Texas (Austin) – 6
Washington (Seattle) – 5
Indiana – 4
Michigan State – 3
Nebraska – 3
Penn State – 2
Purdue – 2
California (San Diego) – 2
Virginia – 2
Maryland – 1
Northwestern – 0

Aggravated Assault

Iowa – 34
Penn State – 26
California (Berkeley) – 16
Michigan State – 16
Indiana – 13
UCLA – 10
North Carolina – 10
Ohio State – 9
Illinois – 9
California (San Diego) – 9
Minnesota – 7
Michigan – 7
Washington (Seattle) – 7
Rutgers – 6
Wisconsin – 6
Texas (Austin) – 5
Purdue – 5
Virginia – 4
Nebraska – 1
Maryland – 1
Northwestern – 1

Rape

Penn State – 51
Indiana – 39
Rutgers – 31
Ohio State – 30
Purdue – 27
Iowa – 21
North Carolina – 21
Michigan – 21
Michigan State – 18
California (Berkeley) – 17
UCLA – 15
Illinois – 15
Maryland – 15
Texas (Austin) – 13
Wisconsin – 11
Nebraska – 10
California (San Diego) – 8
Minnesota – 8
Northwestern – 8
Virginia – 8

Fondling

California (Berkeley) – 28
Michigan – 19
UCLA – 18
Indiana – 16
Rutgers – 15
Ohio State – 15
Maryland – 14
Minnesota – 14
Penn State – 11
Wisconsin – 11
Virginia – 10
North Carolina – 9
California (San Diego) – 9
Purdue – 8
Michigan State – 8
Texas (Austin) – 7
Nebraksa – 3
Northwestern – 2
Illinois – 1

Incest

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

Statutory Rape

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

Arson

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

Hate Crimes

Rutgers – 11
Penn State – 6
UCLA – 5
Ohio State – 4
Nebraska – 3
Washington (Seattle) – 3
Texas (Austin) – 3
Michigan – 2
California (Berkeley) – 2
Minnesota – 2
Wisconsin – 2
Purdue – 1
Indiana – 1
Virginia – 1
California (San Diego) – 0
Michigan State – 0
Illinois – 0
Iowa – 0
Maryland – 0
North Carolina – 0
Northwestern – 0

Domestic Violence

Rutgers – 118
Washington (Seattle) – 68
Iowa – 39
Illinois – 20
California (San Diego) – 15
North Carolina – 15
California (Berkeley) – 13
Texas (Austin) – 12
Ohio State – 8
Michigan – 8
Virginia – 8
Michigan State – 8
Indiana – 7
Wisconsin – 6
Minnesota – 5
Purdue – 4
Nebraska – 3
Penn State – 2
UCLA – 2
Maryland – 2
Northwestern – 0

Dating Violence

Michigan – 30
Ohio State – 21
Michigan State – 21
North Carolina – 18
Indiana – 12
Penn State – 11
California (Berkeley) – 10
Purdue – 10
Wisconsin – 9
California (San Diego) – 8
Texas (Austin) – 6
Minnesota – 5
Maryland – 5
Virginia – 4
Northwestern – 4
Washington (Seattle) – 2
Nebraska – 2
UCLA – 1
Rutgers – 0
Illinois – 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 – 52
North Carolina – 35
Washington (Seattle) – 34
Indiana – 28
Illinois – 27
Michigan – 24
Michigan State – 20
Penn State – 20
Ohio State – 15
Maryland – 12
Northwestern – 12
Wisconsins – 11
Texas (Austin) – 11
Minnesota – 11
Virginia – 11
California (Berkeley) – 10
Nebraska – 8
Purdue – 6
California (San Diego) – 5
UCLA – 1
Rutgers – 1

Burglary

Washington (Seattle) – 99
Michigan State – 94
UCLA – 90
California (Berkeley) – 54
Maryland – 50
Indiana – 47
Penn State – 41
Iowa – 40
Purdue – 38
Wisconsin – 35
Michigan – 32
Minnesota – 31
California (San Diego) – 27
Ohio State – 26
Texas (Austin) 26
North Carolina – 25
Nebraska – 24
Northwestern – 23
Illinois – 20
Virginia – 17
Rutgers – 16

Motor Vehicle Theft

California (San Diego) – 49
California (Berkeley) – 36
Maryland – 32
North Carolina – 32
Michigan State – 26
Minnesota – 23
Washington (Seattle) – 22
Iowa – 14
Indiana – 13
Ohio State – 13
Michigan – 10
Texas (Austin) – 10
UCLA – 8
Purdue – 8
Illinois – 6
Rutgers – 5
Nebraska – 4
Virginia – 4
Penn State – 3
Northwestern – 2
Wisconsin -1

Liquor Law Arrests

Penn State – 741
Michigan State – 538
Indiana – 346
Nebraska – 292
Michigan – 271
Minnesota – 190
Iowa – 144
Ohio State – 125
Illinois – 78
California (San Diego) – 69
Purdue – 67
California (Berkeley) – 66
Rutgers – 61
Virginia – 52
North Carolina – 47
Texas (Austin) – 40
UCLA – 14
Washington (Seattle) – 9
Maryland – 1
Wisconsin – 1
Northwestern – 0

Liquor Law Disciplinary Referrals

Wisconsin – 2043
Michigan – 1636
Ohio State – 1621
California (San Diego)- 1348
Indiana – 1123
Michigan State – 1057
Penn State – 948
Rutgers – 883
Minnesota – 866
Iowa – 651
Washington (Seattle) – 595
Purdue – 575
Virginia – 561
North Carolina – 547
Maryland – 476
Northwestern – 439
Nebraska – 420
UCLA – 406
Illinois – 318
Texas (Austin) – 154
California (Berkeley) – 10

Drug Law Arrests

Penn State – 311
Indiana – 203
Michigan State – 192
Nebraska – 178
Iowa – 171
Rutgers – 138
Michigan – 135
Purdue – 115
North Carolina – 104
Texas (Austin) – 86
California (Berkeley) – 85
Illinois – 65
Ohio State – 49
Minnesota – 48
Virginia – 39
California (San Diego) – 38
Maryland – 30
UCLA – 29
Wisconsin – 25
Washington (Seattle) – 11
Northwestern – 1

Drug Law Disciplinary Referrals

Michigan State – 547
Wisconsin – 511
California (San Diego)- 294
Penn State – 286
Michigan – 281
Illinois – 246
Ohio State – 237
Indiana – 221
Minnesota – 214
Nebraska – 139
Rutgers – 138
Washington (Seattle) – 128
UCLA – 89
Purdue – 79
Northwestern – 77
North Carolina – 75
California (Berkeley) – 68
Iowa – 61
Texas (Austin) 43
Maryland – 5
Virginia – 2

Weapons Arrests

Michigan State – 23
California (Berkeley) – 19
Rutgers – 11
Virginia – 9
California (San Diego) – 8
Iowa – 5
Ohio State – 5
UCLA – 5
Nebraska – 4
Michigan – 4
North Carolina – 4
Texas (Austin) – 4
Illinois – 4
Minnesota – 4
Wisconsin – 4
Washington (Seattle) – 3
Penn State – 1
Indiana – 1
Northwestern – 1
Purdue – 0
Maryland – 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.