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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 2017 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

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

Negligent Manslaughter

Penn State – 1
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
Purdue – 0
Rutgers – 0
Texas (Austin) – 0
UCLA – 0
Virginia – 0
Washington (Seattle) – 0
Wisconsin – 0

Robbery

California (Berkeley) – 55
Minnesota – 22
Washington (Seattle) – 16
UCLA – 13
Ohio State – 11
Iowa – 10
Wisconsin – 6
Texas (Austin) – 5
Michigan – 5
Illinois – 4
Indiana – 4
Maryland – 3
North Carolina – 3
Michigan State – 3
Rutgers – 3
Northwestern – 3
Penn State – 2
Nebraska – 2
California (San Diego) – 2
Virginia – 2
Purdue – 1

Aggravated Assault

California (Berkeley) – 59
Iowa – 54
UCLA – 30
Ohio State – 21
Wisconsin – 20
Penn State – 19
Michigan State – 15
Texas (Austin) – 13
Michigan – 13
Minnesota – 10
Washington (Seattle) – 9
Illinois – 9
Indiana – 9
Nebraska – 9
Virginia – 7
North Carolina – 6
Rutgers – 6
Northwestern – 6
Purdue – 6
California (San Diego) – 5
Maryland – 4

Rape

Michigan State – 178
Nebraska – 119
Ohio State – 86
North Carolina – 81
Penn State – 54
Illinois – 50
Washington (Seattle) – 49
Iowa – 37
California (Berkeley) – 31
UCLA – 31
Rutgers – 30
Maryland – 29
Indiana – 26
Michigan – 25
Minnesota – 24
Purdue – 24
Texas (Austin) – 17
Virginia – 16
Wisconsin – 14
California (San Diego) – 12
Northwestern – 9

Fondling

Nebraska – 107
Iowa – 57
Ohio State – 44
California (Berkeley) – 30
Michigan State – 26
UCLA – 25
Minnesota – 22
Penn State – 21
Purdue – 18
Illinois – 15
Michigan – 14
Washington (Seattle) – 13
Wisconsin – 11
California (San Diego) – 11
North Carolina – 10
Rutgers – 9
Virginia – 9
Indiana – 7
Maryland – 4
Northwestern – 4
Texas (Austin) – 3

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

UCLA – 2
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
Virginia – 0
Washington (Seattle) – 0
Wisconsin – 0

Arson

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

Domestic Violence

Rutgers – 72
Illinois – 35
UCLA – 29
Ohio State – 26
Washington (Seattle) – 25
Iowa – 16
Minnesota – 16
Michigan – 16
California (Berkeley) – 14
California (San Diego) – 10
Wisconsin – 10
Texas (Austin) – 9
North Carolina – 9
Maryland – 7
Penn State – 6
Indiana – 5
Virginia – 5
Michigan State – 4
Northwestern – 3
Purdue – 2
Nebraska – 2

Dating Violence

Nebraska – 113
North Carolina – 67
Ohio State – 51
Michigan State – 24
Iowa – 23
Indiana – 20
Michigan – 18
California (Berkeley) – 18
Minnesota – 14
California (San Diego) – 13
Penn State – 13
Virginia – 11
Texas (Austin) – 10
Purdue – 9
Maryland – 8
Washington (Seattle) – 5
Wisconsin – 3
UCLA – 2
Northwestern – 2
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

North Carolina – 71
Iowa – 69
Ohio State – 59
Illinois – 55
Washington (Seattle) – 46
Minnesota – 35
Michigan State – 32
Texas (Austin) – 30
Virginia – 29
Indiana – 27
California (Berkeley) – 25
Penn State – 24
UCLA – 24
Michigan – 21
Wisconsin – 18
Purdue – 16
Northwestern – 16
Nebraska – 15
Maryland – 11
California (San Diego) – 5
Rutgers – 4

Burglary

Washington (Seattle) – 164
UCLA – 121
Michigan State – 100
Ohio State – 63
California (Berkeley) – 58
Indiana – 52
Wisconsin – 51
Penn State – 38
Iowa – 28
Minnesota – 28
Illinois – 25
North Carolina – 24
Northwestern – 23
Michigan – 22
California (San Diego) – 15
Rutgers – 15
Purdue – 14
Texas (Austin) – 13
Maryland – 13
Virginia – 10
Nebraska – 8

Motor Vehicle Theft

California (Berkeley) – 62
Michigan State – 37
Washington (Seattle) – 36
Minnesota – 36
UCLA – 27
California (San Diego) – 20
Texas (Austin) – 19
Ohio State – 18
Purdue – 11
Wisconsin – 10
Michigan – 9
Maryland – 7
Indiana – 6
Illinois – 6
Rutgers – 4
Virginia – 4
Nebraska – 4
Penn State – 3
Northwestern – 1

Liquor Law Arrests

Penn State – 844
Indiana – 306
Nebraska – 292
Michigan State – 224
Michigan – 208
Ohio State – 136
Minnesota – 93
Iowa – 84
Purdue – 57
Virginia – 52
North Carolina – 46
California (Berkeley) – 28
UCLA – 19
Wisconsin – 18
Texas (Austin) – 14
Illinois – 9
Washington (Seattle) – 5
California (San Diego) – 5
Maryland – 0
Rutgers – 0
Northwestern – 0

Liquor Law Disciplinary Referrals

Ohio State – 1,865
Michigan – 1,561
Wisconsin – 1,297
Indiana – 847
Purdue – 833
California (San Diego) – 833
Michigan State – 832
Minnesota – 785
Iowa – 694
North Carolina – 564
Nebraska – 551
California (Berkeley) – 517
UCLA – 503
Maryland – 488
Washington (Seattle) – 468
Virginia – 416
Penn State – 313
Illinois – 294
Northwestern – 291
Texas (Austin) – 116
Rutgers – 35

Drug Law Arrests

Rutgers – 350
Purdue – 199
Nebraska – 195
Indiana – 168
Michigan State – 119
Texas (Austin) 102
North Carolina – 95
Michigan – 90
Iowa – 90
California (Berkeley) – 87
UCLA – 58
Ohio State – 51
Virginia – 40
Minnesota – 36
Illinois – 28
Wisconsin – 26
California (San Diego) – 25
Maryland – 15
Washington (Seattle) – 12
Northwestern – 1
Penn State – 0

Drug Law Disciplinary Referrals

Penn State – 1,034
Michigan State – 528
Wisconsin – 401
Illinois – 362
Ohio State – 320
Michigan – 278
Indiana – 259
Minnesota – 236
California (San Diego) – 222
Purdue – 189
Washington (Seattle) – 126
California (Berkeley) – 121
UCLA – 117
Nebraska – 87
Virginia – 72
Texas (Austin) – 69
Rutgers – 68
Iowa – 57
North Carolina – 51
Maryland – 2
Northwestern – 1

Weapons Arrests

California (Berkeley) – 27
Michigan State – 20
UCLA – 12
Iowa – 11
Ohio State – 10
California (San Diego) – 9
Nebraska – 9
Texas (Austin) – 9
Wisconsin – 6
Rutgers – 6
North Carolina – 6
Purdue – 4
Washington (Seattle) – 4
Virginia – 4
Maryland – 4
Michigan – 3
Minnesota – 3
Indiana – 1
Penn State – 0
Illinois – 0
Northwestern – 0

Weapons Referrals

Michigan State – 8
California (Berkeley) – 2
Wisconsin – 2
Michigan – 2
Penn State – 2
UCLA – 1
California (San Diego) – 1
Texas (Austin) – 1
Illinois – 1
Iowa – 0
Ohio State – 0
Nebraska – 0
Rutgers – 0
North Carolina – 0
Purdue – 0
Washington (Seattle) – 0
Virginia – 0
Maryland – 0
Minnesota – 0
Indiana – 0
Northwestern – 0

Hate Crimes

Michigan – 19
Penn State – 10
Ohio State – 10
California (Berkeley) – 9
UCLA – 6
Maryland – 5
Wisconsin – 4
Indiana – 4
Nebraska – 3
Virginia – 3
Michigan State – 2
Iowa – 2
Rutgers – 2
Purdue – 2
Minnesota – 2
California (San Diego) – 1
Texas (Austin) – 1
Washington (Seattle) – 1
Northwestern – 1
Illinois – 0
North Carolina – 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.