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Safety at Illinois

An informed campus is a safer campus.

How we compare

We surveyed our peer institutions to see how our campus stacks up in terms of safety — and we are providing you with the data so you have the information you need to keep yourself and others safe.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has a very safe campus, but no community of our size will ever be entirely crime-free. These 2018 statistics (the most recently available for all schools) are provided within the context of 20 similar schools so you can take the appropriate steps to reduce your likelihood of being targeted by a criminal.

Learn more about these statistics.

Murder

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

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) – 40
Minnesota – 14
UCLA – 11
Washington (Seattle) – 10
Wisconsin – 9
Iowa – 8
Illinois – 6
North Carolina – 6
Ohio State – 6
Rutgers – 6
Texas – 5
Indiana – 4
Penn State – 4
Michigan – 3
Virginia – 3
California (San Diego) – 2
Michigan State – 2
Nebraska – 2
Maryland – 1
Northwestern – 0
Purdue – 0

Aggravated Assault

Iowa – 42
California (Berkeley) – 41
Wisconsin – 39
UCLA – 26
Michigan – 24
Michigan State – 24
Washington (Seattle) – 22
Minnesota – 14
Texas – 14
Indiana – 13
Illinois – 12
Ohio State – 12
Penn State – 11
California (San Diego) – 10
Virginia – 9
Nebraska – 9
Maryland – 6
Rutgers – 5
Purdue – 5
Northwestern – 3
North Carolina – 1

Rape

Ohio State – 111
Washington (Seattle) – 70
Penn State – 69
UCLA – 54
Iowa – 50
Michigan – 48
Illinois – 37
Michigan State – 34*
Minnesota – 32
California (Berkeley) – 28
Virginia – 28
Maryland – 28
North Carolina – 26
Purdue – 25
Indiana – 22
Texas – 18
California (San Diego) – 18
Wisconsin – 17
Rutgers – 17
Nebraska – 16
Northwestern – 8

*The purpose of this survey is to approximate — as closely as possible — how Illinois compares to peer institutions under normal circumstances on a year-to-year basis. For that reason, crimes committed by MSU physician Larry Nassar were not included in this survey because they occurred over a number of years. For more information, please consult the Michigan State University Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.

Fondling

Ohio State – 55
Iowa – 47
Michigan – 37
Penn State – 33
Minnesota – 28
UCLA – 26
Washington (Seattle) – 25
Illinois – 23
California (San Diego) – 18
Virginia – 16
Wisconsin – 16
Maryland – 15
Purdue – 14
Michigan State – 12*
California (Berkeley) – 11
Indiana – 11
North Carolina – 9
Nebraska – 8
Rutgers – 7
Northwestern – 3
Texas – 2

*The purpose of this survey is to approximate — as closely as possible — how Illinois compares to peer institutions under normal circumstances on a year-to-year basis. For that reason, crimes committed by MSU physician Larry Nassar were not included in this survey because they occurred over a number of years. For more information, please consult the Michigan State University Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.

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 (San Diego) – 1
UCLA – 1
Penn State – 1
California (Berkeley) – 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
Virginia – 0
Washington (Seattle) – 0
Wisconsin – 0

Arson

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

Domestic Violence

Washington (Seattle) – 59
Rutgers – 54
Ohio State – 37
UCLA – 33
Illinois – 32*
Iowa – 23
Virginia – 14
California (Berkeley) – 14
Minnesota – 13
California (San Diego) – 12
Michigan – 10
Wisconsin – 6
North Carolina – 5
Nebraska – 5
Texas – 5
Indiana – 4
Northwestern – 3
Penn State – 2
Maryland – 2
Purdue – 2
Michigan State – 1

*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.

Dating Violence

Ohio State – 36
Penn State – 29
Iowa – 28
Washington (Seattle) – 26
Minnesota – 20
Maryland – 19
Michigan State – 19
California (Berkeley) – 18
Purdue – 17
Virginia – 16
California (San Diego) – 12
Indiana – 12
Nebraska – 10
Wisconsin – 8
Michigan – 7
North Carolina – 6
Northwestern – 6
Texas – 5
UCLA – 4
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

Washington (Seattle) – 84
Illinois – 67
Iowa – 66
Ohio State – 59
Minnesota – 57
Virginia – 43
Michigan State – 39
Penn State – 36
North Carolina – 33
Indiana – 32
Wisconsin – 32
Texas – 29
Michigan – 21
California (Berkeley) – 20
UCLA – 20
Nebraska – 18
Purdue – 15
California (San Diego) – 15
Maryland – 14
Northwestern – 14
Rutgers – 5

Burglary

Ohio State – 111
UCLA – 110
Indiana – 75
Washington (Seattle) – 71
California (Berkeley) – 65
Minnesota – 60
Michigan State – 51
Wisconsin – 48
California (San Diego) – 35
Penn State – 29
Northwestern – 27
Nebraska – 25
North Carolina – 21
Iowa – 18
Purdue – 17
Virginia – 16
Michigan – 16
Illinois – 14
Texas – 11
Rutgers – 8
Maryland – 7

Motor Vehicle Theft

California (Berkeley) – 70
Michigan State – 57
California (San Diego) – 26
Maryland – 25
Minnesota – 24
Texas – 20
Washington (Seattle) – 14
Iowa – 14
Ohio State – 13
UCLA – 11
Michigan – 9
Virginia – 8
Wisconsin – 7
Nebraska – 5
North Carolina – 5
Rutgers – 5
Purdue – 4
Indiana – 3
Penn State – 3
Northwestern – 3
Illinois – 2

Liquor Law Arrests

Penn State – 607
Nebraska – 214
Indiana – 212
Michigan – 84
Ohio State – 67
Iowa – 62
Purdue -51
Minnesota – 46
Virginia – 38
Rutgers – 20
North Carolina – 18
Michigan State – 16
Illinois – 7
California (San Diego) – 6
Wisconsin – 6
California (Berkeley) – 5
Texas (Austin) – 3
Washington (Seattle) – 1
UCLA – 1
Maryland – 0
Northwestern – 0

Liquor Law Disciplinary Referrals

Ohio State – 1356
Wisconsin – 1318
Indiana – 1209
Michigan – 1001
Purdue – 873
Michigan State – 838
Penn State – 812
Washington (Seattle) – 734
Minnesota – 732
California (San Diego) – 729
California (Berkeley) – 651
North Carolina – 553
Iowa – 546
Virginia – 449
Maryland – 441
Nebraska -430
UCLA – 382
Illinois – 249
Northwestern – 216
Texas (Austin) – 107
Rutgers – 10

Drug Law Arrests

Penn State – 325
Rutgers – 289
Indiana – 253
Nebraska – 252
Purdue – 173
Texas (Austin) – 142
Iowa – 114
Michigan – 88
North Carolina – 64
Michigan State – 60
California (Berkeley) – 58
Ohio State – 57
UCLA – 42
Minnesota – 33
California (San Diego) – 32
Wisconsin – 25
Virginia – 25
Illinois – 25
Maryland – 13
Washington (Seattle) – 9
Northwestern – 0

Drug Law Disciplinary Referrals

Indiana – 476
Michigan State – 457
Ohio State – 352
Washington (Seattle) – 318
Wisconsin – 252
Penn State – 234
California (San Diego) – 201
Minnesota – 163
Michigan – 140
California (Berkeley) – 111
Rutgers – 108
Purdue – 91
UCLA – 87
Nebraska – 72
North Carolina – 72
Illinois – 54
Iowa – 45
Texas (Austin) – 42
Virginia – 30
Northwestern – 5
Maryland – 4

Weapons Arrests

California (Berkeley) – 19
Michigan State – 18
UCLA – 13
Nebraska – 10
Wisconsin – 9
Rutgers – 9
Ohio State – 5
California (San Diego) – 5
Michigan – 5
North Carolina – 5
Virginia – 4
Penn State – 2
Minnesota – 2
Iowa – 2
Texas (Austin) – 2
Maryland – 2
Indiana – 1
Washington (Seattle) – 1
Illinois – 1
Purdue – 0
Northwestern – 0

Weapons Referrals

Ohio State – 11
California (Berkeley) – 8
Michigan – 2
Michigan State – 1
UCLA – 1
Wisconsin – 1
California (San Diego) – 1
North Carolina – 1
Penn State – 1
Iowa – 1
Texas (Austin) – 1
Nebraska – 0
Rutgers – 0
Virginia – 0
Minnesota – 0
Maryland – 0
Indiana – 0
Washington (Seattle) – 0
Illinois – 0
Purdue – 0
Northwestern – 0

Hate Crimes

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