Top 10 Safest Colleges

October 7, 2017 HLT Safety, Uncategorized 0 Comments

When you are looking for a college to attend you gather different factors to make that decision.

top 10 safest colleges

Some of those factors are tuition costs, location, reputation, and campus life. A factor that has become more prevalent in previous years is campus safety.We decided to look at the top ten safest campuses across the country.

This list of top ten safest campuses was compiled based on reports and data from the National Council for Home Safety and Security.

1. The University of New Hampshire – Located in Durham, New Hampshire this university is the largest in the state with over 15,000 students.

2. Brigham Young University, Idaho –  Once known as Ricks College this university is run by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.  One reason for its high-ranking is that all of the students are required to sign an honor code that follows the teachings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

3. Oakland University – Located in Rochester Hills in southeast Michigan, this university offers over two hundred and fifty-degree programs. With over 20,000 students there is no shortage of options from competing in D-1 athletics to conducting research in their freshman year.

4. University of Massachusetts, Amherst – This university is known for being a research powerhouse. It is the third largest recipient of research funding from that National Science Foundation. Being only one of five “Research 1”, the highest level attainable, universities in the state, it is the only public institution on the list.

5. Washington State University – Located in Pullman, Washington this area is known for its rolling hills and dry-land agriculture. This university is well-known for its programs in chemical engineering, pharmacy, agriculture, and much more.

6. Central Michigan University – With over 20,000 students and a neuroscience program ranked number one in the country this university has a lot to offer students looking to go into medicine.

7. The University of California, Irvine – Located in one of the world’s safest communities, Orange County, this university brings a lot both academically and economically to the area. Everything from premier research to producing three Nobel laureates. And you can’t forget their infamous mascot – the anteater.

8. Montclair State University – This campus is only a 30-min drive to Manhattan yet it may seem like a world away. With over 20,000 students, the city of Montclair NJ still remains as one of the safest college towns in America. Oh, and Yogi Berra, the Yankees legend, is an alum.

9. University of Central Oklahoma – One of the best education programs in the Southwest located in Edmond, Oklahoma. They have some of the largest programs in the nation when it comes to Nursing, Music Jazz, and Education. They’re Department of Physics is ranked in the top 20. All while boasting safety.

10. Michigan State University – One of the largest schools in the country with over 50,000 students. The G.I Bill in 1945 helped with the expansion but even with its large size, it remains one of the safest schools in the country.


See the full list of 100 top safest campuses here.

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