The Atlanta Journal-Constitution took a deep look at crime on in-town college campuses after several high-profile robberies and shootings this winter at Georgia State University.
We found the numbers to answer the questions, how safe are Georgia students compared to other urban universities, and how safe are they compared to Georgia overall?
The answers, which will be in Sunday’s paper, are surprising, given the recent publicity. You can read the story now here.
Here is a quick count of campus crimes in 2014.
Violent crime (murder, rape, robbery and aggravated assault)
Agnes Scott College 0
Emory University 18
Georgia Gwinnett College 6
Georgia Tech 20
Georgia State 12
Kennesaw State 12
Morehouse College 6
Spelman College 4
(burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft)
Agnes Scott College 8
Emory University 465
Georgia Gwinnett College 184
Georgia Tech 381
Georgia State 250
Kennesaw State 119
Morehouse College 105
Spelman College 25
Source: FBI, Criminal Justice Information Services Division; figures for 2014
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