Crimes on Atlanta campuses, how dangerous is it?

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

Property crime

(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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