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Table 9

WEST VIRGINIA

Offenses Known to Law Enforcement

by University and College, 2014

University/College Student
enrollment1
Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape
(revised
definition)2
Rape
(legacy
definition)3
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson
Fairmont State University 4,232 0 0 0 0 0 17 2 15 0 0
Marshall University 13,407 10 0 0 1 9 26 2 23 1 0
Potomac State College 1,660 5 0 0 1 4 5 1 4 0 0
Shepherd University 4,221 2 0 1 1 0 7 0 7 0 0
West Virginia State University 2,677 2 0 1 0 1 23 3 20 0 0
West Virginia Tech 1,222 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 6 0 0
West Virginia University 29,466 16 0 3 0 13 112 7 102 3 1
  • 1 The student enrollment figures provided by the United States Department of Education are for the 2013 school year, the most recent available. The enrollment figures include full-time and part-time students.
  • 2 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See Data Declaration for further explanation.
  • 3 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the legacy UCR definition of rape. See Data Declaration for further explanation.
  • NOTE: Caution should be exercised in making any intercampus comparisons or ranking schools because university/college crime statistics are affected by a variety of factors. These include demographic characteristics of the surrounding community, ratio of male to female students, number of on-campus residents, accessibility of the campus to outside visitors, size of enrollment, etc.

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