Table 7

ALABAMA

Offenses Known to Law Enforcement

by University and College, 2016

University/College Campus Student
enrollment1
Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape
revised
definition2
Rape
legacy
definition3
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson4
Jacksonville State University 8,314 5 0 0 1 4 72 12 60 0
Samford University 5,206 0 0 0 0 0 57 7 50 0
Troy University 17,765 4 0 2 1 1 116 11 102 3
Tuskegee University 2,996 4 0 0 0 4 84 0 81 3
University of Alabama: Birmingham 18,333 32 0 5 4 23 353 4 340 9
Tuscaloosa 37,098 20 0 4 1 15 306 33 269 4
University of South Alabama 16,211 22 0 3 1 18 119 13 104 2
  • 1 The student enrollment figures provided by the United States Department of Education are for the 2015 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 the 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 the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 4 The FBI does not publish arson data unless it receives data from either the agency or the state for all 12 months of the calendar year.
  • 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.

Data Declaration

Provides the methodology used in constructing this table and other pertinent information about this table.