Table 7

IOWA

Offenses Known to Law Enforcement

by University and College, 2016

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
Iowa State University 35,714 14 0 7 1 6 255 12 238 5 0
University of Iowa 30,844 18 0 11 0 7 256 32 215 9 2
University of Northern Iowa 11,981 7 0 3 0 4 81 4 72 5 0
  • 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.
  • 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.