Table 7

KENTUCKY

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
Eastern Kentucky University 16,844 7 0 6 1 0 193 41 147 5 0
Kentucky State University 1,586 0 0 0 0 0 8 2 6 0 0
Morehead State University 10,872 0 0 0 0 0 50 14 36 0 0
Murray State University 10,998 4 0 4 0 0 79 7 66 6 0
Northern Kentucky University 14,699 0 0 0 0 0 50 4 46 0 0
Transylvania University 1,053 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0
University of Kentucky 29,727 17 0 3 6 8 499 20 452 27 1
University of Louisville 21,294 10 0 1 6 3 321 25 282 14 1
Western Kentucky University 20,063 3 0 2 1 0 95 19 74 2 1
  • 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

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