Table 7

MAINE

Offenses Known to Law Enforcement

by University and College, 2016

University/College Campus 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
University of Maine: Farmington4 2,016 1 0 1 0 0 18 2 16 0 0
Orono4 10,922 20 0 19 1 0 138 2 136 0 4
University of Southern Maine4 7,739 1 0 1 0 0 29 3 25 1 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.
  • 4 This agency began the year submitting rape data classified according to the legacy UCR definition. However, at some point during the calendar year, the agency modified its reporting methods and began classifying and submitting rape offenses according to the revised 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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