Table 7

MISSISSIPPI

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
Coahoma Community College 2,148 1 0 0 1 0 16 12 3 1 0
Jackson State University 9,802 17 0 3 8 6 221 36 179 6 0
Mississippi State University 20,873 7 0 4 0 3 165 14 149 2 0
Northeast Mississippi Community College 3,569 1 0 0 0 1 29 0 29 0 0
University of Mississippi: Medical Center4 1 0 0 0 1 112 0 109 3 0
Oxford 23,212 6 0 5 0 1 160 11 148 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 Student enrollment figures were not available.
  • 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.