Table 7

NORTH CAROLINA

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
Appalachian State University 17,932 4 0 4 0 0 70 17 52 1 1
Duke University 15,984 10 0 3 5 2 466 26 430 10 0
East Carolina University 28,289 13 0 6 4 3 144 12 132 0 1
Elizabeth City State University 1,585 4 0 3 0 1 44 15 27 2 1
Elon University 6,631 2 0 2 0 0 12 0 11 1 0
Fayetteville State University 6,104 9 0 3 3 3 53 13 39 1 0
Methodist University 2,474 1 0 0 0 1 57 6 51 0 0
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University 10,852 8 0 4 2 2 189 51 136 2 1
North Carolina Central University 8,011 17 0 7 2 8 133 31 100 2 0
North Carolina State University Raleigh 34,015 17 0 7 5 5 264 32 226 6 0
University of North Carolina: Asheville 3,891 1 0 1 0 0 19 0 19 0 0
Chapel Hill 29,084 12 0 4 7 1 204 14 187 3 0
Charlotte 27,983 2 0 1 0 1 128 14 110 4 1
Greensboro 19,393 12 0 6 2 4 159 23 135 1 1
Wilmington 14,918 4 0 4 0 0 208 2 203 3 1
Wake Forest University 7,837 1 0 0 0 1 170 38 132 0 0
Western Carolina University 10,340 5 0 2 0 3 79 14 65 0 1
Winston-Salem State University 5,107 6 0 4 1 1 53 17 34 2 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.