Table 7

WEST VIRGINIA

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
Concord University 2,507 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Fairmont State University 4,041 1 0 1 0 0 20 1 18 1 0
Glenville State College 1,732 0 0 0 0 0 10 5 5 0 0
Marshall University 13,621 25 0 2 2 21 22 4 18 0 0
Potomac State College 1,475 9 0 0 1 8 6 2 4 0 0
Shepherd University 3,861 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 4 0 0
West Virginia State University 3,166 2 0 0 0 2 29 5 24 0 0
West Virginia Tech 1,263 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0
West Virginia University 28,776 5 0 2 0 3 81 13 67 1 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

Provides the methodology used in constructing this table and other pertinent information about this table.