The 25 Safest Colleges in America

A safe college environment is vital for students.

College data and ratings site Niche analyzed data and student ratings to determine which campuses are safest.

Natalie Tsay of the website told Newsweek, “Year after year we see campus safety being a high priority for prospective students – and maybe even more so for their parents.

“Our ranking of the safest college campuses is designed to highlight colleges that have little to no campus crime, drug or alcohol use.

“We consider factors such as criminal incidents on campus and in the surrounding area, responses to student surveys, and rates for violence and arrests.”

Read on to find out which college campuses are considered the safest in the US, according to Niche.

25. Metropolitan State University

Metropolitan State is an above-average public college based in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Some of the most popular courses at this small university include economics, humanities and humanities, and nursing.

24. Central Baptist College

Founded in 1952, Central Baptist College is a private college in Conway, Arkansas.

The most popular courses at the CBC include Business Support Services, Psychology, and Biblical Studies.

23. California College San Diego

California College San Diego

This small private college is based in San Diego, California

Popular courses at this institution that has a 100 percent acceptance rate are Computer Science, Medical Assistant, and Business.

22. Stanbridge University

Stanbridge University is a private college specializing in healthcare with locations in Irvine, California, Alhambra, California, Riverside, and California.

Popular courses at this award-winning facility range from occupational therapist assistants, licensed practical nurse training, and physical therapy technicians.

21. Ohio University Lancaster campus

This small public university with a 100 percent acceptance rate is based in Lancaster, Ohio.

Popular courses are Liberal Arts and Humanities, Police and Criminal Science, and Business.

20. University of Cairn

Founded in 1913, Cairn University is a private college in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Popular courses at this relatively small educational institution are economics, religious studies, and social and youth welfare.

19. Trinity Washington University

Trinity Washington is a private, small college based in Washington, DC

Popular courses at this university include social psychology, nursing and food, nutrition and wellness studies.

These colleges all graduated with an A + grade in campus safety, according to data from Niche.com
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18. Collin College

Collin is a large public college located in McKinney, Texas, in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Some of the most popular courses at this college include the humanities, economics, and nursing.

17. St. Petersburg College

St. Petersburg is a medium-sized public university based in Largo, Florida in the Tampa area.

Popular majors at this college include humanities, nursing, and business.

16. Galveston College

Galveston is a public community college that teaches approximately 2,400 students each semester on Galveston Island, Texas.

Some of the most popular courses at this university include the humanities, radiology technician, and welding.

15. Bryant and Stratton College – Wauwatosa

Bryant And Stratton is a for-profit institution based in Wisconsin in the Milwaukee area.

Popular programs at this small college include Nursing, Licensed Practical Nurse Training, and Medical Assistant.

14. St. Joseph’s College New York

St. Joseph’s College is a private liberal arts university in New York State with locations in Brooklyn and Long Island.

Some of the most popular programs at this college include business, nursing, and special education.

13. National University

National University is a private, small college based in San Diego, California.

Popular courses at this west coast university include business, nursing, and the humanities.

12. Ohio Christian University

Ohio Christian University

Ohio Christian University is a private college in Circleville, 30 minutes south of Columbus.

The most popular courses at this facility include Business, Human Services and Divinity, Ministry and Pre-Theology.

11. Charter College – Alaska

Charter is a for-profit college based in Vancouver, Washington in the Portland area.

Popular courses at this small institution, which reportedly completes 44 percent of its students, include medical assistant, dental assistant, and healthcare prep studies.

10. Rasmussen College – Ocala

Rasmussen is a for-profit, small college based in Ocala, Florida.

Popular courses at this institution with a 100 percent acceptance rate are Nursing, Early Childhood Education, and Business.

9. University of Sioux Falls

Founded in 1883, the University of Sioux Falls is an above-average private college based in South Dakota.

Popular courses at this small university include nursing, business, and psychology.

8. Marymount California University

Marymount California University

Marymount California University is a college based in Rancho Palos Verdes, California that is based in the liberal arts tradition.

The most popular courses at this small university range from the humanities, business and psychology.

7. Molloy College

Molloy College is an above average private college in Rockville Center, New York.

Popular majors at this institution with a competitive adoption rate are nursing, accounting, and special education and teaching.

6. Grace Christian University

Grace Christian is a private, nondenominational university in Wyoming, Michigan.

Popular courses at this small institution include Religious Professions, Human Services, and Business.

5. Brandman University

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Brandman is a highly rated private university in Irvine, California, in the Los Angeles area.

Popular courses at the college, which supposedly completes 60 percent of its students, include humanities, economics, and psychology.

4. Penn State Scranton

Penn State Scranton is a Pennsylvania State University Commonwealth campus located in Dunmore, Pennsylvania.

Popular majors at this above-average public college range from business, nursing, and human resource development.

3. Ameritech College of Healthcare

Ameritech is a for-profit university based in Draper, Utah in the Salt Lake City area.

Popular majors at the small college are nursing, medical assistant, and dental assistant.

2. Bay Path University

Bay Path University is an above-average private college based in Longmeadow, Massachusetts.

Popular degree programs at this institution with a supposedly competitive acceptance rate range from economics, psychology, and biology

1. Concordia University – St. Paul

The college with the safest campus is Concordia University, St. Paul, a private university in Minnesota.

Popular courses at this small university, founded in 1893, include economics, kinesiology and exercise science, as well as nursing science, education and practice.

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