Compare College Safety between Boston University and Harvard University

  • High Crime Against Women
  • High Drug Abuse
  • High Weapons Crime
vs.
Harvard University - Cambridge Campus
Harvard University
Safer College
B
  • High Crime Against Women
  • High Property Crime
  • Low Drug Abuse
vs.
  • High Crime Against Women
  • High Drug Abuse
  • High Weapons Crime
  • High Crime Against Women
  • High Property Crime
  • Low Drug Abuse
According to the data provided, Harvard University -- Cambridge Campus is safer than Boston University -- Charles River Campus. Harvard University -- Cambridge Campus beat Boston University -- Charles River Campus in Drug and Alcohol abuse, Weapons Crime.
Live Crime Tracking
Boston University - Logo
13
last crimes reported
March 24, 2019 :

Male (28) - Mario Escobar - Unharmed, Arrested

Male (25) - Carlos Perez Mejia - Unharmed, Arrested

Institution/Group/Business

Shots Fired - No Injuries

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March 22, 2019 :

Non-Shooting Incident

ATF/LE Confiscation/Raid/Arrest

Brandishing/flourishing/open carry/lost/found

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March 02, 2019 :

Male (27) - Tyrone Rutledge - Unharmed, Arrested

Male (29) - Andray Love - Unharmed, Arrested

Non-Shooting Incident

ATF/LE Confiscation/Raid/Arrest

Possession (gun(s) found during commission of other crimes)

Possession of gun by felon or prohibited person

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October 08, 2018 :
A&b with dangerous weapon c265 s15a, 5xx memorial dr, cambridge, ma
October 05, 2018 :
A&b c265 s13a, 7xx memorial dr, cambridge, ma
October 05, 2018 :
Larceny over $250 by false pretense c266 s34, X rockingham st, cambridge, ma
September 26, 2018 :
A&b c265 s13a, 2xx albany st, cambridge, ma
September 25, 2018 :
B&e mv / boat nighttime for felony c266 s16, Xx rockingham st, cambridge, ma
September 19, 2018 :
A&b with dangerous weapon c265 s15a, 2xx albany st, cambridge, ma
September 14, 2018 :
B&e nighttime for felony c266 s16, Xx chestnut st, cambridge, ma
September 05, 2018 :
Attempt to commit crime c274 s6, 1xx chestnut st, cambridge, ma
September 05, 2018 :
Unattended firearm c269 s10, Xx chestnut st, cambridge, ma
August 25, 2018 :
B&e nighttime for felony c266 s16, Xx henry st, cambridge, ma
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Harvard University - Logo
13
last crimes reported
March 25, 2019 :

Shots Fired - No Injuries

January 23, 2019 :

Male (27) - William Freeman Benjamin - Unharmed, Arrested

Shots Fired - No Injuries

Drive-by (car to street, car to car)

Domestic Violence

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January 23, 2019 :

Shots Fired - No Injuries

October 07, 2018 :
Motor veh, malicious damage to c266 s28, 1xx gore st, cambridge, ma
October 07, 2018 :
Disorderly conduct c272 s53, 2xx hampshire st, cambridge, ma
October 07, 2018 :
A&b with dangerous weapon c265 s15a, 12xx cambridge st, cambridge, ma
October 05, 2018 :
Motor veh, malicious damage to c266 s28, Xx remington st, cambridge, ma
October 05, 2018 :
Larceny over $250 by false pretense c266 s34, 2xx harvard st, cambridge, ma
October 05, 2018 :
Robbery, unarmed c265 s19, 14xx massachusetts ave, cambridge, ma
October 04, 2018 :
Drug, possess to distrib class d c94c s32c, Xx lambert st, cambridge, ma
October 04, 2018 :
Drug, possess class d c94c s34, 4xx broadway, cambridge, ma
October 04, 2018 :
Robbery, unarmed c265 s19, 4xx broadway, cambridge, ma
October 03, 2018 :
Larceny from building c266 s20, 12xx massachusetts ave, cambridge, ma
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Crime Against Women
Boston University - Logo
46
crimes reported in last reported year

Stats Last Year

Domestic Violence : 11

Dating Violence : 12

Stalking : 23

46Total Reported Incidents

43 On-Campus/Residence Hall

Harvard University - Logo
61
crimes reported in last reported year

Stats Last Year

Domestic Violence : 4

Dating Violence : 42

Stalking : 15

61Total Reported Incidents

61 On-Campus/Residence Hall

Boston University
Harvard University

Boston University is safer for women than Harvard University. Boston University had 46 total reported incidents in the last year of report compared to Harvard University having 61. Stalking was highest on Boston University with 23.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Boston University - Logo
1604
crimes reported in last reported year

Stats Last Year

Liquor : 1584

Drug : 20

1604Total Reported Incidents

1565 On-Campus/Residence Hall

Harvard University - Logo
70
crimes reported in last reported year

Stats Last Year

Liquor : 42

Drug : 28

70Total Reported Incidents

65 On-Campus/Residence Hall

Boston University
Harvard University

Harvard University is safer for Drug and Alcohol Abuse than Boston University. Harvard University had 70 total reported incidents in the last year of report compared to Boston University having 1604. Liquor was highest on Harvard University with 42.

Weapons Crime
Boston University - Logo
16
crimes reported in last reported year

Stats Last Year

Weapon : 16

16 Total Reported Incidents

16 On-Campus/Residence Hall

Harvard University - Logo
2
crimes reported in last reported year

Stats Last Year

Weapon : 2

2 Total Reported Incidents

2 On-Campus/Residence Hall

Boston University
Harvard University

Harvard University is safer for Drug and Alcohol Abuse than Boston University. Harvard University had 2 total reported incidents in the last year of report compared to Boston University having 16. Weapon was highest on Harvard University with 2.

Acadamic Performance
Boston University - Logo
#37
National Rank
  • Acceptance : 29%
  • Minimum GPA : 3.6
  • Tuition : $52,082
  • Required SAT : 1220

Harvard University - Logo
#2
National Rank
  • Acceptance : 5%
  • Minimum GPA : 4
  • Tuition : $48,949
  • Required SAT : 1430

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Boston University - Charles River Campus
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Harvard University - Cambridge Campus

* Incidents reported have been collected from 3rd party sources

* Data collected is within 2 miles of the center of the college or university

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