American University

Main Campus

4400 Massachsetts Avenue, NW
Private nonprofit, 4-year or above (13,346 students)

D

overall crime grade

American University
American University -- Washington Dc Main Campus
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  • High Crime Against Women
  • High Drug Abuse
  • High Property Crime

1309 * crimes reported last year

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Gun Violence Alert!
October 22, 2018 : (map)

Security shot suspect in torso in lobby, trying to break into building : 5151 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington, District of Columbia

Female - Unharmed

Male (38) - Injured

Shot - Wounded/Injured

Institution/Group/Business

Defensive Use

Defensive Use - Victim stops crime

Defensive Use - Crime occurs, victim shoots subject/suspect/perpetrator

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July 18, 2018 : (map)

3300 block of New Mexico Ave Washington, District of Columbia

Male - Unharmed

Non-Shooting Incident

LOCKDOWN/ALERT ONLY: No GV Incident Occurred Onsite

Brandishing/flourishing/open carry/lost/found

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Criminal Activity Alert
August 30, 2018 : (map)

Larceny (describe offense), 44xx boxwood rd, bethesda, md

Provided By: Montgomery County Police Department

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American University -- Washington (Main Campus), located in Washington, DC has a ColSafe Safety Grade D. It has a very high rating on crime against women on-campus and off campus. It has 0 hate crime reported in the last few years. The drug and alcohol abuse is also very high and property crime is very high. There were 3 criminal incidents reported near the campus in the last 7 Days.

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Crime against Women check-mark VERY HIGH

Last Few Years

Stats Last Year

Domestic Violence : 5

Dating Violence : 5

Stalking : 32

42Total Reported Incidents

40On-Campus/Residence Hall

Crime against Women Conclusion

According to the reported data, American University -- Washington, Main Campus, Washington DC, has a “Very High” risk of crime against women. Total reported incidents for the last year of report were 42 which included 40 on-campus and recidence hall incidents. There were 2 off-campus incidents.

Hate Crime check-mark VERY LOW

Hate Crime Conclusion

According to the reported data, American University -- Washington, Main Campus, Washington DC, has a “Very Low” risk of hate crimes. There have been a total of 0 incident since the reporting began on hate crimes.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse check-mark VERY HIGH

Last Few Years

Stats Last Year

Drug : 224

Liquor : 1042

1266Total Reported Incidents

1266On-Campus/Residence Hall

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Conclusion

According to the reported data, American University -- Washington, Main Campus, Washington DC, has a “Very High” risk of drug and alcohol abuse. Total reported incidents for the last year of report were 1266 which included 1266 on-campus and recidence hall incidents. There were 0 off-campus incidents.

Property Crime check-mark VERY HIGH

Last Few Years

Stats Last Year

0Total Reported Incidents

Property Crime Conclusion

According to the reported data, American University -- Washington, Main Campus, Washington DC, has a “Very High” risk of property crime. There have been a total of 0 incident reported for the last year of report on property crime. However there have been total of 15 incidents reported in 2014 on property crime.

Weapons Crime check-mark VERY HIGH

Last Few Years

Stats Last Year

Weapon : 1

1Total Reported Incidents

0On-Campus/Residence Hall

Weapons Crime Conclusion

According to the reported data, American University -- Washington, Main Campus, Washington DC, has a “Low” risk of weapons crime. Total reported incidents for the last year of report were 1 which included 0 on-campus and recidence hall incidents. There were 1 off-campus incidents.

Academic Performance arrow-down-icon #69 - NATIONAL RANKING

#69 National Ranking

  • Acceptance : 26%
  • Tuition : $46,615
  • Minimum GPA : 3.7
  • Required SAT : 1150

* Incidents reported have been collected from 3rd party sources

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

American University -- Washington (Main Campus), located in Washington, DC has a ColSafe Safety Grade D. It has a very high rating on crime against women on-campus and off campus. It has 0 hate crime reported in the last few years. The drug and alcohol abuse is also very high and property crime is very high. There were 3 criminal incidents reported near the campus in the last 7 Days.

* 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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