Business Insider recently published a list of the top 25 safest campuses across the US. And guess who came in at the no. 1 spot!
Safety is a primary and constant concern for many college students and parents. Campus security presence, emergency procedures, local and campus crime rates, and drug and alcohol use are all factors that determine the level of safety on a college campus.
College review site Niche used the above factors to compile their 2016 ranking of the safest college campuses in America. Schools with high health and safety scores and low crime, among other factors, were ranked safest by Niche. Read about their full methodology here.
Unsurprisingly, many of the safest campuses are faith-based colleges and universities that prohibit the use of drugs and alcohol, while schools notorious for their party scene didn't fair as well.
Brigham Young University, which is affiliated with the Mormon faith, came in as the No. 1 safest campus in the nation, followed by Summit University, formerly known as Baptist Bible College & Seminary, and Regent University. Scroll through to check out the rest of the top 25.