BYU Voted Safest U.S. College Campus; See Other Utah Schools’ Ranks

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Brigham Young University . Photo Courtesy: BYU

PROVO, Utah, Jan. 13, 2015 (Gephardt Daily) — Brigham Young University has been voted the No. 1 safest campus in America by college-review site Niche.

Niche used a number of factors to compile its 2016 ranking of the safest college campuses in America. The site said top-ranked colleges offer a safe and healthy environment with little or no campus crime, drugs, and alcohol usage. For more information about the ranking methodology, click here.

BYU came in as the safest campus in the nation, followed by Summit University, formerly known as Baptist Bible College & Seminary, in Virginia and Regent University, in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania.

BYU Scores from Niche: 

Health and safety: A+

Drug safety: A+

Party scene: C+


Additional Utah universities Niche rated, listed here by their overall safety grades, include:

University of Utah: A-

Utah State University: A-

Westminster College: B+

Southern Utah University: B

Weber State University: C+

For more rating details on each school, click on the links. Dixie State College, Snow College, College of Eastern Utah, and Utah Valley University were not rated.




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