10 Troublesome Trends on College Campuses

Leah Maxwell | Dec 19, 2014 Crime

collegeLast month’s Rolling Stone article about an alleged gang rape on the University of Virginia campus has heightened concerns across the country about the safety of our kids when we send them off to school. While the story has since become plagued with questions about what really happened, the fact remains that student safety -- both physical and emotional -- is an issue all families need to consider when choosing a college.

Parents scrutinize admission rates, class sizes, availability of financial aid, and other areas that speak to the school’s quality, but safety concerns often don’t make it onto the spreadsheet. Here are 10 troublesome trends that are happening at institutions of higher learning nationwide.

Which statistics are scary enough to give you second thoughts about a school?

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