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Oct 5, 2015 12:38 PM

2 NH universities among top colleges for forcible sex offenses


CONCORD – Two Granite State universities are among the top schools for reported sexual assaults.

The educational research website StartClass, published a list using data from the Office of Postsecondary Education to determine the top schools with the highest number of reported sexual assault on campus per 1,000 students.

Out of the top 25 nationwide schools, Plymouth State University came in at No. 24 with a reported 43 total forcible on campus sex offenses. Plymouth State also had recent news of attempted abductions on campus during the past two weeks.

UNH is No. 21 with a total of 119 total on-campus forcible sex offenses.

10 New England colleges and five Ivy League schools also made the list.

Colleges and universities are required to report all sexual crimes on and around the campus, according to the 1990 Jeanne Clery Act.

Click here for a complete list of the top 25 colleges and universities.


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