Violent Victimization of College Students

About the Course:

This course provides information gathered from the National Crime Victim Survey, 1995-2000, on crimes against college students. Injury and non-injury causing crimes are examined, as are characteristics of criminal victims and criminal events.


Timothy C. Hart

About the Author:

U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about violence committed against college students. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe information concerning statistics about crime against college students.

  2. Explain who crime victims are most likely to be.

  3. Review and interpret the statistics on prevalence of victimization by type of crime.

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