Frequent question: How dangerous is UCLA?

Our students feel safe. To conclude that UCLA somehow is dangerous is a reckless mischaracterization of data. We averaged FBI crime data per capita from 2008 to 2011 for schools with enrollment over 10,000. … Violent crimes include murder/nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.

Is UCLA in a safe area?

The department offers a variety of crime-prevention, alarm and notification services, as well as evening escort and van services that operate throughout campus and local living areas. These services and resources combine to make UCLA one of the safest campuses in the country.

Is UCLA in a bad part of town?

In terms of crime, the area is generally safe. There are occasional robberies or burglaries and infamous scammers who come around campus every once in a while.

What are some bad things about UCLA?

The worst thing about UCLA is the racist climate, at times, made by predominantly culturally-insensitive caucasian students towards minority racial and religious groups.

Is UCLA or UCSD better?

While UCLA has the largest undergrad population, UCSD has the largest College of Engineering, a VERY GOOD Engineering (and programming) education can be had there, better than UCB in some areas, and the allowance of more time in the upper division sandbox. UCLA has a most excellent Chem Department.

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What is the safest campus in America?

Study: These are the Safest College Campuses in America

Rank State University/College
1 IDAHO Brigham Young University-Idaho
2 MICHIGAN Oakland University
3 KENTUCKY Northern Kentucky University
4 RHODE ISLAND University of Rhode Island

Where should I live if I work at UCLA?

Closest to Campus: The communities closest to UCLA include Westwood, West Los Angeles, Brentwood, Bel Air, Rancho Park, Santa Monica, and Pacific Palisades. East of Campus: The communities to the east of UCLA include Beverly Hills, Century City, Pico-Robertson, and West Hollywood.

Is LA safe for students?

Overall Crime Stats: 285 Incidents Reported

California State University – Los Angeles reported 285 safety-related incidents involving students on or near campus or other Cal State LA affiliated properties in 2019. … Based on a student body of 28,036 that works out to about 10.17 reports per thousand students.

Is it safe to walk downtown LA at night?

Downtown LA is safe, especially during the day. It does get deserted at night, and I wouldn’t go off and explore the areas at night. But as the previous post mentioned, the walk from the metro to your hotel is safe, even at night. Hope you enjoy your time here!

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