The 10 safest universities in the US
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The Niche 2019 Safest College Campuses in America rankings are out!

To break it down for you, we’ve listed the top 10 US universities that have been praised for their commitment to campus safety and their alliance to student security measures.

10. Athens State University


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With a dedicated Safe Zone programme, Athens has established an inviting and inclusive environment.

At the tenth place in the safest campus charts, this university is consistently welcomes students in from around the world.

9. Northwest University

Northwest is always inventing engaging events to keep the campus spirit up and to make sure everyone feels comfortable on-campus.

By placing learners’ needs first, Northwest promotes student welfare through its secure perimeters and campus safety programmes.

8. Ohio State University at Newark

With six main campuses, you’d hope that Ohio state keeps a close eye on each!

And as it has achieved eighth place this year, it’s living up to its promises.

7. Maryville University


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Maryville University has 28 emergency blue light phones on-campus and provides Community Emergency Response Team Training (CERT).

With a hands-on approach to all campus safety initiatives, Maryville is a university you can trust.

6. Penn State New Kensington 

With consistent charity efforts and research events, Penn State doesn’t just look out for the welfare of its students, it tries to help others too.

By tackling real-world issues through a proactive student culture, this university has secured sixth place in the Niche rankings this year.

5. Greenville University

If you go to Greenville, you’ll be introduced to the school’s supportive University Office of Campus Safety.

Dedicated to enhancing a safe living, learning and working environment for students, this is a nurturing space for all.

4. Rochester College

Life on the Rochester College campus is exciting.

Praised for its impeccable residential life, this school’s four residence halls aim to empower students academically, enabling them to develop into student leaders as well as to become globally-aware, all within an inclusive Christian community.

3. Bay Path University

At Bay Path University, campus public safety is a must.

Through the Department of Campus Public Safety (CPS), officers enforce the university’s rules, regulations and policies as well as town, state and federal laws.

2. Molloy College


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At second place, Molloy has merged its international student experience with an emphasis on public safety.

Maintaining continued improvement in security-related matters, Molloy is measured by its dedication to improving student welfare.

1. Alice Lloyd College 

Alice Lloyd College, with the slogan ‘ a light unto the mountains’, is a shining light of safety for most students and the safest university in 2019.

With dorm directors, missing student services, emergency response manuals and more, Alice Lloyd has earned its place at the top!

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