Huntington Ranked Among Safest Schools

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(Image courtesy Huntington University) (Image courtesy Huntington University)

Huntington University is ranked by as the sixth-safest college campus in the country. The rankings were determined by student reviews and statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

The factors used to determine the rankings include student surveys on safety, campus crime rate, freshman retention rate, graduation rate, local crime grade and alcohol- and drug-related arrests. Over 1,700 colleges and universities were assessed for the rankings.

"We are thankful to be recognized as a safe campus," said Dr. Ron Coffey, vice president for student life at Huntington. "This recognition would not be possible without the diligence of our Campus Police combined with our responsive students, faculty and staff. Huntington University continues to be a place where students can receive a high-quality, Christ-centered education within the context of a safe learning environment."

Other Indiana schools on the list include Indiana University Kokomo (44), Goshen College (47), Bethel College (52), Indiana Wesleyan University (65), University of Saint Francis - Indiana (72) and Grace College & Seminary (87).

Brigham Young University was ranked number one, followed by Baptist Bible College & Seminary in Pennsylvania, Regent University in Virginia Beach, Corban University in Oregon and Withworth University in Washington state.

Click here to see the full list.

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