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Grand Valley ranked in top 10 for campus safety

Posted on December 19, 2012

Grand Valley State University has been ranked in the top 10 for campus safety among all Michigan public colleges and universities for the second year in a row.

The rankings, compiled by, are based upon incidents of campus crime as reported to campus safety officials. This is the second year has compiled the rankings.

Grand Valley was ranked the sixth safest campus in the state.

The complete ranking list for Michigan colleges and universities can be found here.

As part of the safest schools ranking, the website analyzed crime statistics for 450 colleges and universities, and assigned a safety rating to each school. Safety ratings are determined based upon the number of occurrences of different crimes, and weighted based upon the probability of each incident happening to each student based upon campus size. 

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