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The University of Southern California

Breakdown of “Perceived Campus Safety” at USC

By Gender
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringB
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentA+
Art & Design DepartmentB
Business - Management and AdministrationB
Chemical EngineeringB-
Civil EngineeringC-
Computer EngineeringB-
Computer ScienceB-
Electrical EngineeringB+
Engineering DepartmentB+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcB
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
Industrial Operations EngineeringB
Language - French/Spanish/etc.B
Mechanical EngineeringB+
Music - Composition/TheoryA
Music - PerformanceB+
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceC
Perfomance ArtsC+
Political ScienceB
PreDent and DentistryC+
PreLaw and LegalD-
PreMed and MedicalB-
Public HealthB
Public PolicyB-
Urban PlanningA+

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University of Southern California
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Perceived Campus Safety

... I've never felt unsafe, and I have lived off campus for three years ...Read full comment
... As far as the safety issue goes: I've had friends who have had things happen to them ...Read full comment
... It is much safer than it is made out to be, with all the housing and activities very close to campus ...Read full comment
... All i can say is im LEAVING USC AND IM SO HAPPY At first USC seemed like a nice school, i mean the campus looks nice, but at night the place is a ...Read full comment
... i often feel unsafe in the area since crime is so prevalant ...Read full comment
... -You do feel safe on campus, despite it being in a bad part of town ...Read full comment
... I feel like the community is moving in a good direction and will become safer in years to come ...Read full comment
... It's not as unsafe as some people imagine ...Read full comment
... USC is a school that is a safe place for those who come to it wanting to study one subject area, but then later change their minds ...Read full comment
... It's not as unsafe as some people imagine ...Read full comment
... The bus is cheap and safe and by the time you finish your reading for class, it will have brought you to the beach or the clubs and theatres o...Read full comment
... I've had my bike stolen, so I know first hand that campus security isn't all that great, but most of the horror stories you hear about girls g...Read full comment
... The campus is pretty and safe (until you cross the street) ...Read full comment
... Yes, if you want to safely make it through the middle of campus on game day ...Read full comment
... Despite the surrounding neighborhoods, I felt quite safe most of the time ...Read full comment
... (And the crime here isn't nearly as bad as it was made out to be when I first started looking at schools) ...Read full comment
... and all I can say is sour grapes ...Read full comment
... I always feel safe on campus day or night, it's off campus where it's not as safe at night, but if you are smart, don't walk alone and are aware o...Read full comment
... It is much safer than it is made out to be, with all the housing and activities very close to campus ...Read full comment
... Moreover, despite USC's vamped-up efforts at improving safety, the area simply isn't safe--last year two graduate students were shot and killed, ...Read full comment
... But for all or most of my classes, I hear airheads talking about how USC's engineering program is better than UCLA, how safer USC's campus is com...Read full comment
... The surrounding neighborhood is questionable, but the beautiful campus makes up for it, and safety is a high priority ...Read full comment
... I know everyone worries about safety but honestly I've never felt threatened living around the campus, I have definately adopted the area as m...Read full comment
... So there is tons of crime and much of it is completely unpreventable ...Read full comment
... Crimes galor, food not that great, ugly all around ...Read full comment
... I wouldn't go so far as to say it's a diploma mill, but it is fairly safe to say that the school is overwhelmingly pre-professional ...Read full comment
... While maybe not as nice as Westwood, it is safe: you can rarely walk on or near campus at any time of night without seeing campus security ...Read full comment
... I haven't felt unsafe and actually took voluntary free self-defense classes the last month ...Read full comment
... There are certainly a few problems, such as safety outside of campus(on campus is fine), but if you are smart, you will be fine ...Read full comment
... Safety: This area of L ...Read full comment
... Being a Female i am especially afriad of getting raped or robbed, a frequent occurance in the area ...Read full comment
... As far as safety, you have to be street-smart ...Read full comment
... It is much safer than it is made out to be, with all the housing and activities very close to campus ...Read full comment
... SAFETY USC is in a depessed area ...Read full comment
... Oh yeah and there are muggings and rape daily, u get little emails every day warning you to be very afraid, cause u might even get robbed standin...Read full comment
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