The number of sex crimes on campus increased from 2,200 in 2001 to 6,700 in 2014, representing a 205 percent increase, according to the report.
Below are the key findings from the report’s section on college campuses:
• In 2014, about 27,000 crimes on campuses were reported, a 2 percent decrease from 2013, when 27,400 incidents were reported.
• The number of campus crimes reported per 10,000 full-time students decreased, from 18.4 in 2013 to 17.9 in 2014.
• The number of reported forcible sex crimes on campus increased from 2,200 in 2001 to 6,700 in 2014.
• The number of campus arrests for illegal weapons and drug and liquor violations increased between 2001 and 2011 from 40,300 to 54,300 but decreased to 44,700 as of 2014.
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• Race and sexual orientation were the most common motivating factors for campus hate crimes in 2014.
• In 2014, 804 total hate crimes were reported on college campuses.
• The most common type of campus hate crime was intimidation with 343 incidents, followed by destruction, damage, and vandalism with 327 incidents and simple assault with 61 incidents.