UPenn, Temple top most dangerous colleges list

A website called Elite Daily – which bills itself as ‘The Voice of Generation-Y’ – compiled a list of the 10 most dangerous colleges based on campus crime statistics over the past three years.

Two Philly colleges came out on top (or bottom, depending on how you look at it), with the University of Pennsylvania clocking in at number one and Temple a close second.

According to the site, Penn, with an enrollment of 24,599, had four murders, 27 rapes, 176 robberies, 40 aggravated assaults, 117 burglaries and 28 car thefts.

Temple, with an enrollment of 36,507, had one murder, 34 rapes, 192 robberies, 97 aggravated assaults, 747 burglaries, 56 car thefts and one arson.

Columbia University came in at number three, Rhode Island’s Johnson & Wales was number four and Washington University in St. Louis was ranked the fifth most dangerous.

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