Hate Crimes on College Campuses Up Slightly

crimeNew data from the U.S. Department of Education shows that in 2012 there were 791 reported hate crimes on college and university campuses in the United States. This was up slightly from 2011 but down from the 928 reported hate crimes on campus in 2010. Of the 791 reported hate crimes, 355, or 44.8 percent, were motivated by race.

The full report, Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2014, may be downloaded by clicking here.

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