Greenville University, Eureka College named among safest US colleges
Two schools in Illinois have been ranked among the top 20 safest college campuses in the nation by Niche.
Greenville University and Eureka College earned an A+ in safety based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Greenville University was ranked No. 4 on the list with 97 percent of student poll respondents saying they feel extremely safe and secure on campus, and 31 percent saying campus police are there if needed but don’t have an overbearing presence.
Eureka College was ranked No. 16 on the list with 100 percent of student poll respondents saying they feel extremely safe and secure on campus and 80 percent saying campus police are on campus but aren’t overbearing.
Niche.com analyzes data on schools, colleges, companies and neighborhoods throughout the United States.