Top 10 Universities in England and Wales with Low Crime Levels 2017

The Complete University Guide’s 2017 crime tables are out. Calculated using the annual number of reported incidents (per 1,000 residents) around students' term-time addresses, our crime tables provide safety conscience students with an invaluable source of information when making their university choices.

The CUG crime score collates the reported incidence of burglaries, robberies and violent and sexual offences.

Here’s a rundown of the 10 universities in England and Wales with the lowest levels of relevant crime. Click on the relevant link to see a crime heatmap of the university's neighbourhood:


2. University of York

CUG Crime Score: 17.4

At number two in our Top 10 Universities in England and Wales with Low Crime Levels 2017 is the University of York. Unlike many of the universities on this list, the student experience here is not a largely insolated rural affair – the historic city of York is just a couple of miles away, and can be accessed on foot in well under an hour.

See the University of York crime heatmap.

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