Utah school tops list of 2016 safest college campuses in US

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File: The BYU campus.

PROVO, Utah – A Utah school is topping the list of the safest college campuses for 2016.

According to Niche.com, a site that hosts reviews on schools, Brigham Young University ranks as the safest college campus in the U.S.

BYU is closely followed by Pennsylvania’s Baptist Bible College and Seminary and Regent University in Virginia.

The rankings are determined by key factors like campus crime rates, local crime and student reviews.

Here is how Utah schools rank against each other in safety:

  1. Brigham Young University (Nationally ranked #1) – Provo, UT
  2. Utah State University – Logan, UT
  3. Southern Utah University – Cedar City, UT
  4. Weber State University – Ogden, UT
  5. University of Utah – Salt Lake City, UT
  6. Westminster College – Salt Lake City, UT


  • BOB

    The Uof U is the 5th safest campus in the USA and the State of Utah permits concealed carry on campus. Imagine that.

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