Women on College Campuses Feel Less Safe than Male Peers; Almost Twice as Many Women than Men Rank Assault as a Top Concern

Summarizes findings from 1,765 high school and college students about perceptions of safety on campus. Results indicate key differences in attitude exist between student groups, with females and liberal students feeling less safe than male and conservative students. However, most students express concern about the potential for school shootings to occur on campus.

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