13 rapes reported on American University campus in 2017

There were 13 on-campus rapes in 2017 on the campus of American University, located in Washington, according to the most recent crime statistics available on the U.S. Department of Education website.

In 2016, there were 15 rapes on the campus; and in 2015, there were 18 rapes. Overall, in the three year period from 2015 through 2017, 89 percent of on-campus rapes happened in residence halls. The following table shows how many of these on-campus criminal offenses were committed in residence halls:


Year
On-campus rapes
In residence halls
% In residence halls
2017
13
11
84%
2016
15
15
100%
2015
18
15
83%

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