Hate Crimes on College Campus


Recent events at the University of Missouri has  highlighted racial tension on US college campuses.  Using data from the Office of Post-secondary Education, the below figure shows the 30 public colleges with the most hate crimes during the 2014 school year (highlighted in dark blue).  The figure also shows the hate crime rates at the two main University of Missouri Campuses (light blue).  As can be seen, the University of Missouri hate crime rates are far above the national average of just 0.4 hate crimes per year.


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