Loyola University Chicago

Coordinated Community Response Team

Statistics

Gender-based violence is an unfortunate reality on college campuses in the United States. If you have experienced gender-based violence, you are not alone.

  • 1 in 6 women will experience completed or attempted rape in her lifetime*
  • 1 in 33 men will experience completed or attempted rape in his lifetime*
  • College-age women are 4 times more likely to be sexually assaulted than women in the general population**
  • 20% of college women (1 in 5) will experience completed or attempted sexual assault at some point during college***
  • 4 in 5 campus survivors of sexual assault knew their attackers****
*National Institute of Justice & Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. (1998). Prevalence, Incidence and Consequences of Violence Against Women Survey.
**Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network (RAINN).
***Fisher, B.S., Cullen, F.T., & Turner, M.G. (2000). The sexual victimization of college women. NCJRS Publication No. 182369. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, National Criminal Justice Reference Service.
****National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC). (2008). Acquaintance rape.