Schools of Higher Learning in the USA (Source)
3,039 Four Year Colleges
1,685 Two Year Colleges
Student Population in the USA (Source)
International Students in the USA
Rape Victims on USA Campuses (Source)
Between 20% and 25% of women will experience a completed and/or
attempted rape during their college career.
College freshmen and sophomore women appear to be at greater risk of being victims of sexual assault than are upperclassmen. 84% of the
women who reported sexually coercive experiences experienced the
incident during their first four semesters on campus.
Alcohol on USA College Campuses (Source)
Each year, drinking affects college students, as well as college
communities, and families. The consequences of drinking include:
Death: 1,825 college students…die each year from alcohol-related
Assault: More than 690,000 students…are assaulted by another student
who has been drinking.
Sexual Abuse: More than 97,000 students…are victims of alcohol-
related sexual assault or date rape.
Injury: 599,000 students…receive unintentional injuries while under the
influence of alcohol.
Academic Problems: About 25 percent of college students report
academic consequences of their drinking including missing class,
falling behind, doing poorly on exams or papers, and receiving lower
Health Problems/Suicide Attempts: More than 150,000 students develop
an alcohol- related health problem and between 1.2 and 1.5 percent of
students indicate that they tried to commit suicide within the past
year due to drinking or drug use.
“The university is a clear-cut fulcrum with which to move the world. The problem here is for the church to realize that no greater service can it render both itself and the cause of the gospel, with which it is entrusted, than to try and recapture the universities for Christ … More potently than by any other means, change the university and you change the world.”
Charles Habib Malik