• Research indicates that approximately 1 in 5 women and 1 in 33 men will be victims of sexual assault in their lifetime.1 
  • Sexual Assault is the second most common violent crime committed on college campuses.2
  • ¼ to 1/5 of all women will experience an attempted or completed rape during their 4-5 years college career.3
  • 75%-85% of victims know their perpetrators4
  • 16% of sexual assaults are reported to the Police- on college campuses studies indicate this number is as low as 5% and one study indicates that 42% of those victims on college campuses told no one.5

1(Black, M.C., Basile, K.C., Breiding, M.J., Smith, S.G., Walters, M.L., Merrick, M.T., Chen, J., & Stevens, M.R. (2011) The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey(N ISVIS ): 2010 Summary Report. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.) National Institute of Justice & Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Prevalence, Incidence and Consequences of Violence Against Women Survey. 1998.)
2Fisher, Bonnie et al; Final Report: Understanding Crime Victimization Among College students: Implications for Crime Prevention; US DOJ, OJP
3(Fisher, Cullen, & Turner 2000)
4(CALCASA 2003)
5(Koss, 1987 & CALCASA 2003)