The overall crime rating is based on reported crime on campus and in surrounding areas. Colleges with low amounts of reported crime are valued as being safer. Ohio State University - Main Campus earns an overall crime rating of D+ when we compare reported on-campus, city, and regional crime against all other schools nationwide.
On campus crime statistics reported by Ohio State carry the most importance in our overall estimation of campus crime. When all violations are totalled and weighed by both severity and the number of students at the school, Ohio State has more than the average reported crime.