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Nevada State College Recognized as One of the Safest College Campuses in America

Aug 17, 2020 | Campus News, Home Page Feature

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Nevada State College has been recognized as one the safest four-year colleges in America and recently implemented the State Safe mobile safety app which will allow Nevada State College students access to multiple University Police services.

According to’s 2020 Safest College Campuses in America, Nevada State College ranked 19 out of 1,362 colleges and universities.’s ranking is based on key statistics and student reviews by using data from the U.S. Department of Education. The results of the survey considered several factors including campus crime rate, local crime grade, alcohol-related arrests, drug related arrests and more.

To continue to promote a safe campus, Nevada State College also launched State Safe, a mobile safety app that will allow students to easily access University Police services for any emergency or crime as well as COVID-19 updates. The app will also feature mental health resources as well as Friend Walk, a feature that allows you to share your location with a friend while on campus.

“The safety and well-being of our students and staff is of the upmost importance and we continually look for new ways to improve our services and resources by listening to the feedback of our campus community,” said Edith Fernández, Ph.D., Vice President of College and Community Engagement. “The University Police and our entire campus community are committed to looking out for each other. The addition of the State Safe mobile app is a wonderful tool to enhance safety efforts on our growing campus.”

Nevada State College currently has more than 5,500 students enrolled for the 2020-2021 school year and will continue to expand its health and safety resources as the campus community grows and evolves.

For a full list of’s safest college campuses in America, visit