How prevalent is sexual assault on college campuses?
A national survey conducted by the Department of Justice in 2007 revealed the following:
- 16% of college women surveyed reported surviving attempted or completed sexual assault before arriving on campus.
- 4% of college men surveyed reported the same.
- 26% of senior female college students surveyed reported experiencing attempted or completed sexual assault since entering college.
- 6% of all male college students surveyed reported the same thing.
Sexual assault can and does happen--even at places like Middlebury.