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A look at data behind rapes reported at Maryland colleges in 2014

A look at data behind rapes reported at Maryland colleges in 2014

Four Maryland colleges reported seven or more rapes on their campuses in 2014, all of which occurred inside campus-run student dorms, according to federal safety data released about colleges and universities across the country.

The University of Maryland, College Park had the highest number of reported rapes on its campus of any university in the state in 2014, but the fewest per capita instances.

The data on campus rape reports, available through a U.S. Department of Education website, provides valuable context as recent sexual assault cases have raised furors at many campuses nationwide.

Compared nationally, the College...

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