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3 College Junior

Health & Safety: They do a lot but it could be better

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4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Campus is very safe but campus security is not that visible because campus is very safe.

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4 College Junior

Health & Safety: I've never had any issues with safety, and the campus police are wonderful people!

3 Recent Alumnus

Health & Safety: It's fine, there isn't too much attention paid to them from what I saw.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Most of the crime is not committed by Concordia students. I've only been there a semester, but we had some thefts by non students. There was also "an unwanted male" who got let into one of the dorms and some threats of rape or something over at MSUM. We were always kept well informed and I never felt truly unsafe. Our campus is kind of set up so it fences itself in, so as long as I wasn't going over to East or whatever, I felt fine. It's a phenomena called "The Concordia Bubble" and in this case, it was a good thing. (The bad thing about the Bubble is that people don't really get off campus...)
I guess it's worse if you count the Dragons stealing our beanies...mine got stolen.


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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 103rd
    Best Student Health Center
  • 244th
    Safest Campuses
  • 850th
    Most Visible Campus Police

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Matt Gantz
Eagan, MN
International Business and English Writing
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The consensus of Concordia students is that the campus is very much a safe place to live. The college grounds are relatively small, and there are always students walking to classes, dorms, or student centers. Even during the night, there is very little reason to feel threatened or scared; students roam the campus freely year-round, including during the bitterly cold months. However, when a situation arises, campus security is able to respond rather quickly. The security personnel take on a sort of “neither seen nor heard” role unless they are called into action. There is one main security car that patrols the grounds during the night, and this is enough to create a safe environment for all people on campus. Students agree that the atmosphere of the dormitories is safe as well, and some are even comfortable enough to leave doors unlocked.

There is a student health center that sends out a monthly email with basic health strategies. The building and staff are normally approachable and helpful when health issues arise. At this building, students can get the ever-so-exciting flu shots for the winter season and check-ups for their overall well-being. The health center staff is also able to treat students for various physical and mental illnesses that might be encountered while living away from home.

Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
  • Arson: 0
  • Burglary: 5
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Sex Offenses: 0
  • Vehicle Theft: 0
Security Office
Security/Public Safety Office
Knutson Campus Center
(218) 299-3123 (non-emergencies)
Safety Services
  • Emergency email/text messages
  • Emergency phones
  • Safety escorts
Health Center
Kjos Health Center
Hoyum Hall, north wing
(218) 299-3662
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Health Services
  • Allergy injections
  • Diagnosis and outpatient treatment
  • First aid
  • Immunizations and TB testing
  • Laboratory
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Physical exams
  • Psychiatric services and referrals
  • Specialist referrals
  • STD testing and treatment
  • Support services for rape and abuse
  • Suture removal
Day Care Services?

Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 25 responses

  • 27% None
  • 10% Criminal activity near campus
  • 8% Excessive drinking
  • 8% Theft/robberies
  • 8% Walking alone
  • 6% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 6% Non-students on campus
  • 6% Unlit pathways
  • 4% Drugs
  • 4% Lack of/broken emergency phones
  • 4% Lack of safety escort services
  • 4% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 2% Gang violence
  • 2% Violence among students
  • 0% Dorm safety

How would you rate the quality and convenience of the student health center?    Based on 24 responses

  • 54% High quality, very convenient.
  • 29% Mediocre quality, very convenient.
  • 12% High quality, not very convenient.
  • 4% Mediocre quality, not very convenient.
  • 0% Poor quality, very convenient.
  • 0% Poor quality, not very convenient.

How visible are the campus police on campus?    Based on 24 responses

  • 21% Extremely present and willing to assist students.
  • 58% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 8% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 12% Not very visible.
  • 0% We have campus police?

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 24 responses

  • 58% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
  • 38% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 4% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 0% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.
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