Student Population: 11,831
Not a single stolen vehicle. Not a single burglary. Not a single robbery. Not even a measly reported arson. In short, there was no crime reported at the
New York Institute of Technology’s main campuses for 2006 and 2007. That’s why this school in Old Westbury, a quaint village of 4,000 on Long Island, tops our list of the safest colleges in America. NYIT is primarily considered a commuter school, but it has seven residence halls at its multiple New York-area campuses. But even counting one residential dormitory in Manhattan and another in Brooklyn along with the Old Westbury campus, New York Tech’s report to the federal government was flawless.