Think your college is safe? Here's how the rankings shaped up for the "Safest Colleges in North Dakota" for 2016.

According to Background Checks Online, Dickinson State University is the safest college in the state of North Dakota. For these rankings, a 'college' is defined as any accredited public or private not-for-profit institution that offers four-year degree programs. Here is how the list of safest colleges shaped up:

  1. Dickinson State University
  2. Valley City State University
  3. University of Jamestown
  4. University of Mary
  5. Minot State University
  6. North Dakota State University
  7. University of North Dakota

The data used to determine the list was done from using FBI Crime Reports, Department of Education Stats, student surveys, and social media.