Named one of North Carolina’s safest colleges

November 07, 2016 released its annual "Safest Colleges in North Carolina" report for 2016 in early October—landing Lees-McRae 27 on the list.

To compile the report, the website combined data from recent Department of Education Reports, social media analysis and their own research to create the ranking, according to a release by

“It’s a true testament to a great administration, strong leadership, student and community involvement,” said public safety analyst Jessica Pierce. “In a world full of bad news, it’s great to have something…to be proud of.” is an organization focused on public safety, community involvement and education.

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