EDMOND, Okla. – More honors for Edmond, Oklahoma! Edmond has been named as one of the “50 Safest College Towns in America”.
SafeWise security experts evaluated the most recent FBI crime stats along with safety-related programs and initiatives in college towns all over the country.
The group came up with the 50 safest college towns in America for 2015, and Edmond came in at #42.
Edmond is home to the University of Central Oklahoma and Oklahoma Christian University. Safewise praised Edmond for building a new City Public Safety Center, which will also provide a pedestrian connection between the UCO campus and downtown Edmond.
The security group also notes UCO offers the “SafeWalk” program, to help students feel comfortable after hours.