Among graduate and professional students, 9.
Campus Sexual Assault Study, 2007; Matthew Kimble, Andrada Neacsiu, et.
Association of American Universities AAU , January 17, 2020.
The amendments marked the first time sexual assault was treated differently from all other felonies, and it forced colleges to shift away from handling sexual assault through law enforcement and the criminal justice system and to create their own processes for handling these crimes.
Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Rape and Sexual Victimization Among College-Aged Females, 1995-2013 2014.
On the other hand, the criminal justice system employs people with years of training and experience in investigating and trying rape and sexual assault cases.