Here are the numbers concerning excessive and underage drinking that affect virtually all college campuses, college communities, and college students.
DEATH: 1,825 college students between the ages of 18 and 24 die from alcohol related unintentional injuries including motor vehicle crashes.
INJURY: 599,00 students betweent the ages of 18 and 24 are unintentionally injured under the influence of alcohol.
ASSAULT: 696,000 students between the ages of 18 and 24 are assaulted by another student who has been drinking.
SEXUAL ABUSE: 97,000 students between the ages of 18 and 24 are victims of alcohol-related sexual assault or date rape.
UNSAFE SEX: 400,000 students between the ages of 18 and 24 had unprotected sex and more than 100,000 report being too intoxicated to know if they consented to having sex.
ACADEMIC PROBLEMS: About 25% of college students report academic consequences of their drinking including missing class, falling behind, doing poorly on exams and papers, and receiving lower grades overall.
DRUNK DRIVING: 3,360,000 students between the ages of 18 and 24 drive under the influence of alcohol.
VANDALISM: Approximately 11% of college student drinkers report that they have damaged property while under the influence of alcohol.
POLICE INVOLVEMENT: About 5% of 4 year college students are involved with the police as a result of their drinking and 110,000 students between the ages of 18 and 24 are arrested for an alcohol-related violation such as public drunkenness or driving under the influence.