Correction: Type, Not Size, of Institution Related to Rate of Forcible Rape

July 14, 2016

An Inside Higher Ed article published on Tuesday -- about a study that found the risk of forcible rape was higher at large, public institutions -- was incorrect. The author of the study later found a "typo in [his] coding" that led to the erroneous finding. While the author stands by the finding that undergraduate women at public universities are at greater risk of becoming victims of rape than those at private colleges, he said the size of a university had no significant effect on the risk of sexual victimization.

Inside Higher Ed regrets the error.

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