There are many data sources that confirm the unique risks facing college students. Here are some data points that help confirm the need for NGI's suite of education-stage insurance products.
Identity theft costs victims $5 billion annually and, while 30% of all identity theft victims are between 18 and 29, only 21% of students are concerned about ID theft.
Roughly 30,000 burglaries are reported on campuses each year, with in excess of 15,000 per year occurring in the residence halls.
- 2006-2008 ed.gov Campus Safety and Crime Data
Nearly one in five college students has been treated or diagnosed by a professional for a mental illness in the past year.
- American College Health Association. American College Health Association-National College Health Assessment II: Reference Group Executive Summary Spring 2010. Linthicum, MD: American College Health Association 2011.
At least 4.3 million college students are uninsured for medical or health insurance.