International Students



Research on the rates of interpersonal violence experienced by international students is limited.

Factors that increase risk of violence and/or create barriers to seeking support for international students:

  • Difference in culture¬†
  • Language barriers
  • Lack of local support systems
  • Prejudice and discrimination
  • Unfamiliarity with laws

For more information on interpersonal violence and resources for support:

Campus and Community Resources