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Coronavirus Cases at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Coronavirus cases have surged in the tens of thousands this year at U.S. colleges and universities. According to a New York Times survey, more than 120,000 cases have been recorded since Jan. 1 (68 days ago) and more than 530,000 cases have been reported since the start of the pandemic. The Times also reported that more than 100 deaths involving college students and faculty in 2020 and 2021. The following data includes 1949 colleges where case totals where available. A few schools only report positive test results, which can include multiple tests for one person. Others were not clear about whether they counted positive test results or unique cases. This data represents figures from March 02, 2021. To see cases linked to medical schools and teaching hospitals, and college athletic departments — Big Ten, Big 12, Conference USA, Atlantic Coast, Southeastern, Mountain West, Sun Belt, Mid-American, American, Pac-12, and Independent schools — click, here.


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