What percentage of college sexual assaults involve alcohol?

Answer: At least 50%. Most college sexual assaults involve alcohol, according to research by students. The study looked at the association between self-reported intention to sexually assault classmates and whether they’d been drinking or using other drugs.

When presented with the question, a 2012 national survey of U.S. college students indicates that roughly two out of five male respondents (40.2%) who were intent on raping female students did consume alcohol before they acted upon that intention to rape them while over one in three (34.1%) used other drugs up to the time they acted on their intention to sexually assault these women students; and nearly all victims reported that perpetrators had consumed alcohol before assaulting them with quite a few indicating that men drank anything