The big, brawny F-150 is one of the safest trucks around, based on crash tests results. Besides that, it offers hauling capabilities that will often be called upon by college friends. (Your student will have to learn to say "No" occasionally.) Extra "cool" points for the Harley-Davidson version shown here.
While Japanese cars rank at the very top with car thieves, American trucks are big targets, too.
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