Statistics

  • There are 123 fraternities and sororities with 9 million members total
  • There are 750,000 undergraduate members in 12,000 chapters on more than 800 campuses in the USA and Canada
  • The Greek system is the largest network of volunteers in the US, with members donating over 10 million hours of volunteer service each year
  • Of the nation's 50 largest corporations, 43 are headed by fraternity men
  • 85% of Fortune 500 Executives belong to a fraternity
  • 76% of all Congressmen and Senators belong to a fraternity
  • Every US President and Vice President, except two in each office, born since the first social fraternity was founding in 1825 have been members of a fraternity
  • 40 of 47 US Supreme Court Justices since 1910 have been Greek
  • 63% of the US President's cabinet members since 1900 are Greek
  • A US Government study shows that over 70% of all those who join a fraternity or sorority graduate, while under 50% of all non-fraternity/sorority persons graduate
  • Over 85% of the student leaders on some 730 campuses are involved in the Greek community
  • Over $7 million is raised each year by Greeks nationally
  • Nationally, fraternity or sorority members volunteeer approximately 10 million hours of community service annually 
  • Less than 2% of average college student expenses go towards membership dues