Why Go Greek?

Strong networking, philanthropic activities, social experiences, leadership skills, academic resources, everlasting Brotherhood & countless memories, are some of the many reasons to join a Greek organization like Lambda Upsilon Lambda.

Please take a look below at some of the statistics of Fraternities and Sororities to help decide if Greek Life is the correct choice for you.

  • Greeks make up 3% of the population in the US
  • All but two US Presidents since 1825 have been fraternity men.
  • Over 75% of US Congress members were in fraternities or sororities
  • Over 85% of Fortune 500 executives are Greek
  • 76% of the US Senate is Greek
  • More than 7 million men and women in the US and Canada are Greek
  • 71% of Greeks graduate while only 50% of Non-Greeks graduate from college
  • Of the nation’s 50 largest corporations, 43 are headed by Greeks
  • Since 1910, 85% of Supreme Court Justices have been Greek
  • Three Canadian Prime Ministers have been Greek
  • Over 85% of the student leaders on 730 college campuses are members of the Greek Community
  • There are more than 7,000 chapters at over 800 campuses in the United States and Canada with over 500,000 undergraduate members
  • The entire Greek-letter system has over 20,000 chapters
  • Seven out of ten people listed in “Who’s Who in America” are Greek
  • 63% of all Cabinet members since the year 1900 have been Greek
  • The overall Greek GPA is higher than the overall collegiate GPA in the US
  • Both women elected to the Supreme Court were in a sorority
  • Each fraternity and sorority host at least one philanthropy a year