Benefits of Greek Life

When you walk around campus and see other men wearing Greek letters, it is easy to wonder to yourself, “Why would someone join a fraternity?” The answer is that those men have learned what you will soon find out after joining Phi Kappa Sigma: that joining a Greek organization helps you realize the academic achievement, leadership development, active social life, networking connections, and other life skills necessary to succeed today. Consider these facts about Greek life:

  • Over 70% of students who join a Greek organization graduate, compared to less than 50% of all non-Greek students.
  • The average GPA of all Greek students nationwide is higher than the average GPA of all non-Greek students.
  • 85% of the Fortune 500 key executives are Greek.
  • All but three Presidents since 1825 have been Greek.
  • Over 80% of campus student leaders are Greek.
  • 76% of all Congressmen and Senators belong to a fraternity.
  • Phi Kappa Sigma members perform over 20,000 hours of volunteer service annually.
  • Over $7 million of philanthropic fundraising is raised each year by Greeks nationally.
  • The Greek system is the largest network of volunteers in the US, donating over 10 million hours of service each year.
  • There are approximately 9 million Greek members in the US today.

Are you ready to join Phi Kappa Sigma, and start seeing the benefits that so many other Phi Kaps before you have already seen?