Going Greek? 10 Colleges with the Most Students in Fraternities and Sororities

flagA lot of factors go into deciding a school. You’ll probably consider a school’s size, culture, campus, location, majors offered, etc. But have you ever wondered about the importance of Greek life on campus?

If everybody on your college campus is in a fraternity or sorority, would that affect your decision?  What if nobody is? How are you supposed to know if you want to be part of Greek life before you even land in your freshman dorm room? It’s a strange and hard decision you have to make, so the best way to figure out if you’re into the toga parties, mixers and various accessories with Greek letters is to contact a friend or a friend of a friend, or even a friend of a friend of a friend’s cousin’s step-dad’s niece, and ask her some questions!

In the meantime, these are the top 10 colleges with the most students in fraternities or sororities.

Percentage of Students in Fraternities:

1. Clearwater Christian College – 100%

2. Free Will Baptist Bible College – 97%

3. Washington and Lee University – 81%

4. Allen University – 72%

5. Sewanee-The University of the South – 70%

6. Depauw University – 63%

7. York College – 60%

8. Westminster College – 54%

9. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – 51%

10. Massachusetts Institute of Technology – 50%

Percentage of Students in Sororities:

1. Clearwater Christian College - 100%

2. Free Will Baptist Bible College – 98%

3. Washington and Lee University – 79%

4. Depauw University – 72%

5. York College – 72%

6. Sewanee-The University of the South – 68%

7. Wofford College – 56%

8. Transylvania University – 55%

9. Ashland University – 55%

10. Millsaps University – 54%

Is there a percentage of students involved in Greek life that’s too high for you? What’s your take? Comment and share!


Original Post Date: June 9th, 2011

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