Mu Eta-Methodist University

Why join a fraternity?

 

  • Every U.S. President and Vice President, except two in each office, born since the first social fraternity was founded in 1825 have been members of a fraternity.
  • Approximately 80% of the executives of the 500 largest corporations in America are fraternity men.
  • Of the nation’s 50 largest corporations, 43 are headed by fraternity men.
  • 76% of all Congressmen and Senators belong to a fraternity.
  • 40 of 47 U.S. Supreme Court Justices since 1910 were fraternity men.
  • Over 85% of the student leaders on some 730 campuses are involved in the Greek community.
  • A U.S. Government study shows that over 70% of all those who join a fraternity/sorority graduate, while under 50% of all non-fraternity/sorority persons graduate.
  • Less than 2% of an average college student’s expenses go toward fraternity/sorority dues.
  • The Greek system is the largest network of volunteers in the US, with members donating over 10 million hours of volunteer service each year.