15 Revealing Stats On The Current State Of Greek Life
By Ash Tyler
15. Most of America’s biggest companies are run by fraternity men!
An impressive 85% of executives at Fortune 500 companies called fraternities home during college.
14. Some fraternities and sororities have had to ban alcohol
Research consistently shows that Greek life involvement leads to a heightened risk of alcohol and drug abuse, to the point that 25% of colleges in two recently researched states have had to outright bar participants from imbibing to keep them academically on track.
13. Greeks are generous givers
When it comes to donating to their alma maters, fraternity- and sorority-involved alumni give four times as much as their non-Greek counterparts. Not only that, but they also account for 75% of all total college and university donations. Undergraduate members give an annual average of $7 million and 850,000 hours toward charitable causes.
12. Drinking holds more influence over Greek academics
Only 25% of college students report doing poorly on a project or test as a result of alcohol, but the number skyrockets to 50% along with Greek involvement.