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3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I am personally not apart of Greek life, but my best friend is and she absolutely loves it. She is always talking about the great things they do for the community and Ronald McDonald House.

College Sophomore

Greek Life: I never experienced the greek life. I never tried to get into a fraternity, and I never went to any greek parties

1 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Greek life is a huge deal- basically everyone does it.

College Senior

Greek Life: I have my own views on the greek system. I am greek affiliated and believe it has shaped me into the person I am today, introducing me to wonderful people as well as giving me opportunities to grow as an individual.

2 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Greek life on campus is stereotypical just like those in the movies.


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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 20th
    Where Greek Life Rules
  • 519th
    Most Selective Greek Organizations
  • 1165th
    Best Greek/Non-Greek Relations
  • 1197th
    Best Greek Housing

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Greek life is huge at Miami University. A couple of mishaps with formals recently resulted in the termination of multiple Greek houses, but Greek life still dominates campus. Of course, there are some unaffiliated students (who are not on varsity teams) who still enjoy their time here very much without joining a Greek organization. However, rushing a house makes a big difference. It can make the University seem much smaller and gives you more social opportunities.

If you do decide to rush, it is guaranteed you will be able to find a house you fit in with—there are more than 30 fraternities and 20 sororities at the school, each of which has different personalities and values.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrad Men in Fraternities
Freshman Men in Fraternities
Undergrad Women in Sororities
Freshman Women in Sororities
Number of Fraternities
Number of Sororities
  • Acacia
  • Alpha Delta Phi
  • Alpha Epsilon Pi
  • Alpha Phi Alpha
  • Alpha Sigma Phi
  • Beta Theta Pi
  • Chi Psi
  • Delta Chi
  • Delta Kappa Epsilon
  • Delta Sigma Phi
  • Delta Tau Delta
  • Delta Upsilon
  • Kappa Alpha Order
  • Kappa Alpha Psi
  • Kappa Sigma
  • Lambda Chi Alpha
  • Phi Delta Theta
  • Phi Kappa Psi
  • Phi Kappa Tau
  • Phi Sigma Phi
  • Pi Kappa Alpha
  • Pi Kappa Phi
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon
  • Sigma Alpha Mu
  • Sigma Chi
  • Sigma Nu
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon
  • Sigma Pi
  • Sigma Tau Gamma
  • Theta Chi
  • Zeta Beta Tau
  • Alpha Chi Omega
  • Alpha Delta Pi
  • Alpha Epsilon Phi
  • Alpha Gamma Delta
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha
  • Alpha Omicron Pi
  • Alpha Phi
  • Chi Omega
  • Delta Gamma
  • Delta Sigma Theta
  • Delta Zeta
  • Gamma Phi Beta
  • Kappa Alpha Theta
  • Kappa Delta
  • Kappa Kappa Gamma
  • Kappa Phi Lambda
  • Phi Mu
  • Sigma Lambda Gamma
  • Zeta Phi Beta
  • Zeta Tau Alpha
Multicultural Colonies
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha (NPHC)
  • Alpha Phi Alpha (NPHC)
  • Delta Sigma Theta (NPHC)
  • Zeta Phi Beta (NPHC)
Other Greek Organizations
  • Interfraternity Council
  • National Pan-Hellenic Council
  • Panhellenic Association
Did You Know?
The majority of "Little Man Tate" was filmed at Miami University. The Tau Kappa Epsilon house served as the home and office to Jane Grierson, played by Dianne Wiest.

Student Polls

What is Greek life's role in the campus social scene?    Based on 111 responses

  • 64% Greek life is pretty big. You don't have to join to enjoy the parties, but you might want to consider it.
  • 18% Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.
  • 17% Greek life is huge-you're no one if you're not Greek.
  • 0% Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.
  • 1% We don't have Greek life.

How difficult is it to get into a fraternity or sorority?    Based on 110 responses

  • 13% Very easy.
  • 40% Somewhat easy.
  • 43% Somewhat difficult.
  • 5% Very difficult.

What kind of housing is available for Greek students?    Based on 111 responses

  • 45% Greek students live in opulent chapter houses.
  • 41% Greek students live in dedicated wings in the dorms.
  • 4% No special housing is available.
  • 10% Greek students live in run-down chapter houses.

What is the general attitude of non-Greeks toward Greeks?    Based on 111 responses

  • 4% Most non-Greeks think Greeks do great things for the community.
  • 33% Most non-Greeks are indifferent about Greeks.
  • 23% Non-Greeks think Greeks are only good for the parties they throw.
  • 40% Non-Greeks see Greeks as snobby and cliquey.


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