Greek Life

Location
Salisbury, MD
Undergrads
7,323
Tuition (in-state)
$16,046 ($7,700)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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College Junior

Greek Life: I do not know too much information about Greek life on campus, it never seems to be made a huge deal of around campus and is not thrown in everyone's faces.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: The only thing the greeks are good for are for their parties sometimes they are epic. But if you don't join greek your not missing out on anything special except for some of their private parties. People are indifferent towards the greeks, it doesn't matter if you're in one or not.

3 Recent Alumnus

Greek Life: Pretty low-key, overbrearing greeks get in trouble

College Senior

Greek Life: No experience with Greek life on campus

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: There aren't that many fraternities and sororities on campus. The parties are fun though and knowing someone in a fraternity or sorority helps you socially. There is no Greek housing specifically for those who are members. The members live on campus or off campus.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 23rd
    Best Greek Housing
  • 624th
    Where Greek Life Rules
  • 979th
    Most Selective Greek Organizations
  • 1035th
    Best Greek/Non-Greek Relations

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Harsh Desai
Hometown
Salisbury, MD
Major
Biology/ Pre-medicine
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There are certainly a lot of choices for going Greek at Salisbury University. However, their presence is not as palpable as reflected in the amount of organizations present on campus. The most palpable show of Greek pride occurs during the rush period at the beginning of the semester, when all frats and sororities are out in full force for at least two weeks. Outside of this period, it is only during certain periods of the semester, such as Homecoming, that the Greeks resurface.

In addition to a lacking presence, there are no formal frat or sorority houses. The organizations are headquartered in the Student Activities Center. However, the organizations do have de facto headquarters, primarily at member homes. It is at these homes that many parties are held and, in addition, the organizations hold formal socials a few times a year for their members and guests.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrad Men in Fraternities
5%
Undergrad Women in Sororities
5%
Number of Fraternities
8
Number of Sororities
4
Fraternities
  • Alpha Sigma Phi
  • Kappa Sigma
  • Pi Lambda Phi
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon
  • Sigma Pi
  • Sigma Tau Gamma
  • Tau Kappa Epsilon
Sororities
  • Alpha Sigma Tau
  • Delta Gamma
  • Phi Mu
  • Zeta Tau Alpha
Other Greek Organizations
  • Bacchus Gamma
  • Interfraternity Council
  • Order of Omega
  • Panhellenic Council

Student Polls

What is Greek life's role in the campus social scene?    Based on 43 responses

  • 5% We don't have Greek life.
  • 33% Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.
  • 0% Greek life is huge-you're no one if you're not Greek.
  • 51% Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.
  • 12% Greek life is pretty big. You don't have to join to enjoy the parties, but you might want to consider it.

What is the general attitude of non-Greeks toward Greeks?    Based on 44 responses

  • 20% Non-Greeks see Greeks as snobby and cliquey.
  • 16% Non-Greeks think Greeks are only good for the parties they throw.
  • 52% Most non-Greeks are indifferent about Greeks.
  • 11% Most non-Greeks think Greeks do great things for the community.

What kind of housing is available for Greek students?    Based on 43 responses

  • 5% Greek students live in run-down chapter houses.
  • 93% No special housing is available.
  • 0% Greek students live in dedicated wings in the dorms.
  • 2% Greek students live in opulent chapter houses.

How difficult is it to get into a fraternity or sorority?    Based on 42 responses

  • 2% Very difficult.
  • 19% Somewhat difficult.
  • 62% Somewhat easy.
  • 17% Very easy.
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