Greek Life

San Jose, CA
Tuition (in-state)
$18,510 ($6,852)
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4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: It is just a lot of work to join and that derives us away from fully concentrating on our studies

College Sophomore

Greek Life: Seeing as how I'm not a Greek life individual, I can't say too much about it.

4 College Freshman

Greek Life: Our greek life on campus is great! Different organizations hold events for sjsu students to attend so students are able to interact with one another. There is no difference in treatment when it comes to students who aren't in a greek organization.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: The sororities only approach those that they think are pretty or fit their ethnic group. But overall they don't really make a big deal about who they are or what sorority they are in. The frats seem like the stereotypical frats. The guys wear the same clothes and you'll hear them bragging about how ratched one girl was the night before or how much alcohol they can take. But they don't really bother you.

3 College Junior

Greek Life: I personally don't see a point in Greek life, since all I hear about is how they party. I know there's a small handful who actually do community service events, but besides that, I don't see anything else. And I know there are some Greeks who live in the houses, but there are also some who live in the dorms.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 118th
    Where Greek Life Rules
  • 876th
    Most Selective Greek Organizations
  • 920th
    Best Greek/Non-Greek Relations
  • 1030th
    Best Greek Housing

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Student Polls

What is Greek life's role in the campus social scene?    Based on 119 responses

  • 6% We don't have Greek life.
  • 8% Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.
  • 3% Greek life is huge-you're no one if you're not Greek.
  • 54% Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.
  • 29% Greek life is pretty big. You don't have to join to enjoy the parties, but you might want to consider it.

What kind of housing is available for Greek students?    Based on 119 responses

  • 31% Greek students live in run-down chapter houses.
  • 11% No special housing is available.
  • 4% Greek students live in dedicated wings in the dorms.
  • 54% Greek students live in opulent chapter houses.

What is the general attitude of non-Greeks toward Greeks?    Based on 119 responses

  • 8% Non-Greeks see Greeks as snobby and cliquey.
  • 33% Non-Greeks think Greeks are only good for the parties they throw.
  • 49% Most non-Greeks are indifferent about Greeks.
  • 11% Most non-Greeks think Greeks do great things for the community.

How difficult is it to get into a fraternity or sorority?    Based on 119 responses

  • 2% Very difficult.
  • 34% Somewhat difficult.
  • 53% Somewhat easy.
  • 11% Very easy.
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