Greek Life

Troy, AL
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$12,820 ($6,844)
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College Senior

Greek Life: I have not seen very many Greek students on campus nor do I see forums or activities hosted by them. There is no housing on the Montgomery campus. I don't think Greek life affects the social atmosphere on campus and I don't believe they're viewed any different than non-Greek students.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I'm not in the Greek Life, however I do have many friends that are. A majority of them say that it is great, but it takes up the majority of their a negative way! They don't promote each fraternity/sorority enough, I didn't even hear about half of them until I saw students wearing shirts and accessories from their fraternity/sorority houses.

5 College Freshman

Greek Life: Being apart of a sorority is the best. I have friends that I never would have meet and it gives me a family away from home to count on.

1 College Senior

Greek Life: The Greek system...I can't even with them

5 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Very outgoing chapters who are willing to help and muster events around the campus.


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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 228th
    Where Greek Life Rules
  • 342nd
    Most Selective Greek Organizations
  • 1011st
    Best Greek/Non-Greek Relations
  • 1171st
    Best Greek Housing

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Jessica Jackson
Mobile, Ala.
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The Greek organizations at Troy University are very active on campus. Greek Week is an annual event in spring dedicated to the fraternities and sororities on campus—they work on a community service project, conduct a forum, and host several activities ranging from cookouts to block parties.

In order to become a member of any sorority or fraternity, there are a few requirements. First, you must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and some require a fee. Most Greek organizations also require participation in other on-campus service organizations, and some even require a study hall during the week to ensure its members are successful in the classroom. Overall, Greek life at Troy is a great way to get involved on campus. You also can meet people from different schools and chapters, which can help later with job networking or references. But, although it has many benefits, Greek life is not for everyone. The fees can get to be very expensive, and the requirements of the organization along with being a full-time student can be too much for many to handle.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrad Men in Fraternities
Undergrad Women in Sororities
Number of Fraternities
Number of Sororities
  • Alpha Phi Alpha
  • Alpha Tau Omega
  • Delta Chi
  • FarmHouse
  • Gamma Phi Delta
  • Kappa Alpha Psi
  • Lambda Chi Alpha
  • Omega Psi Phi
  • Phi Beta Sigma
  • Pi Kappa Phi
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon
  • Sigma Chi
  • Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • Alpha Delta Pi
  • Alpha Gamma Delta
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha
  • Chi Omega
  • Delta Sigma Theta
  • Kappa Delta
  • Phi Mu
  • Sigma Gamma Rho
  • Zeta Phi Beta
Multicultural Colonies
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha
  • Alpha Phi Alpha
  • Delta Sigma Theta
  • Kappa Alpha Psi
  • Omega Psi Phi
  • Phi Beta Sigma
  • Sigma Gamma Rho
  • Zeta Phi Beta
Other Greek Organizations
  • Interfraternity Council
  • National Pan-Hellenic Council
  • Panhellenic Council

Student Polls

What is Greek life's role in the campus social scene?    Based on 72 responses

  • 7% 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.
  • 38% Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.
  • 44% 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 71 responses

  • 4% Greek students live in run-down chapter houses.
  • 27% No special housing is available.
  • 4% Greek students live in dedicated wings in the dorms.
  • 65% Greek students live in opulent chapter houses.

What is the general attitude of non-Greeks toward Greeks?    Based on 71 responses

  • 30% Non-Greeks see Greeks as snobby and cliquey.
  • 15% Non-Greeks think Greeks are only good for the parties they throw.
  • 41% Most non-Greeks are indifferent about Greeks.
  • 14% Most non-Greeks think Greeks do great things for the community.

How difficult is it to get into a fraternity or sorority?    Based on 71 responses

  • 6% Very difficult.
  • 44% Somewhat difficult.
  • 41% Somewhat easy.
  • 10% Very easy.
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