Greek Life

Washington, DC
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$14,540 ($7,244)
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3 College Freshman

Greek Life: Not into the Greek Life

1 College Junior

Greek Life: EVEN I AM GREEK THIS WON'T LET ME IN. It is not right they don't even look Greek. I am Greek and should get Greek life scholarship.

College Senior

Greek Life: I'm not actually a Greek, so I haven't noticed the scene. I have noticed, though, that there are a full range of organizations and Greeks, so there must be things like off-campus housing or activities.

5 College Junior

Greek Life: The sororities and fraternities are not only present but active on campus

1 College Freshman

Greek Life: The campus is dead most people go to class and then leave. There are no dorms so every one lives off campus and most student are adult in their early 30s with jobs and families.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 36th
    Best Greek/Non-Greek Relations
  • 208th
    Most Selective Greek Organizations
  • 824th
    Where Greek Life Rules
  • 882nd
    Best Greek Housing

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Jasmine Grant
Urban Studies
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The Greek life at the University of the District of Columbia is not all that strong right now. Greek life is mostly visible via the benches that are painted in the courtyard between buildings 32 and 44. There are also some events on campus that are sponsored by the fraternities and sororities. But, overall, Greek life is not that big of a deal here.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrad Men in Fraternities
Undergrad Women in Sororities
Number of Fraternities
Number of Sororities
  • Alpha Phi Alpha
  • Kappa Alpha Psi
  • Omega Psi Phi
  • Phi Beta Sigma
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha
  • Delta Sigma Theta
  • Sigma Gamma Rho
  • Zeta Phi Beta
Other Greek Organizations
National Pan Hellenic Council

Student Polls

What is Greek life's role in the campus social scene?    Based on 22 responses

  • 36% We don't have Greek life.
  • 27% Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.
  • 5% Greek life is huge-you're no one if you're not Greek.
  • 27% Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.
  • 5% 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 22 responses

  • 0% Non-Greeks see Greeks as snobby and cliquey.
  • 14% Non-Greeks think Greeks are only good for the parties they throw.
  • 50% Most non-Greeks are indifferent about Greeks.
  • 36% Most non-Greeks think Greeks do great things for the community.

What kind of housing is available for Greek students?    Based on 22 responses

  • 9% Greek students live in run-down chapter houses.
  • 64% No special housing is available.
  • 5% Greek students live in dedicated wings in the dorms.
  • 23% Greek students live in opulent chapter houses.

How difficult is it to get into a fraternity or sorority?    Based on 22 responses

  • 18% Very difficult.
  • 41% Somewhat difficult.
  • 36% Somewhat easy.
  • 5% Very easy.


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