Greek Life

San Antonio, TX
Admission Difficulty
Very Easy
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3 College Freshman

Greek Life: The Greek life seems like it's a great way for individuals to meet other individuals but I never really hear of any events that go on.

3 College Senior

Greek Life: Can't really speak a lot about Greek Life since as a freshman, I have focused on adjusting to college life and academics. Next year, as a sophomore, I intend to participate in college activities and join a fraternity that will help with my major. I want to be competitive when I graduate from Texas State.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: they are always having some sort of function in the circle so it makes campus a little more up beat on those days.

2 College Sophomore

Greek Life: not a big part of campus life

4 College Freshman

Greek Life: I would really like to join Greek Life because they do help out their community.


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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 165th
    Best Greek/Non-Greek Relations
  • 273rd
    Best Greek Housing
  • 453rd
    Where Greek Life Rules
  • 902nd
    Most Selective Greek Organizations

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Paola Cardenas
El Paso, TX
Bilingual Communications
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The Greek Life at UIW is not like it is shown in the movies or TV shows. It is much cleaner and more wholesome than what it is presumed to be. Recruitment occurs two times a year, at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters. Rush week usually consists of a series of events and activities in which all of the applicants are encouraged to attend in order to get to know the current members of the organizations. Prospective members must also have completed at least 12 hours of college credit and have a certain GPA.

Being a part of the Greek Life at UIW is not about getting invited to a lot of parties. There is a lot of commitment involved. The Greek organizations participate in many community service projects throughout the year. In addition, each organization has different GPA requirements that members must maintain.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrad Men in Fraternities
Freshman Men in Fraternities
Undergrad Women in Sororities
Freshman Women in Sororities
Number of Fraternities
Number of Sororities
  • Chi Phi
  • Kappa Sigma
  • Lambda Chi Alpha
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha
  • Alpha Sigma Alpha
  • Alpha Sigma Tau
  • Delta Beta Chi
  • Delta Sigma Theta
  • Delta Xi Nu
Multicultural Colonies
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha
  • Delta Sigma Theta
Other Greek Organizations
  • All-Greek Council
  • Multicultural Greek Alliance

Student Polls

What is Greek life's role in the campus social scene?    Based on 46 responses

  • 9% We don't have Greek life.
  • 22% Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.
  • 2% Greek life is huge-you're no one if you're not Greek.
  • 59% Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.
  • 9% 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 46 responses

  • 2% Non-Greeks see Greeks as snobby and cliquey.
  • 7% Non-Greeks think Greeks are only good for the parties they throw.
  • 76% Most non-Greeks are indifferent about Greeks.
  • 15% Most non-Greeks think Greeks do great things for the community.

What kind of housing is available for Greek students?    Based on 46 responses

  • 2% Greek students live in run-down chapter houses.
  • 85% No special housing is available.
  • 13% Greek students live in dedicated wings in the dorms.
  • 0% Greek students live in opulent chapter houses.

How difficult is it to get into a fraternity or sorority?    Based on 46 responses

  • 2% Very difficult.
  • 17% Somewhat difficult.
  • 61% Somewhat easy.
  • 20% Very easy.


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