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4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I think Greek life on this campus is great. If you are looking to get involved in the community, school, and meet new people it is a great option. However, you do not have to join a sorority/fraternity if you do not want to. It is not cliquey at all, and you can still go to Greek events even if you are not Greek!

5 College Freshman

Greek Life: It's definitely very friendly and not at all rivalrous, the only drawback in my opinion is that sorority women do not get houses to live in which isn't really fair, and they have one pathetic black sorority with like two people in it

5 College Freshman

Greek Life: I am involved in Greek life and I absolutely love it. It is super inclusive and fun. 50 percent of the student body is involved.

4 College Freshman

Greek Life: Greek life has a huge impact on Albion campus. About 50% of students are Greeks which causes their events to become the main source for entertainment or involvement on campus.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: Greek life is a big part of our campus. I enjoy hearing about what they do for the community and how they help people in need. They always have fundraising events and all the proceeds go to the community or the organization that they are trying to help. I wish I was able to join a sorority but I think they cost too much money.


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Although about half of the campus belongs to a Greek organization, Greek life is not as overwhelming as you'd expect. If you don't want to join a frat or sorority, don't worry about being chastised for it. Often the only way to tell who's in a sorority is by the Greek paraphernalia they wear since sorority girls don't live in sorority houses. It's a little easier to tell which guys are in frats since they do live together, but again, no one really sees it as a big deal. The different houses intermingle all the time. The frat parties do dominate the party scene, but if it's not your thing, you can usually find something else to do. A lot of first-years get sucked into the frat scene because there seems to be so little else to do. However, you will find that sometimes just chilling in the dorms is better than going out.

If you are interested in Greek life, Albion is a good place to get involved in it. Going Greek doesn't mean that it's going to take over your life. Most Greek organizations are concerned with their chapter's academic standing, and they all take pride in it. Rushing an organization is not troublesome, either, as the College has a strict "no hazing" policy that every chapter must follow. There are definite stereotypes that go along with each fraternity and sorority, though, so be careful in choosing the one that's right for you.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrad Men in Fraternities
Freshman Men in Fraternities
Undergrad Women in Sororities
Freshman Women in Sororities
Number of Fraternities
Number of Sororities
  • Alpha Tau Omega
  • Delta Sigma Phi
  • Delta Tau Delta
  • Sigma Chi
  • Sigma Nu
  • Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • Alpha Chi Omega
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha
  • Alpha Xi Delta
  • Delta Gamma
  • Kappa Alpha Theta
  • Kappa Delta
Multicultural Colonies
Alpha Kappa Alpha
Other Greek Organizations
  • Interfraternity Council
  • Order of Omega
  • Panhellenic Council

Student Polls

What is Greek life's role in the campus social scene?    Based on 33 responses

  • 61% Greek life is pretty big. You don't have to join to enjoy the parties, but you might want to consider it.
  • 33% Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.
  • 3% Greek life is huge-you're no one if you're not Greek.
  • 3% Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.
  • 0% We don't have Greek life.

What is the general attitude of non-Greeks toward Greeks?    Based on 32 responses

  • 22% Most non-Greeks think Greeks do great things for the community.
  • 62% Most non-Greeks are indifferent about Greeks.
  • 6% Non-Greeks think Greeks are only good for the parties they throw.
  • 9% Non-Greeks see Greeks as snobby and cliquey.

How difficult is it to get into a fraternity or sorority?    Based on 32 responses

  • 19% Very easy.
  • 59% Somewhat easy.
  • 22% Somewhat difficult.
  • 0% Very difficult.
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