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Greek Life

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5 Recent Alumnus

Greek Life: One of the highlights of my BSC experiences. Greek students are the majority of the student body making the social atmosphere predominately greek. Greek students are mostly viewed positively and both greek and non-greek communities are accepting of each other. Greek housing is very available with each chapter having it's own house/townhome. Most members are required to live the house/townhome at some point during their college carrier.

2 College Junior

Greek Life: Almost every important student organization such as SGA is basically a Greek popularity contest.

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4 College Freshman

Greek Life: pretty good greek life on campus its about the only place you'll find a party other than the apartments

4 College Freshman

Greek Life: Greek life is very low drama and accepting towards many different types of people.

5 Recent Alumnus

Greek Life: A thriving Greek community that makes up around half of the student body drives the social scene on campus. They are also actively involved in community philanthropic efforts and perform well academically.

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Greek life is a huge part of the social scene at BSC, but both Greeks and independents tend to mix very well here, and the philanthropy events and many of the parties are open to everyone, so it never really feels like there is a barrier between those who are Greek-affiliated and those who aren't. Also, the Greek system has a late Rush, which happens two weeks after school starts, to ensure that people can get adjusted to their classes and the people before they start making any decisions about whether they want to go Greek or not. The first two weeks of school are carefully guarded because sorority and fraternity members are not supposed to wear any of their Greek attire or talk to any of the incoming freshman about their organization. After rush starts, however, they are allowed to tout their fraternity or sorority as much as they want. There are plenty of other ways to get involved on campus if you are not Greek. Some people say that it's easier to meet people through the Greek system, but many swear by good old-fashioned people skills as well. There are some events catered to non-Greeks, such as Squid Day, a relatively new addition to BSC. While there are some people on campus who feel there is a great divide between the two groups, the school is so small that you end up getting to know most people anyway.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrad Men in Fraternities
40%
Undergrad Women in Sororities
50%
Number of Fraternities
6
Number of Sororities
6
Fraternities
  • Alpha Tau Omega
  • Kappa Alpha
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon
  • Sigma Chi
  • Sigma Nu
  • Theta Chi
Sororities
  • Alpha Chi Omega
  • Alpha Omicron Pi
  • Chi Omega
  • Kappa Delta
  • Pi Beta Phi
  • Zeta Tau 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 16 responses

  • 56% Greek life is pretty big. You don't have to join to enjoy the parties, but you might want to consider it.
  • 25% Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.
  • 12% Greek life is huge-you're no one if you're not Greek.
  • 6% 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 16 responses

  • 12% Most non-Greeks think Greeks do great things for the community.
  • 56% Most non-Greeks are indifferent about Greeks.
  • 12% Non-Greeks think Greeks are only good for the parties they throw.
  • 19% Non-Greeks see Greeks as snobby and cliquey.

What kind of housing is available for Greek students?    Based on 16 responses

  • 69% Greek students live in opulent chapter houses.
  • 0% Greek students live in dedicated wings in the dorms.
  • 0% No special housing is available.
  • 31% Greek students live in run-down chapter houses.

How difficult is it to get into a fraternity or sorority?    Based on 17 responses

  • 29% Very easy.
  • 41% Somewhat easy.
  • 29% Somewhat difficult.
  • 0% Very difficult.

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