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4 College Freshman

Greek Life: Greek life creates a sense of welcome and family for some. Its a part of life for many that is like an extension of family. I feel that at Newberry College there is no separate view of Greeks and there is no special Greek housing on campus.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I haven't decided if I'm going to join a fraternity yet.

3 College Junior

Greek Life: Greek life is not that prominent on the campus. There are a handful of Greek Sororities and Fraternities but not as many as your typical college. Non-Greeks and Greeks are equal. Some of the Greeks do a little more than others when it comes to community service. The parties are usually off campus for most Greeks.

5 College Junior

Greek Life: We have really good greek life and its a sisterhood or brotherhood you will never forget.

2 College Senior

Greek Life: I hate the sororities here. There are no African American sororities.


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Greek Life on campus is very popular. Many of the students are involved in some kind of organization, and Greek life is one that is favored by many. Greeks on campus participate in many activities, such as philanthropic events where they raise money for an organization and help out around the community. The Greek community is looked up to around campus because all of the things they do for the community and campus. Some students disagree with the Greek system and have their opinions on each sorority or fraternity, but each group tries to incorporate non-Greeks into their events, making sure no one is left out or alone. Sorority housing is not available, but there are areas where one hall is occupied by the girls of that particular sorority. Fraternity houses are available but are located off campus. They serve as a meeting place for the brothers and a place to throw parties and mixers.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrad Men in Fraternities
Undergrad Women in Sororities
Number of Fraternities
Number of Sororities
  • Kappa Alpha Order
  • Kappa Alpha Psi
  • Omega Psi Phi
  • Phi Beta Sigma
  • Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • Theta Chi
  • Alpha Xi Delta
  • Kappa Delta
  • Sigma Sigma Sigma
  • Zeta Phi Beta
Multicultural Colonies
  • Kappa Alpha Psi
  • Phi Beta Sigma
  • Zeta Phi Beta

Student Polls

What is Greek life's role in the campus social scene?    Based on 28 responses

  • 36% Greek life is pretty big. You don't have to join to enjoy the parties, but you might want to consider it.
  • 54% Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.
  • 4% Greek life is huge-you're no one if you're not Greek.
  • 7% 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 28 responses

  • 21% Most non-Greeks think Greeks do great things for the community.
  • 43% Most non-Greeks are indifferent about Greeks.
  • 21% Non-Greeks think Greeks are only good for the parties they throw.
  • 14% Non-Greeks see Greeks as snobby and cliquey.

How difficult is it to get into a fraternity or sorority?    Based on 29 responses

  • 10% Very easy.
  • 62% Somewhat easy.
  • 24% Somewhat difficult.
  • 3% Very difficult.


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