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4 College Junior

Greek Life: The NPHC (national pan-hellenic council) the divine nine black greeks are mostly very friendly and kind and very open o bond with others and help the community

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3 College Senior

Greek Life: I am not involved in Greek life but my friends that are a part of it are extremely happy with their decisions.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I know very little about Greek life. My main connection was my roommate who joined the second semester of our freshman year. She complained that it was very time consuming but she enjoyed the people she interacted with

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: The Greek life at Rowan University does not have much of an effect towards the social atmosphere on campus. Being a part of a fraternity or sorority will not have an impact on your general on campus living, although if you do join you will meet more students.

4 College Senior

Greek Life: Greek life is pretty much the ruling body of social affairs on campus. The best way to make friends, in the opinion of Greek-supporters, is to join a fraternity or sorority. This isn't true of course, but many kids who were popular in high school look at Greek life as the next step.

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Greek life on campus is more or less average. Members are very welcoming to prospective Greeks and even people who have no interest in joining. Greeks realize that their lifestyle is not for everyone, but they don’t make students feel like something is wrong with them if it isn’t their style. With nationally accredited fraternities and sororities, the tradition of Greek pride and respect is prominently upheld at Rowan. While many fraternities and sororities are chartered by the University, many are not recognized, but that doesn't stop them from throwing parties and social events. For students who are considering joining a sorority or fraternity, the good news is that there is something for everyone. Rowan Greek life is like a buffet—there is almost every frat and sorority known to man here, including a large number of honor societies and music groups.

Greek life on campus is best known for being enthusiastic about its events and programs. Fortunately, hazing has stopped. Students will still need to pledge to get in, but hazing is strictly prohibited on Rowan’s campus, as it is at most colleges. Fraternities and sororities will lose their charter if allegations of hazing turn out to be true. Overall, Greeks, as well as non-Greeks, enjoy a peaceful coexistence on Rowan’s campus.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrad Men in Fraternities
5%
Freshman Men in Fraternities
0%
Undergrad Women in Sororities
6%
Freshman Women in Sororities
0%
Number of Fraternities
13
Number of Sororities
11
Fraternities
  • Alpha Chi Rho
  • Alpha Phi Alpha
  • Alpha Phi Omega
  • Iota Phi Theta
  • Kappa Alpha Psi
  • Lambda Sigma Upsilon
  • Omega Phi Psi
  • Phi Beta Sigma
  • Phi Kappa Psi
  • Pi Kappa Alpha
  • Psi Sigma Phi
  • Sigma Pi
  • Tau Kappa Epsilon
Sororities
  • Alpha Epsilon Phi
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha
  • Alpha Sigma Alpha
  • Chi Upsilon Sigma
  • Delta Phi Epsilon
  • Delta Sigma Theta
  • Lambda Theta Alpha
  • Mu Sigma Upsilon
  • Sigma Sigma Sigma
  • Theta Phi Alpha
  • Zeta Phi Beta
Multicultural Colonies
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha
  • Alpha Phi Alpha
  • Chi Upsilon Sigma
  • Delta Sigma Theta
  • Iota Phi Theta
  • Kappa Alpha Psi
  • Lambda Sigma Upsilon
  • Lambda Theta Alpha
  • Mu Sigma Upsilon
  • Omega Phi Psi
  • Phi Beta Sigma
  • Psi Sigma Phi
  • Zeta Phi Beta
Other Greek Organizations
  • Greek Cultural Organizations Council
  • Inter Greek Council
  • Interfraternity Council
  • National Panhellenic Conference
  • National Pan-Hellenic Council
Did You Know?
Greek life at Rowan is very diverse, with African American and Latino fraternities and sororities present on campus.

Student Polls

What is Greek life's role in the campus social scene?    Based on 130 responses

  • 28% Greek life is pretty big. You don't have to join to enjoy the parties, but you might want to consider it.
  • 60% 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.
  • 8% Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.
  • 1% We don't have Greek life.

What is the general attitude of non-Greeks toward Greeks?    Based on 130 responses

  • 12% Most non-Greeks think Greeks do great things for the community.
  • 52% Most non-Greeks are indifferent about Greeks.
  • 24% Non-Greeks think Greeks are only good for the parties they throw.
  • 13% Non-Greeks see Greeks as snobby and cliquey.

How difficult is it to get into a fraternity or sorority?    Based on 129 responses

  • 8% Very easy.
  • 59% Somewhat easy.
  • 32% Somewhat difficult.
  • 2% Very difficult.

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