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3 College Freshman

Greek Life: It's not as all the top popular nor clicheque but it isn't that bad.

3 College Junior

Greek Life: I am not involved in greek life so I don't know.

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3 College Junior

Greek Life: I did a little research on Towson Greek Life because I don't remember my friends being in any serious fraternities/sororities. Apparently, students involved in Greek Life make up about 15% of the undergrad population. This is not very high, so it is clear that greek life is not super important or necessary at Towson.

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4 College Freshman

Greek Life: Greek life seems like a good thing to be a part of. Students are not looked down upon if they are not involved in it either.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I don't know much about greek life


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Whether it is some fraternity’s toga party or a sorority’s semi-formal, joining Greek life at Towson can be a lot of fun. The students who are involved in Greek life claim that it has a highly visible role on campus, and many students involved say they cannot imagine having a good college experience at TU without joining a sorority or a fraternity.

But, joining a sorority or fraternity at Towson can be awfully time consuming, since meetings and events are held almost every week, or at least every other. As a result, many who are involved in Greek life may say that it plays a big role on campus because they are constantly around it. As a student in Towson, you are bound to come across Greeks wearing their letters just about every day, but a good majority of students choose not to join and are content with their decisions. Furthermore, those who are not involved in Greek life do not think it dominates the social scene at all.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrad Men in Fraternities
Undergrad Women in Sororities
Number of Fraternities
Number of Sororities
  • Alpha Epsilon Pi
  • Alpha Nu Omega
  • Alpha Phi Alpha
  • Delta Sigma Phi
  • Kappa Alpha Psi
  • Lambda Chi Alpha
  • Lambda Theta Phi
  • Phi Sigma Kappa
  • Pi Lambda Phi
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon
  • Sigma Chi
  • Sigma Pi
  • Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • Zeta Beta Tau
  • Alpha Gamma Delta
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha
  • Alpha Nu Omega
  • Alpha Omicron Pi
  • Alpha Phi
  • Alpha Xi Delta
  • Delta Sigma Theta
  • Kappa Delta
  • Phi Mu
  • Phi Sigma Sigma
  • Sigma Lambda Gamma
  • Zeta Phi Beta
  • Zeta Sigma Chi
  • Zeta Tau Alpha
Multicultural Colonies
Zeta Sigma Chi
Other Greek Organizations
  • Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC)
  • National Panhellenic Council (NPHC)
  • Order of Omega
  • Panhellenic Association (PHA)
  • Unified Greek Council (UGC)
Did You Know?
Once a year, Towson has Greek Sing, which involves a song and dance competition among the sororities and fraternities. During Homecoming, Greeks and other organizations hold events like Yell like Hell, Chalk the Walk, Olympics, and tailgating.

Student Polls

What is Greek life's role in the campus social scene?    Based on 222 responses

  • 34% Greek life is pretty big. You don't have to join to enjoy the parties, but you might want to consider it.
  • 51% 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.
  • 10% 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 221 responses

  • 14% Most non-Greeks think Greeks do great things for the community.
  • 48% Most non-Greeks are indifferent about Greeks.
  • 19% Non-Greeks think Greeks are only good for the parties they throw.
  • 19% Non-Greeks see Greeks as snobby and cliquey.

How difficult is it to get into a fraternity or sorority?    Based on 221 responses

  • 6% Very easy.
  • 48% Somewhat easy.
  • 43% Somewhat difficult.
  • 3% Very difficult.


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