Campus Life

Fast Facts about Samford Greeks

In Spring 2013 over 40% of the Samford Greek community qualified for Dean's List honors
Samford is home to three active "single letter" chapters which represent some of the oldest chapters within the respective organization. A fourth single letter chapter is a dormant charter at this time
Samford Greeks represent approximately 38% of the entire Samford student population

National Interfraternity Council Facts...

Total Undergraduate Fraternity Membership: 325,530*
Number of Men Initiated in 2011-2012: 84,954*
5436 Chapters on roughly 800 campuses*
Community Service Hours: 2.8 million hours*
Philanthropic Dollars Raised: $21.1 million*
All-Fraternity GPA: 2.936 versus All-Male GPA: 2.905^
Greeks in 112th US Congress: 42 Senators (42%), 101 Congressmen (23%)
Greeks in 113th US Congress: 39 Senators (39%), 106 Congressmen (24%)
50% of the Top 10 Fortune 500 CEOs are fraternity men; 15% of Fortune 100 CEOs are Greek
44% of all US Presidents have been members of a social fraternity
31% of all US Supreme Court Justices have been fraternity alumni

*Compiled from Member Fraternities in the NIC Standards Compliance Report for the 2011-2012 Academic Year
*Compiled from campuses submitting the NIC Academic Report form for the 2011-2012 Academic Year

National Panhellenic Council Facts...

26 member groups
655 campuses in the U.S. and Canada
3,078 undergraduate chapters
302,792 undergraduate members
111,105 new members
3,887 alumnae associations

College Panhellenics
(427 of 565 reporting)
565 College Panhellenics
639,021 hours donated to community service efforts
$2,855,095 raised for philanthropic events

*Compiled in the 2012 National Panhellenic Annual Report