Fast Facts

Samford is home to three active “single letter” chapters that 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 48% of the entire Samford undergraduate student population.

National Interfraternity Council Facts

Total Undergraduate Fraternity Membership: 372,090*
Number of Men Initiated in 2013–2014: 98,561*
6136 Chapters on roughly 800 campuses*
Community Service Hours: 3.8 million*
Philanthropic Dollars Raised: $20.3 million*
All-Fraternity GPA: 2.912 versus All-Male GPA: 2.892^
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 U.S. Presidents have been members of a social fraternity
31% of all U.S. Supreme Court Justices have been fraternity alumni
*Compiled from Member Fraternities in the NIC Standards Compliance Report for the 2013–2014 academic year
^Compiled from campuses submitting the NIC Academic Report form for the 2012–2013 academic year

National Panhellenic Council Facts

26 member groups
672 campuses in the U.S. and Canada
3,184 undergraduate chapters
353,345 undergraduate members
131,683 new members
3,773 alumnae associations
College Panhellenics
(399 of 575 reporting)
575 College Panhellenics
977,567 hours donated to community service efforts
$5,793,394.84 raised for philanthropic events

*Compiled in the 2013–14 National Panhellenic Annual Report