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Welcome to Fraternity & Sorority Life at UCSB!

Joining a fraternity or sorority at UCSB is a great way to open doors to countless opportunities and activities. When you become involved, you will enhance your educational experience by emphasizing intellectual, interpersonal, cultural, and social development. No matter what type of college experience you are looking for, you are sure to find it in our community. 

Fraternity and sorority life is a very important part of UCSB student culture, with 12% of undergraduates (approximately 2,400 students) belonging to Greek-lettered organizations. The fraternity and sorority system provides its members with essential skills and opportunities beyond those of the classroom. Each organization provides support and academic guidance for their members, as well as opportunities for leadership, community service, and friendships that will last a lifetime.


Fraternity & Sorority Life: By the Numbers

5 - Fraternity & Sorority Councils

39 -  Recognized organizations

2,429  - Members

10,000+
  -  Hours of community service performed per quarter

$350,000 - Donated to charity annually by UCSB Greeks

3.067 - Average community GPA