Participation in a fraternity provides students with an essential supplement to the academic pursuits of the collegiate experience. The quest of true education is not merely to enrich the mind with lesson plans, but to foster the development of well-rounded citizens who will make lasting contributions to society.
UniLOA Data shows that those students who choose to participate in the fraternity experience gain a significant advantage to non-participants in many formative measurements that apply greatly to civic engagement, relationship building, and professional leadership skills.
UniLOA Data Point: Fraternity Members are more likely to work to help others and to actively engage in community projects (+6.5)
In 2008-2009, NIC Fraternities reported more than 1.2 million service hours completed by their undergraduate members.
Speak Up for Issues
UniLOA Data Point: Fraternity members are more likely to engage in the political process and speak up for issues that are important to them (+11.5)
UniLOA Data Point: Fraternity members rank significantly higher in actively pursuing leadership roles and focusing on corresponding responsibilities (+8.9)
UniLOA Data Point: Fraternity members develop more engagements beyond the fraternity itself and learn to balance personal interests and time management (+9.6)