Fraternity Stats At A Glance


Compiled from the 2015-2016 academic year.Indiana State IFC

  • 384,193 undergraduates are members of fraternities.
  • 99,772 men were initiated into fraternities.
  • There are 6,233 fraternity chapters on roughly 800 college campuses.
  • There are 4.2 million fraternity alumni in the world.


Compiled from the 2013-2014 academic year. 

  • Fraternity undergraduates served for 3.8 million hours in their local communities.
  • Fraternity chapters raised $20.3 million for philanthropic causes.
  • The all-fraternity GPA is 2.912, higher than the all-male GPA, 2.892.

Recent News

Todd Shelton joins NIC team as Senior Director of Communication

Indianapolis, March 7, 2018—Fraternity Communications Association (FCA) President Todd Shelton will bring nearly two decades of strategic communication experience to the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) when he comes on board later this month as Senior...
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Interfraternal Organizations Unite to Challenge TN Rep. John DeBerry’s Misguided Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 2, 2018 CONTACT Heather Kirk, NIC Chief Communication Officer 317-872-1112 or NASHVILLE—Officials from the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC), National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations (NALFO),...
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NIC Philosophy and Guidance on Community-Wide Actions

Campus partners, First off, for those who attended the AFA Annual Meeting, thank you for engaging with us in important conversations last week in Atlanta. One of my lasting impressions from the conference was that our community is full of talented people, who care...
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NIC and NICF partner with ChapterSpot and National Panhellenic Conference on engagement-driven data warehouse initiative

NIC and ChapterSpot also collaborate on Social Safe app development and implementation   Indianapolis, Nov. 30, 2017—The North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) and NIC Foundation (NICF) are partnering with ChapterSpot, a leader in the fraternal...
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Archie Messersmith Joins NIC Team As Champion For Critical Health and Safety Initiatives

Indianapolis, Oct. 19, 2017—Archie Messersmith will join the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) team as the first-ever Director of Health and Safety on Oct. 30. He will lead the implementation of the enhanced NIC health and safety standards, partnering...
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Melissa Kish Joins NIC Team As Director of Education and Leadership Development

Indianapolis, Oct. 16, 2017—Melissa Kish has developed and facilitated student programming across the fraternal and higher education community for more than 10 years and will soon bring this breadth of experience to the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC)...
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