Number of Organizations
Total number of fraternal organizations: 28
Population of Social Fraternities/Sororities
(as of spring 2018)
Total: 1496 students (30% of Geneseo students)
Fraternity: 526 students (27% of Geneseo students)
Average size: 40
Average size of national: 52
Average size of local: 33
Sorority: 970 students (32% of Geneseo students)
Average size: 80
Average size of national: 123
Average size of local: 58
Service/Professional Fraternities/Sororities: 420 students (9% of Geneseo students)
The social fraternities and sororities are governed by the Inter Greek Council and its 11 member executive board. Each organization is also a member of a sub-council: Inter Fraternity Council, Inter Sorority Council, Panhellenic Council, or Multicultural Greek Council. Each sub-council has an elected vice-president who serves on the Inter Greek Council executive board. The Inter Greek Council oversees the expansion of all new social fraternal organizations, administrates recruitment, and adjudicates violations of the Inter Greek Council constitution, sub-council bylaws, and College policy.
A majority of the social fraternal organizations maintain some form of off-campus housing. One sorority and three fraternities have alumni housing corporations that own and operate a physical plant. The remainder of the organizations rent houses through landlords and many of these are zoned as fraternity/sorority/dormitory buildings. The College does not own, operate, or inspect any off-campus fraternity/sorority residences.