Why Join A Fraternity?

Fraternities are values-based organizations that offer young men many challenges and opportunities a traditional college education does not. Through leadership opportunities within a fraternity, a young man can gain leadership skills that will be valuable after graduation. A member of a fraternity has an immediate support group that will become life-long friends. Joining a fraternity is more than just something you do in college. It is a commitment for a lifetime. Every generation of college students has the opportunity to distinguish itself through its actions.

And guess what? The Greek system is best at helping develop these learning experiences. It is these abilities, this learning outside of the classroom that makes the Greek system what it is. By banding together as a group of individuals with common objectives, an atmosphere is fostered where leadership, communication, conflict management, and interpersonal skills are demanded. Out of this need springs learning, adapting, and personal growth. Fraternity life, above all the many other benefits it offers, gives you practice for life in the real world. So, when you hear a fraternity man credit his success to his fraternity, believe him.

Benefits of Greek Life

  • Out of the 5,000 general fraternity chapters, a majority consistently achieve higher grade point averages than the all-male campus average.
  • 65% of fraternity members graduate from college, compared with only 45% of non-members.
  • Of the current United States Senators and Representatives, 24% are fraternity members.
  • 85% of the U.S. Supreme Court Justices since 1910 have been Greek.
  • Of the nation’s 50 largest corporations, 43 are headed by Greeks.
  • 85% of Fortune 500 executives are fraternity members.
  • 71% of the Who’s Who in America members are also fraternity members.

Why Join Delta Tau Delta?

Delta Tau Delta’s mission is “Committed to Lives of Excellence.” We believe in creating an environment and culture for our members to grow and fulfill that mission. The programs the Fraternity offers are designed to help our members reach the level of excellence for which we all strive. You will not find this environment or programming from a traditional college education.
Delta Tau Delta is a values based organization. We adhere to these values in order to live our mission:

  • Truth, Courage, Faith, and Power are our Foundation.
  • Integrity is Essential.
  • Accountability is Fundamental to all Commitments.
  • Life-Long Learning and Growth are Vital.
  • Strengthening Community is Essential to our Vitality.
  • Brotherhood Sustains Us.

Delta Tau Delta participates in a member education program called, “The Road.” It was developed by experts to offer members training in five key areas:

  • Career Development
  • Personal Leadership
  • Financial Security
  • Health and Wellness
  • Life Skills.

To learn more about why you should become a Delt, click here.