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Since 1873, Greek life has grown to become a vital part of the history and tradition of KU.  Today, KU Greek life represents more than 3,600 students (18% of the undergraduate student population) and 45+ fraternities and sororities.  Each fraternity and sorority is a member of one of the four governing councils; the Interfraternity Council (IFC), the Multicultural Greek Council (MGC), the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), and the Panhellenic Association (PHA). Fraternities and sororities enhance the quality of student life at the University of Kansas. Their commitment to the Four Pillars of Greek Life promotes and provides academic support for their members, leadership development, life-long friendships and opportunities participate in service to the community. 

Greek Governing Councils

The University of Kansas fraternity and sorority community is made up of approximately 45+ fraternities and sororities; each affiliated with one of four governing councils. These councils uphold and enforce standards and procedures as well as coordinate events and activities within their respective communities.


Interfraternity logo






Governing board for 24 men's fraternities. 17 of the chapters are housed organizations in which members live in the chapter facilities.
Average Chapter Size: 66
Chapter Size Range: 8-120
Total Members: 1584

Learn more about IFC and the chapter that are represented by the council.

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)






Governing board for the nine largest historically African-American fraternities and sororities. At KU 4 Fraternities and 3 Sororities are represented. 
Average Chapter Size: 5 members
Chapter Size Range: 3-12 members
Total Members: 34.

<a data-cke-saved-href="http://kuifc.org/" href="http://kuifc.org/" clear"="">Learn more about NPHC and the chapters that are represented by the council.

Multicultural Greek Council (MGC)





Governing board of one Latino fraternity, two Latina sororities, and one Asian-American fraternity. 
Average Chapter Size: 5 members
Chapter Size Range: 3-8 members
Total Members: 20 

Learn more about MGC and the chapters that are represented by the council.


Panhellenic Association Logo





Governing board for 12 sororities that hold membership in the National Panhellenic Conference. All 12 sororities are housed and have members live in the chapter facilities. 
Average Chapter Size: 163
Chapter Size Range: 108-174
Total Members: 1900+

Learn more about PHA and the chapters that are represented by the association.









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