Reasons to Join SAE at the University of South Dakota
Builds Resume and character. SAE has a national Leadership School, the first of its kind. The school was started in 1935 and has over 20,000 graduates.
Helps Others in our community
Career Network and Connections:
Alumni to assist in career search and opportunities.
Builds Better Relationships:
Join Something Great:
SAE has over 220 chapters in the United States and Canada. The average chapter size is 75 active brothers and pledges. SAE has over 300,000 members.
Enjoy college life while meeting many unique people and developing solid inter-personal skills
Famous and Successful Alumni:
Positive and Inspiring Role Models
Bonded life-long friendships
Vast Opportunity Beyond the Campus. SAE built the Levere Memorial Temple which is the national headquarters located in Evanston Illinois. SAE was the first fraternity to have a national headquarters.4
Why Go Greek?
Greeks excel in Scholarship
Greeks consistently achieve higher scholarship ratings than the all campus average
Greeks have a 10% higher rate of graduation than do non-Greeks
Greek membership is affordable
Room and board is comparable, sometimes even lower, than college or university charges
70% of those listed in "Who's Who in America" are Greek
85% of the upper-level executives in the "Fortune 500 Companies" are Greek
43 CEO's of the top 50 companies are Greek
75% of the members of the U.S. Congress are Greek
85% of the U.S. Supreme Court Justices this century are/were Greek
100% of 158 of those who have served on the President's Cabinet this century are/were Greek
All but 3 of the U.S. Presidents since 1825 have been Greek
As Alumni, Greeks give approximately 75% of all money donated to universities
As undergraduates, Greeks raise approximately 7 million dollars per year for charities
As undergraduates, Greeks give approximately 850,000 volunteer hours per year
From The Baird's Manual, 20th ed. and Statistics on Greeks, compiled by Will Keim