Financial Obligations of Membership
These numbers represent spring 2012 semester projections
First Year In-house member dues and fees: $3,337/semester
- This fee is assessed to first year members living in the chapter house to cover room and board expenses (included typically a meal-plan), national and IFC dues, new member dues, social dues, etc.
In-house member dues and fees: $3,130/semester
- This fee is assessed to second year and on members living in the chapter house to cover room and board expenses (included typically a meal-plan), national and IFC dues, social dues, etc.
Each woman joining a sorority should be aware of the dues, fees and other expenses that are involved and should consider these when making financial plans to attend college. During Formal Recruitment, a potential member should ask sorority members about financial obligations and payment options. Each sorority sets its own fees and housing costs as well as payment schedules. The average cost the first year of joining a sorority is $1,717 a year. This first year has a higher level of costs due to one-time expenses and fees. The average annual cost of sorority membership for a member who lives in the sorority chapter house is $5,804 a year. This cost includes all membership fees as well as room and board. For comparison, the cost of living in a residence hall double room with a 15 meal dining plan is $7,154.
|Alpha Chi Omega||$1,572||$5,085||$1,157|
|Alpha Delta Pi||$1,592||$5,464||$1,238|
|Alpha Xi Delta||$1,855||$4,900||$1,460|
|Delta Delta Delta||$2,057||$6,030||$1,760|
|Gamma Phi Beta||$1,345||$5,450||$1,270|
|Kappa Alpha Theta||$2,093||$5,379||$1,523|
|Kappa Kappa Gamma||$1,839||$6,088||$1,224|
|Pi Beta Phi||$1,335||$6,703||$930|
|Zeta Tau Alpha||$1,949||$6,271||$1,651|
* The average cost to live in a residence hall double room with a 15 meal dining plan is $7,154.