NPC Fast Facts

Each year, the National Panhellenic Conference surveys its 26 member organizations to collect vital statistics regarding the sorority experience.

NPC asks questions regarding membership, new member retention, academic success (including GPA), philanthropy and volunteering, organizational structure and housing.

Highlights from the 2016-17 Annual Survey of NPC sororities:

  • 5,112,221 women initiated into our organizations (26 member organizations reporting)
  • 145,615 new members (26 member organizations reporting)
  • Initiated members had an average GPA of 3.26 for spring 2016 and average GPA of 3.27 for fall 2016 (21 member organizations reporting)
  • More than $5.8 million in scholarships awarded to members (25 member organizations reporting)
  • Collegiate and alumnae members together donated more than $34 million for inter/national philanthropy activity and volunteered more than 2.4 million hours for inter/national volunteer activities (25 member organizations reporting)
  • Member organizations own (nationally or locally) 1,021 housing facilities (22 member organizations reporting)
View the 2016-17 Annual Survey Highlights: Fast Facts