List of Phi Beta Sigma chapters

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The list of Phi Beta Sigma chapters includes active and inactive chapters of Phi Beta Sigma (ΦΒΣ). Founded on January 9, 1914 on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C., Phi Beta Sigma has opened chapters at other colleges, universities, and cities, and named them with Greek-letters. The fraternity's expansion started with its second (Beta) and third (Gamma) chapters, chartered at Wiley College and Morgan State College respectively in 1915. Today, the fraternity serves through a membership of more than 200,000 men in over 700 chapters in the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean.


The seven regions of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity both within the United States and Internationally.

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity organizes its chapters according to their regions in the United States and abroad. The seven regions are each led by a regional director and a regional board. A comprehensive list of regions is shown below:[1]


The states that make up the Eastern Region are: Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia. In addition to these 14 states, chapters within the United States Virgin Islands, Africa, and Europe are included.

Collegiate chapters[edit]

Name Founded Institution Location Status Notes Reference
Alpha January 9, 1914 Howard University Washington, DC Active The first established chapter of Phi Beta Sigma [2]

Alpha Alpha Alpha 1931 Virginia State University Petersburg, VA Active

Alpha Alpha Gamma 1990 Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania Lock Haven, PA Active

Alpha Alpha Iota 1993 Hofstra University Hempstead, NY Active [3]

Alpha Alpha Xi 1990 Binghamton University Binghamton, NY Active [3]

Alpha Alpha Pi Christopher Newport University Newport News, VA Inactive First historically Black Fraternity on Campus

Alpha Alpha Tau December 6, 1993 Johnson & Wales University Providence, RI Active [4]

Alpha Alpha Phi December 30, 1993 Medgar Evers College Brooklyn, NY Active [3]

Alpha Alpha Psi Wesley College Dover, DE Active [5]

Alpha Beta Epsilon Bryant University Smithfield, RI Active

Alpha Delta 1928 City College of New York at Harlem Harlem, NY Active The first undergraduate chapter of Phi Beta Sigma chartered in New York State [4]

Alpha Zeta Alpha June 7, 1995 Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Slippery Rock, PA Active

Alpha Theta West Virginia State University Institute, WV Active

Alpha Iota Bluefield State College Bluefield, WV Active

Alpha Mu 1935 University of Maryland Eastern Shore Princess Anne, MD Active First GLO on campus

Alpha Mu Alpha Swarthmore College Swarthmore, PA Active

Alpha Nu Alpha Seton Hall University South Orange, NJ Active

Alpha Chi Alpha 1998 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA Active Drexel University was previously a part of this charter but is not currently recognized

Beta Alpha 1935 Boston Citywide Boston, MA Active

Beta Beta Chi Wesleyan University Middletown, CT Active

Beta Beta Omicron 2006 University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio, TX Active

Beta Beta Pi 2006 SUNY Oneonta Oneonta, NY Active [6]

Beta Beta Psi 2007 University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst, MA Active

Beta Gamma 1947 Hampton University Hampton, VA Active

Beta Iota 1940 Buffalo Citywide Buffalo, NY Active Comprises Buffalo State College, Canisius College, the University at Buffalo, and Daemen College. [7]

Beta Lambda 1948 Brooklyn College Brooklyn, NY Active [3]

Gamma November 1916 Morgan State College Baltimore, MD Active The first BGLO in the State of MD as well as on campus

Gamma Alpha Rho 2011 Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania Shippensburg, PA Active

Gamma Alpha Psi 2011 Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg Middletown, PA Active

Gamma Alpha Phi 2012 The George Washington University Washington, DC Active

Gamma Beta Alpha 2012 Susquehanna University Selinsgrove, PA Active

Gamma Lambda 1951 University of the District of Columbia Washington, DC Active

Gamma Omicron 1959 Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Chester County, PA Active

Gamma Upsilon 1962 Delaware State University Dover, DE Active

Delta Delta 1966 Coppin State University Baltimore, MD Active

Delta Zeta 1972 Norfolk State University Norfolk, VA Active

Delta Mu 1969 Bowie State University Bowie, MD Active [4]

Delta Xi York College Queens, NY Active [3]

Delta Upsilon Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA Active

Delta Psi Baltimore Citywide Baltimore, MD Active

Epsilon December 1919 Temple University Philadelphia, PA Active [8]

Epsilon Kappa February 6, 1972 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA Active [4]

Epsilon Psi University of Maryland Prince George's County, MD Active [4]

Zeta Lambda 1974 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT Active [4]

Zeta Eta 1974 University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA Active

Zeta Upsilon 1975 University of Maryland, Baltimore County Baltimore County, MD Active

Zeta Chi Boston University Boston, MA Active

Theta Gamma NYC Metro Area New York City Active [4]

Theta Lambda Pace University Manhattan, NY Active [3]

Theta Xi Syracuse University Syracuse, NY Active [3]

Theta Omicron March 23, 1979 Towson University Baltimore County, MD Active

Theta Tau Montgomery College Montgomery County, Maryland Active

Theta Phi Niagara Citywide Niagara, NY Active [3]

Theta Psi May 15th, 1977 Rowan University Glassboro, NJ Active The first undergraduate chapter of Phi Beta Sigma chartered in the State of New Jersey

Iota Gamma October 16, 1977 Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA Active

Alpha Pi Alpha 1996 Robert Morris University Moon Township, PA Active

Iota Omicron 1978 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD Active

Iota Upsilon Brown University Providence, RI Active

Iota Phi 1977 Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY Active [3]

Kappa Beta 1978 Frostburg State University Frostburg, MD Active

Kappa Epsilon 1978 Montclair State University Montclair, NJ Active

Kappa Eta 1978 University of Delaware Newark, DE Active [5]

Kappa Mu 1978 Mansfield University of Pennsylvania /
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Mansfield, PA / Bloomsburg, PA Active

Kappa Nu Community College of Baltimore County Baltimore County, MD Active

Kappa Xi 1979 Cornell University Ithaca, NY Suspended [3]

Lambda May 9, 1921 Virginia Union University Richmond, VA Active


Lambda Lambda 1979 Penn State University State College, PA Active

Lambda Mu 1979 Indiana University of Pennsylvania Indiana County, PA Active

Lambda Rho January 20, 1980 St. John's University Queens, NY Active [3]

Lambda Upsilon 1980 West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester, PA Active

Lambda Phi 1980 SUNY-Old Westbury Old Westbury, NY Suspended [3]

Mu May 11, 1922 Lincoln University Chester County, PA Active [9]

Mu Alpha Fitchburg State University Fitchburg, MA Active

Mu Beta Central Connecticut State University New Britain, CT Active

Mu Delta 1980 SUNY-Stony Brook Stony Brook, NY Active [3]

Mu Zeta 1980 Rutgers – New Brunswick New Brunswick, NJ Active

Mu Iota 1980 SUNY-Albany Albany, NY Active [10]

Mu Nu Virginia Tech University Blacksburg, VA Active [4]

Mu Omicron University of Richmond Henrico County, VA Active

Mu Pi Kean University Union, NJ Active

Mu Upsilon La Salle University Philadelphia, PA Active

Mu Psi Rutgers–Camden Camden, NJ Active

Nu Eta William Paterson University Wayne, NJ Active

Nu Iota 1980 University of North Carolina at Pembroke Pembroke, NC Active

Nu Kappa Long Island University C.W. Post Campus Brookville, NY Inactive [3]

Nu Lambda Adelphi University Garden City, NY Active [3]

Nu Mu Allegheny College Meadville, PA Active

Nu Psi Wagner College Staten Island, NY Inactive [3]

Xi Alpha Baruch College Manhattan, NY Active [4]

Xi Epsilon 1986 Long Island University Brooklyn, NY Active

Xi Theta 1982 New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, NJ Active

Xi Omicron Fairleigh Dickinson University Rutherford, NJ Active

Xi Pi The College of New Jersey Ewing Township, NJ Active

Xi Rho Saint Paul's College Lawrenceville, VA Inactive

Xi Tau Saint Peter's College Jersey City, NJ Active

Xi Chi Millersville University of Pennsylvania Millersville, PA InActive

Xi Psi State University of New York at Farmingdale East Farmingdale, NY Active Chapter formerly at SUNY-Farmingdale [3]

Omicron Alpha Utica College Utica, NY Active [3]

Omicron Gamma Iona College New Rochelle, NY Active [3]

Omicron Delta SUNY-Brockport Brockport, NY Active [3]

Omicron Epsilon SUNY-New Paltz New Paltz, NY Active [3]

Omicron Theta 1984 Southern Connecticut State University New Haven, CT Active

Omicron Iota 1983 Old Dominion University Norfolk, VA Active

Omicron Rho 1984 Longwood University Farmville, VA Active

Pi Beta East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania East Stroudsburg, PA Active

Pi Gamma 1985 California University of Pennsylvania California, PA Active

Pi Theta Queens College Queens, NY Active [3]

Pi Pi Clarion University of Pennsylvania Clarion, PA Active

Pi Tau New York Institute of Technology Old Westbury, NY Active [3]

Rho Zeta Radford University Radford, VA Active

Rho Theta West Virginia University Morgantown, WV Active

Rho Xi 1987 SUNY-Oswego Oswego, NY Active The first historically Black Fraternity on campus. Also the first minority Greek letter organization on campus. [3]

Rho Pi West Liberty University West Liberty, WV Active

Rho Tau George Mason University Fairfax, VA Active

Rho Upsilon Marshall University Huntington, WV Active

Gamma Alpha Tau November 15, 2011 University of New Haven West Haven, CT

Graduate chapters[edit]

Name Founded Institution Location Status Notes Reference
Alpha Sigma 1915 Washington, D.C. Active The first established Graduate Chapter [11]
Alpha Alpha Eta Sigma 1994 Virginia Beach, VA Active
Alpha Kappa Sigma 1940 Petersburg, VA Active Early established Chapter [12]
Beta Sigma 1920 Norfolk, VA Active Early established Chapter [13]
Beta Upsilon Sigma 1950 Monrovia, Liberia Active [14]
Beta Psi Sigma 1952 Westchester County NY & Bronx, NY Active Chartered in White Plains, NY [15]
Gamma Nu Sigma 1956 Geneva, Switzerland Active [14]
Gamma Rho Sigma 1956 Queens, NY & Long Island, NY Active [16]
Delta Gamma Sigma Dover, DE Active [5]
Delta Iota Sigma 1987 New Haven, CT Active [17]
Delta Pi Sigma 1964 Hartford, CT Active [18]
Epsilon Alpha Sigma St. Thomas, Virgin Islands Active [14]
Epsilon Iota Sigma St. Croix, Virgin Islands Active [14]
Epsilon Nu Sigma 1972 Baltimore County, MD Active [19]
Epsilon Pi Sigma Inactive Merged with Zeta Rho Sigma Chapter (Camden County NJ) to form Kappa Upsilon Sigma in 1996 [20]
Epsilon Sigma 1920 New York, NY Active
Zeta Rho Sigma 1978 Camden Co. NJ Active Merged with Epsilon Pi Sigma Chapter (Mercer Co.) to form Kappa Upsilon Sigma Chapter; Reactivated Chapter in 2003 [20]
Zeta Sigma 1920 Baltimore Metropolitan Area Active [21]
Zeta Alpha Sigma 1976 Columbia, Maryland Active [22]
Zeta Chi Sigma 1978 Prince George's County, MD & Washington, D.C. metropolitan area Active [20]
Zeta Psi Sigma Syracuse, NY Active [3]
Eta Gamma Sigma 1984 Lagos, Nigeria Active [14]
Eta Phi Sigma 1984 Jersey City, NJ Active [14]
Theta Sigma 1923 Buffalo, NY Active Founded by Brother I.L. Scruggs, writer of the fraternity's hymn [3]
Iota Gamma Sigma 1985 Kaiserslautern, Germany Active Cluster groups in Stuttgart and Wiesbaden, Germany [14][23]
Iota Sigma Richmond, VA Active [24]
Kappa Beta Sigma 1928 Brooklyn, NY Active [25]
Kappa Upsilon Sigma 1996 Burlington Co. NJ Active Product of merger between Epsilon Pi Sigma Chapter & Zeta Rho Sigma Chapter (Camden & Gloucester Counties) [20]
Kappa Omega Sigma 1999 University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR Active
Lambda Lambda Sigma 2001 Trenton, New Jersey Active [26]
Phi Sigma 1999 Long Island in the Town of Islip, New York Active
Mu Delta Sigma 2003 Suffolk County, NY & Nassau County, NY (Long Island, NY) Active [27]
Mu Iota Sigma Albany, NY Active [3]
Nu Sigma 1922 Philadelphia, PA Active
Omicron Delta Sigma 2009 Southern Maryland Active Chartered on October 29, 2009. Serving Charles, St. Mary's and Calvert Counties. [28]
Omicron Zeta Sigma 2009 Prince William County, VA Active Chartered in Prince William County, VA [29]
Pi Gamma Sigma 2013 Chester County, PA & Montgomery County, PA Active Chartered in Chester County, PA & Montgomery County, PA
Rho Delta Sigma 2016 Washington Township, NJ Active Chartered in Goucester County, NJ [30]
Sigma Sigma Sigma 1996 Montgomery County, Maryland Active Chartered in Montgomery County, Maryland [31]
Chi Sigma 1923 Northern New Jersey Active
Zeta Kappa Sigma 1977 Metropolitan Boston Active
Omicron Psi Sigma 2013 Cecil County, MD Active Chartered in Cecil County MD

Great Lakes[edit]

The states that make up the Great Lakes Region are: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.

Collegiate chapters[edit]

Name Founded Institution Location Status Notes Reference
Alpha Alpha 1927 Wilberforce University Wilberforce, OH Active

Alpha Alpha Beta 1939 Chicago State University Chicago, IL Active [32]

Alpha Alpha Kappa University of Northern Iowa Waterloo, IA Inactive

Alpha Alpha Nu Morehead State University Morehead, KY Inactive

Alpha Beta Mu February 4, 2000 Wright State University Dayton, OH Active First BGLO on campus with members on the campus.

Alpha Beta Omicron Elmhurst College Elmhurst, IL Inactive [32]

Alpha Beta Rho April 28, 2000 Northern Kentucky University Highland Heights, KY Active

Alpha Epsilon Alpha April 15, 1995 Indianapolis Citywide Indianapolis, IN Active This chapter includes Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and Butler University [33]

Alpha Rho Alpha Indiana University Northwest Gary, IN Inactive

Beta Beta Xi 2005 Metro Louisville Louisville, KY Active

Beta Nu Cleveland State University Cleveland, OH Active

Gamma Alpha Iota 2009 Xavier University Cincinnati, OH Active

Gamma Alpha Omicron 2010 Winona State University Winona, MN Active

Gamma Eta Gamma 2014 Quincy University Quincy, IL Active

Gamma Iota November 7, 1950 Wayne State University Detroit, MI Active The first undergraduate chapter in Michigan

Gamma Mu Gamma May 19, 2016 Lindenwood University – Belleville Belleville, IL Active

Delta Kappa 1967 Michigan State University East Lansing, MI Active

Delta Omicron 1969 The Ohio State University Columbus, OH Active [34]

Delta Rho April 17, 1970 University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI Active

Delta Tau 1967 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Carbondale, IL Suspended Suspended until 2019 [32]

Delta Chi 1967 Eastern Illinois University Charleston, IL Suspended Suspended until 2019 [32][35][36]

Epsilon Gamma May 1st, 1970 Northern Illinois University DeKalb, IL Active [32]

Epsilon Epsilon 1971 Kent State University Kent, OH Active

Epsilon Theta 1971 Western Kentucky University Bowling Green, KY Active Colony: December 4, 1971. Charter Certification by Past Great Lakes Regional Director Frank W. Brown on April 27, 1972 and Past National President Parlett L. Moore on April 29, 1972. [37]

Epsilon Iota January 3, 1972 Indiana University Bloomington, IN Active Was the first collegiate chapter in the state of Indiana [38]

Epsilon Mu 1972 University of Michigan–Flint Flint, MI Active First BGLO on campus. Reactivated on April 1, 2011.

Epsilon Xi May 19, 1972 University of Illinois Champaign, IL Suspended Suspended until 2018 [32]

Epsilon Omicron 1972 Ohio University Athens, OH Active [39]

Epsilon Pi 1972 Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Edwardsville, IL Active [32]

Epsilon Phi 1973 Bowling Green State University Bowling Green, OH Active

Epsilon Chi 1973 Illinois State University Normal, IL Active [32][40]

Zeta Delta 1974 Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI Active

Zeta Epsilon 1973 Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, MI Active

Zeta Theta April 6th,1974 Ferris State University Big Rapids, MI Active

Zeta Mu August 26, 1974 Bradley University Peoria, IL Inactive [32]

Zeta Phi January 18, 1975 Purdue University West Lafayette, IN Active

Zeta Psi January 18, 1975 Indiana State University Terre Haute, IN Active

Theta Beta University of Wisconsin at Whitewater Whitewater, WI Active

Theta Epsilon Monmouth College Monmouth, IL Inactive

Theta Mu 1976 Milwaukee School of Engineering Milwaukee, WI Active

Iota Alpha 1931 University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL Active The first collegiate chapter in the state of Illinois [32]

Iota Beta September 17, 1977 University of Akron Akron, OH Active

Iota Delta March 24th,1977 Eastern Kentucky University Richmond, KY Active

Iota Epsilon Saginaw Valley State University University Center, MI Active

Iota Eta 1978 Lewis University Romeoville, IL Inactive

Iota Theta 1977 University of Dayton Dayton, OH Active Chapter was a joint chapter for Wright State University and the University of Dayton from Spring 1982 – February 4, 2000

Iota Nu 1978 Northwestern University Evanston, IL Inactive [32]

Iota Chi 1978 Western Illinois University Macomb, IL Suspended Suspended until 2018 [32][36][41]

Kappa Gamma 1978 Iowa State University Ames, IA Active

Kappa Theta Northwood University Midland, MI Active

Kappa Pi University of Evansville Evansville, IN Active

Kappa Rho University of Wisconsin–Madison Madison, WI Active

Kappa Psi May 5, 1979 University of Iowa at Iowa City Iowa City, IA Active

Lambda Beta 1979 Ball State University Muncie, IN Active

Lambda Gamma May 18, 1979 Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant, MI Active

Lambda Delta University of Wisconsin–La Crosse La Crosse, WI Active

Lambda Epsilon University of Toledo Toledo, OH Active

Lambda Theta 1978 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH Active

Lambda Omicron Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington, IL Inactive

Mu Eta 1981 University of Illinois Springfield Springfield, IL Active

Mu Theta University of Kentucky Lexington, KY Active

Nu 1923 Central State University Wilberforce, OH Active

Nu Gamma April 24, 1981 Grand Valley State University Allendale, MI Active

Nu Nu April 5, 1981 Lawrence Technological University Southfield, MI Active

Xi Lambda February 13, 1935 Kentucky State University Frankfort, KY Active

Omicron Xi Murray State University Murray, KY Active

Omicron Omicron Oakland University Rochester, MI Active

Omicron Upsilon Vincennes University Vincennes, IN Inactive

Pi Eta March 15, 1985 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN Active

Pi Nu James Madison College East Lansing, MI Active

Pi Omicron Aurora University Aurora, IL Inactive [32]

Pi Upsilon 1984 University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh Oshkosh, WI Active

Rho Kappa 1988 University of Dubuque Dubuque, IA Active

Rho Nu February 27, 1988 University of Detroit Mercy Detroit, MI Active

Rho Omicron Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne Fort Wayne, IN Inactive

Tau 1925 University of Louisville Louisville, KY Active

Graduate chapters[edit]

Name Founded Institution Location Status Notes Reference
Alpha Alpha Beta Sigma 1991 Detroit, MI Active

Alpha Rho Sigma Grand Rapids, MI Active [42]

Beta Xi Sigma May 20, 1949 Dayton, OH Active

Beta Omicron Sigma June 4, 1949 Columbus, OH Active

Gamma Alpha Sigma 1951 Cleveland, OH Active [43]

Delta Theta Sigma February 1, 1962 Cincinnati, OH Active

Delta Xi Sigma March 19, 1963 Milwaukee, WI Active [44]

Delta Rho Sigma Akron, OH Active

Epsilon Beta Sigma Louisville, KY Active

Epsilon Zeta Sigma Merrillville, IN Active

Epsilon Eta Sigma Kankakee, IL Active

Epsilon Lambda Sigma East St. Louis, IL Active

Epsilon Mu Sigma Champaign, IL Active

Epsilon Rho Sigma Peoria, IL Inactive

Epsilon Tau Sigma Lansing, MI Active

Epsilon Upsilon Sigma Aurora, IL Active This chapter covers the western suburbs of Chicago including Aurora, Naperville, Downers Grove, etc.

Epsilon Chi Sigma April 30, 1976 Chicago, IL Active [32][32]

Zeta Eta Sigma Fort Wayne, IN Active

Zeta Nu Sigma September 27, 1977 St. Paul, MN Active

Eta Alpha Sigma Lexington, KY Active

Eta Epsilon Sigma Ames, IA Active

Eta Psi Sigma July 27, 1981 Springfield, IL Active [32][45]

Iota Nu Sigma 2000 Chicago, IL Active [32][46]

Iota Phi Sigma Chicago, IL Active

Kappa Theta Sigma Terre Haute, IN Active

Kappa Mu Sigma Bloomington, IL Active

Kappa Rho Sigma Madison, WI Active

Nu Alpha Sigma March 28, 2002 Detroit, MI Active

Nu Gamma Sigma 2002 Belleville, IL Active [32][47]

Nu Delta Sigma Milwaukee, WI Active

Nu Zeta Sigma Indianapolis, IN Active

Nu Kappa Sigma DeKalb, IL Active

Nu Lambda Sigma February 26, 2005 Lake County, IL Active

Nu Pi Sigma Rockford, IL Active

Nu Upsilon Sigma South Bend, IN Active

Nu Phi Sigma 2007 Dayton, OH Active

Xi Sigma 1938 Indianapolis, IN Active

Xi Beta Sigma 1940 Detroit, MI Active

Omicron Alpha Sigma Matteson, IL Active

Omicron Epsilon Sigma 2010 Carbondale, IL Active Youngest Graduate Chapter Membership in the state of Illinois

Pi Lambda Sigma 2014 Kalamazoo, MI Active

Pi Psi Sigma 2015 Chicago, IL Active

Rho Eta Sigma 2016 Dubuque, IA Active

Upsilon Sigma September 11, 1927 Chicago, IL Active First alumni chapter in the state of Illinois. [32][48]

Gulf Coast[edit]

The states that make up the Gulf Coast Region are: Louisiana, New Mexico and Texas.

Collegiate chapters[edit]

Name Founded Institution Location Status Notes Reference
Alpha Beta Pi New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM Active

Alpha Kappa Tillotson College TX Deactivated School closed

Alpha Lambda 1940 Xavier University of Louisiana New Orleans, LA Active

Alpha Lambda Alpha Texas A&M University College Station, TX Active

Beta November 15, 1915 Wiley College Marshall, TX Active [49]

Beta Beta Mu December 18, 2004 Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX Active

Beta Beta Omicron 2006 University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio, TX Active

Beta Delta March 13, 1945 Texas Southern University Houston, TX Active

Beta Phi January 19, 1949 Texas College Tyler, TX Active

Gamma Alpha Kappa 2009 Texas Women's University Denton, TX Active In 1994, the school became coeducational.

Gamma Alpha Nu 2010 New Mexico Highlands University Las Vegas, NM Active

Gamma Kappa 1951 Paul Quinn College Dallas, TX Active

Gamma Mu Bishop College Marshall, TX Deactivated School closed

Delta Eta November 5, 1966 Southern University at New Orleans New Orleans, LA Active

Delta Theta 1966 Prairie View A&M University Prairie View, TX Active Reactivated in 2016

Epsilon Alpha August 4, 1938 Dillard University New Orleans, LA Active

Epsilon Zeta 1971 Jarvis Christian College Hawkins, TX Active

Epsilon Eta Southern University at Shreveport Shreveport, LA Active

Epsilon Nu March 17, 1972 Lamar University Beaumont, TX Active

Epsilon Upsilon Stephen F. Austin University Nacogdoches, TX Active

Zeta Beta 1973 University of North Texas Denton, TX Active

Zeta Zeta April 6, 1974 University of Houston Houston, TX Active

Zeta Iota 1973 Northwestern State University Natchitoches, LA Active

Zeta Rho College of the Mainland Texas City, TX Inactive

Eta Zeta Texas A&M University at Commerce Commerce, TX Active

Theta December 30, 1952 Huston–Tillotson University Austin, TX Active

Theta Pi 1976 Louisiana Tech University Ruston, LA Active [50][51]

Theta Rho 1977 Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX Active

Theta Chi University of Texas at Arlington Arlington, TX Active

Iota Iota University of Louisiana at Lafayette Lafayette, LA Active

Iota Lambda March 20, 1978 University of New Orleans New Orleans, LA Active

Iota Tau 1976 Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA Active

Kappa Kappa University of Louisiana at Monroe Monroe, LA Active

Kappa Tau Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX Active

Mu Rho 1980 University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX Active

Nu Alpha Nicholls State University Thibodaux, LA Active

Nu Zeta 2000 Baylor University Waco, TX Active

Nu Omicron Texas A&M University-Kingsville Kingsville, TX Active

Nu Pi Amarillo College Amarillo, TX Active

Xi Grambling State University Grambling, LA Active

Xi Eta McNeese State University Lake Charles, LA Active

Xi Kappa University of Houston–Downtown Houston, TX Active

Omicron Nu 1982 Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond, LA Active

Omicron Tau 1982 University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, TX Active

Omicron Phi 1984 Loyola University New Orleans, LA Active

Omicron Chi Tulane University New Orleans, LA Active

Pi Xi 1983 Texas State University–San Marcos San Marcos, TX Active

Rho November 5, 1924 Southern University at Baton Rouge Baton Rouge, LA Active

Tau Theta 1993 Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX Active

Graduate chapters[edit]

Name Founded Institution Location Status Notes Reference
Alpha Alpha Sigma ? Beaumont, TX Active

Alpha Beta Sigma 1934 Houston, TX Active

Alpha Gamma Sigma ? Marshall, TX Active

Alpha Zeta Sigma ? Tyler, TX Active

Alpha Theta Sigma March 4, 1939 Fort Worth, TX Active

Alpha Xi Sigma ? Shreveport, LA Active

Alpha Sigma Sigma ? Prairie View, TX Active

Alpha Tau Sigma ? Sherman, TX Active

Beta Beta Sigma 1926 San Antonio, TX Active

Beta Eta Sigma ? Grambling, LA Active

Beta Tau Sigma ? Texarkana, TX Active

Gamma Iota Sigma ? Lake Charles, LA Active

Gamma Omicron Sigma ? Waco, TX Active

Gamma Tau Sigma ? Amarillo, TX Active

Delta Chi Sigma ? Alexandria, LA Active

Epsilon Kappa Sigma ? La Marque, TX Active

Zeta Xi Sigma 1978 Houston, TX Active

Eta Pi Sigma ? Baton Rouge, LA Inactive

Eta Rho Sigma 1981 Huntsville, TX Active

Theta Beta Sigma ? New Orleans, LA Active

Theta Delta Sigma April 7, 1982 Killeen, TX Active Fort Hood, TX (Phantom Warrior Chapter)

Theta Theta Sigma ? El Paso, TX Active

Theta Mu Sigma ? Dallas, TX Active

Theta Pi Sigma ? Monroe, LA Active

Theta Psi Sigma ? Longview, TX Active

Iota Epsilon Sigma ? Opelousas, LA Active

Iota Mu Sigma ? Arlington, TX Active

Iota Xi Sigma ? Lafayette, LA Active

Iota Sigma Sigma ? Leesville, LA Active

Iota Upsilon Sigma ? Many, LA Active

Kappa Psi Sigma ? Hammond, LA Active

Nu Nu Sigma ? Albuquerque, NM Active

Omicron Sigma 1933 Lewisville, TX Active First graduate chapter in the Gulf Coast Region

Omicron Beta Sigma ? Baton Rouge, LA Active

Psi Beta Sigma ? Austin, TX Active


The States that make up the Southeastern Region are: North Carolina, South Carolina and all of Tennessee east of the 86th Longitude.

Collegiate chapters[edit]

Name Founded Institution Location Status Notes Reference
Alpha Alpha Rho 1992 Appalachian State University Boone, NC Active Chapter was reactivated in 2009 [52]

Alpha Alpha Chi 1993 Duke University Durham, NC Active [52][53]

Alpha Beta Beta 1999 Elon University Elon, NC Active [52][54]

Alpha Beta Zeta April 1, 1999 Wingate University Wingate, NC Active [52]

Alpha Beta Lambda 1999 North Carolina Wesleyan College Rocky Mount, NC Active First BGLO on campus [52]

Alpha Beta Xi 1999 Tennessee Tech University Cookeville, TN Active [52][55]

Alpha Beta Psi June 19, 2001 Newberry College Newberry, SC Active [52][56]

Alpha Epsilon October 27, 1927 Johnson C. Smith University Charlotte, NC Active [52]

Alpha Xi Alpha April 1, 1996 East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN Active [52]

Alpha Omicron 1935 Allen University Columbia, SC Active [52]

Alpha Tau Alpha Lander University Greenwood, SC Active [52]

Beta Beta Zeta 2002 Lenoir Rhyne University Hickory, NC Active First BGLO on campus. [52]

Beta Beta Iota 2004 Coastal Carolina University Myrtle Beach, SC Active [52][57]

Beta Eta 1947 Knoxville College Knoxville, TN Active [52]

Beta Xi 1948 St. Augustine's University Raleigh, NC Active First BGLO on campus. Responsible for the University's school colors of Royal Blue and Pure White. Chapter has never been suspended for any reason by organization. The only BGLO to never be suspended on the University's campus. Home of the 30th International Past President of the Fraternity: Hon. Peter Adams Esq. 1997-2001 [52]

Gamma Alpha Gamma 2008 University of South Carolina Upstate Spartanburg, SC Active [52][58]

Gamma Gamma 1949 North Carolina Central University Durham, NC Active

Gamma Lambda Gamma 2016 Benedict College Columbia, SC Active Formerly the Beta Mu chapter

Gamma Rho 1961 Elizabeth City State University Elizabeth City, NC Active [52]

Delta Alpha April 24, 1932 Winston-Salem State University Winston-Salem, NC Active First BGLO on campus. In 1997, it was named "International Collegiate Chapter of the Year" at the Conclave in Orlando, Florida [52]

Zeta Gamma November 15, 1973 Voorhees College Denmark, SC Active [52]

Eta November 1919 North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Greensboro, NC Active First BGLO on campus [59]

Eta Alpha 1937 South Carolina State University Orangeburg, SC Active [52][60]

Iota 1919 Shaw University Raleigh, NC Active The ninth oldest chapter and first BGLO on campus [52][61]

Iota Zeta December 1977 Morris College Sumter, SC Active 1st BGLO on campus [52][62]

Kappa Iota 1978 University of South Carolina Columbia, SC Active [52][63]

Kappa Chi 1979 The University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN Active [52][64]

Lambda Psi 1980 College of Charleston Charleston, SC Active [52][65]

Nu Theta ? Presbyterian College Clinton, SC Inactive [52]

Nu Iota December 7, 1980 UNC Pembroke Pembroke, NC Active [52]

Nu Chi 1987 Winthrop University Rock Hill, SC Active [52][66]

Xi Gamma 1982 University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC Active [52][67]

Xi Zeta 1982 North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC Active [52][68]

Xi Nu 1983 East Carolina University Greenville, NC Active [52][69]

Xi Upsilon 1983 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN Active [52]

Omicron December 11, 1923 Claflin University Orangeburg, SC Active 1st BGLO charted in South Carolina [52]

Omicron Lambda April 27, 1984 Clemson University Clemson, SC Active [52][70]

Pi October 20, 1954 Fayetteville State University Fayetteville, NC Active [52]

Pi Iota 1985 Charleston Southern University North Charleston, SC Active [52]

Pi Mu 1986 Western Carolina University Cullowhee, NC Active [52]

Pi Chi Spr. 1987 Francis Marion University Florence, SC Deactivated [36][52]

Rho Beta 1988 UNC-Greensboro Greensboro, NC Active [52][71]

Rho Gamma 1988 UNC Charlotte Charlotte, NC Active [52][72]

Rho Epsilon 1988 UNC-Wilmington Wilmington, NC Inactive [52]

Upsilon May 18, 1925 Livingstone College Salisbury, NC Active [52]

Graduate chapters[edit]

Name Founded Institution Location Status Notes Reference
Alpha Alpha Alpha Sigma ? Rocky Mount, NC Active [52]

Alpha Lambda Sigma ? Greenville, SC Active [52]

Alpha Upsilon Sigma ? Elizabeth City, NC Active [52]

Alpha Psi Sigma 1948 Asheville, NC Active Also known as the Sigmas of Western North Carolina [52]

Beta Theta Sigma ? Darlington, SC Active [52]

Beta Kappa Sigma ? Farmville, NC Active [52]

Beta Mu Sigma ? Charleston, SC Active [52]

Beta Rho Sigma 1950 Charlotte, NC Active [52][73]

Beta Chi Sigma ? Columbia, SC Active [52][74]

Gamma Beta Sigma ? Greensboro, NC Active [52]

Gamma Upsilon Sigma ? Lumberton, NC Active [52]

Delta Sigma December 10, 1923 Winston-Salem, NC Active Hosted the 1938 and 1970 Conclaves.

2013 Philadelphia, PA Conclave "International Alumni Chapter of the Year"


Delta Zeta Sigma 1961 Durham, NC Active [52]

Delta Kappa Sigma March 24, 1946 Sumter, SC Active Organized by Bro. Dr. John Yeldell,Regional Director(formally the South Atlantic Region) [52]

Delta Nu Sigma 1962 Wilmington, NC Active [52]

Epsilon Xi Sigma 1972 Chattanooga, TN Active [52][75]

Zeta Beta Sigma 1938–1954 Fayetteville, NC Active [52][76]

Zeta Theta Sigma ? Rock Hill, SC Active [52]

Eta Sigma ? Raleigh, NC Active [52]

Eta Theta Sigma ? Jacksonville, NC Active [52]

Eta Iota Sigma ? Georgetown, SC Active [52]

Eta Omicron Sigma ? Orangeburg, SC Active [52]

Theta Kappa Sigma ? Halifax, NC Active [52]

Iota Delta Sigma ? Concord, NC Active [52]

Iota Theta Sigma ? Ridgeville, SC Active [52]

Kappa Iota Sigma ? Beaufort, SC Active [52]

Kappa Phi Sigma ? Berkeley County, SC Active [52]

Nu Omicron Sigma ? West Columbia, SC Active [52]

Xi Alpha Sigma ? Decatur, TN Active [52]

Omicron Gamma Sigma 2009 Greenville, NC Active [77]

Pi Sigma ? Kingstree, SC Active [52]

Phi Sigma ? Knoxville, TN Active [52]

Upsilon Beta Sigma ? Salisbury, NC Active [52]


The states that make up the Southern Region are: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi. In addition to those four states, all chapters in the country of the Bahamas are included in this region.

Collegiate chapters[edit]

Name Founded Institution Location Status Notes Reference
Alpha Alpha Lambda 1991 Troy University Troy, AL Active [78]

Alpha Beta 1927 Jackson State University Jackson, MS Active First BGLO in the state of Mississippi [79][80]

Alpha Beta Gamma 1998 University of Tampa Tampa, FL Active [81][82]

Alpha Beta Theta 1999 Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, GA Active

Alpha Beta Iota 1998 Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, FL Active [81]

Alpha Zeta 1946 Alcorn State University Lorman, MS Active

Alpha Eta 1935 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Tallahassee, FL Active [81]

Alpha Pi 1942 Fort Valley State University Fort Valley, GA Active

Alpha Sigma Alpha University of Alabama in Huntsville Huntsville, AL Active [78]

Alpha Omicron Alpha 1996 Mississippi University for Women Columbus, MS Active

Alpha Psi Alpha 1998 Auburn University at Montgomery Montgomery, AL Active [78][83]

Beta Beta Alpha 1998 University of North Alabama Florence, AL Active Colony status expired in 2000 at UNA; Reactivated in 2010 [78]

Beta Beta Beta 2001 Clayton State University Morrow, GA Active

Beta Beta Gamma November 11, 2001 Augusta University Augusta, GA Active

Beta Beta Kappa 2004 University of North Florida Jacksonville, FL Active [81]

Beta Beta Lambda 2004 College of the Bahamas Nassau, New Providence,Bahamas Active The first Undergraduate chapter of any Black Greek Letter Organization chartered outside of the Americas. [84]

Beta Beta Tau LaGrange College LaGrange, GA Active

Beta Beta Phi University of West Florida Pensacola, FL Active [81]

Beta Kappa 1948 Tuskegee University Tuskegee, AL Active [78]

Beta Pi 1947 Florida Memorial University Miami Gardens, FL Active [81]

Beta Rho 1948 Tougaloo College Tougaloo, MS Active

Beta Psi 1949 Albany State University Albany, GA Active [85]

Gamma Alpha Delta 2006 Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale, FL Active [81]

Gamma Alpha Chi 2012 Florida Gulf Coast University Fort Myers, FL Active [81]

Gamma Beta 1949 Alabama State University Montgomery, AL Active Chapter was reactivated in the Fall of 2011 [78][86]

Gamma Beta Beta 2011 Concordia College, Selma Selma, AL Active the 1st NPHC-Fraternity at the school. [87]

Gamma Beta Gamma 2013 Emory University Decatur, GA Active [88]

Gamma Epsilon 1949 Alabama A&M University Normal, AL Active [78]

Gamma Zeta October 31, 1949 Savannah State University Savannah, GA Active

Gamma Iota Gamma April 13, 2014 Mercer University Macon, GA Active

Gamma Pi 1960 Edward Waters College Jacksonville, FL Active [81]

Gamma Chi 1962 Stillman College Tuscaloosa, AL Active [78]

Gamma Psi 1964 Rust College Holly Springs, MS Active [89]

Delta Pi Selma University Selma, AL Inactive [78]

Delta Phi 1968 Mississippi Valley State University Itta Bena, MS Active

Epsilon Beta 1970 Paine College Augusta, GA Active [81]

Epsilon Delta 1971 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL Active

Epsilon Rho 1971 Daniel Payne College Selma, AL Inactive formerly based at the extinct Daniel Payne College (Birmingham)

Epsilon Tau 1971 Talladega College Talladega, AL Active [78][90]

Zeta January 4, 1921 Morris Brown College Atlanta, GA Inactive

Zeta Kappa 1974 University of Florida Gainesville, FL Active [81][91]

Zeta Nu 1974 University of Georgia Athens, GA Active [92]

Zeta Xi 1974 University of South Florida Tampa, FL Active [81]

Eta Beta University of Mississippi Oxford, MS Active

Eta Epsilon University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, AL Active [78]

Theta Delta 1976 University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL Active Subject of March 24, 1994 edition of Rolling Stone magazine [78]

Theta Zeta Columbus State University Columbus, GA Active

Theta Eta 1976 University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, MS Active

Theta Iota 1976 Mississippi State University Starkville, MS Active

Iota Rho 1978 University of Central Florida Orlando, FL Active Was originally Florida Technical University but in 1978 it was changed to the University of Central Florida [81]

Kappa Delta Valdosta State University Valdosta, GA Active

Kappa Zeta 1978 Auburn University Auburn, AL Active [78][93]

Lambda Tau 1979 Florida International University Miami, FL Active First GLO on campus [81][94]

Mu Epsilon 1980 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL Active [81][95]

Mu Kappa September 30, 1980 University of West Alabama Livingston, AL Active [78][96]

Mu Phi 1981 University of South Alabama Mobile, AL Active [78][97]

Nu Beta 1981 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA Active

Nu Phi March 28, 1982 University of West Georgia Carrollton, GA Active

Xi Beta 1982 Delta State University Cleveland, MS Active

Pi Alpha 1985 Georgia State University Atlanta, GA Active

Pi Epsilon Georgia Southwestern State University Americus, GA Active

Pi Kappa Jacksonville State University Jacksonville, AL Active [78]

Pi Rho February 14, 1987 Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA Active

Rho Alpha 1987 DeVry University Decatur, GA Active [98]

Rho Lambda Georgia College & State University Milledgeville, GA Active

Rho Mu Miami Citywide Miami, FL Active

Sigma January 23, 1925 Miles College Fairfield, AL Active [78][99]

Chi March 26, 1926 Morehouse College Atlanta, GA Active [98]

Psi December 27, 1935 Clark Atlanta University Atlanta, GA Active

Graduate chapters[edit]

Name Founded Institution Location Status Notes Reference
Alpha Alpha Theta Sigma ? Pensacola, FL Active represents Escambia & Santa Rosa County [81]

Alpha Eta Sigma Montgomery, AL Active represents Prattville, AL & Wetumpka, AL also [78]

Alpha Iota Sigma Lorman, MS Active

Alpha Phi Sigma Columbus, GA Active

Alpha Chi Sigma 1950 Dothan, AL Active represents the "Wiregrass Area" [78][100]

Alpha Omega Sigma Hinesville, GA Active

Beta Delta Sigma Fort Valley, GA Active

Beta Epsilon Sigma Huntsville, AL Active largest chapter in Alabama [78]

Beta Zeta Sigma ? Daytona Beach, FL Active [81]

Beta Lambda Sigma [1949] Tallahassee, FL Active [81]

Beta Nu Sigma Albany, GA Active

Beta Pi Sigma 1949 Tuscaloosa, AL Active Chartered June 4, 1949 [78]

Beta Sigma Sigma Mobile, AL Active [78]

Gamma Sigma 1918 Tuskegee, AL Active Home chapter of teacher and scientist George Washington Carver and Robert Russa Moton. [78]

Gamma Gamma Sigma ? Ft. Lauderdale, FL Active [81]

Gamma Delta Sigma 1951 Orlando, FL Active [81]

Gamma Epsilon Sigma Meridian, MS Active

Gamma Zeta Sigma ? Riviera Beach, FL Active [81]

Gamma Eta Sigma 1946 Tampa, FL Active [81][101]

Gamma Mu Sigma April 5, 1955 Biloxi, MS Active also Gulfport, MS

Gamma Xi Sigma Greenwood, MS

Gamma Pi Sigma January 8, 1956 Macon, GA Active

Delta Alpha Sigma Hattiesburg, MS Active

Delta Epsilon Sigma May 19, 1978 Nassau, Bahamas Active New Providence Island [102]

Delta Lambda Sigma ? Ft. Pierce, FL Active [81]

Delta Mu Sigma Athens, GA Active

Delta Omicron Sigma ? St. Petersburg, FL Active [81]

Delta Tau Sigma ? Holly Springs, MS Active

Delta Upsilon Sigma 1960 Starkville, MS Active

Delta Phi Sigma ? Itta Bena, MS

Epsilon Gamma Sigma Augusta, GA Active

Epsilon Theta Sigma Selma, AL Active also Hayneville, AL [78]

Epsilon Omicron Sigma ? Gainesville, FL Active [81]

Zeta Iota Sigma ? Delray Beach, FL Active [81]

Zeta Mu Sigma Anniston, AL Active represents also Gadsden, AL and Talladega, AL [78]

Zeta Upsilon Sigma Jackson, AL Inactive [78]

Zeta Phi Sigma Greenville, AL Inactive [78]

Eta Delta Sigma Muscle Shoals, AL Inactive also represents Florence, AL, Sheffield, AL, Tuscumbia, AL and Muscle Shoals, AL [78]

Eta Zeta Sigma ? Clarksdale, MS Active

Eta Eta Sigma ? Lexington, MS

Eta Lambda Sigma ? Oxford, MS Active also Batesville

Eta Mu Sigma Livingston, AL Inactive also Demopolis, AL [78]

Eta Sigma Sigma ? Forest, MS

Eta Chi Sigma ? Gautier, MS

Theta Eta Sigma ? Lakeland, FL Active [81]

Theta Iota Sigma ? Tupelo, MS Active also Corinth, MS

Theta Nu Sigma ? Leland, MS

Theta Sigma Sigma Valdosta, GA Active

Iota Rho Sigma ? Greenville, MS Active

Kappa Alpha Sigma 1987 Stone Mountain, GA Active [103]

Kappa Epsilon Sigma ? Vicksburg, MS Active

Kappa Zeta Sigma 1988 Warner Robins, GA Active [104]

Kappa Gamma Sigma McIntosh, AL Inactive [78]

Kappa Lambda Sigma Marion, AL Active [78]

Lambda Sigma 1924 Atlanta, GA Active first alumni chapter founded in the State of Georgia. [105]

Lambda Beta Sigma Brunswick, GA Active

Lambda Epsilon Sigma ? Cleveland, MS Active

Mu Sigma 1938 Jackson, MS Active

Nu Beta Sigma ? Jacksonville, FL Active [81]

Nu Mu Sigma ? Ft. Myers, FL Active [81]

Nu Psi Sigma Dunwoody, GA Active

Xi Chi Sigma 2007 Atlanta, GA Active G.D.O.L.D. [106]

Omicron Pi Sigma 2011 Freeport, Bahamas Active Island of Grand Bahama

Omicron Tau Sigma 2012 Troy, AL Active

Pi Alpha Sigma 2013 Horn Lake, MS Active

Pi Omicron Sigma ? Brookhaven, MS Active

Pi Tau Sigma ? Columbus, MS Active

Pi Upsilon Sigma 2015 Jasper, AL Active

Rho Sigma [1927] Miami, Fl Active also Carol City, FL

Tau Sigma ? Birmingham, AL Active [78]

Tau Beta Sigma Savannah, GA Active [107]

Phi Beta Sigma Sigma Atlanta, GA Active


The states that make up the Southwestern Region are: Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma and all of Tennessee west of the 86th Longitude.

Collegiate chapters[edit]

Name Founded Institution Location Status Notes Reference
Alpha Alpha Delta April 4, 1990 Omaha City-wide Chapters Omaha, NE Active Membership drawn from University of Nebraska Omaha, Creighton University and/or Bellevue University [108]

Alpha Beta Delta February 6, 1999 Christian Brothers University Memphis, TN Active Also includes Southwest, Victory, and Rhodes College [109]

Alpha Beta Eta January 9, 1999 University of Arkansas at Little Rock Little Rock, AR Active [108]

Alpha Beta Nu March 1, 2000 Missouri Western State University St. Joseph, MO Active

Alpha Gamma 1927 Fisk University Nashville, TN Active [110]

Alpha Gamma Alpha 1994 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN Active [110][111][112]

Alpha Rho May 20, 1982 Austin Peay State University Clarksville, TN Active

Beta Beta Rho Arkansas Tech University Russellville, AR Inactive [108]

Beta Epsilon May 6, 1947 Langston University Langston, OK Active

Beta Zeta April 17, 1947 Le Moyne-Owen College Memphis, TN Active [110][110][113]

Beta Theta August 21, 1947 University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff Pine Bluff, AR Active [108]

Beta Chi March 25, 1942 Lincoln University of Missouri Jefferson City, MO Active [114][115]

Gamma Alpha Eta 2008 Belmont University Nashville, TN Active

Gamma Alpha Mu February 28, 2010 Bethel University McKenzie, TN Active

Gamma Eta May 4, 1964 Harris–Stowe State University St. Louis, MO Active

Gamma Gamma Gamma Missouri University of Science and Technology Rolla, Missouri Active 2014 Chapter of the year in Missouri

Gamma Theta Gamma January 28, 2015 Northwest Missouri State University Maryville, MO Active

Gamma Nu Wichita State University Wichita, KS Inactive

Delta April 9, 1917 Kansas State University Manhattan, KS Active [116]

Delta Epsilon 1966 Lane College Jackson, TN Active

Delta Nu 1963 University of Memphis Memphis, TN Active

Epsilon Lambda University of Central Missouri Warrensburg, MO Active Formerly Central Missouri State

Zeta Alpha May 1, 1931 Tennessee State University Nashville, TN Active [111][117]

Zeta Omicron 1979 University of Kansas Lawrence, KS Active

Eta Gamma 1973 University of Missouri Columbia, MO Active [114][118]

Theta George R. Smith College Sedalia, MO Defunct George R. Smith College closed in 1925. Charter transferred to Huston-Tillotson University in Gulf Coast region [119]

Theta Alpha February 5, 1976 Henderson State University Arkadelphia, AR Active [114][118]

Theta Nu 1975 Southern Arkansas University Magnolia, AR Active [108][114]

Iota Kappa Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO Inactive

Iota Mu 1978 Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro, TN Active

Iota Pi 1980 University of Central Arkansas Conway, AR Active [108][120]

Kappa 1920 Meharry Medical College Nashville, TN Active [110]

Kappa Omicron 1979 University of Tennessee at Martin Martin, TN Active

Kappa Upsilon 1978 University of Arkansas at Fayetteville Fayetteville, AR Active [108][121]

Lambda Alpha September 11, 1973 University of Missouri–Kansas City Kansas City, MO Active

Lambda Zeta 1977 University of Arkansas at Monticello Monticello, AR Active [108]

Lambda Eta 1980 Arkansas State University Jonesboro, AR Active [108][122]

Lambda Pi January 9, 1979 University of Central Oklahoma Edmond, OK Active

Mu Gamma 1979 American Baptist College Nashville, TN Active [110]

Mu Tau March 29, 1980 Truman State University Kirksville, MO Active Formerly Northeast Missouri State [114][123]

Xi Roger Williams University Nashville, TN Defunct Roger Williams University closed in 1929. Charter transferred to Grambling State University in Gulf Coast region [124]

Xi Delta Mach 26th, 1982 University of Oklahoma Norman, OK Active Notable initiates include Darrius Johnson, Martin Chase, Frank Trigg. http://www.phibetasigma.ou.ed [114][125]

Xi Iota 1986 Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau, MO Active

Pi Phi Culver-Stockton College Canton, MO Active

Rho Delta Missouri Valley College Marshall, MO Active

Rho Phi January 14, 1989 Arkansas Baptist College Little Rock, AR Active [108]

Rho Chi 1989 Missouri State University Springfield, MO Active Formerly Southwest Missouri State [114][126]

Phi 1926 Philander Smith College Little Rock, AR Active [108]

Graduate chapters[edit]

Name Founded Institution Location Status Notes Reference
Alpha Delta Sigma Kansas City, MO Active [127][128]

Alpha Pi Sigma Omaha, NE Active

Nu Tau Sigma 2007 Jonesboro, AR Active [108]

Gamma Psi Sigma March 27, 1958 Pine Bluff, AR Active [108]

Omicron Omicron Sigma 2011 Monticello, AR Inactive [108]

Delta Beta Sigma Oklahoma City, OK Active

Epsilon Sigma Sigma Osceola, AR Active [108]

Eta Beta Sigma 1927 Nashville, TN Active [111][129]

Theta Chi Sigma Lawton, OK Active

Kappa Sigma St. Louis, MO Active [127][130]

Kappa Nu Sigma Wichita, KS Active

Kappa Tau Sigma 1995 Tulsa, OK Active

Lambda Alpha Sigma Clarksville, TN Active

Lambda Gamma Sigma Conway, AR Active [108][131]

Mu Beta Sigma Little Rock, AR Active [108][132]

Nu Theta Sigma 2004 Columbia, MO Active [127][133]

Nu Xi Sigma Magnolia, AR Active [108]

Tau Iota Sigma 1936 Memphis, TN Active


The Western region, with 15 states, holds the largest number of states within a region in Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. The states that make up the Western Region are: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming. In addition to these states, all chapters within the continent of Asia are in this region.

Collegiate chapters[edit]

Name Founded Institution Location Status Notes Reference
Alpha Alpha Epsilon 1990 University of Arizona Tucson, AZ Inactive

Alpha Alpha Zeta 1990 University of Idaho Moscow, ID Inactive

Alpha Alpha Eta 1992 Sonoma State University Sonoma, CA Inactive

Alpha Beta Alpha 1999 Washington State University Pullman, WA Inactive

Alpha Iota Alpha University of Montana Missoula, MT Inactive

Alpha Theta Alpha University of Oregon Eugene, OR Inactive

Alpha Upsilon 1946 Cal State Dominguez Hills Los Angeles, CA Active

Beta Beta Epsilon California State University, Bakersfield Bakersfield, CA Inactive

Beta Omicron 1948 Seattle, WA Seattle, WA Inactive

Beta Tau Re-Chartered in 2005 Stanford University Stanford, CA Active

Gamma Xi 1957 California State University at Fresno Fresno, CA Active

Gamma Alpha Lambda 2010 University of Nevada, Reno Reno, NV Active

Gamma Delta University of Denver Denver, CO Inactive

Gamma Epsilon Gamma 2014 Honolulu, HI Honolulu, HI Active

Delta Beta 1965 California State University, East Bay Hayward, CA Active

Delta Gamma 1964 California State University, Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA Active

Delta Lambda University of Redlands Redlands, CA Inactive

Zeta Pi Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA Inactive

Zeta Tau 1975 California State University, Long Beach Long Beach, CA Active

Theta Upsilon 1976 California State University, Fullerton Fullerton, CA Inactive

Iota Psi University of Northern Colorado Greeley, CO Inactive

Kappa Alpha 1978 California State University at Northridge Northridge, CA Active

Kappa Lambda 1978 University of Washington Seattle, WA Active

Lambda Iota 1979 San Diego State University San Diego, CA Active

Lambda Kappa 1979 University of California Davis Davis, CA Active

Lambda Xi 1980 Arizona State University Phoenix, AZ Active

Mu Lambda 1980 San Jose State University San Jose, CA Active

Mu Mu University of Colorado Boulder, CO Inactive

Mu Xi 1981 California State University, San Bernardino San Bernardino, CA Inactive

Nu Delta 1981 University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA Active

Nu Upsilon 1981 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA Inactive

Nu Xi Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO Inactive

Omicron Zeta San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA Active

Omicron Eta 1984 California State University, Sacramento Sacramento, CA Active

Omicron Pi 1984 California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, CA Inactive

Omicron Psi 1985 University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, CA Active

Pi Delta 1985 California State University, Chico Chico, CA Active

Pi Zeta University of Nevada, Las Vegas Paradise, NV Active

Rho Eta University of Oregon Eugene, OR Inactive

Graduate chapters[edit]

Name Founded Institution Location Status Notes Reference
Alpha Alpha Epsilon Sigma Inland Empire metropolitan area Active

Alpha Epsilon Sigma Phoenix, AZ Active

Alpha Nu Sigma 1947 San Francisco Bay Area, CA Active

Alpha Omega Sigma 1982 Yongsan, South Korea Active

Gamma Sigma Sigma 2003 Antioch, CA Active

Delta Delta Sigma 1961 Denver, CO Active

Delta Psi Sigma 1967 Tri-Valley, CA Active

Epsilon Delta Sigma Fresno, CA Active

Epsilon Epsilon Sigma 1968 Seattle, WA Active

Epsilon Psi Sigma Paradise, NV Active

Zeta Pi Sigma Honolulu, HI Active

Theta Alpha Sigma 1981 Long Beach, CA Active Chartered in Oxnard

Theta Gamma Sigma Sacramento, CA Active

Theta Zeta Sigma Anchorage, AK Active

Theta Lambda Sigma San Jose, CA Active

Iota Alpha Sigma San Francisco Bay Area, CA Active

Kappa Delta Sigma Carson, CA Active

Kappa Eta Sigma 1988 Palo Alto, CA Active

Lambda Iota Sigma 2000 San Diego, CA Active

Lambda Kappa Sigma 2000 Tucson, AZ Active

Nu Eta Sigma 2004 Tokyo, Japan Active

Omicron Theta Sigma 2010 Portland, OR Active

Omicron Iota Sigma 2010 San Diego, CA Active

Omicron Upsilon Sigma 2012 Beverly Hills, CA Active Chartered in San Bernardino

Pi Pi Sigma 2014 Aurora, CO Active

Rho Pi Sigma 2017 Reno, NV Active

Rho Rho Sigma 2017 Bakersfield, CA Active

Phi Beta Sigma 1937 Los Angeles, CA Active


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