List of fraternities and sororities in the Philippines

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The following is a list of fraternities and sororities in the Philippines.

Explanation of columns[edit]

  • Greek name – the Greek letters or other similar abbreviations for the collegiate organization
  • Greek letters / nickname – the Greek letters spelled out in English or other long form name for the organization, followed by the group's standard nickname (ordered on this column)
  • Founding – the date of formation for the organization (Philippine founding date, then international founding date)
  • Founding location - the location at which the first chapter of the organization was founded (Philippine founding location, then international founding location)
  • Fraternity (frat.), sorority, or sor. – indicator of whether the group is a fraternity (frat.), sorority (sor.), linked fraternity and sorority (frat./sor.), or a single organization allowing members of both genders (confraternity or other term)
  • Collegiate partnered group - organization with ties at all schools at which the chapters exist. Often brother/sister group (ex. Tau Gamma Phi/Tau Gamma Sigma) or larger grouping such as (Scouts Royale Brotherhood / Sisterhood)
  • No. of colleges / international / national
    • Number of colleges if less than 10, national if more than 10. International here implies that the organization in the Philippines has collegiate chapters outside the Philippines in the same legal entity.
  • International affiliation - contains both Information on connection with collegiate organizations in other countries (often those using the same Greek letters in North America) and international alumni associations
  • SEC – indicates if the organization is registered (R), reserved (V) or not registered (N) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (Philippines).[1] (Place SEC Number in Parentheses afterwards)

General[edit]

Greek name Greek letters / nickname Founding Founding location Fraternity, sorority, or frat./sor. Collegiate partnered group No. of colleges / international / national International affiliation SEC
ΑΚΓ Alpha Kappa Gamma
"Gammakins"
December 28, 1959 Notre Dame of Cotabato, Inc. Fraternity/Sorority International GammaKins International Alumni Association/England 1921 R
(CN201026365)
ΑΚΡ Alpha Kappa Rho
"AKRho"/"Skeptron"
August 8, 1973 University of Santo Tomas Fraternity/Sorority International International Alumni Groups R
ΑΦΩ Alpha Phi Omega March 2, 1950 (Phil)
December 16, 1925 (USA)
Far Eastern University Fraternity/Sorority Scouts Royale Brotherhood (SRB) International International Council with Alpha Phi Omega, USA R
ΑΣΦ Alpha Sigma Phi December 12, 1965[citation needed] Silliman University[citation needed] Fraternity/Sorority International International Alumni Associations R (CN200627696)
ΒΣΩΦ Beta Sigma Omega Phi
"Betans"
October 10, 1968 University of Bohol Fraternity/Sorority National Alumni Association R
Δ Delta Fraternity and Sorority International
"Deltans"
October 24, 1961 University of Santo Tomas Fraternity/Sorority National/International R
(CN200826622)
ΔΣΞ Delta Sigma Xi February 14, 1971 Manuel L. Quezon University Fraternity/Sorority ΔΣΞ National International N
ΔЅF Delta Sphinx Family October 2, 1978 Ateneo de Zamboanga University Fraternity/Sorority National Alumni Association N
ΓΚΦ Gamma Kappa Phi October 9, 1962 (F)
1964 (S)
Divine Word College College of Law Fraternity/Sorority ΓΚΣ(ΓΚΣ sorority became also ΓΚΦ in 2005 and dropped name 'ΓΚΣ') International Gamma Kappa Phi, Gamma Kappa Sigma International R
ΓΟΔΣ Gamma Omicron Delta Sigma
"GODS"
July 7, 1990 Mabolo, Cebu City Fraternity/Sorority National Alumni Councils N
Iyob Filiae Job's Daughters International October 20, 1920 Omaha, Nebraska Sorority International Order of Demolay and International Order of Rainbow for Girls International Worldwide Bethel R
ΚΣ Kappa Sigma
"Kindred of Sages"
November 30, 1985 University of the Philippines Fraternity ΚΔΣ National No relation and separate from above. R
Order of DeMolay March 18, 1919 Kansas City, Missouri Fraternity Job's Daughters International and International Order of Rainbow for Girls International Worldwide Chapters R
ΦΒΡ Phi Beta Rho June 24, 1962 Central Luzon State University Fraternity/Sorority International R
ΠΣ Pi Sigma
"Paragon of Scholarship, Paglingkuran ang Sambayanan"
August 15, 1972 University of the Philippines Diliman Fraternity ΠΣΔ National U.P. Fraternity Alliance R (AA)
SI Samahang Ilocano Late 1940s Frat./Sor
ΤΓΦ Tau Gamma Phi
" Triskelion' Grand Fraternity"
October 4, 1968 University of the Philippines Diliman Fraternity ΤΓΣ National International Alumni Groups R
ΤΓΣ Tau Gamma Sigma
"Triskelions' Grand Sorority"
January 17, 1969 University of the Philippines Diliman Sorority ΤΓΦ National International Alumni Groups R
ΥΦΣ Upsilon Phi Sigma February 14, 1935 University of the Philippines Los Baños Fraternity/Sorority National International Alumni Councils R
ΥΣΦ Upsilon Sigma Phi 1918 (November 19, 1920) University of the Philippines Manila Fraternity ΣΔΦ R

Law[edit]

Greek name Greek letters/ nickname Founding Founding location Fraternity, sorority, or Frat./Sor. Collegiate partnered group No. of colleges/ international/ national International affiliation SEC
Aquila Legis Fraternitas Aquilae Legis[2] 1949 Ateneo de Manila Law School Fraternity 1 R
FSL Fraternitas Scintilla Legis 1974 Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan Fraternity 5
LTFI Lex Talionis Fraternitas, Inc. September 29, 1969 San Beda College of Law Fraternity 2 No R[3]
ΣΡ UP Sigma Rho 1938 University of the Philippines College of Law Fraternity ΔΛΣ/ΛΣΡ 1 [a] R

Engineering[edit]

Greek name Greek letters/ nickname Founding Founding location Fraternity, sorority, or Frat./Sor. Collegiate partnered group No. of colleges/ international/ national International affiliation SEC
ΤΑ TAU ALPHA
"The Argonauts"
June 27, 1932

(Originally MU EPSILON in 1931)

University of the Philippines Diliman old campus in Manila Fraternity Tau Lambda Alpha Sorority College of Engineering - UP Diliman Tau Alpha Foundation Incorporated, Tau Alpha Overseas, Tau Alpha Australia R
TME Tau Mu Epsilon 1952 University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Engineering Fraternity FRATOFCO College of Engineering None N

Medical[edit]

Greek name Greek letters/ nickname Founding Founding location Fraternity, sorority, or Frat./Sor. Collegiate partnered group No. of colleges/ international/ national International affiliation SEC
ΜΣΦ Fraternity Mu Sigma Phi Fraternity October 1933 University of the Philippines College of Medicine Fraternity ΜΣΦ Sorority 1 college No R
ΜΣΦ Sorority Mu Sigma Phi Sorority August 27, 1934 University of the Philippines College of Medicine Sorority ΜΣΦ Fraternity 1 college No R
ΦΚΜ Phi Kappa Mu August 1933 University of the Philippines College of Medicine Fraternity ΦΛΔ 1 college No R

Note: International affiliation indicates relationship with a similar fraternity and/or sorority existing at the same level of education in other countries.

Relationship notes[edit]

a. ^ Sigma Rho of the University of the Philippines at Los Baños has no legal or fraternal affiliation with Sigma Rho University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Search Archived May 14, 2016, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ of Press Secretary Ignacio R. Bunye during the Aquila Legis Law Fraternity Convention[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ SEC Reg. No. 115075, August 11, 1983. Due to clerical error, SEC database shows Lek Talionis Fraternitas, Inc.