SAE Facts


  • Approximately 80% of the top executives in Fortune 500 are fraternity men • 71% of men listed in Who's Who in America are fraternity men
  • 76% of the current United States Senators and Congressmen are fraternity men
  • 40 of the 47 Supreme Court Justices since 1910 have been fraternity men
  • 100 of the 158 cabinet members since 1900 have been fraternity men
  • All but 3 United States Presidents since 1825 have been fraternity men
  • SAE is the # 1 rated fraternity by the Gallup Poll
  • SAE is the # 1 rated fraternity by the Heller Survey
  • SAE has been the # 1 rated fraternity by Bantas for 35 years
  • SAE has been rated the # 1 national fraternity for more than 53 years (out of 60) by the College Survey Bureau
  • Out of the Forbes Super 500 list of America's largest corporations, SAE is tied for the most CEO's at nine
  • SAE has the greatest number of initiates of any International Greek Letter at over 282,000 men (as of 3/2008)

Notable SAE Alumni

  • William McKinley - 25th United States President.
  • Phil Jackson - NBA head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, ten time NBA World Champion.
  • Charles Mooty - CEO of Dairy Queen.
  • Troy Aikman - NFL quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys, three time Super Bowl Champion.
  • Scott Ford - CEO of Alltel Wireless.
  • Pete Carroll - Head coach of the USC Trojans football team, two time National Champion.
  • Ed Wilson - President of Tribune Broadcasting. Former president of FOX, NBC, and CBS.
  • William Perez - CEO of Wrigley. Former CEO of Nike Inc.
  • Scott Boras - Professional athlete agent.
  • William Faulkner - Noble Prize winning author.
  • "Pistol Pete" Maravich - NBA Hall of Fame member.
  • Larry Kurzweil - President and COO of Universal Studios Hollywood.