Finances

Fraternity Financial Information

One-time expenses include new member and initiation fees. New member fees ranges from $250–$350, while initiation fees ranges from $200–$250.

Average one-time expenses: $450

Membership dues range anywhere from $550–$2,665 per semester. Most fraternities offer meal plans that range from $600–$900. Some fraternities cook one meal a day while others cook two. If you do not live in the house, you will be asked to pay a parlor fee which is usually between $200–$650.

Average semester fraternity expenses:

$1,100 - Non-resident without meals

$2,550 - Non-resident with meals

$4,750 - Live-in member with meals

In addition to fraternity dues and fees, a $67 assessment for Greek Membership per semester will appear on each Greek student's LSU fee bill for 2020-21.


NOTE: All figures are averages. Some fraternities may cost less while others cost more. You will be provided with individual fraternity costs information upon arrival. You may find it financially advantageous to join a fraternity, as some groups charge less for a meal plan and housing than other options around campus.