Beta Theta Pi has a long and prestigious heritage as a pioneering fraternity. The Fraternity, founded in 1839 at Miami University (Ohio), has more than 120,000 members including some 6,500 collegians on 120 campuses in the United States and Canada.

Founded: August 8, 1839
Alpha Chapter: Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Initiated Betas: 183,769
Living Betas: 125,946
Chapters: 120 in the U.S. and Canada
Average Chapter Size: 55
Average GPA: 3.011 (2005)
Expansions: 4-6 per year
Advisors: 4.19 per chapter (515 total)