Alpha Kappa Psi was founded in 1904 at New York University on the principles of promoting institutions of business education, developing future leaders and fostering appreciation for higher ideals in business. Today the fraternity has grown to become the oldest and largest professional business fraternity in the world. With nearly 240,000 initiated members and more than 200 chapters, it is among the 20 largest college fraternities. The men and women of Alpha Kappa Psi reflect the world’s diversity and are united by a common interest in business.
Collegiate men and women everywhere are discovering that Alpha Kappa Psi is much more than just another organization or club—it is a unique, prestigious association of students, professors, graduates and professionals with common interests and goals. They join Alpha Kappa Psi to take advantage of valuable educational, friendship and networking opportunities.
Alpha Kappa Psi is recognized as the premier developer of principled business leaders.
In developing principled business leaders, Alpha Kappa Psi adheres to these lifetime values:
Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media
Founder of Walmart & Sam's Club
J. Willard Marriott
Founder and President, Marriott Hotels