Russell Sage College

Troy, NY

Russell Sage College (formerly The Sage Colleges), is a four-year college specializing in the arts and sciences and professional fields of study with two campuses in Troy and Albany, NY. Both campuses offer both undergraduate and graduate degree programs and courses.

School Profiles: Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$31,883

$31,883

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
13%
500-599
40%
400-499
41%
300-399
6%
600-699
14%
500-599
41%
400-499
38%
300-399
7%
24-29
17%
18-23
50%
12-17
33%
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undergraduateRatios

22%

male

78%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,338
Declined + 574
Total Received 1,912
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Private (nonprofit)

1,358

undergraduate students

1,113

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business
  3. Social Sciences
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Codes

SAT 2764
ACT 2876

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School Facts

Russell Sage College (formerly The Sage Colleges), is a four-year college specializing in the arts and sciences and professional fields of study with two campuses in Troy and Albany, NY. Both campuses offer both undergraduate and graduate degree programs and courses.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,471
Established in 1916
Coeducational Women's College, Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Troy, NY

19-acre campus in Troy (population: 49,565), 10 miles from both Albany and Schenectady; second campus located in Albany. Air and bus serve Albany; train serves Rensselaer (12 miles). School operates transportation to and from both campuses on a daily schedule.

Russell Sage College
65 First Street
Troy, NY 12180-4115

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
62%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
13%
500-599
40%
400-499
41%
300-399
6%
600-699
14%
500-599
41%
400-499
38%
300-399
7%
24-29
17%
18-23
50%
12-17
33%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,338
Declined + 574
Total Received 1,912

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Standardized test scores
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Sarah Barrett
Director of Undergraduate Enrollment Management
P: 518 244-2217
F: 518 244-6880
admission@sage.edu

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $30,383
Room $6,654
Board $6,404
Additional fees $1,500
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $46,141
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 518 244-4525
F: 518 244-2460
finaid@sage.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Kelley Robinson
Director of Financial Aid
robink3@sage.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
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Athletic Directors

Sandra Augstein-Collins (men's)
Director Of Athletics And Recreation
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Empire 8 Conference
Mascot
Gators
School colors
green and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Behavior Analysis/Autism
Applied Nutrition
Biology
Business Administration
Childhood Education/Special Education
Childhood/Middle Childhood Education
Community Psychology
Counseling/Community Psychology
Creative Arts in Therapy
Educational Leadership
English
Fine Arts
Forensic Mental Health
Health Sciences
Health Services Administration
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Law/Society
Literacy Education
Literacy/Special Education
Music Theatre
Nursing
Nutrition Science
Occupational Therapy
Organization Management
Organizational Studies
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Professional School Counseling
Psychology
School Health Education
Sociology
Sports/Recreation Management
Theatre
Writing/Contemporary Thought
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business
  3. Social Sciences

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,471

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

55%

1,358
students

Female
78%
1,054

Male
22%
304

45%

1,113
students

Female
82%
918

Male
18%
195

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

1,234
students

Female
79%
963

Male
21%
271

10%

124
students

Female
74%
91

Male
26%
33

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

37%

Transfer applicants accepted

45%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

50%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 6
Countries most often represented Afghanistan
Australia
India
Lebanon
Norway
Republic Of Korea
Special services offered for international applicants
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