Russell Sage College

Troy, NY

Russell Sage College

Troy, NY

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$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

11

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,327
Declined 234
Total Received 1,561
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Private

1,358

undergraduate students

1,113

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,471
Established in 1916
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Albany International

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
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Dance Ensamble
  • BLSA (Black & Latin Student Alliance)
  • Circle K (Community Service Organization)
  • Various Academic Clubs
  • AIGA (Graphic Design)
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
77%

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

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.2

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,327
Declined 234
Total Received 1,561

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
first generation
interview
class rank

Considered

alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 10
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,955

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,383
Room & board $13,058
Additional fees $1,500
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $1,675
Total $47,816
Average Financial Aid - $4,955
Total with Avg. Aid $42,861
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Skiing (downhill)

Intramural Sports Women

Football, Lacrosse, Skiing (downhill)

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Graphic Design
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Interior Design
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Nutrition Sciences
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

2,471

total students

94%

in-state

6%

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 72%
Student 4 year graduation rate 60%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

135

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

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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