Russell Sage College

Troy, NY

Russell Sage College

Troy, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$32,950

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

22%

male

78%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,293
Declined 447
Total Received 1,740
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Private

1,430

undergraduate students

1,358

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 2,788
Established in 1916
Coeducational Coeducational

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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: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
62%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school 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

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,293
Declined 447
Total Received 1,740

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores

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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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Financial Aid

95%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$23,867

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,450
Housing $6,800
Food $6,640
Additional fees $1,500
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $47,590
Average Financial Aid - $23,867
Total with Avg. Aid $23,723

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,037,178
State $1,780,085
Institutional $18,229,194
Other external $84,544
Total $23,131,001

Non-need-based

Federal
State $16,850
Institutional $1,857,599
Other external $5,500
Total $1,879,949

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Golf yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes yes

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Empire 8 Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing. yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Commercial and Advertising Art. yes
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes
Health Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Nursing Administration. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Nutrition Sciences. yes yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physical Sciences, Other. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Psychology, Other. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Social Sciences, Other. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, Other. yes

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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

2,788

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

51%

1,430
students

Female
78%
1,114

Male
22%
316

49%

1,358
students

Female
83%
1,125

Male
17%
233

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

1,286
students

Female
78%
1,008

Male
22%
278

10%

144
students

Female
74%
106

Male
26%
38

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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
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

11%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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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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