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Russell Sage College
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  • 4 Year
  • TROY, NY

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3.1.2024

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Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

65 1ST ST
TROY, NY 12180
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Empire 8 Athletic Conference
From Russell Sage College

Sage is a coeducational undergraduate and graduate college with campuses in two thriving cities: Albany and Troy, New York. Here you’ll receive a hands-on education with small classes, caring faculty and unwavering student support. For more than 100 years, Russell Sage College has been transforming lives. Find out how we can transform yours.

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Russell Sage College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
73%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$22,713 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$25,711 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 38 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 46 responses
47%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 45 responses

Majors

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Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    100%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,085 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
0
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
54%
Varsity Athletes
25%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 30 responses
  • Outgoing and Welcoming
    43%
  • An Individual
    23%
  • Wierd
    10%
  • Stressed
    7%
  • Athlete
    3%
  • Outgoing
    3%
  • Preppy
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
62%
Poll
79%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 43 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 54 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 31 responses
  • Diverse
    48%
  • Scholarly close knit community
    16%
  • Administration is hands off and there is no unity
    10%
  • Home away from home
    6%
  • Lots to do.
    6%
  • Easy to Pass
    3%
  • Safety
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
63%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 23 responses

Russell Sage College Reviews

Rating 3.49 out of 5  561 reviews
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