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Russell Sage College
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  • 4 Year
  • TROY, NY

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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 minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

65 1ST STREET
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
85%
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
$23,659 / 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
$21,451 / 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
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 35 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 43 responses
48%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 42 responses

Majors

Art + Design at Russell Sage College

No matter what your specialty, as a Sage graduate you'll emerge with a portfolio suitable for a career as a professional artist, or for pursuing a Master of Fine Arts degree. You'll develop an authentic, original voice, and learn to redefine what's possible in the arts, industry, and beyond. Check out our programs - Art + Extended Media, Graphic + Media Design, and Interior + Spatial Design.

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    14%
  • On Campus
    84%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,231 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
101
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
17%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 27 responses
  • Outgoing and Welcoming
    44%
  • An Individual
    26%
  • Wierd
    11%
  • Stressed
    7%
  • Athlete
    4%
  • Outgoing
    4%
  • Preppy
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
71%
Poll
80%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 40 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 51 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Diverse
    54%
  • Scholarly close knit community
    18%
  • Administration is hands off and there is no unity
    11%
  • Lots to do.
    7%
  • Easy to Pass
    4%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Safety
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
71%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 21 responses

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