Sage College of Albany

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General Information

Admission Office

140 New Scotland Avenue

Albany, NY 12208

(518) 292-1730

(888) 837-9724

Fax: (518) 292-1912

Contact: Andrew Palumbo

Director of Undergraduate Admission
Main Address

140 New Scotland Avenue

Albany, NY 12208

(518) 292-1730

Total undergrads: 879

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 65

Degree-seeking undergrads: 820


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 62%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 76%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Fine/Studio Arts A,B
Graphic Design A,B
Interior Design A,B
Photography A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A,B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Marketing Management A

Communications & Journalism

Digital Communications/Multimedia B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,B
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,B
Web/Multimedia Management B


Physical Education B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Cytotechnology B
Nursing (RN) B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General A,B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Creative studies B
Interdisciplinary studies B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Policy Analysis B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General A,B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Russell Sage College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (518) 244-2000
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 65 1st Street, Troy, NY 12180
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,448
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 56%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,930 (79% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $31,883
Out-of-state Tuition: $31,883
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $21,451

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Russell Sage College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Russell Sage College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 121
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 12
Education 1261
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 6351
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 111
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 211
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 3
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Grand total 11131142

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Russell Sage College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $31,883
Out-of-state $31,883
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $13,190
Out-of-state $13,190

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 369 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 367 99% $21,451
Student loan aid 344 93% $7,861

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,374 94% $19,249
Federal student loans 1,306 89% $6,810

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Russell Sage College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Russell Sage College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,561 382 1,179
Percent admitted 100% 81% 86%
Percent admitted who enrolled 15% 12% 16%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Russell Sage College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,448
Undergraduate enrollment 1,332
Graduate enrollment 1,116

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Russell Sage College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
  • New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)
    • RN Baccalaureate Degree Programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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