The Sage Colleges Overview
The Sage Colleges is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Troy, New York. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
What Is The Sage Colleges Known For?
- Students at Russel Sage may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 10 to 1.
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Russel Sage.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 87% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from Russel Sage with a bachelor's degree make about $44,800 a year. That's 10% more than those who graduate from other schools.
- It takes the average Russel Sage student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
The Sage Colleges Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Russel Sage.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Russel Sage has earned from around the web.
|#2||Highest Paid Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) Graduates||College Factual|
|#55||Highest Paid Biological & Biomedical Sciences Graduates||College Factual|
|#89||Best Value Colleges for Health Professions||College Factual|
|#89||Best Health Professions Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
Where Is The Sage Colleges?
Contact details for Russel Sage are given below.
|Address:||65 1St Street, Troy, NY 12180|
How Do I Get Into Russel Sage?
You can apply to Russel Sage online at: https://srm.targetx.com/orgs/00D80000000KQyyEAG/login
Admission Requirements for Russel Sage
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||neither required nor recommended|
|TOEFL||neither required nor recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Russel Sage?
Approximately 20% of accepted students are men and 80% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 51%, and the acceptance rate for women is 57%.
Can I Afford The Sage Colleges?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Russel Sage, approximately 85% of students took out student loans averaging $7,895 a year. That adds up to $31,580 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Russel Sage is 5.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
The Sage Colleges Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,168 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,357 full-time undergraduates at Russel Sage, 21% are male and 79% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of The Sage Colleges students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||152|
|Hispanic or Latino||138|
New York students aren't the only ones who study at The Sage Colleges. At this time, 8 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 15 countries are represented at Russel Sage. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Afghanistan, Nepal, and Thailand.
Online Learning at The Sage Colleges
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Russel Sage has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 47th most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Russel Sage
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at The Sage Colleges was 16.0%. This is the #1,035 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Russel Sage regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Russel Sage majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Computer & Information Sciences||40%|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||11%|
|Other Computer & Information Sciences||88%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Russel Sage ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Russel Sage.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Other Computer & Information Sciences||#4|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||#65|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#119|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#133|
|Business Administration & Management||#309|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#389|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
The Sage Colleges Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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