Private 4 Year

The Sage Colleges

Troy, New York

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Location Troy, New York
Online sage.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
The Sage Colleges overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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The Sage Colleges, located in Troy, New York, is a private educational institution comprised of three schools: Russell Sage College for undergraduate women, a coeducational graduate school, and the School of Professional & Continuing Education. Situated in the historic city of Troy, roughly 150 miles north of New York City, the institution offers a picturesque campus noted for its blend of classical and modern architecture. Since its establishment in 1916 by Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage, The Sage Colleges have evolved to offer a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs, with particular recognition in fields such as Health Sciences, Education, and Management. Russell Sage College provides on-campus housing options to foster a living-learning environment. The college historically maintains a moderately selective admission process. While The Sage Colleges may not be predominantly known for athletics, they participate in NCAA Division III sports as part of the Empire 8 Athletic Conference.

In the most recent statistical year 1,737 prospective students applied, and 1,279 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 238 enrolled in the school.  1,464 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 695 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $33,851 plus fees of $1,500.












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Admission Standards

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GPA 3.3

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for The Sage Colleges
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,500
Room and Board $13,543
Budget for Other Expenses$2,675
Total One Year Cost$52,769

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$43,100 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

58% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by The Sage Colleges students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 20%
Visual and Performing Arts 19%
Business 15%
Education 11%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=195128 IPEDS survey data for The Sage Colleges.

Current students may use the The Sage Colleges GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.