Sage Health Systems Alliance

The Sage Health Systems Alliance is designed to assist not-for-profit organizations with employee recruitment, retention, and ongoing professional resources and training. Sage is a partner in making the best use of tuition assistance funds provided by your agency. Sage supports the efforts of health systems to attract and retain highly-qualified health service professionals. If your employer is a partner with Sage, The Sage Colleges will discount your tuition by 20%.

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  • The Health Alliance discount applies only to School of Professional and Continuing Education students and The Sage Graduate School students.
  • The discount will not be applied to undergraduate students at The Sage College of Albany or Russell Sage College.
  • Doctoral Students are not eligible for the Health Alliance program.

In order to qualify for the Health Alliance discount and deferment a student must:

  • Be a matriculated student in an approved program.
  • Complete the Sponsorship Agreement Form and submit it to The Office of Student Services prior to the end of the add/drop period of the semester in which they want to utilize the discount and deferment.
  • Students utilizing Health Systems Alliance are still required to pay enrollment and/or registration deposits in accordance to college policy.
  • The Sponsorship Agreement Form needs to be completed for each semester the student enrolls.
  • Once the Sponsorship Agreement is on file, the student account is coded so that there are no late fees assessed on the student's account.
  • Students will receive monthly email notifications that their statement of account is available.
  • The Sponsorship Agreement form allows the student to defer payment of their outstanding charges until four weeks after grades are due for the semester in which the student was enrolled.
  • Students are responsible to make sure their account is paid within the allowed deferment period.
  • If the balance is not paid in full after the four week deferment period, a Student Services hold will be placed on the student account and future discounts and deferments will not be honored.
  • Questions regarding Sage Health Alliance can be directed to The Office of Student Services 518-244-2201 (Troy) or 518-292-1781 (Albany).