The Right Size

# Undergraduate Students

Russell Sage College: 742

Sage College of Albany: 609

Average Class Size: 18

Student/Faculty Ratio: 12:1

What is the "right size" for a college? At Sage, we believe the answer is simple. Here, students greet friends, not strangers. Our professors know names, not numbers. And both our Troy and Albany campuses promote community, not chaos.

So, if you are looking for a small school with big opportunities where students make personal connections and find their place - then we've got the answer. Sage is the right size for you.

The Right Place

Sage has two campuses in two cities, three graduate schools, and 70 degree programs. Our programs range from a bachelor's in biology to a master's in organization management to an Ed.D. in education - making us the right place for every level of higher education.

Russell Sage College for women is located in the historic district of Troy. The College offers interdisciplinary and professional degree programs.

Sage College of Albany is a private, coed college of applied studies in Albany's University Heights neighborhood.

The Sage Graduate Schools — of Education, Health Sciences and Management — offer students advanced degree programs and professional connections.

Which Sage College is the right place for you?

The Right Choice

What makes Sage the right choice? Consider this:

  • 70 degree programs to fit your unique interests
  • We know you're more than a test score - SAT/ACT scores are optional
  • 98% of Sage graduates are employed or are accepted to grad school immediately after graduation
  • Accelerated degree programs save you time and money
  • 0% undergraduate tuition increase two years in a row
  • Russell Sage is ranked in the top tier of National Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S. News
  • Sage is included on the Forbes list of 600 best colleges

"The classes are small, so you have a personal connection with professors and students." - Kenza Martin, SGS student

See more of what students, parents, faculty and alumni say about Sage.

More Quotes

"The classes are small, so you have a personal connection with professors and students." — Kenza Martin, SGS student

"I shape my students' lives academically and personally." — Rayane AbuSabha, SCA professor

"There are a lot of leadership opportunities for me at Sage." — Veronica Nunes, RSC student

"My son is getting a quality education at Sage." — Eileen Champagne, SCA parent

"As I have continued to develop my own leadership skills, building on my RSC experiences, I have worked to encourage and empower others." — Barbara McDaniel Wilson, RSC alumna

"It has given me a lot over the years and I look forward to continuing my education at this wonderful college." — Jonathan Weinstein, Sage alumnus

The Right Stuff

At Sage, we know the "stuff" that makes college both rewarding and fun. Like amazing internships that provide hands-on experience, or Study Abroad programs that give you a global perspective.

There's a lot to do right on campus - you can join one of our many clubs and organizations, play on one of our NCAA Division III varsity sports teams, or just hang out with friends at the campus center.

Off campus, New York's Capital Region has great shopping, movies, music, hiking, biking, and skiing nearby. Discover hip Saratoga, historic Schenectady, or the picturesque Hudson Valley - they're only a short drive away.

Like we said, lots of cool stuff. Right?

Choosing a school that's right for you isn't easy. At The Sage Colleges, we offer every student a clear advantage. In fact, our range of excellent programs, personalized learning environment, convenient campuses, and commitment to affordability make Sage more than a good option - it makes it us a good decision.

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Entry Rules

The Sage Colleges will give away one (1) iPad 3 valued at approximately $500.

The drawing opens on March 12, 2012 on the web page (or The drawing will close at 11:59 p.m. (EST) on April 30, 2012.

No purchase nor promise is necessary to enter. You may also enter by e-mailing the same information as the entry form online (First Name, Last Name, e-mail address) to

Chances of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

The winner will be randomly selected from eligible entrants on May 1, 2012.

The winner’s name and hometown will be posted on and contacted via e-mail to arrange to receive their free iPad 3 within 2-4 weeks.


Each entrant may only enter the drawing once. Multiple entries will not increase your chances of winning.

Current employees of The Sage Colleges are not eligible.

Current students of Russell Sage College, Sage College of Albany (including Sage After Work), and the Sage Graduate Schools – of Education, Health Sciences, and Management – are not eligible.


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In the event a question arises regarding the winner’s identity, entries will be deemed made by the holder of the e-mail account associated with the entry.

The Sage Colleges accepts no liability in the case of this drawing. Not responsible for entries not received due to technical issues including, but not limited to, server downtime, corrupted entries, or entries not received due to malfunction.

Rules of entry subject to change. The Sage Colleges reserves the right to cancel, suspend, modify, or terminate the sweepstakes in the event of any technical malfunction, including any unauthorized tampering or anything beyond the control of promoter. Void where prohibited.