Russell Sage College Mission + Vision


The mission of Russell Sage College is to prepare women to participate fully and actively in the life and work of society. The College seeks to provide women of all ages and backgrounds with a strong vision of their own power and potential. The College's commitment to integrating liberal and career-focused study reflects the fundamental belief that each complements the other. Through both its academic program and supportive environment, Russell Sage College creates an intellectually challenging and caring community to facilitate the development of knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential in an increasingly interdependent world.


Russell Sage College is recognized as one of the premiere women's colleges in the country, distinctive for its reality-based education. Future-looking in its curriculum, Russell Sage graduates world-ready young women who are confident, articulate, and success-oriented. Faithful to its original mission to prepare women to take their place in the worlds work, Russell Sage interprets that mission for the 21st century creating a living/learning community dedicated to the personal and intellectual growth of Women of Influence.