Academic Opportunities

National Chemistry DayRussell Sage College offers 23 Bachelor's degree programs, and many options within those programs to provide a tailored education. Some programs are unique to the Capital Region, and even the country! Whatever program you choose, Russell Sage will prepare you for a career, or for graduate or professional school.

A Russell Sage education is based on a solid foundation of liberal arts and sciences, and offers many opportunities for interdisciplinary studies. Russell Sage's unique General Education component (WORLD) focuses on the experiences of women as learners and doers in a multicultural society, while co-curricular activities--undergraduate research, internships, and service learning--provide students with engaging opportunities to further enhance their education.

Read about some of Sage's unique opportunities below.


Discovery Degree - Your degree in three

Get Your Degree-in-3 With Sage's Discovery Degree

The Discovery Degree at Russell Sage College is an accelerated honors program that allows exceptionally-qualified students to complete a bachelor's degree in three years of engaging study. The program houses a number of interdisciplinary programs as well as traditional majors.


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WORLD- Women Owning Responsibility for Learning and Doing- is the newly redesigned general education program designed to combine Women of Influence Learning Goals to create a Woman of Influence ready to lead, succeed, and continue to learn.


Cara Baummer Achieving Honors: Students who exhibit exceptional academic performance are encouraged to take advantage of Russell Sage College's Honors programs:   Honoring Women's Voices and The Discovery Degree.