Welcome to Russell Sage College

Sage is a coeducational undergraduate and graduate college with campuses in two thriving cities: Albany and Troy, New York. Here you’ll receive a hands-on education with small classes, caring faculty and unwavering student support. For more than 100 years, Russell Sage College has been transforming lives. Find out how we can transform yours.


Clubs and Organizations


Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral Programs


Total Enrollment


Founded in Troy, N.Y. by Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage.

Fostering Student Success

Russell Sage offers first-rate career preparation with nationally accredited programs in a personal, supportive environment. Our undergraduate and graduate academic programs are relevant, affordable and designed to help you succeed while finding your voice.

Our Locations

We are one college, but two diverse campuses provide you with additional opportunities, different perspectives and broader student-life experiences. At the Albany campus, enjoy the beautiful green space and close proximity to Albany Medical Center and the State Capital. Our Troy campus lets you enjoy a small city full of cozy coffee shops and trendy restaurants — and the best farmers market in the Capital Region.

Our Strategic Plan

The fulfillment of our strategic plan has prepared Russell Sage for the years ahead by updating our offerings to meet the needs of current and future students and clarifying our identity as a single coeducational institution.

Community Resources

Theatre Institute

The Theatre Institute provides quality live theatre and arts-in-education programming to Capital Region youth, educators and residents. The Institute also offers opportunities for Russell Sage students as performers,  technicians and teachers.

Opalka Gallery

As the formal exhibition space of Russell Sage College, the Opalka Gallery’s primary focus is on modern and contemporary art and design from nationally recognized artists. The Gallery also hosts lectures, films, concerts and other events.

The Women’s Institute

The Women’s Institute at Russell Sage College offers public programs, panels, conferences and community partnerships with a focus on constructive dialogue about contemporary women’s issues.

Conferencing & Events

Russell Sage College can provide the perfect space for your meeting, workshop, seminar, conference or wedding. Choose conference rooms or classrooms for groups from 10 up to 400.