Top Destination for Transfer Students

Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, named Russell Sage College to its 2020,  2021 and 2022 Transfer Honor Roll for providing a supportive and smooth transition for transfer students.

Named a Top University for Social Mobility by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report included Russell Sage College on its list of Top Performers on Social Mobility in the 2020, 2021 and 2022  editions of its annual “Best Colleges” rankings.


  • Russell Sage College is chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York.
  • Russell Sage College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. 267-284-5000. The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Russell Sage College’s Visual Arts programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190. 703-437-0700.
  • The School of Management is accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), 11374 Strang Line Road, Lenexa, KS 66215. 913-631-3009.

Individual programs are accredited by the:

  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association (ACOTE), American Occupational Therapy Association, 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929. 301-652-6611.
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria VA 22314. 703-706-3245.
  • Association for the Advancement of Quality Educator Preparation (AAQEP), 173 Milkweed Dr., Lake Frederick, VA 22630. 301-276-5106.
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001. 202-887-6791.
  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, Il 60606-6995. 312-899-0040, ext. 5400.
  • Master’s in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC), 595 New Loudon Road #265, Latham, NY 12110. 518-764-7581.

Organizations and Affiliations

Russell Sage College holds memberships in the following:

  • The New American Colleges and Universities
  • Council of Independent Colleges
  • Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities
  • Hudson-Mohawk Association of Colleges and Universities
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education