Founded

1916 in Troy, New York by Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage

Motto

Esse Scire Facere (“To Be. To Know. To Do.”)

Degree Programs

More than 50 bachelor’s, master’s and doctorates; 9 entirely online 

Average Class Size

16 students (10:1 student/faculty ratio)

Student Diversity

30% Minority

Student Geography

88% New York State (including 55% Capital Region) / 12% Out of State

Global Connections

Students from Afghanistan, Angola, Australia, China, India, Jamaica, Korea, Nepal, Norway, Portugal, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda and Vietnam

Employees

374 (including 122 full-time faculty) 

Living Alumni

39,000 (including 16,700 Russell Sage graduates) 

Athletics

17 men’s and women’s sports teams, NCAA Division III Empire 8 Conference

Mascot

Sage Gator

Campuses

  • Albany: 15 buildings, 18-acre campus in University Heights neighborhood
  • Troy: 40 buildings, 15-acre campus in historic downtown district
  • Location: 150 miles north of New York City, west of Boston and east of Syracuse. 220 miles south of Montreal. 240 miles north of Philadelphia.

Enrollment (2,633 total)