1916 in Troy, New York by Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage


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 (11:1 student/faculty ratio)

Student Diversity

28% Minority

Student Geography

90% New York State (including 62% Capital Region) / 10% Out of State

Global Connections

Students from Afghanistan, China, Hong Kong, India, Nepal and Thailand


392 (including 132 full-time faculty) 

Living Alumni

38,000 (including 16,400 Russell Sage graduates) 


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


Sage Gator


  • 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 (2,525 total)