Character: Private women’s college founded in 1916; part of The Sage Colleges, which includes a coed college in Albany and three graduate schools

Location: Historic district of Troy, New York; 10 mi. from state capital, Albany; 150 mi. north of New York City and west of Boston; 220 mi. south of Montreal; 235 mi. north of Philadelphia; 300 mi. east of Buffalo

Enrollment: Just over 800 undergraduates; 150 in accelerated bachelors/masters programs with the Sage Graduate Schools

Majors: 29 Majors; pre-professional programs in medicine and law. See the Course Catalog for full descriptions.

Student/Faculty Ratio: 12:1

Average Class Size: 18

Degrees Offered: B.A., B.S.

Academic Enrichment: Early College, Honors Program, Discovery Degree, internships, study abroad

Post-graduate Record: Over 60% of Russell Sage students go on to earn graduate degrees; over 30% proceed directly to employment

Campus: 40 buildings on a 15-acre campus of historic buildings and hidden courtyards in the heart of Troy, NY

Computing Resources: All residence halls wired for internet, voicemail, and cable; most of campus equipped with wireless; 120 PCs available to students

Athletics: NCAA Division III basketball, soccer, softball, tennis, lacrosse and volleyball; intramurals; club sports

Student Life: More than 40 clubs. Public events include nationally-known speakers, theatre, concerts more than 50 annually.


Financial Aid: Merit-based and need-based awards and scholarships available. 89% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Admission Deadlines: Rolling;
Early Action I: December 1;
Early Action II: February 1;

Transfer Priority Deadlines:
Nursing Applicants: March 1
Linked-Physical Therapy Programs: March 1
Linked-Occupational Therapy Programs: March 1

Contact Information:
Russell Sage College
65 1st Street
Troy, NY 12180
[email protected]

Title IX Policy: Russell Sage College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, marital status, creed, color, nationality, disability or sexual orientation. The College is exempt from sex discrimination requirements.

Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy: Russell Sage College admits women of any age, race, marital status, creed, color, nationality, disability or sexual orientation to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The College does not discriminate against the handicapped and has agreed to comply with regulations of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.