The deposits, tuition, room, board, and fees listed on the college’s cost and aid website are in effect for the 2022-2023 academic year. They are subject to change without prior notice by Sage’s Board of Trustees. All policy statements and other information listed here are current.

Adjustments for withdrawals and other circumstances can be found in our Tuition Liability Policy. Full-time tuition allows a student to enroll for 12-18 credits in each of the fall and spring semesters. For full-time students in accelerated undergraduate/graduate degree programs, the full-time tuition includes graduate-level courses taken during the fall and spring semesters. Students enrolled in fewer than 12 credits pay part-time tuition according to the program for which they enroll.

Tuition

Per CreditPer SemesterPer Academic Year
Full-Time (12-18 credits)$16,926$33,851
Part-Time$1,130
Overload (more than 18 credits)$1,130
Audited Course$145
Summer School$608

Room & Board

Albany Campus Room Rates

Standard Double: $3,215 per semester
Single: $3,550 per semester
College Suites Single: $3,900 per semester

Troy Campus Room Rates

Standard Double/Triple: $3,215 per semester
Single: $3,550 per semester

Resident Student Meal Plans

The Ultimate+

  • $3,712 per semester
  • 19 meals per week to use at McKinstry Dining Hall or the Kahl Campus Center. This plan also gives you $250 Bonus Dining Dollars which can be spent at any dining facility on either campus. Best for students who reside on the Troy campus or have the majority of their classes in Troy.

The Ultimate

  • $3,556 per semester
  • 19 meals per week to use at McKinstry Dining Hall or the Kahl Campus Center. For added flexibility, this plan gives you $100 Bonus Dining Dollars which can be spent at any dining facility on either campus.

Around the Block

  • $3,556 per semester
  • Do you travel between campuses? This plan gives you the best of both. The meal plan consists of 150 meal swipes and $850 Bonus Dining Dollars which can be spent at any dining facility on either campus.

75 & Thrive

  • $3,556 per semester
  • 75 meal swipes to use as you choose. This meal plan includes $1800 in Bonus Dining Dollars which can be spent at any dining facility on either campus.

Around the Block 75

  • $1,408 per semester
  • The meal plan consists of 75 meal swipes and $100 Bonus Dining Dollars to spend at any location on either campus.

(Availability limited to Troy seniors, UHCS residents, and commuter students.)

Students enrolled in a Board Meal Plan (The Ultimate+, The Ultimate, Around the Block, 75 & Thrive, and Around the Block 75) in the fall semester will automatically be enrolled in the same plan for the spring semester.

Meal Plan Add-Ons

105 Additional Declining Balance (DCB)

  • $100 per semester
  • $105 additional dining dollars for added flexibility throughout campus. This upgrade offers a 5% discount and a tax-free purchases at the register.

3 Gift Packages During Semester

  • $100 per semester
  • 3 Food forward care packages throughout the semester including a Halloween or Valentine, Mid Term Pizza Party, Final Study Break Package.

“Stash your Pad” Food and Beverage Stock

  • $100 per semester
  • An assortment of food and beverage necessities, boxed up and ready for your residence hall room!

Commuter & Graduate Meal Plans

Commuter and graduate students are not required to have a meal plan, but may choose to purchase any resident meal plan, or one of the following:

205 DCB Plan

  • $200 per Semester
  • $205 Bonus Dining Dollars

Around the Block 25
This meal plan is for commuter students on the go!

  • $485 per Semester
  • 25 meal swipes and $50 of Bonus Dining Dollars to use at any Russell Sage dining location.

(Availability limited to commuter students.)

Commuter and graduate students who wish to have DCB roll over from the fall to spring semester must be enrolled in an active meal plan for both terms.

Important Information About Meal Plans

The undergraduate residence halls are non-cooking facilities.
All meal plan contracts are final and cannot be changed after the first Friday of classes each semester.
Additional information regarding meal plans can be found on Sodexo’s website.

Semester, Program, Activity & Other Fees

The following fees are not refundable or subject to adjustment after the first day of classes. These fees are charged accordingly and in addition to the previously stated tuition, room and board charges.

FEESPer Semester
Comprehensive Fee (full-time students)$750
PROGRAM-BASED FEES
Applied Art Fee (per credit)$25
RWL course material fee$25
Applied Music Fee (per course)$600
Student Teacher Placement Fee$250
ABA Practicum Fee$900
HESI fee (undergraduate nursing, select courses)$456 – $516
Study Abroad Fee (one-time)$300
ACTIVITY-BASED & OTHER FEES*
Orientation Fee$250
Late Payment Fee$50
Transcript Request$8
Diploma$95
Returned Check Fee$25
*not refundable or subject to adjustment

Payment Due Dates

SemesterPayment Due Date
Summer 2022 May 2, 2022
Fall 2022Aug 1, 2022
Spring 2023Dec 1, 2022