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  • The deposits, tuition, room, board, and fees listed on the college’s cost and aid website are in effect for the 2021-2022 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 year
    Full-time (12-18 credits)$16,197$32,394
    Part-time$1,082
    Overload (more than 18 credits)$1,082
    Audited Courses$139
    Summer School$608

    Room & Board Costs

    Troy Campus Room Rates

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

    Albany Campus Room Rates

    • Standard Double: $3,400 per semester
    • Single: $3,800 per semester
    • College Suites Single: $3,900 per semester

    Resident Student Meal Plan Rates

    • The Ultimate+
      • $3,586 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
      • $3,436 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
      • $3,436 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
      • $3,436 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.

    Resident Student 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 Student Meal Plan Rates

    In addition to any of the resident meal plan options listed above, Commuters and Graduate Students can also choose from:

    • 525 DCB Plan
      • $500 per semester
      • The meal plan includes $525 of Bonus Dining Dollars to use at any Russell Sage dining location.
    • 205 DCB Plan
      • $200 per semester
      • The meal plan includes $205 of Bonus Dining Dollars to use at any Russell Sage dining location.
    • 75 DCB Plan
      • $75 per semester
      • The meal plan includes $75 of Bonus Dining Dollars to use at any Russell Sage dining location.
    • Around the Block 25
      • $469 per semester
      • This meal plan is for the commuter student that is on the go! The meal plan includes 25 meal swipes and $50 of Bonus Dining Dollars to use at any Russell Sage dining location.
      • Availability limited to commuter students.

    * Graduate and commuter students are not required to have a meal plan.

    Important Information About Meal Plans

    • 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.
    • All meal plan contracts become final, and cannot be changed, after the first Friday of classes each semester.
    • The undergraduate residence halls are non-cooking facilities.
    • 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.
    • 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 2021 May 3, 2021
    Fall 2021Aug 2, 2021
    Spring 2022Dec 1, 2021