Students at SCA

As an international student, you bring new perspective to an already diverse college community. While U.S. industries and job opportunities expand, the demand for talented individuals with your diverse background will continue to grow.

Beyond providing you with a first-class education, Sage will enhance your personal growth. In small classes, you will learn from practicing researchers, authors, and Fulbright scholars who offer the individualized attention you need to succeed as a student in the U.S. If you have questions or would like helpful information regarding the United States Education System, understanding what is needed to obtain an I-20, applying for an F-1 student visa, or maintaining your status, please visit Study in the States or Education USA.

Application Procedures for International Students

Required Materials:

  1. Completed application using our convenient online application or via the Common App
  2. Send us your official transcripts(s). If your first language is not English, the transcripts must be evaluated. Visit or to see acceptable translation services.
  3. Proof of English proficiency if your first language is not English:
    • TOEFL 500-550 or internet-based score of 71-79
    • IELTS 5.5-6.5
    • Skype interview available case-by-case
  4. Materials should be sent by email or mail to:
    • [email protected]
    • The Sage Colleges Office of Admission
      140 New Scotland Avenue
      Albany, NY 12208, United States of America

Applying for your F-1 student visa:

  1. Receive an acceptance letter from The Sage Colleges Office of Admission
  2. Submit The Sage Colleges International Student Financial Form (Undergraduate Form | Graduate Form)
    • On the form you will need to indicate the finances available to cover your expenses
    • Form is needed to issue an I-20 which is required to obtain student visa
    • This must be accompanied by a bank statement and proof of sponsorship
  3. Copy of your passport
  4. Submit your enrollment deposit
  5. Receive I-20 in mail from The Sage Colleges
  6. Schedule an appointment with the closest American Embassy or Consulate and apply for your F-1 Visa

For more information, contact us:
[email protected]

The Sage Colleges Office of Admission
140 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208, United States of America

Phone 001.518.292.1730
Fax 001.518.292.1912