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    A small, private coeducational institution with two distinct campuses, Russell Sage College provides a learning experience as unique and diverse as its students. Focused on professional preparation and student support, a Sage education prepares you to thrive in today’s workforce and global community. The Office of Admission is here to support you along your journey to starting your college career.

    Academic Value

    For 100 years, Russell Sage College has prepared students across wide-ranging disciplines to succeed professionally.

    At Sage, you’ll receive an exceptional, hands-on education in a thoughtful environment with small classes, caring faculty and unwavering student support. Your learning extends beyond the classroom with opportunities to participate in internships, clinical placements and research projects.

    Undergraduate Viewbook

    Get to know our unique learning community.


    Ranked #8 among the Top Performers on Social Mobility (U.S. News & World Report)

    2 Years in a Row!

    Included on Phi Theta Kappa’s 2020 and 2021 Transfer Honor Rolls


    of graduates employed or continuing their education through graduate school


    Student to Faculty Ratio

    The Sage Experience

    Discover what it means to be a Sage student

    Russell Sage College offers more than 60 student clubs and organizations on both campuses. From the professional Theatre Institute at Sage and the Opalka Gallery, to our community chorus, Sage Singers — and many academic, multicultural, religious, service and game clubs in between — you will have countless opportunities to meet new people and experience new adventures at Sage.

    Financial Aid

    We’re committed to providing an affordable education designed to prepare you academically and professionally.


    of applicants for financial aid receive an award


    guaranteed scholarship


    In financial grants and scholarships awarded to students each year

    “As you learn more about this lively and diverse intellectual community, you’ll discover a college that combines excellent professional preparation with a caring environment supportive of student success.”

    Christopher Ames


    Spotlights Pattern

    One College, Two Campuses

    Having two distinct campuses allows us to provide an experience as diverse and engaging as our students.

    Our two locations are just a short shuttle away from each other in the neighboring cities of Albany and Troy, New York. You’ll have the opportunity to learn, explore and connect on both campuses. This unique advantage provides an education with more depth, a community with greater perspective and a student life with more to enjoy.

    Apply Today

    Request more information or learn about how to apply to Russell Sage College.

    Plan Your Visit

    The best way to learn about Russell Sage College is to see it for yourself.

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    Associate Director of Undergraduate Enrollment Management