Helping Your Students Prepare Applications

At Russell Sage College, we try to make the application process as straightforward as possible. But we recognize that applying to a college can be complex. We want to provide you with all the resources you need to help your students navigate through applying to Russell Sage College, so below you will find links to specific information about our application, deadlines, financial aid and more.

Application Requirements

  • Application submitted through our Online Application or Common Application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • One letter or recommendation
  • Essay or personal statement

Submitting Documents

Submit original or certified copies only. A certified copy has an original signature of the registrar or other designated school official or the institution’s seal.

Transcripts and test scores must come from an official source to be processed.

Official sources only include directly from a school official employed by the school; nationally or internationally recognized testing agency; or other community organizations as permitted by the Office of Undergraduate Admission. Any other sources will need approval by the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

Documents not submitted through the Common Application can be:

  • Mailed to:
    Russell Sage College
    Office of Undergraduate Admissions
    140 New Scotland Avenue
    Albany, NY 12208
  • Uploaded through Naviance
  • Sent via email to [email protected]

Chat with us

  • Contact the Office of Admission at [email protected] with any questions
  • Be on the lookout for school counselor virtual and in-person events. Our next one is February 13 on the Troy Campus at 4 p.m. Register today! Learn about the new FAFSA and life at Russell Sage, and network with the admission team and other local school counselors!