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The Sage Colleges
Troy, NY
The Sage Colleges include Russell Sage College, Sage Graduate School, and Sage College of Albany. Russell Sage College is a private, comprehensive college for women located in Troy. Sage College of Albany is a private, co-ed liberal arts college in Albany.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,473
   Women 1,178 (80.0%)
   Men 295 (20.0%)
Graduate Students 1,241
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 58% of 2,117 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline March 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.30
SAT Math 475 average
410-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 481 average
420-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 22 average
20-23 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests       X
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $44,238
  Tuition and Fees $28,805
  Room and Board $12,408
Average Percent of Need Met Not reported
Average Freshman Award Not reported
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 139
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
Troy Population 49,974
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 86% of freshmen, 56% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.7% Asian
12.6% Black/African-American
8.4% Hispanic/Latino
2.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
65.1% White
7.1% Unknown
International Students 0.2% from 1 countries
First-Year Students Returning 78.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 46.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 40.0%