Office of Admissions, 45 Ferry StreetTroy, NY 12180 518-244-2217
About Russell Sage College
  • Year of Foundation 1916
  • Size of Campus 8 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 838
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 100%male, 9%out-of-state
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $23,800
  • Room and Board $8,370
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 30
  • Enrollment No. 801
Russell Sage College is a comprehensive college for women nestled within the historic district of Troy, NY. RSC offers liberal arts and professional degree programs in an environment aimed at empowering students to become women of influence in their careers and their communities. Russell Sage College's general education program, WORLD – an acronym for Women Owning Responsibility for Learning and Doing – makes Russell Sage one of the only schools in the country to feature a curriculum grounded in women's experience and women's ways of knowing. The mission of Russell Sage College is to prepare women to participate fully and actively in the life and work of society. The College seeks to provide women of all ages and backgrounds with a strong vision of their own power and potential.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society; Phi Alpha Theta; Sigma Theta Tau; Psi Chi; Alpha Psi Omega; Beta Beta Beta; Sigma Delta Tau
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Hillel; Newman Society; Protestant Student Club; BASIC(Brothers & Sisters in Christ); Intervarsity Student Fellowship; Muslim Student Alliance
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Rally Day, Founders Day, SageFest, The Midnight Pancake Breakfast, The WORLD Conference Day, Allies Many Cultures Dinner
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) BLSA(Black & Latina Student Association; several other groups based at the RPI campus in which Sage may participate.
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Albany (10), Albany (10)
  • Distance to nearest train Rensselaer (7)
  • Distance to nearest bus Albany (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 69%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 55%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 82%
  • Number of students using college housing 46%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 11%
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (45%), special housing for international students (0%), other housing options (55%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 11
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 20%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
Campus Services
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Number Of Microforms 3,404
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 80
  • Number Of Books in Library 341,098
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms
  • Library Facilities Our current number of databases is 36,941. Hardcopy and periodical holdings are being supplanted in many areas by database holdings. The Sage Libraries are active in regional and national library resource-sharing networks, thereby expanding materials avai
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 32,648
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 300
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Museums Schacht Fine Arts Center; Nancy Mueller Science Hall; Upton Center for Women's Studies; New York State Theatre Institute; INVEST, a Nanoscience Business Incubator connected to Mueller Science Hall, is the home of Evident Technologies, Inc. Both of these pa
  • Number Of Subscriptions 37,599
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Number of e-books 7,946
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 14%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Siena College/R.P.I)
  • Student Employment Off campus job opportunities are good
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,400
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Albany Medical Center and other hospitals and health care agencies; New York State Government; School districts in the Northeast; Evident Technologies, Inc., and other scientific/technology companies
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 46%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (R.P.I)
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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