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Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
|Russell Sage College 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.2|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||1%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||36%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||4%|
Russell Sage College does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into Russell Sage College is moderately difficult. Russell Sage College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Russell Sage College accepted 74% of all applicants, around 1,293 of the 1,740 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Russell Sage College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Very Important|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Russell Sage College must submit the following items. Double check with Russell Sage College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
|Other Requirements||√||portfolio for art and design programs|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Russell Sage College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.
Out of all students that were admitted, 68% submitted a class rank. At Russell Sage College 1% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 24% were in the top 25% and 64% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Russell Sage College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||11%|
|3.50 and 3.74||19%|
|3.25 and 3.49||11%|
|3.00 and 3.24||21%|
|2.50 and 2.9||15%|
|2.00 and 2.49||13%|
Russell Sage College does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Russell Sage College has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 36% of Russell Sage College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 4% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Russell Sage College students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 450 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Russell Sage College students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 450 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Russell Sage College, you should strive to earn between 17 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Russell Sage College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Russell Sage College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Russell Sage College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Russell Sage College during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Russell Sage College?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Russell Sage College.
Does Russell Sage College accept transfer credits?
Russell Sage College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Russell Sage College accepts:
Does Russell Sage College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Russell Sage College does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Russell Sage College?
No, Russell Sage College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..
What is Russell Sage College's acceptance rate?
Russell Sage College's acceptance rate is 74%.
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How hard is it to get into Russell Sage College? Russell Sage College is a somewhat selective institution. The Russell Sage College acceptance rate is 74%. This means that the institution accepts 74 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Russell Sage College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Russell Sage College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Russell Sage College is 21. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Russell Sage College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Russell Sage College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.2. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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