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Russell Sage College

Troy, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate74%

Russell Sage College Academics

Russell Sage College requires at least 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Russell Sage College accepts transfer credits. Additionally, Russell Sage College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 63% of students who start college at Russell Sage College finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted X
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Russell Sage College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take At Russell Sage College?

Russell Sage College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Russell Sage College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Russell Sage College

When choosing a major, Russell Sage College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Russell Sage College.Russell Sage College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative. Russell Sage College false.Russell Sage College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Russell Sage College

Does Russell Sage College Offer Learning Disability Services?

🟨 Check with Russell Sage College directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Russell Sage College Offer Online Classes?

✅ Russell Sage College true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Russell Sage College Give AP Credit?

✅ Russell Sage College true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Russell Sage College Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Russell Sage College, check with the school directly. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Russell Sage College.

Does Russell Sage College Require Internships?

🟨 Russell Sage College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Russell Sage College

Russell Sage College Library

The main library on campus is the James Wheelock Clark Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Russell Sage College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Russell Sage College offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in business administration with Sage Graduate School

•3-2 dual degree program in nursing with Sage Graduate School

•Occupational therapy, physical therapy with Sage Graduate School


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Russell Sage College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Russell Sage College has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Russell Sage College include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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