The Sage Colleges: Review & Facts

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The Sage Colleges is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,900 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1916 and is one of the 4 schools and colleges located in Troy, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
59
Fair
Several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at The Sage Colleges.

The Sage Colleges follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 59 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Nursing, Medical, Education, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
78%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at The Sage Colleges is fair at 78% (close to New York average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at The Sage Colleges is below average - 58%.

Student to faculty ratio at The Sage Colleges is pretty good: 12:1. Read more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$28,400
High
Average tuition price is very high - $27,000 per year. The additional fees at The Sage Colleges (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,400; which makes it a total of $28,400 a year.

Read the details about The Sage Colleges additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
54%
As reported in recent government data, 2,495 applications were submitted and 1,345 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at The Sage Colleges is $30.00. The graduate application fee is $40.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to The Sage Colleges and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (518) 244-2000 or check The Sage Colleges Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,300
Medium
The Sage Colleges provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at The Sage Colleges, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
The Sage Colleges offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 900 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable: approximately $6,300 annually.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at The Sage Colleges. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, The Sage Colleges appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

The Sage Colleges Location and Maps



Post Address: The Sage Colleges, 65 1st Street, Troy, New York 12180, USA
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