Russell Sage College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$31,450
3.51% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$22,296
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
74.3%
1,740 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,389
66.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
61.8%
175 Graduates

About

Russell Sage College is a higher education institution located in Rensselaer County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Russell Sage College were Registered Nursing (103 degrees awarded), Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (35 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (32 degrees).

In 2020, 758 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Russell Sage College. 79.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 20.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (488 degrees), 5.81 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (84 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Russell Sage College is $31,450, which is $8,920 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Russell Sage College is $31,450, which is $8,920 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,296.

In 2020, 95% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 89% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$31,450
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Russell Sage College was $31,450. The cost of tuition at Russell Sage College is $8,920 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$22,296
2020 Value
5.76%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Russell Sage College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,296. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Russell Sage College grew by 5.76%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,518
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Russell Sage College was of $10,518 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 1.04% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
89%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Russell Sage College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.06% with respect to 2019, when 94% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Russell Sage College received 1,740 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 11.5% annual growth. Out of those 1,740 applicants, 1,293 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.3% acceptance rate.

There were 2,389 students enrolled at Russell Sage College in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Russell Sage College has an overall enrollment yield of 20.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,293
Accepted Out of 1,740

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Russell Sage College was 74.3% (1,293 admissions from 1,740 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 85%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 11.5%, while admissions declined by −2.56%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Russell Sage College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Russell Sage College has a total enrollment of 2,389 students. The full-time enrollment at Russell Sage College is 1,593 students and the part-time enrollment is 796. This means that 66.7% of students enrolled at Russell Sage College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Russell Sage College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58.3% White, 10.1% Black or African American, 8.87% Hispanic or Latino, 4.65% Asian, 3.43% Two or More Races, 0.419% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.126% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Russell Sage College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.4%), followed by White Male (10.5%) and Black or African American Female (6.85%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (56.4%), followed by White Male (10.5%) and Black or African American Female (5.35%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

66.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Russell Sage College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,389 students. The full-time enrollment at Russell Sage College is 1,593 and the part-time enrollment is 796. This means that 66.7% of students enrolled at Russell Sage College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Russell Sage College was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Russell Sage College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,393
  2. Black or African American
    241
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    212

The enrolled student population at Russell Sage College is 58.3% White, 10.1% Black or African American, 8.87% Hispanic or Latino, 4.65% Asian, 3.43% Two or More Races, 0.419% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.126% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 321 students (13.4%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 448 more women than men received degrees from Russell Sage College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Russell Sage College is white (488 degrees awarded). There were 5.81 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (84 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Russell Sage College is Registered Nursing (103 degrees awarded), followed by Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (35 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (32 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Russell Sage College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (74 degrees awarded), Psychology (90 degrees), and Education (115 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Russell Sage College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,651,189 people), Registered nurses (1,487,804 people), Secondary school teachers (561,235 people), Education administrators (325,071 people), and Other managers (320,491 people).

The most specialized majors at Russell Sage College are Interdisciplinary Studies (74 degrees awarded), Psychology (90 degrees), Education (115 degrees), Health (300 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (39 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Russell Sage College are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Actuaries, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Russell Sage College are Interdisciplinary Studies (74 degrees awarded), Psychology (90 degrees), Education (115 degrees), Health (300 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (39 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Russell Sage College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,319,941 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,776,009 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (611,588 people), Outpatient care centers (423,364 people), and Offices of physicians (313,577 people).

The most specialized majors at Russell Sage College are Interdisciplinary Studies (74 degrees awarded), Psychology (90 degrees), Education (115 degrees), Health (300 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (39 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Russell Sage College.
Most Common
  1. 103 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 35 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 32 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Russell Sage College was Registered Nursing with 103 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

155
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
603
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 155 degrees were awarded to men at Russell Sage College, which is 0.257 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (603).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 23 degrees were awarded to men at Russell Sage College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.676 times less than the 34 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 94 degrees were awarded to women at Russell Sage College in Registered Nursing, which is 7.23 times more than the 13 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

54%
100% Completion Time
62%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 54% of students graduating from Russell Sage College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 62% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 63% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (67.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Russell Sage College is Female and White (67.6% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 6.86% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    488 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    84 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    79 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Russell Sage College is white (488 degrees awarded). There were 5.81 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (84 degrees).

11.1% of degree recipients (84 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    394 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    94 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    56 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Russell Sage College is white female (394 degrees awarded). There were 4.19 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (94 degrees).

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Operations

Russell Sage College has an endowment valued at nearly $39.2M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $799k (2.04%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Russell Sage College had a total salary expenditure of $43.4M. Russell Sage College employs 47 Assistant professors, 39 Associate professors, and 14 Lecturers. Most academics at Russell Sage College are Female Assistant professors (37), Female Associate professors(30), and Female Lecturers (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Russell Sage College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 54 employees, Management, with 50 employees, and Service with 33 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$39.2M
2020 Endowment
0.649%
growth from 2019

Russell Sage College has an endowment valued at about $39.2M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Russell Sage College grew 0.649% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $433k lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.39M - Federal
  2. $913k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Russell Sage College received $1.39M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $913k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$21.6M
2020 Salaries
1.42%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Russell Sage College paid a median of $21.6M in salaries, which represents 49.7% of their overall expenditure ($43.4M) and a 1.42% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.14% decline from 2018 and a 8.14% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.58M
Instructional Salaries
115
Number of Employees

In 2020, Russell Sage College paid a total of $6.58M to 115 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
47 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
54 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Russell Sage College were Assistant professor with 47 employees; Associate professor with 39 employees; and Associate professor with 14 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Russell Sage College were Office and Administrative Support with 54 employees; Management with 50 employees; and Service with 33 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Lecturer

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Russell Sage College was Female Assistant professor with 37 employees, Female Associate professor with 30 employees, and Female Lecturer with 12 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Russell Sage College.

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