The Sage Colleges

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$27,405

1.5% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$20,077

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

4.63%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

57.6%

2,117 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,713

65.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

58.3%

147 Graduates

About

The Sage Colleges is a higher education institution located in Rensselaer County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The Sage Colleges were Registered Nursing (101 degrees awarded), Other Biological & Biomedical Sciences (43 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (39 degrees).

In 2016, 876 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The Sage Colleges. 81.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 18.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (610 degrees), 6.42 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (95 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The Sage Colleges is $27,405, which is $7,245 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The Sage Colleges is $27,405, which is $7,245 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,077.

In 2016, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 79% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,405

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at The Sage Colleges was $27,405. The cost of tuition at The Sage Colleges is $7,245 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$20,077

2016 Value

18.9%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 The Sage Colleges had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,077. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of The Sage Colleges grew by 18.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,610

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The Sage Colleges was of $9,610 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 2.07% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

89%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

89% of undergraduate students at The Sage Colleges received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.11% with respect to 2015, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

4.63%

2015 Default Rate

40

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at The Sage Colleges was 4.63%, which represents 40 out of the 864 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

The Sage Colleges received 2,117 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 15.2% annual decline. Out of those 2,117 applicants, 1,220 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 57.6% acceptance rate.

There were 2,713 students enrolled at The Sage Colleges in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The Sage Colleges has an overall enrollment yield of 16.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

57.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,220

Accepted Out of 2,117

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The Sage Colleges was 57.6% (1,220 admissions from 2,117 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 53.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -152%, while admissions declined by -9.29%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at The Sage Colleges in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The Sage Colleges has a total enrollment of 2,713 students. The full-time enrollment at The Sage Colleges is 1,770 students and the part-time enrollment is 943. This means that 65.2% of students enrolled at The Sage Colleges are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The Sage Colleges, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.1% White, 10.9% Black or African American, 6.67% Hispanic or Latino, 3.83% Asian, 2.65% Two or More Races, 0.258% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0369% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The Sage Colleges in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (55.6%), followed by White Male (9.63%) and Black or African American Female (7.99%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (59.4%), followed by White Male (11.2%) and Black or African American Female (4.67%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The Sage Colleges, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,713 students. The full-time enrollment at The Sage Colleges is 1,770 and the part-time enrollment is 943. This means that 65.2% of students enrolled at The Sage Colleges are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

2016 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 The Sage Colleges was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), The Sage Colleges had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,740

  2. Black or African American

    296

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    181

The enrolled student population at The Sage Colleges is 64.1% White, 10.9% Black or African American, 6.67% Hispanic or Latino, 3.83% Asian, 2.65% Two or More Races, 0.258% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0369% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 297 students (10.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 554 more women than men received degrees from The Sage Colleges. The majority of degree recipients at The Sage Colleges are white (610 degrees awarded). There were 6.42 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (95 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The Sage Colleges is Registered Nursing (101 degrees awarded), followed by Other Biological & Biomedical Sciences (43 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (39 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The Sage Colleges, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (157 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (58 degrees), and Education (128 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 The Sage Colleges are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,070,166 people), Registered nurses (1,407,750 people), Physicians & surgeons (580,187 people), Miscellaneous managers (360,135 people), and Secondary school teachers (346,639 people).

The most specialized majors at The Sage Colleges are Psychology (157 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (58 degrees), Education (128 degrees), Biology (60 degrees), and Health (260 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The Sage Colleges are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at The Sage Colleges are Psychology (157 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (58 degrees), Education (128 degrees), Biology (60 degrees), and Health (260 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 The Sage Colleges are Elementary & secondary schools (3,286,908 people), Hospitals (2,163,401 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (663,902 people), Outpatient care centers (419,526 people), and Offices of physicians (387,715 people).

The most specialized majors at The Sage Colleges are Psychology (157 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (58 degrees), Education (128 degrees), Biology (60 degrees), and Health (260 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 The Sage Colleges.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The Sage Colleges was Registered Nursing with 101 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 161

  2. 715

In 2016, 161 degrees were awarded to men at The Sage Colleges, which is 0.225 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (715).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 31 degrees were awarded to men at The Sage Colleges in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.795 times less than the 39 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 100 degrees were awarded to women at The Sage Colleges in Other Psychology, which is 5.26 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

50%

100% Completion Time

59%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 50% of students graduating from The Sage Colleges completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 59% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 59% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The Sage Colleges is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 7.48% of graduates (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    610 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    95 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    69 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The Sage Colleges is white (610 degrees awarded). There were 6.42 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (95 degrees).

10.8% of degree recipients (95 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    507 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    103 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    52 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The Sage Colleges is white female (507 degrees awarded). There were 4.92 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (103 degrees).

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Operations

The Sage Colleges has an endowment valued at nearly $30.6M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $506k (1.65%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, The Sage Colleges had a total expenditure of $50M. Of that $50M, they spent $23.5M on salaries and $50M on benefits.

The Sage Colleges employs 57 Assistant professors, 36 Associate professors, and 24 Lecturers. Most academics at The Sage Colleges are Female Assistant professors (46), Female Associate professors(25), and Female Lecturers (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The Sage Colleges are: Office and Administrative Support, with 62 employees, Management, with 60 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 39 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$30.6M

2015 Endowment

0.5%

growth from 2014

The Sage Colleges has an endowment valued at about $30.6M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of The Sage Colleges grew 0.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.76M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $509k - Federal

  2. $547k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, The Sage Colleges received $509k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $547k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$23.5M

Salary Expenditure

$50M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, The Sage Colleges had a total expenditure of $50M. Of that $50M, they spent $23.5M on salaries and $50M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at The Sage Colleges as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$23.5M

2015 Salaries

3.01%

decline from 2014

In 2015, The Sage Colleges paid a median of $23.5M in salaries, which represents 47.1% of their overall expenditure ($50M) and a 3.01% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.93% growth from 2013 and a 5.55% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.87M

Instructional Salaries

140

Number of Employees

In 2015, The Sage Colleges paid a total of $7.87M to 140 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

57 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

62 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at The Sage Colleges were Assistant professor with 57 employees; Associate professor with 36 employees; and Associate professor with 24 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The Sage Colleges were Office and Administrative Support with 62 employees; Management with 60 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 39 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Lecturer

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The Sage Colleges was Female Assistant professor with 46 employees, Female Associate professor with 25 employees, and Female Lecturer with 19 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at The Sage Colleges.

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