Russell Sage College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$33,851
4.5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$22,456
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.59%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
73.6%
1,737 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,159
67.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
68.8%
141 Graduates

About

Russell Sage College is a higher education institution located in Rensselaer County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Russell Sage College were Other Psychology (90 degrees awarded), Occupational Therapy (36 degrees), and Family Practice Nurse (36 degrees).

In 2022, 696 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Russell Sage College. 82% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 18% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (453 degrees), 7.43 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (61 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Russell Sage College is $33,851, which is $9,855 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Russell Sage College is $33,851, which is $9,855 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,456.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending Russell Sage College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 92% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$33,851
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Russell Sage College was $33,851. The cost of tuition at Russell Sage College is $9,855 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$22,456
2022 Value
1.13%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Russell Sage College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,456. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Russell Sage College grew by 1.13%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,751
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Russell Sage College was of $10,751 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.09% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
92%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Russell Sage College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 4.21% with respect to 2021, when 95% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.59%
2019 Default Rate
22
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Russell Sage College was 2.59%, which represents 22 out of the 851 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Russell Sage College received 1,737 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 7.8% annual growth. Out of those 1,737 applicants, 1,279 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73.6% acceptance rate.

There were 2,159 students enrolled at Russell Sage College in 2022.

Russell Sage College has an overall enrollment yield of 18.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

73.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,279
Accepted Out of 1,737

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Russell Sage College was 73.6% (1,279 admissions from 1,737 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 73.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 7.8%, while admissions declined by −7.12%..

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Enrollment

Russell Sage College had a total enrollment of 2,159 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Russell Sage College is 1,464 students and the part-time enrollment is 695. This means that 67.8% of students enrolled at Russell Sage College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Russell Sage College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 61.8% White, 11.6% Black or African American, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, 4.96% Asian, 2.78% Two or More Races, 0.509% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0926% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Russell Sage College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (44.3%), followed by White Male (14.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.89%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (61.2%), followed by White Male (11.8%) and Black or African American Female (4.55%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Russell Sage College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,159 students. The full-time enrollment at Russell Sage College is 1,464 and the part-time enrollment is 695. This means that 67.8% of students enrolled at Russell Sage College are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2022 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 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Russell Sage College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,335 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    250 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    220 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Russell Sage College is 61.8% White, 11.6% Black or African American, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, 4.96% Asian, 2.78% Two or More Races, 0.509% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0926% 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 51.2% White, 17.3% 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, 164 students (7.6%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 446 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 (453 degrees awarded). There were 7.43 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (61 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Russell Sage College is Other Psychology (90 degrees awarded), followed by Occupational Therapy (36 degrees) and Family Practice Nurse (36 degrees).

In 2022,  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 Psychology (127 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (57 degrees), and Education (113 degrees).

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 (1,778,019 people), Registered nurses (1,527,539 people), Secondary school teachers (529,343 people), Education administrators (337,269 people), and Other managers (329,720 people).

The most specialized majors at Russell Sage College in 2022 are Psychology (127 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (57 degrees), Education (113 degrees), Health (277 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (31 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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, Physicians, Financial examiners, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Russell Sage College are Psychology (127 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (57 degrees), Education (113 degrees), Health (277 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (31 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (3,391,776 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,861,121 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (623,924 people), Outpatient care centers (462,073 people), and Offices of physicians (298,659 people).

The most specialized majors at Russell Sage College are Psychology (127 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (57 degrees), Education (113 degrees), Health (277 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (31 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 90 degrees awarded
  2. 43 degrees awarded
  3. 36 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Russell Sage College was Registered Nursing with 90 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

125
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
571
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 125 degrees were awarded to men at Russell Sage College, which is 0.219 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (571).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Russell Sage College in Physical Education Teaching & Coaching, which is 2.71 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 84 degrees were awarded to men at Russell Sage College in Other Psychology, which is 12 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

53%
100% Completion Time
62%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 53% 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 62% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Russell Sage College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 5.67% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    453 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    61 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    42 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Russell Sage College is white (453 degrees awarded). There were 7.43 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (61 degrees).

11.6% of degree recipients (81 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    379 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    74 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    42 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Russell Sage College is white female (379 degrees awarded). There were 5.12 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (74 degrees).

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Operations

Russell Sage College has an endowment valued at nearly $42.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−9.93%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Russell Sage College had a total salary expenditure of 45.6M. Russell Sage College employs 55 Assistant professors, 33 Associate professors and 19 Professors. Most academics at Russell Sage College are Female Assistant professor (46), Female Associate professor (27), and Female Professor (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Russell Sage College are: Management, with 51 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 40 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 35 employees.

Endowment

$42.3M
2022 Endowment
10.9%
decline from 2021

Russell Sage College has an endowment valued at about $42.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Russell Sage College declined 10.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.26M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$21.3M
2022 Salaries
2.57%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Russell Sage College paid a median of $21.3M in salaries, which represents 46.7% of their overall expenditure ($45.6M) and a 2.57% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.03M
Instructional Salaries
117
Number of Employees

In 2022, Russell Sage College paid a total of $7.03M to 117 employees working as instructors, which represents 33% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
55 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
51 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Russell Sage College were Assistant professor with 55 employees, Associate professor with 33 employees, and Professor with 19 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Russell Sage College were Management with 51 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 40 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 35 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Russell Sage College was Female Assistant professor with 46 employees, Female Associate professor with 27 employees, and Female Professor with 12 employees.

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