The Sage Colleges

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world rank  2659

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University Overview

Founded in 1916, The Sage Colleges is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Troy (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New York. This institution also has a branch campus in Albany. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, The Sage Colleges (TSC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. The Sage Colleges (TSC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 104 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. TSC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym TSC
Founded 1916

University Location

Address 65 1st Street
12180 New York
United States
Tel +1 (518) 244 2000
Fax +1 (518) 244 4545
Other locations Albany

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is neither required nor recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 65 1st Street
Troy 12180-4115
(518) 244 2000
888 837 9724

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral/Professional Universities
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The Sage Colleges's Library
The Sage Colleges's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 178,353 physical volumes, 4,355 physical media, 5,093 digital/electronic medium and 99 licensed digital/electronic databases. The Sage Colleges's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
The Sage Colleges provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 872 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy (CAPTE)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Master's in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC)

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • The New American Colleges and Universities (NACU)
  • American Council on Education (ACE)
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)
  • Women's College Coalition (WCC)
  • Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU)
  • Hudson - Mohawk Association of Colleges and Universities (Capital Region)
  • Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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