Sage College Of Albany

Sage College Of Albany

Sage College of Albany, also known as SCA, is one of the three colleges of The Sage Colleges. The Sage Colleges were established in 1916, and are located in Albany, New York. It was initially known as Sage Junior College of Albany. The college offers a number of associate's and bachelor's degrees in diverse subjects like biology, business, communication & information design, and creative & performing arts. Various certificate programs are also provided by SCA.

SCA's athletics department fields more than 10 men's and women's sports teams. They compete in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). They are nicknamed as the Gators. They participate in sports including basketball, cross country, golf, tennis, and softball. The campus is home to several clubs and organizations which include Commuter Relations Club, Film Club, Dance Club, and Science Club among others.

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Sage College of Albany
140 New Scotland Ave
Albany , NY 12208
General Phone: (518) 292-1717

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Sage College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching200special ed, school counseling, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, art education, health teaching, physical education teaching, reading teaching
Therapy and Counseling83psychology, counseling psychology, forensic psychology, physical therapy
Business and Management69business management, accounting, MIS, marketing studies, business and related services
Liberal Arts57liberal arts and sciences, general studies, humanities, social services, sociology, social studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine49registered nursing, adult health nursing, nurse practitioner, mental health nursing, community nurse, various nursing
Design38interior design, graphic design
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy27occupational therapy, clinical nutritionist, dietetics and clinical nutrition
Photography and Commercial Art26commercial art, photography
Fine Arts17fine arts
Family and Social Work14public administration, public policy analysis
Computer Science and Engineering12information technology, information science, computer science, computer networking
Law10legal studies
Medical Administration8health care facilities management, health services administration
Media7communication and journalism, communications tech
Security and Law Enforcement5criminal justice and administration
Art Studies2visual and performing arts
Science2biological and biomedical sciences

Number of programs and degrees for Sage College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree22723
Associate's degree4017
Master's degree29319
Post-master's certificate227
Award of less than 1 academic year21
Doctor's degree - professional practice421

Sage College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Sage College had a total enrollment of 1,987 students (1,312 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 31%
Women 69%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 50%
Graduate 50%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 70%
Black 7%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 19%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 8%
20-21 10%
22-24 23%
25-29 20%
30-34 11%
35-39 7%
40-49 10%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York84%
New Jersey1%

Sage College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 69 %

Sage College Room and Board (2007)

Sage College offers campus housing for 107 of its 1,312 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Albany, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Sage College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal470520
SAT Math470510
ACT Composite1921

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT88%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT9%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Sage College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 19,290
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 19,290
Room and board $ 9,350
Room charge $ 4,850
Board (meal plan) charge $ 4,500
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 2,060

Financial Aid:
Sage College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 281001)

Sage College Faculty

Sage College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year6$54,3955$61,151
Associate professoracademic year8$51,70628$54,135
Assistant professoracademic year9$49,98030$48,248
Instructoracademic year1*2*
All faculty totalacademic year24$51,24365$51,478

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Sage College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Skyline Conference

Sage College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology

Graphic Design
Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Elementary Education and Teaching
Health Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General

Family And Social Work
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Legal Studies, General

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other

Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Communications Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Services Administration
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management


Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

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What Sets Sage College Apart:

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Female % of student body
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% of degrees in education and teaching
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% of degrees in design
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% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Top 13%Sage College % of degrees in therapy and counseling
% of degrees in fine arts
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Top 13%Sage College % of degrees in fine arts
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 16%Sage College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Number of degree programs
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Top 17%Sage College Number of degree programs

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