Russell Sage College

Troy, NY

Russell Sage College says, "The updated RSC General Education Program (that applies to students who enter RSC in Fall 2016 or later) assures a more diverse distribution of required coursework in five major breadth areas. The program also allows for assessment of targeted student learning outcomes in each area of breadth." Source

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,305
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:45%
  • Tuition & Fees:$29,864 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition


    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because the "Core Courses WLD 101 and 201," which replaced ENG 101, do not focus on expository writing.

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Quantitative Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by science courses.

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Russell Sage College uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 07/17/2017


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