Russell Sage College of the Sage Colleges

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Russell Sage College was founded in Troy in 1916 by suffragist Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage, with the guidance of Eliza Kellas, head of the college preparatory Emma Willard School (also located in Troy). Together they founded Russell Sage College as a school of practical arts, one of the very first institutions to offer women the means of economic and social independence through preparation for professional careers.

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Russell Sage College encourages women to take risks, discover their strengths, and apply what they've learned. At Russell Sage, women of all ages and backgrounds gain a strong vision of their own power and potential, becoming women of influence in their careers and communities.

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St. Catherine University

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St. Catherine University is the largest Catholic women's college in the United States with an enrollment of nearly 5,000. St. Kate’s, as it’s commonly known, was founded in 1905. Grounded in the liberal arts and the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching, St. Kate’s educates women to lead and influence. In 1937, it became the nation’s first Catholic college to be awarded a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa honor society. St. Kate’s offers associate, bachelor and advanced degree programs in four schools: the School of Business and Professional Studies; the School of Humanities, Arts and Sciences; the Henrietta Schmoll School of Health; and the School of Social Work. St. Kate's offers nearly 60 fields of study, as well as another 35-plus through the Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities consortium. At every degree level, St. Kate’s serves a diverse student population; developing ethical, reflective and socially responsible leaders. St. Kate’s president is 1976 alumna ReBecca Koenig Roloff.

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St. Paul, Minnesota

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St. Catherine University educates students to lead and influence. St. Catherine integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic tradition, emphasizing intellectual inquiry and social teaching, and challenging students to transformational leadership.

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Moore College of Art and Design

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Founded by Sarah Worthington Peter in 1848, Moore College of Art & Design is the first and only women’s visual arts college in the nation. Established as the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, the College continues to thrive on the promise of empowering women to achieve financial independence by providing a high-quality, career-focused education. 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Moore is the first and only visual arts college for women in the United States. Moore cultivates creativity, promotes scholarship and prepares its students for professional careers in the arts by emphasizing critical thinking, problem solving, risk-taking, and strong communication skills.

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Meredith College

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Meredith College has been educating strong, confident women for more than a century. Chartered in 1891, the College opened with 200 students and a mission to provide a first-rate course of female education. Today Meredith is one of the largest independent women’s colleges in the U.S., graduating nearly 500 students each year who come from across the country and around the world.

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Raleigh, North Carolina

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Many colleges say they offer a personal education. Meredith College delivers on that promise. Rigorous academics and a commitment to experiential learning – offered in a personalized environment – challenge Meredith women to discover their individual strengths and then grow stronger. We promise you this: No matter how strong you think you are, you’re stronger. Come to Meredith and we’ll prove it.

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Bay Path University

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Bay Path University was founded in 1897 in Springfield, Massachusetts, as a coeducational business school offering programs in accounting, business administration, secretarial science, and business teacher training.  In 1945, Bay Path moved to Longmeadow, Massachusetts, and it restricted its enrollment to young women.  Four years later, it received approval to be chartered as Bay Path Junior College.  In 1988, the Massachusetts Board of Regents of Higher Education authorized Bay Path Junior College to become a four-year degree-granting institution, and its name was officially changed to Bay Path College. Maintaining its commitment to women-only undergraduate programs, as well as coeducational graduate programs, in 2014 the College became Bay Path University.

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts

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From its inception, Bay Path has continually developed innovative educational and career-focused programs in direct response to the needs of our students and the changing workplace. At its Longmeadow campus and satellite campuses in Sturbridge (MA) and Burlington (MA), the University offers undergraduate degrees for women; graduate degrees for men and women on campus and online; and the American Women’s College offering accelerated degrees programs for adult women—online or on campus through its One-Day-A-Week Saturday program.

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Brenau University

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Founded as a private institution for the education of women, Brenau began life in 1878 as Georgia Baptist Female Seminary. In 1900 H. J. Pearce purchased the institution and renamed it Brenau, a linguistic blend formed from the German word brennen, “to burn”, and the Latin aurum, “gold”.

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Gainesville, Georgia

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Brenau University envisions a very different learning experience than currently offered at other educational institutions. Melding into Brenau’s existing liberal arts and pre-professional educational approach is a new and richer means of understanding and relating to our world. We describe this evolutionary learning experience as Brenau’s “Portals of Learning” – doorways or entries into transformational environments where individuals experience (not just learn) understanding of, adaptation to and prospering in a faster paced, information-centric, scientifically demanding, and culturally diverse global society.

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