Rust College Rankings

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In the World#7515 of 14178
In North America#1838 of 2629
In the United States#1750 of 2528
In Mississippi#15 of 18
In Holly Springs#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
50%
Avg. cost to attend
$10,316 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
738
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Rust College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate50%47%52%
Applicants4,8521,7643,088
Admissions2,4388341,604
Freshmen enrolled full time19883115
Freshmen enrolled part time17710

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Recommended
College-preparatory program Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American679 (92%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown47 (6%)
Nonresident Alien10 (1%)
Hispanic2 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$10,316/year
Average aid awarded
$6,349
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$10,691
$30-48K$11,670
$48-75K$14,169
$75-110K$16,664
$110K+$16,664

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$9,900
Tuition in-state$9,900
Tuition out-of-state$9,900

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity847
Combined charge for room and board$4,300

Rust College Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor's
Biology & Biological Sciences, General22
Kindergarten & Preschool Education and Teaching313
Broadcast Journalism16
Business Administration and Management, General36
Computer Science8
Sociology7
Social Work6
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other3
Mathematics, General2
Chemistry, General1
Political Science and Government, General1
Grand Total685
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate28%14%36%
  • Full-time retention rate - 44%
  • Part-time retention rate - 26%

Publications & Citations

Publications
48
Citations
957

Publication count by topic

Chemistry
12
Biology
6
Materials science
6
Computer science
5
Mathematics
4
Medicine
4
Environmental science
3
Economics
3
History
2
Political science
2
Engineering
1
Psychology
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Economics2701207
Materials science3844235
Medicine4431189
Chemistry4580182
Political science47524
Environmental science488012
Mathematics491633
Biology525769
Engineering526710
Psychology583211
Computer science587913

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199007
1991110
1992213
1993110
1994115
1995118
1996321
1997027
1998129
1999140
2000047
2001044
2002039
2003021
2004029
2005034
2006034
2007029
2008227
2009032
2010222
2011035
2012035
2013265
2014154
2015254
2016127
2017137
2018018
2019218
2020224

General info

Alternative namesRC
Founded1866
WikipediaRust College
MottoBy Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them
Colorsroyal blue, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff186
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address150 Rust Avenue
Holly Springs, Mississippi, 38635
United States
City population8,000
Phone66225280004009
Fax+1 (662) 252 6107

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