Rust College: Ranking & Review

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Holly Springs
United States
Top 49%

Rust College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate43%38%47%
Enrolled undergraduates266118148
Enrolled total (including graduate students)860331529

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $10.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programConsidered but not required
Formal demonstration of competenciesConsidered but not required
Admission test scoresRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Rust College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $4,300 and other expenses per full academic year.

Rust College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 847 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$9,700$9,700
Fees for full-time undergraduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$413$413

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sTotal
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3333
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1818
Social Sciences1414
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11314
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1010
English Language and Literature & Letters88
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services55
Physical Sciences11
Mathematics and Statistics11
Grand Total9116125

A total of 125 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Rust College.

Graduation rate39%35%41%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%

General info

Alternative namesRC
MottoBy Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them
Religious affiliationUnited Methodist
Mission StatementRust College is a historically Black, co-educational, senior liberal arts college founded in 1866 by the Freedman's Aid Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church to offer quality programs in business, education, humanities, science and math, and social science to prepare students for leadership and service in a global society.
Colorsroyal blue, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff174
Instructional FTE42
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address150 Rust Avenue
Holly Springs, Mississippi, 38635
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Distant
City population2,500 - 10,000
Fax+1 (662) 252 6107

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