Rust College

Holly Springs, MS

Rust College

Holly Springs, MS

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Tuition & Fees

$9,900

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

29%

acceptance rate

Accepted 636
Declined 1,522
Total Received 2,158
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Private

884

undergraduate students

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School Facts

Rust College, founded in 1866, is a private, church-affiliated college. Its 126-acre campus is located in Holly Springs, MS.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 884
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist
Historically Black college/university yes

Social Networks

126-acre campus in Holly Springs (population: 7,621), 35 miles south of Memphis, TN. Served by air, bus, and train in Memphis.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Rust College
150 Rust Avenue
Holly Springs, MS
38635

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
82%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $10
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) July 31
School has early action program yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted ACT only Required

Very Selective

29%

acceptance rate

Accepted 636
Declined 1,522
Total Received 2,158

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Financial Aid

96%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,122

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $9,900
Room & board $4,300
Books & supplies $250
Total $14,450
Average Financial Aid - $8,122
Total with Avg. Aid $6,328

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,112,758
State $4,475
Institutional
Other external
Total $4,117,233

Non-need-based

Federal
State $8,300
Institutional $553,681
Other external
Total $561,981
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 888 886-8492, extension 4061
F: 662 252-8895
awalton@rustcollege.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Softball
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, flag football, swimming, volleyball

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Broadcast Journalism.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Computer Science.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other.
Journalism.
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Public Administration.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

884

total students

35%

in-state

65%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

884
students

Female
60%
527

Male
40%
357

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

73%

653
students

Female
60%
386

Male
40%
267

27%

231
students

Female
62%
141

Male
38%
90

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
91%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

19%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Reader services
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Gambia
Kenya
Tanzinia
Zimbabwe
Special services offered for international applicants
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