Tuition & Fees

$9,900

$9,900

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

24-29
1%
18-23
20%
12-17
79%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,958
Declined + 2,600
Total Received 5,558
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Private (nonprofit)

846

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Business Administration
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Codes

SAT 1669
ACT 2240

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Location

School Facts

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

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 846
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Holly Springs, MS

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

Rust College
150 Rust Avenue
Holly Springs, MS 38635

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
82%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

24-29
1%
18-23
20%
12-17
79%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $10
Common application accepted no
Application deadline July 31 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements ACT only Required
SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted

Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,958
Declined + 2,600
Total Received 5,558

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Recommendations

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Braque Talley
Dean of Enrollment
P: 888 886-8492
F: 662 252-8895
b_talley@rustcollege.edu

Financial Aid

86%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,757

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $9,900
Room & board $4,300
Books & supplies $250
Total $14,450
Average Financial Aid - $4,757
Total with Avg. Aid $9,693

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 Aid Deadline

FAFSA
June 30

Institution's own financial aid form
June 30

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Arlisha Walton
Director of Financial Aid
awalton@rustcollege.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, flag football, swimming, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Ishmell H. Edwards (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Mascot
Bearcats
School colors
royal and white

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biology
Biology Education
Business Administration
Business Education
Chemistry
Childcare Management
Computer Science
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
English
Mass Communication
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Music
Political Science/Pre-Law
Social Science
Social Science Education
Social Work
Sociology
Teacher Education
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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

846

total students

41%

in-state

59%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

846
students

Female
59%
499

Male
41%
347

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

761
students

Female
60%
454

Male
40%
307

11%

85
students

Female
53%
45

Male
47%
40

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
94%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

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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