Rust College

150 Rust Ave, Holly springs, MS 38635
Tel: (601)252-8000
Private not-for-profit | 934 students
RUST COLLEGE is a historically Black, coeducational, senior liberal arts college founded in 1866 by the Freedman's Aid Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The College is dedicated to serve students with a variety of academic preparations, through instruction in the humanities, social behavior sciences, natural science, business, technology and education. Rust College recognizes the three-fold function of education as being teaching, research, and community service.

School Overview:

Rust College
CountyMarshall County, MS
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
49 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment934 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
860 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
74 students137 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
1%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
-3%
% Black
99%6%
% White
-84%
% Two or more races
-2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$8,300$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$8,300$24,744
 
Percent Admitted33%64%
ACT English (25-75%)11-1619-25
ACT Math (25-75%)15-1618-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)13-1720-25

School Notes:

  • The Rust College academic program offers degrees in sixteen areas of study. The curriculum is organized as follows: the required general education program, major and minor areas of study and electives. Rust College offers major areas of study in liberal arts and sciences.
  • Rust College maintains an academic environment that fosters a love of learning, a spirit of independent inquiry, the free exchange of ideas, a broad and active Christian life, and a concern for the world at large. Rust College grants access to higher education for individuals who are, or have potential to be, academic talented, regardless of their social, economic, or educational background.
  • The College is located in the city of Holly Springs in the Northwestern part of Mississippi, situated approximately 35 miles southeast of Memphis, Tennessee. The College address is 150 Rust Ave., Holly Springs, MS 38635.
  • The Rust College is accredited by The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Social Work Degrees and the Associate of Science Degree.
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