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Rust College Scholarships

150 Rust Ave Tuition In/Out-State: $8,300 / $8,300 Total Fall Enrollment: 960
Holly Springs , MS 38635 Books and Supplies: $250 Applicants Admitted: 46%
(601) 252-8000 On-campus Room and Board: $3,850 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 94% Undergraduate Application Fee: $10 Receiving Institutional Aid: 22% , $2,026 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Rust College General Information

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    Address 150 Rust Ave, Holly Springs, MS 38635
    Phone Number (601) 252-8000
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    Mission Statement Rust College Mission Statement

    RUST 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. The College is related to the United Methodist Church, and dedicated to serve the students with a variety of academic preparations, through instruction in the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, natural science, business, technology and education. Rust College recognizes the three-fold functions of education as being teaching, research and community service. Its primary mission however, is teaching. It offers a well-rounded program designed to acquaint students with cultural, moral, and spiritual values, both in theory and in practice. Rust College provides an opportunity for education to all, regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin or ethnic background.
    Type of School Four or more years, Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation United Methodist
    Highest degree offered Bachelor's degree
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Town, distant from an urban area
    Distance learning opportunities Yes

    Rust College Size

    Total enrollment 960
    Enrolled full time 795
    Enrolled part time 165

    Rust College Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 304
    Women enrolled full time 491
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 0%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 0%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 93%
    Hispanic 0%
    White/Non-Hispanic 1%
    Non-Resident Alien 6%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 0%
  • Rust College Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number -
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $10
    Applied 3,983
    Admitted 1,817
    Enrolled 248
    Admitted % 46%

    Rust College Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
    Recommendations Required
    Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended

    Rust College Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 2%
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    Students submitting ACT 80%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 14
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 21
  • Rust College Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $8,300
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $8,300
    Books and Supplies $250
    On-campus room and board $3,850
    Off-campus room and board $4,400

    Rust College Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 94%
    Receiving Federal Grants 88% , $6,193 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 22% , $2,026 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 76% , $4,675 on average
  • Rust College Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2009/2010 academic year.

    Biological and Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelor
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 0 46
    Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Associate Bachelor
    Business Administration and Management, General 0 21
    Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Associate Bachelor
    Broadcast Journalism 0 10
    Journalism 0 3
    Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Associate Bachelor
    Computer Science 0 10
    Education Associate Bachelor
    Biology Teacher Education 0 0
    Business Teacher Education 0 1
    Early Childhood Education and Teaching 5 0
    Elementary Education and Teaching 0 0
    English/Language Arts Teacher Education 0 0
    Mathematics Teacher Education 0 0
    Social Science Teacher Education 0 1
    English Language and Literature/Letters Associate Bachelor
    English Language and Literature/Letters, Other 0 5
    Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelor
    Child Care and Support Services Management 0 7
    Mathematics and Statistics Associate Bachelor
    Mathematics, General 0 3
    Physical Sciences Associate Bachelor
    Chemistry, General 0 8
    Public Administration and Social Service Professions Associate Bachelor
    Social Work 0 6
    Social Sciences Associate Bachelor
    Political Science and Government, General 0 4
    Social Sciences, General 0 1
    Sociology 0 5
    Visual and Performing Arts Associate Bachelor
    Music, General 0 0
  • Rust College Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline No closing date
    Priority application deadline May 5
    Fall application deadline July 15
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due August 15
    SAT Subject score report due -
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    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit -

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline -
    Financial aid deadline May 1
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by -

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    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline July 15
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date Rolling admission
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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