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Rust College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

960 Students

43% Admitted

  • 860 full time
  • 165 part time
  • 304 men full time
  • 491 women full time
  • 3,983 applied
  • 1,817 admitted
  • 248 enrolled

860 Undergraduates

$9,500 Tuition/Year

  • $9,500 in state
  • N/A fees
  • $4,300 room & board
  • $250 books and supplies

At a Glance

Religious affiliation: United Methodist
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Southeast Town, distant from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Historically Black College or University: HBCU
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Amber from Memphis, TN
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  • Rust College is a great HBCU. It is a wonderful learning environment and also great for those who does not like huge institutions. Rust College is the school of my…

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  • Keayana from Holly Springs, MS
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  • It's an amazing experience attending Rust College with its rich history and all. The professors are incredibly gifted at teaching and there are classes no bigger than 20-25, 30 max.…

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  • Nekesa from Holly Springs, MS
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  • Rust is small, inexpensive, and provides many opportunities to succeed beyond imagination! Here, we are a family and treat each other as such. Oh the world is full of colleges,…

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  • Louis from Palmdale, CA
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  • Rust college has great professors who actually cares about student success. During mid-terms and finals, the internet usually tends to stop working, making it harder for students to find information.…

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  • Cameron from Memphis, TN
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  • Rust College is great at getting students involved. There are many students there from all around the world. The Staff at Rust encourages students to always do their best. …

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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

Rust College
  • Located in Holly Springs, MS
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 960 students enrolled
  • 43% admitted
  • $9,500 annual cost to attend


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