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Rust College

Holly Springs, MS
University Website: www.rustcollege.edu
Apply Online: www.rustcollege.edu
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Rust College is a historically black liberal arts college located in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Located approximately 35 miles southeast of Memphis, Tennessee, it is the second-oldest private college in the state. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, it is one of ten historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) founded before 1868 that is still operating.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $8,100.00 avg tuition

150 Rust Ave
Holly Springs, MS 38635
(601) 252-8000

Apply online Admissions:
www.rustcollege.edu
Financial Aid:
www.rustcollege.edu

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Rust College

Statistics:
Applied 3,983
Admitted 1,817 46%
Enrolled total 248
Full Time: 238
Part Time 10
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 14 21
ACT English 11 21
ACT Math 14 22
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 53%
4-year graduation rate 18%
6-year graduation rate 18%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Rust College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $8,100.00 $8,100.00 $8,100.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $346.00 $346.00 $346.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $3,700.00 $4,400.00 $4,450.00
Other Expenses $2,450.00 $2,850.00 $4,450.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $10.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $250.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 94%
Percent receiving grant aid 90%
Avg amount of grant aid $6,576.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 76%
Avg amount of student loan aid $4,675.00

Rust College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Broadcast Journalism X
Journalism X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
EDUCATION
Biology Teacher Education X
Business Teacher Education X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Social Science Teacher Education X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Child Care and Support Services Management X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Music, General X

Rust College Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
UNCF General Scholarship Up to $5,000 March 24, 2017

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