Rust College

150 Rust Ave, Holly Springs, MS 38635
Rust College is a non-profit, private higher education institution located in Holly Springs, Mississippi. It has a religeous affiliation with United Methodist Church.

Rust College awards associate's and bachelor's degrees in more than 14 fields of study and 22 specialties. The school has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

Study abroad and distance learning programs are available at this school. They accept high school Advanced Placement courses as credit towards completion of a degree and on-campus day care is available.

General Information

Main Phone: (601) 252 -8000 Website: www.rustcollege.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 55
School Type: Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above Affiliation: United Methodist
Size: Very Small (less than 1,000 students) Undergraduates: 934
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 8
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 46%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 10


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
ACT Composite 14 21
ACT English 11 21
ACT Math 14 22

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 3,983
Accepted 1,817
Acceptance Rate 46%
Enrolled 248

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 88% Full-time 12% Part-time
Student Gender 37% Men 63% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

1% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
93% Black or African American 0% Multiracial
0% Hispanic/Latino 0% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 6% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 78% $ 4,884
Local Grant 85% $4,663
Institutional Grant 22% $ 2,026
Student Loans 76% $ 4,675

Majors & Degrees


Communication and Journalism

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Broadcast Journalism - - 16 - -
Journalism - - 0 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 8 - -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Teacher Education - - 1 - -
Biology Teacher Education - - 0 - -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 0 - -
Business Teacher Education - - 0 - -
Social Science Teacher Education - - 0 - -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 4 - -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - 16 4 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature Letters

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature Letters - - 7 - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Care and Support Services Management - - 11 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 27 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 4 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management - - 1 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 2 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 10 - -

Social Sciences

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 4 - -

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences - - 2 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 7 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - 0 16 - -

Sports & Athletics

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Football
Basketball
Baseball
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