1,004
Students
Financial aid thermometer
5,067
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
6
6%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Rust College is a 4-year institution located in Holly Springs, MS, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 150 Rust Avenue
Holly Springs, MS  38635-2328
United States
Contact Mr. Braque Talley
Dean of Enrollment
Email: btalley@rustcollege.edu
Phone: 601-252-8000
Fax: 662-252-8895

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child-care And Support Services Management Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,337
Applied
360
Accepted
1,004
Enrolled
7%
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Female Admissions

3,346
Females Applied
215
Females Accepted
6%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,991
Males Applied
145
Males Accepted
7%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

10
Application Fee
2.66
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 15 13 17

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,900
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Fees

4,300
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

5,067
Avg. Financial Aid Package
6,985
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,705
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
2,158
Avg. Loan Aid
2,795
Avg. Grant Aid
4,281
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
60%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
60%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,004
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
58%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Black or African American 95.12%
White or Caucasian 0.6%
Asian 0.1%
Other 2.49%

Gender

Male (39.74%)
Female (60.26%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 76%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Founders Weekend, SGA Spring Fest and Greek Life Showcase

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
National Sororities, National Fraternities, Choral Group, Television Station and Radio Station

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Softball No Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No

Faculty

51
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 48
Part-time - 3
Male - 29
Female - 22