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Rust College
  • 4 Year
  • HOLLY SPRINGS, MS

Report Card

grade C minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade C minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B minus
  4. Campus
    grade D+
  5. Athletics
    grade C
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade C

editorial

Rust is a private, Christian college located in Holly Springs, Mississippi. As a historically black college, Rust has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 679 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Rust acceptance rate is 50%. Popular majors include Biology, Broadcast Journalism, and Kindergarten and Preschool Education. Graduating 28% of students, Rust alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $18,400.

About

150 RUST AVENUE
HOLLY SPRINGS, MS 38635
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Athletic Division
Other
Athletic Conference
Independent Mid-South Region

Rust College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Rust Admissions

Acceptance Rate
50%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
630-800
ACT Range
13-17
Application Fee
$10
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$10,316 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,349 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 9 responses
73%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 11 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 11 responses

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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
679 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
59
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
90%
Varsity Athletes
16%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 6 responses
  • Variety
    100%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
44%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 16 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 19 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 7 responses
  • Interesting
    100%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$24,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
28%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 5 responses

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