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C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    C
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    D+
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    C
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    B-
Rust College is ...
Private not-for-profit, HBCU, Methodist
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Independent Mid-South Region
Address
150 Rust Avenue
Holly Springs, MS 38635
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Rust College Rankings

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
47%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
630-800
ACT Range
13-17
Application Fee
$10
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$9,360/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $9,095/ year
  • $30-48k
    $10,481/ year
  • $49-75k
    $13,010/ year
  • $76-110k
    $11,891/ year
  • $110k+
    $10,662/ year
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Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
22:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.9 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.10 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.10 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
872Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
77%
Varsity Athletes
18%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 6 responses
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  • Variety
    100%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
95%
Poll
47%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.15 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.18 responses
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What one word or phrase best describes your school?
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  • Interesting
    100%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$22,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
33%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.5 responses
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My experience at Rust college has been very good so far as me being a current freshman in the first year experience program. The students and professors at rust college are helpful as far as helping to make sure the freshmen were to get to their classes. I can tell that the professors are teaching what the student needs to learn, my classes so far are going very well. Also, I know where to go if I need anything fixed or check out, Rust College has a very Mass Communication program. But I really like the way Rust College students and professors get their business and class assignments done.
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I enjoy attending Rust College. I make new friends every year and further my learning experience to get my Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science. I enjoy meeting new people, trying new things with friends and even some of the teachers. I do wish some things about the school would be fixed or upgraded some.
I love the learning environment and the school spirit. The professor try their best for us to learn and the student body itself is a support system. I would like to see a change in the living conditions, however.