Rust College : Profile

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150 Rust Ave
Holly Springs, MS 38635
Website: www.rustcollege.edu
Location: Southeast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV

Get a snapshot of Rust College with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

Rust College Mission Statement RUST COLLEGE is a historically Black, co-educational, senior liberal arts college founded in 1866 by the Freedman's Aid Society of The Methodist Episcopal Church. The College is related to the United Methodist Church, and dedicated to serve the students with a variety of academic preparations, through instruction in the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, natural science, business, technology and education. Rust College recognizes the three-fold functions of education as being teaching, research and community service. Its primary mission is teaching. It offers a well-rounded program designed to acquaint students with cultural, moral, and spiritual values, both in theory and in practice. Rust College provides an opportunity for education to all, regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin or ethnic background.

School Characteristics

Student Population
9286 per year

Length of Study: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation: United Methodist

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: yes Average ACT: 14

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 963
Retention Rate: 71%
Graduation Rate: 338

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: yes
Federal: No

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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