Rust College : Profile

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150 Rust Avenue
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 is a historically Black, co-educational, senior liberal arts college founded in 1866 by the Freedman?s Aid Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church to offer quality programs in business, education, humanities, science and math, and social science to prepare students for leadership and service in a global society. WE ARE: *A college related to the United Methodist Church. *A college with sound programs designed to serve students who have a variety of academic preparations *A college that recognizes the threefold functions of education as teaching, research, and community service, with its primary mission as teaching. *A college with programs designed to acquaint students with cultural, moral, and spiritual values both in theory and in practice. *A college that provides an opportunity for education to all, regardless of race, religion, gender, national origin, or ethnic background.

School Characteristics

Student Population
1005 Students
(1005- Undergraduate Enrollment)
Private University
9500 In-state Tuition per year

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

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: No Average ACT: 13

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 1005
UnderGraduate Enrollment: 1005
Retention Rate: 62%

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: yes
Federal: No

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


Source: School data comes from the Department of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2015. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.