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  • Rust College
  • General Address :
  • 150 Rust Ave
    Holly Springs, Mississippi 38635
    Phone: (601) 252-8000
  • Institution Type :
  • Private , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • Under 1,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
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  • About the School:

    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 however, 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.
  • Admission information :
  • Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $10
    Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
    Number of applicants3,1521,1771,975
    Percent admitted14%16%13%
    Percent admitted who enrolled66%55%74%
    Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
    Secondary school GPAX
    Secondary school rankX
    Secondary school recordX
    Completion of college-preparatory programX
    Formal demonstration of competenciesX
    Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
    Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
    Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
    Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
    *  25% of students scored at or below
    ** 25% of students scored above
    • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
    • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
    SAT Critical Reading310360
    SAT Math320440
    SAT Writing340360
    ACT Composite1314
    ACT English1112
    ACT Math1516
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    Tuition and fees$7,610$8,100$8,300$8,9007.2%
    Books and supplies$250$250$250$2500.0%
    Living arrangement
    On Campus
    Room and board$3,320$3,700$3,850$4,0003.9%
    Off Campus
    Room and board$4,400$4,400$4,400$4,4000.0%
    Off Campus with Family
    Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    On Campus$13,380$14,500$14,600$15,4005.5%
    Off Campus$14,860$15,600$15,550$16,2004.2%
    Off Campus with Family$12,060$12,800$12,750$13,4005.1%
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (662) 252-8000
    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Any student financial aid126899%————
    Grant or scholarship aid26297%$1,544,506$5,895
    Federal grants25594%$1,338,861$5,250
    Pell grants25594%$1,181,267$4,632
    Other federal grants18368%$157,594$861
    State/local government grant or scholarships83%$2,850$356
    Institutional grants or scholarships10438%$202,795$1,950
    Student loan aid24992%$1,325,834$5,325
    Federal student loans24992%$1,325,834$5,325
    Other student loans00%$0

    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Grant or scholarship aid192799%$10,949,833$11,812
    Pell grants81888%$3,788,998$4,632
    Federal student loans83990%$5,121,615$6,104

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