Rust College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - FairSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Rust College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 860 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1866 and is the only college located in Holly Springs, Mississippi.

Rust College is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU) and is also affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
16
Fair
Associate's degree and bachelor's degree are offered at Rust College.

Rust College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 16 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Education, Communication and Journalism, Business, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
51%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Rust College is low at 51% (way below Mississippi average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Rust College is low - 30%.

Student to faculty ratio at Rust College is decent -- 16:1. Read more regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,800
Medium
Average tuition price is close to the nationwide median, about $9,500 per academic year. The additional fees at Rust College beyond tuition are about $300; which comes to $9,800 annually.

Read the details about Rust College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
41%
Doable
According to government data, 5,307 applications were submitted and 2,202 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to become a student at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Rust College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$1,900
Low
Rust College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Rust College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Rust College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 900 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is low -- approximately $1,900 per academic year.

Based on the college crime data, Rust College seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Rust College Location and Maps



Post Address: Rust College, 150 Rust Ave, Holly Springs, Mississippi 38635, USA
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