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Located in Holly Springs, Mississippi, Rust College is a private not-for-profit institution. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Holly Springs draws many to the area.

$9,532 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
38% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Rust College?


Contact details for Rust College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 150 Rust Avenue, Holly Springs, MS 38635
Phone: 662-252-8000

How Do I Get Into Rust College?

You can apply to Rust College online at:

Admission Requirements for Rust College

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Considered but not required
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Considered but not required
Recommendations Required
SAT or ACT Scores Recommended
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Rust College?

38% Acceptance Rate
64% Of Accepted Are Women
The acceptance rate of Rust College is 38%. While it may not be as selective as some schools, it does screen its applicants very carefully. Do what you can to stand out among others in the pool of applicants!

Approximately 36% of accepted students are men and 64% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 38%, and the acceptance rate for women is 38%.

Can I Afford Rust College?

$9,532 Net Price
63% Take Out Loans
11.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Rust College is $9,532. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Rust College, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $4,401 a year. That adds up to $17,604 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Rust College is 11.6%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Rust College Undergraduate Student Diversity

462 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
98% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 768 undergraduate students at Rust College, with 462 being full-time and 306 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 462 full-time undergraduates at Rust College, 39% are male and 61% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Rust College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 450
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 1
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Geographic Diversity

Mississippi students aren't the only ones who study at Rust College. At this time, 16 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 8 countries are represented at Rust College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Kenya, The Gambia, and Zimbabwe.

Online Learning at Rust College

0 Took All Classes Online
434 Took At Least One Class Online
In 2020-2021, 434 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Rust College has changed over the last few years.



*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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