About Rust College
On Campus Housing
Located in Holly Springs, MS, Rust College is a private, United Methodist university. It was in 1866 when the Rust College was founded. The motto of Rust College is By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them. This defines the north star being chased by both the students and the administrators. Across all the courses offered at Rust College, the enrolment stands at 738. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 61 faculty. There are around 60% of the students who are females and 40% are males at Rust College. At RC, around 93% of the students are 24 and under. In its 154 years of existence, RC has produced several known personalities like Ida B. Wells, Ruby Elzy, Alexander Preston Shaw, and Anita Ward. Rust College's sporting teams are affiliated to NAIA. At RC, 27 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by CSWE (Council on Social Work Education), and SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools). The total endowment of the Rust College is around $43 million (2019).
As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The ranking of a college is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a college is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that Rust College does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
The next two things to keep in mind before applying to RC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $17,050. The average annual tuition cost ($9,900), books and supplies ($250), room and boarding ($4,300), and budget for other expenses ($2,550) are all included in this cost. For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$41,257 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At RC, $4,300 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Rust College offers a number of dining and meal plan options for its students. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol and campus emergency phones. The college has enrolled around 40% male and 60% female students.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The financial aid department of Rust College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Rust College is around $2,714 and the federal grant is $5,025. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $438, while the institutional aid is $2,714. At RC, the total amount of non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $561,981 per year.