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#1841 Overall Influence #323 Desirability Rank

Rust College

Historically black college in Mississippi

From Wikipedia

Rust College is an historically black liberal arts college in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Founded in 1866, it is the second-oldest private college in the state. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, it is one of ten historically black colleges and universities founded before 1868 that are still operating.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

2,158

Acceptance

29%

Graduation Rate

20%

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$9,900

Fees (in-state)

$0

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$10,691
30K - 48K$11,670
48K - 75K$14,169
75K - 110K$16,664
110K+$16,664

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$26,600

Employed

88%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

1K

Under-Grads

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

150 Rust Avenue, Holly Springs MS 38635

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

32 per 100K

Violent Crime

16 per 100K

What is Rust College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#1159 World Rank
Political Science
#2250 World Rank
Education
#1387 World Rank
Literature
#2561 World Rank
Business
#1277 World Rank
Mathematics
#2187 World Rank
Biology
#1687 World Rank
Computer Science
#991 World Rank
Sociology
#1398 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#3081 World Rank
Chemistry
#4414 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#762 World Rank
Communications
#1561 World Rank
History
#1737 World Rank
Medical
#1919 World Rank
Religious Studies
#2902 World Rank
Philosophy
#3169 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#3271 World Rank
Anthropology
#3458 World Rank
Law
#3848 World Rank
Psychology
#5131 World Rank
Economics
#5636 World Rank
Physics
#5946 World Rank
Nursing
#9676 World Rank
Engineering

Influential People

Who are Rust College's Most influential alumni?

Rust College 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Communications, Sociology, and Political Science

Jim Thomas

Canadian football player

F.C. Richardson

American academic

Ruby Elzy

Ruby Elzy

American opera singer

Dembo M. Badjie

Politician

Alvin Childress

Alvin Childress

American actor

Anita Ward

American singer

Lucie Campbell

American composer and educator

Gwendolyn Wilson Fowler

African-American pharmacist

Willie Mitchell

Willie Mitchell

American record producer and arranger

Susie Revels Cayton

Susie Revels Cayton

American writer, editor, activist, and leader in the black community in Seattle

Alexander Preston Shaw

American bishop

Larry Anderson

American basketball coach