Rust College

#2466 / #699
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#323
Most Desirable School

Historically black college in Mississippi

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About Rust College

According to Wikipedia, Rust College is a private historically black 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.

Rust College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate
2,158 29% 20%

How Much Does Rust College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$9,900
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $10,691
30K - 48K $11,670
48K - 75K $14,169
75K - 110K $16,664
110K+ $16,664

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Rust College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Rust College, then you can expect to earn an average of $26,600 per year. You also have a 88% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Rust College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads
733 733

Where is Rust College?

Rust College is located at 150 Rust Avenue, Holly Springs MS 38635

How Safe is Rust College?

Holly Springs has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Rust College Known For?

Rust College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Rust College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

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 Criminal Justice. Here are some of Rust College's most famous alumni:

Ida B. Wells
Ida B. Wells
An African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist, and civil rights activist.
Clinton LeSueur
A Journalist.
Perry Wilbon Howard II
A Mississippi lawyer and civil rights activist .
Irvine Garland Penn
Irvine Garland Penn
An American journalist and educator from Virginia .
Willie Mitchell
Willie Mitchell
An American record producer and arranger.
Susie Revels Cayton
Susie Revels Cayton
An American writer, editor, activist, and leader in the black community in Seattle.
Gwendolyn Wilson Fowler
An African-American pharmacist.
Alexander Preston Shaw
An American bishop.
Anita Ward
An American singer.
Lucie Campbell
An American composer and educator .
Alvin Childress
Alvin Childress
An American actor .
Larry Anderson
An American basketball coach.