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Rust College

Holly Springs, MS 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate7%
Acceptance Rate7%

Rust College Student Life

Rust College is on a 126-acre campus in the small town setting of Holly Springs, MS, not far from Memphis.

Rust College Student Activities

There are many activities and organizations for Rust College students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a radio station and more.

Interested in Greek life? Rust College has fraternities and sororities.

Rust College has several thriving National Sororities. In fact, more students participate in the National Sororities than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Rust College include National Fraternities, Choral Group, Television Station and Radio Station.

Rust College students' favorite campus traditions are Founders Weekend, SGA Spring Fest and Greek Life Showcase.

Does Rust College Offer Student Housing?

This table offers information on housing at Rust College.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes Required for freshman
Guaranteed Housing Yes Guaranteed for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available No
Housing for Students with Disabilities No
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus –– 76%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 845
Number of Students Living On-Campus –– 654
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus ––

Rust College offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Rust College students live on campus. In 2022, 76% of undergrads at Rust College lived in some kind of on-campus housing. There are 845 spots available in on-campus housing for all 623 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 654 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Rust College does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Rust College Athletics

At Rust College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Rust College:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cheerleading NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Tennis NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Track And Field NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Volleyball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Is Rust College Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Rust College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Rust College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Rust College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Rust College, take Highway 78 to Holly Springs, MS. If you need to fly, book your flight to Memphis International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in MS you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Rust College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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Rust College Students

69%

Women

31%

Men

9%

Full Time

91%

Part Time

42%

In State

58%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

95%

3%

1%

1%

1%

0.16%

0.16%

Undergraduate Students

623

Non-Resident / International Students

6

Rust College Campus Services

Student Services
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

623

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

7%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,900

Out-of-State

$9,900

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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