Rust College

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Rust College is a historically black college found in Holly Springs, MS. Rust College has only approximately 740 enrolled students, which allows them to offer smaller classes.

50% of all students that apply are admitted to Rust College, from which 9 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Rust College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Rust College was reported as 50.2% in Fall 2020 with over 4,850 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Rust College has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 46.9%
  • 2017-2018: 43.2%
  • 2018-2019: 53.2%
  • 2019-2020: 50.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 45.9%

How Does Rust College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Rust College is thirteen percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Le Moyne-Owen College80.4%
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences59.6%
Williams Baptist College58.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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