Rust College 2021 Commencement Ceremony

Royal Crowning of Mister and Miss Rust College 2020-2021



Melba Clark-Payne gifts Rust College with "Sincerely, Melba."


Melba J. Baird Clark-Payne received the biggest surprise of her 83 years in December. Her 17-year-old grandson Andrew Washington compiled all of her

Rust College Baseball Player Darrien Chapman

Darrien Chapman makes Black College Series All-Tournament Team


It’s a wrap in Montgomery, Alabama. After four exciting days, the 2021 Black College World Series Basebal

Government President Named First Forbes’ Winner


HOLLY SPRINGS, MS - Among the 10 talented HBCU students joining the Forbes Newsroom this summer or taking masterclasses with Forbes reporters...

Junior Destiny Falkner selected for Pepsi Initiative


HOLLY SPRINGS, MS – Rust College Junior, Destiny Falkner of Holly Springs, Mississippi was selected to participate in the Stronger Together Internship...

“Where Tomorrow's Leaders are Students Today”

Finding the right school or university for your son or daughter to attend is not an easy task. At Rust College we believe we are the right fit for students who are serious about their future and who want to make a difference in the years to come. All of our programs are designed with students in mind and with a philosophy that will under-gird successful experiences… 

Rust College is a historically Black, senior liberal arts, church-related college, serving students  from diverse backgrounds. Rust provides a quality college degree that every student can afford. We are sensitive to the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic and want to ensure that you can pursue your educational goals.

 Throughout Rust College’s long and storied history, we have a rich tradition of creating students who not only graduate with honors and create legacies at Rust College but also thrive in the world and make it a better place for the next generation to follow. Take some time to learn about some of our extraordinary alumni   and  their continued dedication to success in life after Rust!

Rust By the Numbers

Enrolled Students
1 :1
Student : Faculty Ratio
10 %
Students with financial aid
Average class size
Intercollegiate Sports