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HOLLY SPRINGS, MS - Rust College has been selected to receive funding under the federally funded Upward Bound Program in the amount of $1.4 million over a....

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HOLLY SPRINGS, MS – For the second time this Spring, Rust College President Dr. Ivy R.Taylor, announced receipt of a large grant that will aid in the ...


Rust College Announces 156th Commencement Speaker

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HOLLY SPRINGS, MS – President Ivy R. Taylor is pleased to announce that New York Times Best Selling Author and Chair of Princeton’s Department of African ...


HOLLY SPRINGS, MS - Rust College has received its first Congressional special project appropriation recommended by Senator Roger Wicker. The ...

“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

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