In order to be assured of consideration for admission, the student should submit the following:

  1. A completed application for admission.
  2. An official transcript from the high school and/or college attended
  1. An official transcript from the high school and/or college attended. 
  1. A pre-entrance medical report on the prescribed form provided by the College. 
  1. Two letters of recommendation, one of which must come from a principal, on forms provided by the College. In the case of a student seeking admission by GED, both recommendations must come from persons who are qualified to certify the student’s ability to qualify for a college education. 

A student may be admitted conditionally if one or more items from 1 through 5 are missing. However, a student may not remain in conditional status for more than one semester. Non-resident part-time students who are not seeking a degree may be exempted from items 4 and 5. All resident students must comply with item 4. Upon receipt of the completed application with the required documents and the commitment fee, Admissions will consider the application for admission and will notify the student of its decision. 

Students who desire or are required to live in campus housing must send a room reservation through Rust College Student Services: Student Housing Form. Students will be notified by Rust College Resident Life once the reservation is complete. Continuing students are encouraged to submit room reservations before July 15th for the Fall and November 15th for the Spring. In evaluating the student’s application for admission, the Rust College Admissions considers the following factors: 

  1. Student academic performance at the high school and/or college previously attended. 
  1. ACT and/or SAT scores. 
  1. Student personal qualities and interests as expressed through the letters of recommendation. 
  1. Transcripts–high school, and in case of transfer students, college or university transcript.