How to Apply
- Apply and be accepted for admission to Rust College.
- Complete the institution’s internal financial aid application by the stated deadline. Awards are made on a first-come, first-serve basis and the availability of funds.
- Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid; indicate Rust College’s code #002433 on the form. This packet is available through the office of student financial assistance on campus or in most high school counseling centers.
When all required application information is submitted to the Financial Aid Office, the student’s file is reviewed and evaluated to determine eligibility for financial assistance. Students are notified of their financial aid awards by award letters. This notice informs students of the type and amount of their award. Request for revision of financial aid awards will be processed after all other students have been notified of their financial eligibility.
Satisfactory Academic Progress for Student Financial Aid
In order for a student to receive federal or state student financial aid, regulations require that he/she maintain academic progress toward an Associate or Bachelor’s degree. The following are the satisfactory academic progress standards for students seeking financial aid at Rust College. The satisfactory academic progress policy must include a qualitative and quantitative measure of the student’s progress. The qualitative measure must establish a minimum grade point average (GPA). The quantitative measure must establish a maximum time frame in credit hours for a student to complete his/her program and a minimum number of credits a student must satisfactorily complete each year. Below is a description of the qualitative and quantitative requirements of the Rust College Satisfactory Academic Progress Standards.
Cumulative GPA Required
|Hours Attempted (Including|
Transfer Credits Accepted)
|76 and above||2.00|