NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)
Baccalaureate Colleges--General: These institutions are primarily undergraduate colleges with major emphasis on baccalaureate programs. They award less than half of their baccalaureate degrees in liberal arts fields.
Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Teacher certification: Students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization
150 Rust Ave, Holly Springs, MS, 38635
Rust College Mission Statement
RUST COLLEGE is a historically Black, co-educational, senior liberal arts college founded in 1866 by the Freedman’s Aid Society of The Methodist Episcopal Church. The College is related to the United Methodist Church, and dedicated to serve the students with a variety of academic preparations, through instruction in the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, natural science, business, technology and education. Rust College recognizes the three-fold functions of education as being teaching, research and community service. Its primary mission however, is teaching. It offers a well-rounded program designed to acquaint students with cultural, moral, and spiritual values, both in theory and in practice. Rust College provides an opportunity for education to all, regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin or ethnic background.
Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Academic/career counseling service
Placement services for completers
Advanced placement (AP) credits