Rust College Admission Requirements

Holly Springs, Mississippi

Chances of getting into Rust College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Rust College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Rust College and can I get accepted? The school has a 53% acceptance rate ranking it #3 in Mississippi for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,958 out of 5,558 applicants were admitted making Rust College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Rust College typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students. Only 9% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get in?

Find out which students are getting accepted at Rust College, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Rust College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

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SAT Scores for Rust College
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SAT Reading 75th N/A
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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Rust College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
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ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
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ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Rust College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You can get into Rust College with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Rust College was 2.7 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily C+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #15 in Mississippi for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Rust College accepts 53% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Rust College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 2% Good
3.50 to 3.75 5% Good
3.25 to 3.50 7% Good
3.00 to 3.25 13% Good
2.75 to 3.00 36% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 36% Avg -
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House


Admission Statistics

Rust College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,623 1,935 5,558
Accepted 1,986 972 2,958
Acceptance Rate 55% 50% 53%
Enrolled 142 124 266
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 7% 13% 9%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Rust College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Rust College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Rust College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain, Mississippi

Oakwood University

Huntsville, Alabama

Central Baptist College

Conway, Arkansas

Kentucky Mountain Bible College

Vancleve, Kentucky

Oklahoma Wesleyan University

Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Alice Lloyd College

Pippa Passes, Kentucky

Paine College

Augusta, Georgia

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=176318 IPEDS survey data for Rust College.


What is my chance of getting into Rust College?

53% of those who apply are granted admission to Rust College. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

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