Rust College is historically Black, coeducational, 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 the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, natural science, business, technology and education. Rust College recognizes the threefold functions of education as being teaching, research and community service. It’s 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 ethnic background. Its motto is “By their fruit ye shall know them”

The College is located in the city of the Holly Springs in the northwestern part of  Mississippi  situated approximately  35  miles southeast  of Memphis, Tennessee.


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Rust College
150 Rust Avenue
Holly Springs, MS 38635.
1-888-886-8492, Ext. 4059
662-252-8000, Ext. 4059