Rush University

Chicago, IL

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Rush University

Rush University

Rush University Student Essentials

Rush University Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.rushu.rush.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Enrollment: 2,305
Year Established: 1972

About Rush University

Rush University is a comprehensive, but small medical school and research institution in Chicago, Illinois. Rush University’s educational programs encompass a wide range of medical and healthcare fields.

Students may obtain a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a specialized healthcare field like:

  • Respiratory care
  • Speech-language pathology
  • Perfusion technology
  • Occupational therapy
  • Pharmacology

Rush University also houses a medical school that trains future doctors. They also offer doctorates in such specific fields as:

  • Audiology
  • Neurology
  • Nursing

As part of their training, those in-clinical training programs undertake clinical rotations at the school’s medical center.

Rush offers a number of research-oriented degrees and programs, as well. These include master’s and doctoral programs in:

  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Biophysics
  • Immunology

Rush’s admissions policies vary, depending on the degree and field of study. Applicants to all nursing programs must have a GPA of at least 3.0. Those whose GPA is 3.25 or higher do not need to take the GRE. An interview and courses in the sciences are also required of nursing applicants.

Rush University offers scholarships to qualifying nursing students. Nursing and other students may also apply for federal grants or loans. To apply for these, applicants must submit a FAFSA.

Rush University Location

Rush University
600 S. Paulina St. STE 440
Chicago, IL 60612


Getting Around Rush University

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Transit

Good transit. This area has adequate public transportation.

8/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Chicago, IL

Winter
Dec
35
23
Jan
31
18
Feb
36
22
Spring
Mar
47
31
Apr
59
42
May
70
52
Summer
Jun
80
62
Jul
84
68
Aug
82
66
Fall
Sep
75
58
Oct
63
46
Nov
49
35

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 106
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 2,305

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 11%
  • African American: 14%
  • Caucasian: 45%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 28%
Latino 11%
African American 14%
Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 28%

Undergraduate 5%
Graduate 95%
Full-Time 60%
Part-Time 40%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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