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Chicago, IL

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Rush University

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Rush University Student Essentials

Rush University Student Essentials Region: Setting: Type: Affiliation: Size: Website: On-Campus Housing Available: Enrollment: Year Established:
Large City Setting
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Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

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.

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Rush University Map & Location

Rush University

600 S. Paulina St. STE 440

Chicago, IL 60612

Getting Around Rush University


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

9/10 walk


Good transit. This area has adequate public transportation.

8/10 rail


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


Full-Time Undergrad Students Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 11%
  • African American: 14%
  • Caucasian: 45%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 28%
]]> Latino African American Caucasian American Indian or Alaska native Asian
Undergraduate 5% Graduate 95% Full-Time 60% Part-Time 40% International 0% Domestic 100%

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