Rush University is a private university located in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1972, it is the academic arm of Rush University Medical Center. Rush University is made up of Rush Medical College, Rush University College of Nursing, Rush University College of Health Sciences, and the Graduate College of Rush University.
Rush Medical College is the medical school of Rush University and was the first medical college in the state of Illinois. It was chartered in 1837 two days before the city of Chicago itself was chartered. Its founder, Dr. Daniel Brainard, named the school after Dr. Benjamin Rush, the only doctor to sign the Declaration of Independence.
The Rush University College of Nursing aims to respond to the health needs of a diverse society by preparing future generations of highly qualified clinician nurse leaders; while the Rush University College of Health Sciences handles the education and research in the allied health professions; including healthcare management. The Graduate College of Rush University takes charge of educational programs in basic sciences and grants master’s and doctoral degrees in ten disciplines. It also offers a Master of Science in Clinical Research and in Biotechnology.
Cost of attendance at Rush University can be paid either on a per-quarter or on a per-credit-hour basis. However, the cost of tuition varies according to the degree program or course chosen. Regardless of the degree choice, the university extends financial aid in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work-study arrangements to help its students pay for their cost of attendance.
Rush University’s eight-acre campus includes its affiliate medical center, the Rush University Medical Center, a 613-bed hospital serving adults and children.
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