College of Nursing Rush University

College of Nursing Rush University

Chicago, IL
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
90%
10%
student ratio
835
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 2
fall application deadline
68%
acceptance rate
5 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Nursing Post-Graduate Certificate
      Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 592
    • Doctoral Degrees 62
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 41
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

68% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 770
    • Accepted 531
    • Acceptance Rate 68
    • Enrolled 461
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $100
    • Application Fee - International $100
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 2nd Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline October 15th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline August 4th Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test (waived if cumulative GPA is 3.25 or greater, nursing GPA is 3.0 or greater, or completed graduate program GPA is 3.5 or greater), interview, 3 letters of recommendation, and personal statement, current resume
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test (for DNP in nurse anesthesia and PhD; waived for DNP if cumulative GPA is 3.25 or greater, nursing GPA is 3.0 or greater, or a completed graduate program GPA is 3.5 or greater), interview, 3 letters of recommendation, and personal statement, current resume
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesMSN in a clinical discipline, 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement, and current resume, interview
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students835
    • Female Percentage90%
    • Male Percentage10%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students835
    • Part-time Percentage67%
    • Full-time Percentage33%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian77%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty127
    • Full-time Percentage59%
    • Part-time Percentage41%
    • Female Percentage91%
    • Male Percentage9%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPhysical activity adherence in African-American women; reduction of health disparities; evidence-based interventions for caregivers; benefit of human milk feedings for low birth weight infants; patient-centered quality assessment of psychiatric inpatient environments
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$3,807,117

Location & Contact

College of Nursing

Rush University

600 South Paulina Street
Chicago, IL 60612
United States

Dr. Marquis Foreman

Acting Dean

Phone: 312-942-7117
Fax: 312-942-3043
Email: marquis_d_foreman@rush.edu

Miss Jennifer Thorndyke

Admissions Specialist for the College of Nursing

Phone: 312-563-7526
Email: jennifer_thorndyke@rush.edu


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