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Rush University

Department of Community, Systems, and Mental Health Nursing

Chicago, IL

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Rush University

Overview

Rush University / Department of Community, Systems, and Mental Health Nursing is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Advanced public health nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Transformative leadership: population health
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Family nurse practitioner

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 64
Other Advanced Degrees 1

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

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (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)
Scholarly project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

176
Applied
99
Accepted
79
Enrolled
56%

Applying

110
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 2nd Not reported No
Spring deadline August 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (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)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement, current resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 94

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

287
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.36%
Black or African American 12.54%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.35%
Asian 5.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.09%
Unknown 1.39%

Gender

Male (7%)
Female (92%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health behaviors; caregivers; psychiatric services; disabilities; population health
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 600 South Paulina Street
Suite 1080
Chicago, IL  60612
United States
Contact Dr. Mona Shattell
Chairperson
Email: mona_shattell@rush.edu
Phone: 312-942-7117

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