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Rush University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Chicago, Illinois. The city atmosphere of Chicago makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Rush University Rankings

We have ranked Rush University Medical Center as #252 out of 1,284 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. Out of the 59 colleges in Illinois, it is ranked at #12.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Where Is Rush University?

Location of Rush University

Contact details for Rush University Medical Center are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 600 S. Paulina St. Ste 440, Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: 312-942-7100

How Do I Get Into Rush University Medical Center?

You can apply to Rush University Medical Center online at:

Can I Afford Rush University?

0.3% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at Rush University Medical Center is 0.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Rush University Undergraduate Student Diversity

76 Full-Time Undergraduates
68% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 121 undergraduate students at Rush University Medical Center, with 76 being full-time and 45 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Rush University Medical Center

There are also 2,587 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 76 full-time undergraduates at Rush University Medical Center, 32% are male and 68% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Rush University Medical Center

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Rush University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Rush University Medical Center Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 6
Black or African American 11
Hispanic or Latino 22
White 28
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 8

Over 19 countries are represented at Rush University Medical Center. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Libya, and China.

Online Learning at Rush University

565 Took All Classes Online
1,471 Took At Least One Class Online
-5.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,471 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Rush University Medical Center has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 5th most popular in Illinois for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Rush University Medical Center

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Rush University was -5.7%. This is the #1,747 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Rush University Medical Center regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Rush University Medical Center majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Nursing 18%
Nursing Practice 10%
Nursing Science 27%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Rush University Medical Center ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Rush University Medical Center.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Nursing Science #42
Nursing Practice #85

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Rush University Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Nursing Practice 0 0 193 193
Nursing Science 14 168 6 188
TOTAL 14 168 199 381


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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