Rush University

Rush University

Rush University

Date Founded



600 South Paulina St., Suite 440,Chicago, IL 60612


Medical Support Services
Hospitals & Patient Services

Company Description

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.

Executives & Employees


Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Provost & Senior Vice President

Vice Provost

Associate Provost, Research

Associate Provost, Student Affairs

Dean, College of Health Sciences

Director of Respiratory Care

Director, International Services

Director, Office of Institutional Research, Assessment & Accreditation

Board of Governors

Managing Director at GTCR LLC

Former President at Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Wisconsin (Del)

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Sun-Times Media Group, Inc.

Distinguished Alumni
Mitchell H. Gold is now Co-Founder & Executive Chairman at Alpine Immune Sciences, Inc.
Tracy E. Williams is now Senior Vice President & Chief Nursing Development & Learning Officer at Norton Healthcare, Inc.
Jana L. Jones is now President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at The Family Institute
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