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Rush University

Rush University is college with 124 students located in Chicago, IL.

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Exclusive Health Science Focus

Integrated within Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL, we offer nearly 2,000 students more than 30 degree or certificate options in:

Medicine Nursing Allied Health Biomedical Research

We are educating the future of Medicine. Mission The mission of Rush University is to teach, study and provide the highest quality health care, using a unique and multi-disciplinary practitioner-teacher model for health sciences education and research, while reflecting the diversity of our communities in its programs, faculty, students and service. Vision Rush University will use a practitioner-teacher model to develop health care leaders who collaboratively translate and develop knowledge into outstanding health care outcomes. Core Values As the academic component of Rush University Medical Center, the University shares the Medical Center's core values: innovation, collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence. These I CARE values guide the efforts of Rush University students, faculty and researchers.

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 124
Gender 30% Male / 70% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 64% Full Time / 36% Part Time
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 46%
Hispanic/Latino 14%
Black or African American 15%
Asian 24%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Yearbook

Student Services

  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries, student center wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates on-campus daycare personal counseling minority students services financial aid counseling
  • Facilities: clinical and laboratory facilities
  • Special Needs Services: wheelchair accessibility
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist (43%), Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist (35%), Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer (12%), Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist (7%), Perfusion Technology/Perfusionist (0%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to perform invasive, noninvasive, and peripheral examinations of the cardiovascular system at the request of physicians to aid in diagnoses and therapeutic treatments. Includes instruction in reviewing and recording patient histories and clinical data, patient care, investigative and examination procedures, diagnostic procedures, data analysis and documentation, physician consultation, equipment operation and monitoring, and professional standards and ethics.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
Conduct tests on pulmonary or cardiovascular systems of patients for diagnostic purposes. May conduct or assist in electrocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, pulmonary functions, lung capacity, and similar tests. Includes vascular technologists.

A program that prepares individuals to conduct and supervise complex medical tests, clinical trials, and research experiments; manage clinical laboratories; and consult with physicians and clinical researchers on diagnoses, disease causation and spread, and research outcomes. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of hematology, clinical chemistry, microbiology, immunology, immunohematology, physiological relationships to test results, laboratory procedures and quality assurance controls, test and research design and implementation, analytic techniques, laboratory management, data development and reporting, medical informatics, and professional standards and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
Perform complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May train or supervise staff.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and nurses, to operate extracorporeal circulation and autotransfusion equipment during medical procedures and surgeries where the support or temporary replacement of a patient's own respiratory or circulatory system is required. Includes instruction in equipment selection and operation, physician and medical team consultation, patient condition monitoring, procedural techniques, and principles of respiratory and circulatory physiology.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
Conduct tests on pulmonary or cardiovascular systems of patients for diagnostic purposes. May conduct or assist in electrocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, pulmonary functions, lung capacity, and similar tests. Includes vascular technologists.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical imaging services to patients and attending health care professionals. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, patient positioning, radiographic technique, radiation biology, safety and emergency procedures, equipment operation and maintenance, quality assurance, patient education, and medical imaging/radiologic services management.

Job Opportunities:

Radiologic Technologists
Take x rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes. Includes technologists who specialize in other scanning modalities.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to assist in developing respiratory care plans, administer respiratory care procedures, supervise personnel and equipment operation, maintain records, and consult with other health care team members. Includes instruction in the applied basic biomedical sciences; anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the respiratory system; clinical medicine; therapeutic procedures; clinical expressions; data collection and record-keeping; patient communication; equipment operation and maintenance; personnel supervision; and procedures for special population groups.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Respiratory Therapists
Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, including the supervision of respiratory therapy technicians. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate equipment.
Respiratory Therapy Technicians
Provide respiratory care under the direction of respiratory therapists and physicians.

Administration & Faculty

President Larry J. Goodman
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 879
Student : Faculty Ratio 5 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 45 : 54
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 20
Tenure Track Faculty 67
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 12

Admissions

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Finance

Finance

Sticker Price

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $32,576 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $32,576 $32,576

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.rushu.rush.edu/finaid/.

Alumni and Outcomes

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Rankings

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

#401-500 Academic Ranking of World Universities

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#162 The Best and Worst College Cities and Towns in America
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