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Rush University was established in 1972 and continues today as a private institution of higher learning located on the west side of Chicago, Illinois. The university was founded as a medical center and is named for Benjamin Rush, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and a Pennsylvania physician. Today, the school is integrated within Rush University Medical Center. 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.”
Rush University awards degrees at all levels from the following colleges:
Rush Medical College
College of Nursing
College of Health Sciences
The Graduate College
In addition to traditional classes, the school also offers distance learning programs and degrees.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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