About 91.1 percent of the 753 degrees and certificates handed out by Rush University in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.
The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the private not-for-profit institution in Chicago conferred 320 doctor's degrees and 309 master's degrees in health professions and related programs.
But the single most popular program was for a doctor's degree in nursing practice. Data shows the school gave out 173 doctor's degrees in nursing practice, followed by 131 doctor's degrees in medicine and 124 master's degrees in nursing science.
The university enrolled 2,569 students for 2017-18, including 109 in undergraduate programs and 2,460 in graduate programs.
Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Blood Bank Technology Specialist
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Professions and Related Programs total
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
Research and Development Management
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total