Graduates earn 753 degrees, certificates from Rush University


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
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Nursing Practice
-
173
-
173
Nursing Science
-
128
10
138
Medicine
-
131
-
131
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
-
32
-
32
Physician Assistant
-
31
-
31
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
-
28
-
28
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
-
27
-
27
Medical Scientist
-
21
-
21
Perfusion Technology/Perfusionist
-
18
-
18
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
-
16
-
16
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
15
-
-
15
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
14
-
-
14
Blood Bank Technology Specialist
-
-
10
10
Audiology/Audiologist
-
9
-
9
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
8
-
-
8
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
-
8
-
8
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
-
4
-
4
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
-
3
-
3
Bioethics/Medical Ethics
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
37
629
20
686
91.1
Biotechnology
-
34
-
34
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
-
10
-
10
Immunology
-
3
-
3
Biochemistry
-
1
-
1
Anatomy
-
1
-
1
Molecular Physiology
-
1
-
1
Neuroscience
-
1
-
1
Pharmacology
-
1
-
1
Radiation Biology/Radiobiology
-
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
-
52
-
52
6.9
Nutrition Sciences
-
15
-
15
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
15
-
15
2
Research and Development Management
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
-
-
-
-
-

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