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Rush University

Chicago, IL 2-Year Grad Private
Acceptance Rate37%
Acceptance Rate37%

Rush University Academics

Rush University requires at least 180 quarter hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Rush University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Rush University does not offer classes during the summer.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted Unknown
AP Credit Accepted X
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
Summer Classes Available X
New Student Orientation X

Reminder: Rush University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Will I Take At Rush University?

Rush University does not have a core curriculum. Since there are no specific-classes required in order to graduate, students have a lot of flexibiity about what classes they choose to take.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math false
Science false
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Rush University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Rush University

When choosing a major, Rush University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Rush University.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Rush University does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at Rush University

At Rush University, students are not permitted to double major, and must choose just one area of study to focus on.

Frequently Asked Questions About Rush University

Does Rush University Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

❌ Rush University does not offer services for students with disabilities.

Does Rush University Have An Online Program?

✅ Rush University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Rush University Offer AP Credit?

❌ Rush University does not offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken during high school.

Does Rush University Have An Honors Program?

❌ Rush University does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.

Does Rush University Require Internships?

❌ Rush University studets are not required to complete an internship.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Rush University does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.

Additional Information About Rush University

Rush University Library

The main library on campus is the Library of Rush University Medical Center and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Rush University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Rush University offers these dual degree programs:


Does Rush University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Rush University does not have any ROTC programs.

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