Rush University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$32,142

1.62% growth from 2015

2015 Student Loan

0.829%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

2,503

60.9% Full-Time

About

Rush University is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Rush University were Radiographer (16 degrees awarded), Cardiovascular Technologist (14 degrees), and General Health Services (9 degrees).

In 2016, 861 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Rush University. 74% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (547 degrees), 4.88 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (112 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Rush University is $32,142, which is $18,171 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Rush University is $32,142, which is $18,171 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2016, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 65% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$32,142

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Rush University was $32,142. The cost of tuition at Rush University is $18,171 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

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2016 Value

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1 Year Growth

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Other Student Expenses

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Room and Board

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Books and Supplies

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

65%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Rush University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 16.7% with respect to 2015, when 66% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

0.829%

2015 Default Rate

5

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Rush University was 0.829%, which represents 5 out of the 603 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Rush University received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 2,503 students enrolled at Rush University in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Acceptance Rate

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SAT Scores

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Submission Percentage

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Scores Submitted

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Enrollment

Rush University has a total enrollment of 2,503 students. The full-time enrollment at Rush University is 1,524 students and the part-time enrollment is 979. This means that 60.9% of students enrolled at Rush University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Rush University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 63.9% White, 11.9% Asian, 9.07% Hispanic or Latino, 5.91% Black or African American, 2.36% Two or More Races, 0.12% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.04% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Rush University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (36.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (19.3%) and White Male (10.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (43%), followed by White Male (18.5%) and Asian Female (7.84%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

60.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Rush University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,503 students. The full-time enrollment at Rush University is 1,524 and the part-time enrollment is 979. This means that 60.9% of students enrolled at Rush University are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A Retention Rate

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,599

  2. Asian

    299

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    227

The enrolled student population at Rush University is 63.9% White, 11.9% Asian, 9.07% Hispanic or Latino, 5.91% Black or African American, 2.36% Two or More Races, 0.12% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.04% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 148 students (5.91%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 413 more women than men received degrees from Rush University. The majority of degree recipients at Rush University are white (547 degrees awarded). There were 4.88 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (112 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Rush University is Radiographer (16 degrees awarded), followed by Cardiovascular Technologist (14 degrees) and General Health Services (9 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Rush University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (782 degrees awarded), Biology (49 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (18 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Rush University are Registered nurses (1,395,939 people), Miscellaneous managers (1,184,076 people), Accountants & auditors (1,130,439 people), Physicians & surgeons (582,025 people), and Software developers, applications & systems software (468,663 people).

The most specialized majors at Rush University are Health (782 degrees awarded), Biology (49 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (18 degrees), Business (10 degrees), and Engineering (2 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Rush University are Physicians & surgeons, Economists, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Radiation therapists

The most specialized majors at Rush University are Health (782 degrees awarded), Biology (49 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (18 degrees), Business (10 degrees), and Engineering (2 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Rush University are Hospitals (2,259,401 people), Elementary & secondary schools (850,766 people), Computer Systems Design (809,041 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (772,138 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (664,552 people).

The most specialized majors at Rush University are Health (782 degrees awarded), Biology (49 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (18 degrees), Business (10 degrees), and Engineering (2 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Rush University.

Most Common

  1. 16 degrees awarded

  2. 14 degrees awarded

  3. 9 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Rush University was Radiographer with 16 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 224

  2. 637

In 2016, 224 degrees were awarded to men at Rush University, which is 0.352 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (637).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 72 degrees were awarded to men at Rush University in Medicine, which is 1.29 times more than the 56 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 163 degrees were awarded to women at Rush University in Nursing School, which is 7.09 times more than the 23 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time

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150% Completion Time

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    547 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    112 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    66 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Rush University is white (547 degrees awarded). There were 4.88 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (112 degrees).

2.56% of degree recipients (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    425 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    122 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    74 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Rush University is white female (425 degrees awarded). There were 3.48 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (122 degrees).

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Operations

Rush University has an endowment valued at nearly $529M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-110k (-0.0207%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Rush University had a total expenditure of $1.99B. Of that $1.99B, they spent $831M on salaries and $1.99B on benefits.

Rush University employs 79 Instructors, 77 Assistant professors, and 23 Associate professors. Most academics at Rush University are Female Instructors (69), Female Assistant professors(61), and Female Associate professors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rush University are: Healthcare Practioners and Technical, with 3777 employees, Management, with 1149 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 834 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$529M

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Rush University has an endowment valued at about $529M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Rush University grew 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $519M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $57.9M - Federal

  2. $2.77M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Rush University received $57.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.77M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$831M

Salary Expenditure

$1.99B

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Rush University had a total expenditure of $1.99B. Of that $1.99B, they spent $831M on salaries and $1.99B on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$831M

2015 Salaries

2.88%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Rush University paid a median of $831M in salaries, which represents 41.7% of their overall expenditure ($1.99B) and a 2.88% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 22.7% growth from 2013 and a 8.86% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$24.3M

Instructional Salaries

175

Number of Employees

In 2015, Rush University paid a total of $24.3M to 175 employees working as instructors, which represents 2.92% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

79 Employees

Healthcare Practioners and Technical

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

3777 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Rush University were Instructor with 79 employees; Assistant professor with 77 employees; and Assistant professor with 23 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rush University were Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 3,777 employees; Management with 1,149 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 834 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Rush University was Female Instructor with 69 employees, Female Assistant professor with 61 employees, and Female Associate professor with 19 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Rush University.

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