Financial Affairs: Tuition Refunds

College of Nursing, College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College
Official withdrawal or dismissal from a course or from the University entitles a student to a refund of tuition according to the following schedule. No fees are refundable. A student may receive a 100 percent refund if withdrawal occurs during the first calendar week in which the quarter begins. Otherwise, refunds will be made as follows:

Second week: 80% refund

Third week: 60% refund

Fourth week: 40% refund

Fifth week: 20% refund

After fifth week: no refund

Alternate Refund/Grading

Pure Compressed Weekend Course
(Fri/Sat/Sun w/o any pre- or post- class work)
Before first class meeting: 100% and not transcripted
After first class meeting: no refund and W grade

2-Week Course
Before first class meeting: 100% and not transcripted
Week 1: 50% refund and W grade
Week 2: no refund and WP/WF/WN grade

5-Week Course
Before or during week 1: 100% and not transcripted
Week 2: 50% and W grade
Weeks 3-5: no refund and WP/WF/WN grade

Students enrolled in the College of Nursing, College of Health Sciences or the Graduate College who are attending Rush for the first time and who withdraw during their first quarter are entitled to a pro-rated refund of tuition and fees through the fifth week of attendance. Refunds will be shown as credits on the student's account unless the student requests a check for the amount of refund, less any amount still owed for other charges. Normally, checks are processed within two weeks and mailed to the student's address on RUConnected. Students wishing to appeal the published schedule of refunds must appeal in writing to: Senior Director, Student Services, 600 South Paulina Street, Suite 440, Chicago, Illinois 60612.

Rush Medical College
Rush Medical College Students who withdraw at any point during the term are responsible for payment of all tuition and fees.

Edits: The Tuition Refund Policy for weeks one through five applies to students in all Colleges. The language from the original published policy has been edited to reflect this (see strikethrough language above.)