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Please take some time to read about Rush University College of Nursing in the publications below:

U.S.News & World Report Ranks Rush College of Nursing 15th in the Nation Among 467 Top Schools

Rush University is well-represented in the 2012 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools" survey released on March 15 by U.S.News & World Report. Seven programs in Rush University's College of Nursing and three programs in the College of Health Sciences are ranked among the top 19 in the country. Rush is the only ranked university with an exclusive health science focus...

Program Highlights
"On October 25, 2004, the member schools affiliated with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) voted to endorse the Position Statement on the Practice Doctorate in Nursing. This decision called for moving the current level of preparation necessary for advanced nursing practice from the master's degree to the doctorate-level....
The online registered nurse first assistant two-course series prepares graduates to function in an expanded role in the operating room. RNs engage with the perioperative client across the lifespan to provide high quality care and maximize clinical outcomes. The didactic course provides requisite knowledge and clinical experience includes a preceptorship allowing for development and mastery of affective and psychomotor skills necessary to work effectively in the operating room....
Rush University College of Nursing now offers several fully online programs with a minimum of on-campus visits. Faculty who teach these courses are the same qualified faculty who teach on campus. They are experts in their area and have made their knowledge come alive in the online format. Rush currently offers the following online programs...
Communities and populations, like human beings, are living entities with their own unique and complex ways of interacting with the world around them. The rewards of being an advanced community/public health nurse are in making a difference in the lives of an entire group of people...
Diversity and Inclusion Resources at Rush
Rush continues to strive to be a leader in supporting diversity and inclusion in all of our programs.

Scholarship and Aid Highlights

Discover Some Great Scholarships To Help Finance Your Rush Education
Please feel free to browse all of the scholarship and aid opportunites that are available at Rush University College of Nursing.

Formerly the Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program, the NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program enables dedicated registered nurses committed to caring for underserved people to serve in hospitals and clinics in some of America's neediest communities, improving the lives of their patients and transforming their own....
Generous PhD Scholarships Available to Qualified Students
Any applicant admitted to the PhD program will be considered for a Dean's Scholarship for PhD Study. Admitted students will be considered for awards based on a merit review of their application materials, completion of the FAFSA, financial need and available scholarship resources

Veterans - Learn More About Your Education Benefits
Rush University participates in the full spectrum of Veterans Education Benefits through the US Department of Veterans Affairs.  Please click the links associated with each bullet for full program details and payment rate information


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