About the University
Rush University is the academic component of Rush University Medical Center, a leader in health care in Chicago and in the Midwest for more than 170 years. Founded in 1972, the University includes the College of Nursing, Rush Medical College, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. As a health sciences university affiliated with a major medical center, the College of Nursing is uniquely situated to focus on the priority of patient care.
The mission of Rush University College of Nursing is to protect the health of the public through the preparation of the future leaders in nursing practice, education and research.
The Rush University College of Nursing was re-accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) in 2009. The College was accredited for 10 years through 2019, the maximum granted by CCNE.