Our Location

The Rush tower with Chicago's skyline in the background

When you come to Rush University, you’ll not only train in a state-of-the-art medical center, you’ll experience a dynamic, multicultural metro area at the forefront of arts, culture, science and technology.

Set in the Illinois Medical District near Chicago’s Loop — the nation’s largest urban medical district — Rush University Medical Center is part of a hub of leading-edge patient care, research and education. It has won a wide range of distinctions, including the following:

In 2012, we opened a new hospital that has already become a Chicago icon. The distinctive butterfly shape of the Tower building was designed from the inside out. Our nurses and doctors worked closely with architects to create the right environment for the highest-quality patient care.

Our campus also houses dozens of physician practices, classrooms and research labs. And we put your safety first with our own dedicated security services.

World-class city

Globally renowned museums, spectacular architecture, miles of beaches and paths along beautiful Lake Michigan, some of the country’s best restaurants — Chicago has a lot to offer. And that’s just a taste.

When you study at Rush University, you immerse yourself in a city rich in history and diversity across its many neighborhoods. It’s a place where you’ll feel welcome, with a chance to explore, connect and collaborate off campus.

In Chicago, there’s something happening every day, year-round. Whether you’re a sports fan, theater lover, foodie, urban adventurer or just looking to unwind after class, you’ll find it here. Learn more about what Chicago has to offer.