Support Rush University

Health care needs more people with Rush University training. Thanks to our strong national rankings and the unique clinical opportunities we provide, our graduates are always in demand. But increasingly the rising cost of higher education becomes a barrier to future generations of health care professionals. So, why give? Your support of scholarship, alumni and student programming, and community engagement will enable even more students to choose a Rush education.

Make a Gift

Learn how you can support Rush University

Ways to give to Rush University

From nominal monthly commitments and employer-matched gifts to establishing endowed funds, Rush offers many opportunities for you to give back to the University.

Gift Planning

A thoughtfully planned gift can help you realize significant financial benefits and is a powerful statement of your support of the future of health care.

Featured Giving Opportunity: Rush Center for Skills and Simulation

Simulation training saves lives. A new simulation center at Rush is giving our students more hands-on opportunities to refine their skills in a safe, controlled environment.

Donor Recognition

Because of your support, the next generation of health care leaders receive the best possible training. Rush proudly celebrates your annual giving.

Support Rush Medical College

Gifts to Rush Medical College and to our residency and fellowship programs strengthen medical training worldwide, while making differences in the lives of aspiring physicians and all of their future patients.

Support for the Rush University College of Nursing

Help Rush prepare its nursing students to lead, from delivering care at the bedside, to advising about health care policy, to leading health systems across the country.

Support the Rush University College of Health Sciences

Your giving enables students in our nationally ranked programs to become tomorrow’s health care leaders, from occupational therapists and audiologists to physician assistants and hospital administrators.

Support the Graduate College of Rush University

Help future researchers make their mark on health care by supporting their education.

Your participation matters

When you make your gift, you’re giving a vote of confidence to the University and your college, showing your satisfaction with your degree, and ensuring that today’s students receive the same opportunities you did.

Amanda Depover - Why Give

Why give?

Nearly 2,500 students are enrolled in Rush University. Many of them, like Amanda DePover (left), must weigh their talents and aspirations against the increasing costs of higher education. Ultimately Amanda chose to pursue a nursing education at Rush. For so many students like her, support from alumni and friends makes this kind of decision a little easier. 

Learn why you can make a difference with your gift.