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Rush University

Department of Adult Health and Gerontological Nursing

Chicago, IL

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Overview

Rush University / Department of Adult Health and Gerontological Nursing is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse anesthesia
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner
(Post-Graduate Certificate) Adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Adult gerontology acute care clinical nurse specialist

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 51

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for nurse anesthesia; waived for other DNPs if cumulative GPA is 3.25 or greater, nursing GPA is 3.0 or greater, or a completed graduate program GPA is 3.5 or greater)
Scholarly project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

170
Applied
92
Accepted
69
Enrolled
54%

Applying

110
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 2nd Not reported No
Spring deadline August 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (for nurse anesthesia; waived for other DNPs if cumulative GPA is 3.25 or greater, nursing GPA is 3.0 or greater, or a completed graduate program GPA is 3.5 or greater)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement, current resume
Additional Entrance Requirements MSN in a clinical discipline, 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement, current resume, interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 94

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

253
Total Graduate Students
61%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
38%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.53%
Black or African American 2.77%
White or Caucasian 74%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.98%
Unknown 6.32%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Physical activity; prevention; cardiovascular risk; caregivers; gerontology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 600 South Paulina Street
Suite 1080
Chicago, IL  60612
United States
Contact Dr. Elizabeth Carlson
Chairperson
Email: elizabeth_carlson@rush.edu
Phone: 312-942-7117