Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

country rank  1242
world rank  3438

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Founded in 1912, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of North Chicago (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Illinois. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 108 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. RFU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym RFU
Founded 1912
Motto Vita In Inventione
Life in Discovery
Colours Maroon, black and white

University Location

Address 3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago
60064-3095 Illinois
United States
Tel +1 (847) 578 3000
Fax +1 (847) 578 3000

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
Not reported over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago 60064
(847) 578 3204

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers
2000 Classification Medical schools and medical centers
Size & Setting Exclusively graduate/professional institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively graduate
Undergraduate Profile Not classified (Exclusively Graduate) institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science's Library
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 2,942 physical volumes, 96 physical media and 29 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 580 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1980


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • American Podiatric Medical Association, Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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