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Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Overview

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is a private not-for-profit institution located in North Chicago, Illinois. RFUMS is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Known For?

  • The student loan default rate at RFUMS is 0%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at RFUMS.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 66% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, RFUMS bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $132,300 a year. That's about 224% more than their peers at other schools.

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Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Rankings

RFUMS is ranked #346 out of 2,320 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. RFUMS also holds the #13 spot on the Best Colleges in Illinois ranking.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

RFUMS has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#56 Most Popular Online Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#139 Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at RFUMS.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Most Popular Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Best Allied Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Most Popular Online Health Professions Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#46 Most Popular Allied Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#53 Most Popular Biological & Biomedical Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#57 Most Popular Health Professions Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science?

Location of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Contact details for RFUMS are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3333 Green Bay Road, North Chicago, IL 60064-3095
Phone: 847-578-3000
Website: www.rosalindfranklin.edu/

Can I Afford Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science?

0.3% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at RFUMS is 0.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Online Learning at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

97 Took All Classes Online
106 Took At Least One Class Online
0.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 106 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at RFUMS has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 51st most popular in Illinois for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of RFUMS

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science was 0.5%. This is the #1,994 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at RFUMS regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of RFUMS majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Education 80%
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 2%
Teacher Education Subject Specific 80%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at RFUMS ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at RFUMS.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services #25
Other Health Professions #30
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions #52
Health Sciences & Services #59
Teacher Education Subject Specific #186
Health & Medical Administrative Services #319
Nursing #450

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Medicine 0 0 0 173 173
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 0 0 84 0 84
Podiatry 0 0 0 80 80
Allied Health Professions 0 0 64 0 64
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 0 0 63 63
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 61 61
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 0 29 0 29
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 16 7 23
Nursing 0 0 0 21 21
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 4 11 0 15
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 0 10 0 10
General Biology 5 0 0 0 5
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 2 3 0 5
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 0 2 0 2
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 0 1 1 2
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 1 0 1
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 0 0 0
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 0 0 0 0
Pharmacology & Toxicology 0 0 0 0 0
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 0 0 0 0
Other Health Professions 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 5 6 221 406 638

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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