Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine And Science

Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine And Science

The Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science was founded as the Chicago Hospital-College of Medicine in 1912. The Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine merged with the university in 2002 and the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science was given its present name in 2004. The campus of RFUMS is spread across 50 acres of land in North Chicago, Illinois.

The Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science offers a bachelor's, master's and doctorate degree programs in the fields of healthcare education and inter-professional medical. The university is comprised of the following academic divisions:

  • The Chicago Medical School
  • The College of Health Professions
  • The Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
  • The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Students of RFUMS are involved in various clubs and organizations, including the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, the American Medical Student Association, the International Health Interest Group, the Illinois Podiatric Medical Students' Association and the Emergency Medicine Interest Group. The athletics department of the university fields teams in indoor soccer, indoor volleyball, basketball, table tennis and rock climbing.

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Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
3333 Green Bay Rd
North Chicago , IL 60064
General Phone: (847) 578-3000

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Rosalind Franklin University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medicine274neuroscience, medicine, podiatry
Science100biology, biophysics, biochem/biophysics/molecular biology, cell biology and anatomy, microbiology, physiology, pathology, molecular pharmacology, biological and biomedical sciences ...
Medical Support and Technology83physician assistant, clinical lab tech
Therapy and Counseling55clinical psychology, physical therapy
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy32dietitian
Medical Administration26health care administration, health and medical administrative

Number of programs and degrees for Rosalind Franklin University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree22
Master's degree23016
Doctor's degree6110
Postbaccalaureate certificate62
First-professional degree2712

Rosalind Franklin University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Rosalind Franklin University had a total enrollment of 1,729 students (573 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 0%
Graduate 35%
First Professional 64%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 56%
Black 5%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 26%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 9%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 1%
22-24 39%
25-29 47%
30-34 8%
35-39 3%
40-49 1%
50-64 0%

Rosalind Franklin University Room and Board (2007)

Rosalind Franklin University offers campus housing for 240 of its 573 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of North Chicago, Illinois for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Illinois Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Rosalind Franklin University Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

Rosalind Franklin University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 8,522

Financial Aid:
Rosalind Franklin University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 165900)

Rosalind Franklin University Faculty

Rosalind Franklin University has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track4037
Non-tenured and not on tenure track148

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year3$140,3534$155,570
Associate professorcalendar year4$111,8285$93,432
Assistant professorcalendar year3$85,25414$79,930
Instructorcalendar year0*4$66,256
All faculty totalcalendar year10$112,41327$91,610

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Rosalind Franklin University Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Administration
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Physician Assistant

Medicine (MD)
Podiatric Medicine/Podiatry (DPM)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)

Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Cell Biology and Anatomy
Microbiology, General
Molecular Pharmacology
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
Physiology, General

Therapy And Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Physical Therapy/Therapist

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