Located in the tiny suburb of North Chicago in the northern Chicago metropolitan area, the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is one of the pioneering institutions in the fields of healthcare and medical research. Originally founded in 1912 as the Chicago Hospital - College of Medicine, Rosalind Franklin quickly established itself as one of the nation's premier medical schools. The university was named in honor of famed British scientist Rosalind Franklin, who was a leading researcher in discovering the composition of DNA. One of Franklin's most notable achievements was "Photo 51," which captured the first image of the "B" form of DNA in 1952.
The school's stated mission is "to serve the nation through the education of health professionals and the discovery of knowledge dedicated to improving the health of its people."
Students living in student housing or an off campus apartment at Rosalind Franklin have access to the university's outstanding graduate and doctorate programs through the Chicago Medical School, the Dr. Williams M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, the College of Health Professions, the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and the College of Pharmacy.
Student living and university living at Rosalind Franklin place students within reach of downtown Chicago's major commercial, recreational, educational and cultural landmarks like Willis Tower, Grant Park, the Loop, Lake Michigan, Wrigley Field and the Field Museum.
Looking for apartments near Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago? Look no further than ApartmentGuide.com to find Rosalind Franklin apartments for rent and learn more about this neighborhood.