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Study at Medical College of Wisconsin

The Medical College of Wisconsin, or MCW, was established as the Wisconsin College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1893. Later that decade, the Milwaukee Medical College was set up. This was absorbed by the Marquette University in 1907. In 1913, the Wisconsin College of Physicians and Surgeons became a part of the Marquette University and this resulted in the creation of the Marquette University School of Medicine. The Medical College of Wisconsin was established under its present name in the year 1970. It is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Medical College of Wisconsin offers a large number of master's and doctorate degrees in the field of medical science. Postdoctoral research fellowship and continuing medical education programs are also available. MCW is divided into the following academic divisions:
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  • Medical School
The students of Medical College of Wisconsin are involved in a wide variety of clubs and organizations. The college sponsors Greek societies such as the Alpha Omega Alpha, and Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity- Alpha Lambda Chapter, as well as associations including the Wilderness Medical Society, Student Surgical Society, Student National Medical Association, and Asian-American Medical Student Organization.

Profile of Medical College of WisconsinThe main campus of Medical College of Wisconsin is in Milwaukee, WI (a large suburb). The school is a private, not-for-profit school. Medical College of Wisconsin offers degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to science and medicine.

Medical College of Wisconsin Selectivity

Medical College of Wisconsin does not accept everyone who applies.

The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Medical College of Wisconsin had 1, 235 enrolled students.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The Medical College of Wisconsin is a private, freestanding medical school dedicated to leadership and excellence in advancing the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease and injury through: Education - preparing the physicians and scientists of tomorrow while enhancing the skills of today's health professionals Discovery - creating new knowledge in basic, translational, and patient-based research to improve human health Patient Care - providing effective, compassionate expert care for patients Community Engagement - partnering with public and private organizations to enhance learning, research, patient care and the health of the community"

Medical College of Wisconsin Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Medicine229medicine, public health courses, health professions
Science36epidemiology, physiology, bioinformatics, cell biology, biostatistics, pharmacology, bacteriology, biophysics, . . .
Medical administration5medical informatics
Engineering4biomedical engineering
Engineering Technician2biomedical tech
Contact: Medical College of WisconsinMedical College of Wisconsin

8701 Watertown Plank Rd

Milwaukee, WI 53226-0509

General Phone: (414) 456-8296


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