Medical College Of Wisconsin

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.

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Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd
Milwaukee , WI 53226-0509
General Phone: (414) 456-8296

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Medical College of Wisconsin Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medicine247medicine, public health courses, health professions
Science36biochemistry, biophysics, cell biology, bacteriology, physiology, pharmacology, biostatistics, bioinformatics, epidemiology ...
Medical Administration7medical informatics
Engineering3biomedical engineering

Number of programs and degrees for Medical College of Wisconsin in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree858
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship228
Doctor's degree - professional practice1861

Medical College of Wisconsin Student Body

In 2007-2008, Medical College of Wisconsin had a total enrollment of 1,235 students (346 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 36%
First Professional 64%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 72%
Black 3%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 10%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 7%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 0%
22-24 24%
25-29 50%
30-34 8%
35-39 4%
40-49 6%
50-64 7%
65+ 0%

Medical College of Wisconsin Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Medical College of Wisconsin Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Medical College of Wisconsin participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2453500)

Medical College of Wisconsin Faculty

Medical College of Wisconsin has a tenure system for faculty.

Medical College of Wisconsin Degree Programs (2007)

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

Medical Administration
Medical Informatics

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Medicine (MD)
Public Health, Other

Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Physiology, General

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