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Medical College of Wisconsin

Quick Facts

901 medical students; 26 MSA Program students; nearly 400 graduate students
Financial aid
Percentage of first-year medical students receiving financial aid: 90%
Student/faculty ratio
Medical School: approximately 2:1; Graduate school: 1:1; MSA Program: approximately 2:1

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is the state’s only private medical and health sciences graduate school, providing education and training to close to 900 medical students, 26 Master of Science in Anesthesia (MSA) Program students, and nearly 400 graduate students (but no undergraduate students). MCW is expanding to educate more physicians each year with new medical school campuses in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin, in addition to MCW’s Milwaukee campus. MCW-Green Bay opened in July 2015. MCW-Central Wisconsin opened in July 2016. MCW has more than 17,000 alumni/ae. In addition, MCW’s School of Pharmacy will matriculate its inaugural class in 2017.



Fall 2017 enrollment: 901 medical students, nearly 400 graduate students; no undergraduates; 26 MSA Program students
Student/Faculty ratio: Medical School: approximately 2:1; Graduate school: 1:1; MSA Program: approximately 2:1


Medical School: Candidates must apply to the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS). All applicants must take the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) within three years prior to matriculation. Applicants are required to have earned a minimum of 90 undergraduate graded credits, including the prerequisites, at an accredited college or university in the US or Canada.

MSA Program: Baccalaureate degree required. Candidates must apply through the Centralized Application Service for Anesthesiologist Assistants (CASAA). All applicants must take the MCAT or the GRE exam within 5 years of application deadline. Reference letters, transcripts, and resumes are required.

Graduate School: Baccalaureate degree required. Holistic application review is conducted, including application, reference letters, transcripts, and GRE scores.

School of Pharmacy: Candidates must apply through the PharmCAS application website. All applicants must take the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) or MCAT within 5 years of matriculation. Applicants must complete a minimum of 90 undergraduate credit hours, including prerequisites, at an accredited US or Canadian college or university. Baccalaureate degree is not required. Holistic application review is conducted, including reviews of reference letters, personal statements and work/volunteer experience.



MD, PhD, PharmD, MD/PhD, MD/MS, MS, MSA, MPH, MA and MMP. Certificates in clinical bioethics, clinical and translational science, population health management, public health, public health ethics, and research ethics



Percentage of all full-time medical students receiving financial aid: 90%
All graduate students: 7%

FAFSA Code: 015611


Medical School: $52,725/year. WI residents receive the WI Medical Student Tuition Assistance credit which is applied to their tuition; the amount of the credit varies by year based on WI resident enrollment.

MSA Program: $42,586/year

Graduate School: Full-time PhD Students: $30,000/year

Master’s in Medical Physiology: $42,000/year

Master Degree Students: $1,000 per credit hour

School of Pharmacy: $40,000/year

Fees vary by program and are currently less than $500 per student.



Dr. John R. Raymond, Sr., MD

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