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Medical College of Wisconsin

Quick Facts

995 medical students; 47 MSA Program students; 326 graduate students, 139 pharmacy students
Financial aid
Percentage of full-time medical students receiving financial aid: 93%
Student/faculty ratio
Approximately 2:1

In academic medicine, physicians, pharmacists, and other providers care for patients while teaching the next generation of healthcare providers. Scientists conduct research while working side-by-side with graduate students. Our faculty members believe in teaching and mentoring to help advance students’ careers and pass on the latest knowledge to tomorrow’s practitioners. MCW provides education and training for physicians, scientists, pharmacists, and health professionals. With medical school campuses in Milwaukee, Green Bay and Central Wisconsin, MCW continues to expand to educate more physicians every year. MCW has approximately 18,100 alumni.



995 medical students, 326 graduate students, 47 MSA Program students, and 139 pharmacy students
Student/Faculty ratio: 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 U.S. or Canada. Baccalaureate degree is not required. CASPer exam and complete secondary application are required. Holistic application review of all application materials is conducted on a rolling basis. Early application completion is recommended.

MSA Program: Baccalaureate degree required from an American or Canadian institution that is accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Candidates must apply through the Centralized Application Service for Anesthesiologist Assistants (CASAA). All applicants must submit MCAT or GRE test scores from within 5 years of application deadline and must meet minimum score requirements (490 MCAT, 150 Quantitative, 290 Total GRE). Minimum 8 hours of anesthesia shadowing, three 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. Applicants must complete a minimum of 90 undergraduate credit hours, including prerequisites, at an accredited American or Canadian college or university.  Baccalaureate degree is not required. The Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) or MCAT are optional. Holistic application review is conducted, including reviews of reference letters, personal statements, and work/volunteer experience.


MA, MMP, MPH, MD, MS, MSA, PharmD, PhD. Certificates: Advanced Qualification in Human Subject Protection, Clinical Bioethics, Clinical and Translational Science, Community Health Assessment and Planning, Neuroethics, Population Health Management, Precision Medicine, and Public Health



All graduate students receiving financial aid: 9%
All full-time medical students receiving financial aid: 93%
All MSA students receiving financial aid: 83%
All Pharmacy students receiving financial aid: 94%

FAFSA Code: 015611


Full-time PhD students: $30,000/year (tuition remitted)
Master’s in Medical Physiology: $43,134/year
Master’s Degree Students: $1,084 per credit hour
Master of Public Health: $976 per credit hour
Medical Doctor Program: $56,780/year
MSA Program: $47,940/year
Pharmacy Doctor Program: $44,880/year
Fees vary by program and are currently less than $1,000 per student.



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Milwaukee, WI 53226-0509 ,

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