Colleges and universities of Milwaukee

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Higher education in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is dominated by the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee on the East Side and Marquette University, located near downtown. Milwaukee is also served by Alverno College, Cardinal Stritch University, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Mount Mary College, and Wisconsin Lutheran College, Concordia University Wisconsin, (the Mequon Campus), Lakeland College (the West Allis/Milwaukee Campus) collectively giving the city a full-time, degree seeking college student population exceeding approximately 70,000, the largest in Wisconsin. A January 2000 study from McGill University in Montreal ranked Milwaukee 6th in a list of U.S. and Canadian cities with the highest number of college students per 100 residents.[1] Also serving Milwaukee-area students are local campuses of Upper Iowa University, located in and Ottawa University, which has a campus in Brookfield, Wisconsin.[2]


  1. ^ Durhams, Sharif (15 January 2000). "Milwaukee, a city of colleges? One report says so". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Google News. Retrieved 3 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Locations". Ottawa University. Retrieved 3 June 2016.