Milwaukee Colleges and Universities

Milwaukee, Wisconsin wasn't in the past what many would think of as a college town. Originally a hub for brewing and manufacturing and still the home of the Miller Brewing Company, Milwaukee has matured into a city with the sixth-highest student population in the US and Canada. Recent graduates of Milwaukee colleges and universities can seek employment at a number of large but locally based corporations, including Harley-Davidson and Kohl's.

A wide range of specialized public and private Milwaukee colleges and universities accept students to all kinds of degree programs. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Marquette University, a Jesuit school, are surrounded by other colleges and universities of design, engineering, technical skills and medical science. While settling on a program of study, students at Milwaukee colleges and universities can explore the Black Holocaust Museum, the Milwaukee Public Museum, and other collections of art, the opera, theater, and ballet.



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Cultural Diversity in Milwaukee

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Large Schools


Milwaukee Area Technical College
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


Medium Schools


Marquette University


Small Schools


Alverno College
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Mount Mary University
Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology
Montessori Institute of Milwaukee
Milwaukee Career College
The Institute of Beauty and Wellness
Visions in Hair Design Institute of Cosmetology
Cardinal Stritch University
Bryant & Stratton College-Milwaukee
Wisconsin Lutheran College
University of Phoenix-Milwaukee Campus
Empire Beauty School-Milwaukee
The Art Institute of Wisconsin
Strayer University-Wisconsin
DeVry University-Wisconsin
DeVry University-Wisconsin
DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management-Wisconsin
Kaplan College-Milwaukee
Everest College-Milwaukee



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