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


Cardinal Stritch University
Marquette University


Small Schools


Advanced Institute of Hair Design
Alverno College
Lakeside School of Massage Therapy
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Mount Mary College
Bryant and Stratton College-Milwaukee
Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology
Wisconsin Lutheran College
Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center-School of Diangostic Medical Sonography
Aurora St. Luke Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology
Montessori Institute of Milwaukee
Kaplan College Milwaukee
Martins College of Cosmetology-Milwaukee
Milwaukee Career College
The Institute of Beauty and Wellness



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