The mission of MCW is to be a national leader in the education and development of the next generation of physicians and scientists; to discover and translate new knowledge in the biomedical sciences; to provide cutting-edge, interdisciplinary and compassionate clinical care of the highest quality; and to improve the health of the communities we serve.

MCW is a major national research center, and the largest private research institution in the state of Wisconsin, securing an average of $160 million in funding annually, including nearly $80 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

More than 400 students are currently enrolled in MCW’s Graduate School, a collegial atmosphere that boasts a 1:1 faculty to student ratio and an exceptionally collaborative environment with uninterrupted access to faculty.

To learn more about how MCW lives up to its mission, and the critical role our Graduate School plays within it, please review our 2017 Fact Sheet (PDF).


MCW 2016 Fact Sheet