Metropolitan Medical College (Chicago, Illinois)
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|Metropolitan Medical College|
|Predecessor||Independent Medical College|
|Successor||Scientific Medical College of Chicago|
|Purpose/focus||Mail-order medical degrees|
|Key people||James Armstrong|
The Metropolitan Medical College was a Chicago, Illinois-based scholastic enterprise (or diploma mill), originally chartered in September 1896 by E. W. Olson, Lewis N. Curett, Ed. F. Millard, and in operations under the direction of James Armstrong and his cohort until 1900 when its operations were effectively ended by a U.S. Post Office fraud order banning the college from access to the mails.