Metropolitan Medical College (Chicago, Illinois)

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Metropolitan Medical College
Formation Sep. 1896
Predecessor Independent Medical College
Successor Scientific Medical College of Chicago
Purpose/focus Mail-order medical degrees
Headquarters Chicago, Illinois
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.