Scientific Medical College (Chicago, Illinois)

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Scientific Medical College
Formation 3 Feb. 1898
Predecessor Independent Medical College
Successor Metropolitan Medical College
Purpose/focus Mail-order medical degrees
Headquarters Chicago, Illinois
Key people James Armstrong

The Scientific Medical College was a Chicago, Illinois-based scholastic enterprise (or diploma mill), originally chartered in February 1898 by S. W. Winn, George E. Vorten, and D. J. Splane, 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.