ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Northwestern College is undergoing a transformation during summer break.
The school announced that it was changing its name to University of Northwestern – St. Paul as of July 1. The announcement was set to be made at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.READ MORE: Looking To Trade In Your Old Vehicle? Now May Be The Best Time Ever To Do So
“This change reflects the broad diversity of its educational offerings, the high rigor of its academic programs, and will serve as a foundation for its growing course offerings,” said David Martinson on the school’s behalf.READ MORE: Minnesotan Reyel Simmons Charged With Impersonating Homeland Security Agent On TikTok
Along with the name change, the school is also launching a new bachelor’s program in nursing effective May 20.MORE NEWS: Tornado Sirens Didn't Sound Off Friday In At Least 3 Twin Cities Suburbs
Northwestern has an enrollment of about 3,200 students.