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.

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“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.

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Along with the name change, the school is also launching a new bachelor’s program in nursing effective May 20.

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Northwestern has an enrollment of about 3,200 students.