NEW BRUNSWICK,  NJ  - Middlesex County College will be altering its name.

The Edison-based school with centers in New Brunswick and Perth Amboy, will be known as Middlesex College.

The new name was revealed by Board of Middlesex County Commissioners Director Ron Rios during a presentation he gave at Thursday's virtual reorganization meeting. 

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A spokesman for the college said a formal announcement about the name change would likely come next week. 

It's not clear when the name change will take effect. 

Middlesex County College opened in 1964 on some 200 acres that had been an artillery depot for the military.

About 44% of its 10,085 students in fall 2020 were full time, according to the college's website. 

The college, whose motto is "Success Starts Here," offers 74 associate degree programs and 16 certified programs.

The college boasts of 60,000 alumni, according to its website.