U.S. News & World Report ranked Western Washington University as the top master’s-granting public university in the Pacific Northwest, according to its 2015 college rankings, which came out Sept. 9.
Western placed second among public master’s-granting universities in the ranking’s western region, which stretches from Texas to the West Coast.
The report also ranked Western at 21st among top schools in the West, which includes public and private schools. That’s up from 22nd last year, according to a university press release.
The annual rankings are posted online at www.usnews.com/colleges.