Spokane-based Gonzaga and Whitworth universities rank high

Both rank in the top ten of top of  the Western U.S. region subset according to the latest US News rankings. See Regional University West Rankings | Top Regional Universities West | US News Best Colleges.

Gonzaga placed #3, Whitworth at #9 and Eastern Washington University at #63.

The western region covers roughly the western half of the U.S.

In the category of national universities (as compared to regional), the UW ranks #42 and WSU places #115 out of about 280 universities.

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