Best Colleges for Veterans

Regional Universities (West)

Best Colleges for Veterans Methodology

These are the top-ranked schools in the Best Colleges rankings that participate in federal initiatives helping veterans and active service members apply, pay for and complete their degrees.

These rankings are split into 4 regions: North, South, Midwest and West.

Rank School
#1 University of Redlands

Redlands, CA

#2 Pacific Lutheran University

Tacoma, WA

#2 St. Edward's University

Austin, TX

#4 California Lutheran University

Thousand Oaks, CA

#5 Abilene Christian University

Abilene, TX

#6 George Fox University

Newberg, OR

#6 Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City, OK

#8 Evergreen State College

Olympia, WA

#8 Regis University

Denver, CO

#8 St. Mary's University of San Antonio

San Antonio, TX

#11 Hardin-​Simmons University

Abilene, TX

#11 Texas Wesleyan University

Fort Worth, TX

#13 California Baptist University

Riverside, CA

#13 University of Colorado—​Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

#15 Woodbury University

Burbank, CA

#16 Dallas Baptist University

Dallas, TX

#16 St. Martin's University

Lacey, WA

#18 Boise State University

Boise, ID

#19 Hawaii Pacific University

Honolulu, HI

#20 Prescott College

Prescott, AZ

#20 University of Texas—​Pan American

Edinburg, TX

#22 Alaska Pacific University

Anchorage, AK

#22 Concordia University

Portland, OR

#24 Montana State University—​Billings

Billings, MT

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