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Best-Ranked Master's Degree Programs in the Western U.S.

The best master's degree programs online and at universities in the Western U.S., ranked by U.S. News & World Report as Regional Universities - West, offer a wide variety of top master's programs and award master's degrees to their graduates. However, most do not offer PhD degree programs. Find your ideal online master's degree program by using our directory of schools.

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California State University--Channel Islands

Camarillo, CA

A public institution founded in 2002, California State University-Channel Islands resides on over 400 acres of urban land in Camarillo, California. The school offers more than 50 bachelor's degrees, and three master's programs as well. Channel Islands is the 23rd campus in the California State University system.

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Prescott College

Prescott, AZ

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University of Central Oklahoma

Edmond, OK

Founded in 1890, the University of Central Oklahoma resides on 210 urban acres in the city of Edmond. The university began as a teacher training school, but today it stands as the oldest institution of higher learning in Oklahoma. Several programs not found anywhere else in the state are available, including a master’s degree in forensic science and a biomedical engineering undergraduate program.

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Southern Oregon University

Ashland, OR

Often referred to as the “public liberal arts university of the West,” SOU was founded in 1926 and resides on 175 urban acres in Ashland, Oregon. The university embraces creativity, innovation and the idea of “doing things differently,” a spirit that can be found in SOU’s professors and students. Popular majors include business, visual and performing arts, education, psychology and social sciences.

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California State University--Bakersfield

Bakersfield, CA

Founded in 1970, California State University-Bakersfield (CSUB) is a public institution residing on 375 suburban acres in Bakersfield, California. The school offers 31 undergraduate majors and 17 graduate programs. CSUB sports teams - known as the Roadrunners - compete in NCAA Division II athletics, and intend to move into Division I within the next few years.

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Hawaii Pacific University

Honolulu, HI

Hawaii Pacific is a private liberal arts university, founded in 1965. With three campuses on the island of Oahu, its main campus is in the heart of Honolulu's downtown business and financial district. Hawaii Pacific offers 50 areas of undergraduate study and 14 graduate programs. It also is affiliated with the Oceanic Institute, a 56-acre aquaculture research facility.

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West Texas A&M University

Canyon, TX

Founded in 1910, West Texas A&M in Canyon is a public university on 176 acres in the Texas Panhandle. Traditionally recognized for excellence in agriculture, business, teacher preparation, music and nursing, the university offers more than 60 undergraduate programs and about 50 graduate degrees, including doctorates in philosophy and agriculture.

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California State University--San Marcos

San Marcos, CA

California State University—San Marcos is a public institution on 304 acres near the Pacific Ocean. Founded in 1989, the University offers rigorous undergraduate and graduate programs and more than 100 student clubs and organizations. Popular undergraduate majors include business, communications, psychology, pre-nursing, biology, and literature and writing.

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Southern Nazarene University

Bethany, OK

Founded in 1899, Southern Nazarene University is committed to transforming lives through higher education in a Christ-centered community. The university, which resides on 200 urban acres in Bethany, Oklahoma, offers liberal arts coursework, chapel, service projects, internships and athletic challenges. Popular majors include organization leadership, business administration, nursing and psychology.

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Western Oregon University

Monmouth, OR

Western Oregon is a public liberal arts university founded in 1856. Located on 157 rural acres in Monmouth, Oregon, it offers more than 40 undergraduate majors through its College of Education and College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. It also offers 12 master’s degree programs. WOU prides itself on small classes and the personal attention students receive from faculty.

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