The Evergreen State College received praise for its focus on student success, first year experience and learning community approach, and was ranked No. 31 among the Top Regional Universities in the West.
Saint Martins University in Lacey was ranked No. 54 in the same category, and was praised for its superior teaching and curriculum.
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