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Western Washington University is the top public master’s producing university in the Pacific Northwest, according to Money Magazine’s new 2016 Best Colleges ranking at http://new.money.com/money/best-colleges/rankings/best-colleges/.

“The university’s well-…

Located in Bellingham, Washington, Western Washington University is a public university that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. The university is close to the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades, both of which feature great opportunities for students to indulge in sailing,…

Western Washington University has appeared on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s list of the top green energy purchasers in higher education for the past 10 years.

In fact, Western has been on the EPA’s top college list since it was launched in January 2006. In the most…

Bellingham is home to Western Washington University, probably one of the more unheralded college towns in America. It’s also home to the Horseshoe -- the oldest restaurant in Washington -- and nine breweries, most notably Boundary Bay and its "Save the Ales" hoodies.

Western Washington University now ranks ninth among the nation’s 590 public and private master’s-granting institutions for the number of its graduates who go on to earn doctorates, according to new federal data.

The data is compiled into the Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED…

Bellingham, used to be described as a "sleepy" small city, with candidates for Blossom Time Queen actually putting down as their ambition to get out of a town where nothing was going on.
No more.
The northwest Washington city wins out as our state's entry in a 50-…

Advanced snowboarding: Western Washington University was ranked the 17th best college for skiers and snowboarders in the country, thanks to its proximity to Mount Baker Ski Area. Other state schools to make the list from StartClass were the University of Washington, at o. 5, and Gonzaga…

Perhaps helped by a small decrease in tuition prices, the University of Washington ranked ninth in the country — better than it did last year — on the 2016 list of best college values, as reported by Kiplinger Personal Finance this week. Western Washington University ranked 89th.

Both…

Western Washington University is one of the 100 best values in public colleges, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. The ranking, released today, cites four-year schools that combine outstanding education with economic value.

Kiplinger’s magazine ranks Western…

News about what other people are saying about Whatcom County:

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Top-drawer scenery: Whatcom County is the 92nd most scenic of the nation’s 3,111 counties, according to the Washington Post. The ranking used a “natural amenities index” to gauge characteristics — such…

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