UCCS is among the top 10 public regional universities in the Western United States in the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report. In U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges edition, released today, UCCS tied for No. 10 (along with California State University – Stanislaus and Central Washington University) in public regional universities in the West and tied for No. 48 among all public and private universities. It’s the fourth straight top-10 public ranking for the university, according to a news release issued by UCCS. The university also ranked No. 10 in best value among public universities in the West this year. “We appreciate this recognition as it reinforces what our faculty and students already know – that UCCS is among the best places to teach and learn,” UCCS Chancellor Venkat Reddy said in the release. “Our goal is to provide the best possible experience for our students, and rankings from U.S. News and other organization validate that we are providing the resources for our faculty and students to be successful.” UCCS ranked fifth among public institutions as the best regional college in the West for veterans and No. 26 overall, according to the release. In national rankings, the UCCS undergraduate business program ranked No. 95 among public schools and No. 147 overall. The undergraduate engineering program ranked No. 99 among public schools where the highest degree is a doctorate, and No. 146 overall. Full rankings are posted at https://www.usnews.com/best-colleges.