Portland, OR (September 14, 2020) – In the newly released 2021 Best College rankings, U.S. News and World Report names Warner Pacific University (WPU) in the top ten for multiple categories among Colleges in the West Region:

#4 in Economic Diversity

#6 Best Value

#6 in Social Mobility

#9 Best Regional Colleges

The U.S. News and World report evaluates over 1,400 U.S. colleges and universities on more than 15 measures of academic quality to provide unbiased rankings. Warner Pacific is located in the Western Region, which includes Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, and Hawaii.

Narrowing the focus to Regional Colleges in the Pacific Northwest (Oregon, Washington, and Idaho), Warner Pacific is #1 in Ethnic Diversity, #1 Best Regional College, #1 in Economic Diversity and #2 in Social Mobility.

Established in 1937, Warner Pacific University is a Christ-Centered, urban, liberal arts university that is dedicated to making higher education accessible and equitable for student from diverse backgrounds. Warner Pacific is Oregon’s only 4-year Hispanic Serving Institution.

WPU celebrates these accomplishments as we continue to develop mission-driven leaders who change the world.