By Rick Gloady
California State University, Long Beach has been ranked one
of the top three public masters universities in the west by
U.S. News and World Report in its 2005 America's Best Colleges
Guide, which was released on Friday, Aug. 20.
In addition, Cal State Long Beach was ranked among the top 32
colleges and universities of all 129 private and public master's
institutions in the western United States, placing it in the
first tier of rankings (the top 25 percent) for the first time
in the university's history.