Walla Walla University has been ranked No. 28 in a list of 35 best universities in the West.

According to College Choice, an independent rating organization, WWU is best known for its engineering, business, biology and education programs.

The College Place school also offers travel and study opportunities, including student mission trips overseas, as well as more than 35 degree programs.

Gonzaga and Whitworth universities in Spokane also made the “Best Western Universities” list.