Fresno State improves in school ranking

September 11, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Fresno State has improved on U.S. News and World Report's annual rankings of schools.

The magazine moved Fresno State up one spot from last year to the number eight position among public Western regional universities.

For the magazine's all-schools list, Fresno State ranked 38, down two spots from last year. The All Schools Western Ranking covers schools in 15 states, including Texas, Arizona and Nevada.

The magazine identifies regional universities as those that provide a full range of undergraduate majors and masters programs.