For the second year in a row LeTourneau University in Longview has been ranked among the best colleges in America by U.S. News and World Reports. LeTourneau was ranked 29th among the nation's best universities that offer a masters in the western region. The first two are Trinity University here in Texas and Santa Clara University in California. LeTourneau University was also named a Best Value school. That ranking applies to universities that provide higher academic quality compared to the cost to attend the university.