The campus of Valley City State University was named the most beautiful college campus in North Dakota by Hannah Loewentheil, writing for BuzzFeed.
In an article titled “Here’s the Most Beautiful College Campus in Every Single State
,” Lowentheil wrote: “Located in Valley City, which was named ‘Most Beautiful Town’ in the state by Expedia, VCSU is bordered by the Sheyenne River on one side and lush, forested hillside on the other.”
The 55-acre campus features a blend of historic and modern buildings. The central campus is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a Historic District.
She references Valley City’s top spot in a March 2017 article on Expedia’s Viewfinder travel blog naming Valley City the most beautiful town in North Dakota. Author Chloe Mulliner selected Valley City for her “Most Beautiful Towns in All 50 States
” feature, citing Valley City’s historic bridges, Medicine Wheel Park and the Sheyenne River National Scenic Byway.