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Harry Potter and the Cost of Hogwarts

Hary Potter AND THE COST OF How MUCH WOULD IT COST TO ATTEND'? Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry DRACO Dear Mr. Potter, nOIOIENS AUNGVAM We are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted at Hogwarts. First-year students will require: CLOTHING' $576 3 sets of plain robes 1 plain pointed hat pair of gloves 1 winter cloak (( I take my hat off to you - or I would, if I were not afraid of showering you with spiders. - Albus Dumbledore BOOKS² $898 The Standard Book of Spells A History of Magic A Beginner's Guide to Transfiguration. One Thousand Magical Herbs and Fungi Magical Drafts and Potions Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them The Dark Forces: A Guide to Self-Protection (( I've learned all the course books by heart of course. I just )) hope it will be enough. - Hermione Granger OTHER ITEMS' $302 1 wand 1 cauldron 1 set glass phials telescope 1 set brass scales (( There will be no foolish wand-waving or silly incantations ) in this class. - Severus Snape VARIES 3. PETS° (OPTIONAL) BY PET $10 $30 $400 ILLEGAL IN U.S. (( Sunshine, daisies, butter mellow, Turn this stupid, fat rat yellow. – Ronald Weasley TUITION* (AND BOARD) $40,504 How Hogwarts compares to top U.S. colleges: GRAND TOTAL 60000 $55,300 40000 E $42,280 $53,950 $55,918 $42,280 20000 Yale Harvard Stanford Hogwarts (( The Hogwarts school motto is "Draco Dormiens Nunquam Titillandus" – Never Tickle a Sleeping Dragon. This graphic created by a muggle at DegreeSearch.org Calculated cost based on: 1. Comparable items found on Amazon.com 2. Avg. costs of textbooks in the U.S. via Wikipedia.com/wiki/Textbooks 3. Avg. cost of rat, frog and a Persian cat. Owls are illegal to own as pets. 4. U.S. costs from NCES.ed.gov/collegenavigator. Though no mention is made in the Harry Potter books of tuition, the tuition we listed is derived as an average of the top 5 private Scottish schools, converted to dollars: Best-schools.co.uk/league-tables/scottish-schools-a-levels.aspx

Harry Potter and the Cost of Hogwarts

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In the first Harry Potter book, Harry receives a letter telling him all the items he must buy for his first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry. We scanned the web for comparable items an...

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