The Cost of Attending Hogwarts

Guess How Much a Hogwarts Education Costs?

I'm sure many Harry Potter fans secretly wish they would one day receive an acceptance letter from Hogwarts. After all, the wizarding school seems like a magical place, chock-full of out-of-this-world classes that will never leave you bored. Learning how to make luck potions, transporting yourself magically by apparating, and taking care of magical creatures sounds more like fun than work.

However, going to Hogwarts is not all fun and games — tuition can get pretty pricey for students. Unless you belong to one of the more wealthy wizarding families like the Malfoys, you might find it hard to pay for school if you don't receive a scholarship. A blog by Lehigh University's Economics Society, recently calculated the costs for a first-year Hogwarts student, which includes tuition and mandatory materials like robes and textbooks. Take this quick quiz to find out what the price tag of a Hogwarts education is for an incoming student.

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