21 College Campuses That Make You Feel Like You’re At Hogwarts

Who said Muggles can’t have a little magic too?

1. Cathedral of Learning — University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Can you imagine writing college papers with Hermione in this place? Bliss.

2. Doak Campbell Stadium — Florida State University, Florida

The best place to play Quidditch.

3. All Souls College — Oxford University, United Kingdom

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Some scenes in the Harry Potter films were actually filmed at Oxford so it’s no surprise it resembles Hogwarts.

4. Annenberg Hall — Harvard University, Massachusetts

The Great Hall of homework.

5. Grey Towers Castle — Arcadia University, Pennsylvania

You can’t get more castle-y than this.

6. Sterling Memorial Library — Yale University, Connecticut

This is (probably) where Hermione found the info on Nicolas Flamel.

7. St Salvator’s Quad — University of St Andrews, Scotland

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I bet this is where Oliver Wood taught Harry how to play Quidditch.

8. St John’s College — University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

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This is where Draco threw Neville’s Remembrall. OK, it’s not, but it COULD HAVE BEEN.

9. Suzzallo Library — University of Washington, Washington

This is where Peeves throws books on top of students to distract them during finals week.

10. Thompson Memorial Library — Vassar College, New York

I bet Fred (RIP) and George have already found all the secret passageways in this building.

11. Rosenwald Hall — University of Chicago, Illinois

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Is that the Astronomy Tower up there?

12. Duke University Chapel — Duke University, North Carolina

This also kind of reminds me of Lord of the Rings

13. Castle Crypt — Durham University, United Kingdom

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You know some serious dueling went down in here.

14. Ho Plaza and Sage Hall — Cornell University, New York

Do wizards and witches tan on that lawn?

15. Bexley Hall — Kenyon College, Ohio

The modern-day Gryffindor dorms.

16. Victoria Building — University of Liverpool, England

This is Ravenclaw Tower*.

*Not true at all

17. Paul Barret Library — Rhodes College, Tennessee

On the way to Potions class!

18. Main Entrance — Chestnut Hill College, Pennsylvania

This looks like a mix of Hogwarts and a hotel.

19. Brown Hall — Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri

Grab your ink and quill, Muggles.

20. Basilica of the Sacred Heart — University of Notre Dame, Indiana

Looks like the Sorting Ceremony is under way!

21. M. Carey Thomas Library — Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania

Basically, go to a school in Pennsylvania for the Hogwarts experience.

Hope you got your Hogwarts letter!


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