How much do coding bootcamps cost? From students looking for free coding bootcamps to those wondering if an $18,000 bootcamp is worth it, we understand that cost is important to future bootcampers! While the average full-time programming bootcamp in the US costs $11,451, bootcamp tuition can range from $9,000 to $21,000, and some coding bootcamps have deferred tuition. So how do you decide what to budget for? Here, we break down the costs of coding bootcamps from around the USA.
DevPoint Labs Cost: $9995
Financing: Mountain America Credit Union
Scholarship: Women and Diversity in Tech scholarships available
Length: 11 weeks
Pre-work: 15-20 hours remote
Location: Sandy, Utah (at the University of Utah)
CodeCraft School Cost: $10,500
Wyncode Cost: $11,500
DigitalCrafts Cost: $12,950
Financing: Skills Fund
Scholarship: Available for underrepresented groups and veterans
Length: 16 weeks full-time onsite
Pre-work: 30-40 hours remote
Location: Atlanta, Houston
LearningFuze Cost: $12,995
Coding Dojo Cost: $13,495
Financing: Pave and Upstart
Scholarship: $1000-$1500 for college students, recent college grads, career reinvention, veterans and $2500 for females.
Length: 14 weeks full-time onsite
Pre-work: optional online course
Location: Chicago, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Dallas, Washington DC (some locations are slightly cheaper)
General Assembly Cost: $14,950 (Web Development Immersive)
Financing: Earnest, Climb, Affirm, or Skills Fund.
Scholarship: Sometimes available. Check out the Opportunity Fund.
Length: 12 weeks full-time onsite
Pre-work: 40 hours
Location: San Francisco, Washington DC, New York, Chicago, London, and 10 other locations. (some locations are slightly cheaper)
Flatiron School Cost: $15,000
Financing: Payment plans available via Pave and SkillsFund
Scholarship: Available for students from underrepresented groups
Length: 12 weeks full-time onsite
Pre-work: 150 hours (required)
Location: New York
Hackbright Academy Cost: $16,570
(get $3000 back if they place you with a partner company)(women only)
Launch Academy Cost: $17,500
Financing: available through Skills Fund
Length:10 weeks full time onsite
Pre-work: 50-100 hours
Fullstack Academy Cost: $17,610 (New York) $14,610 (Chicago)
Hack Reactor Cost: $17,780
Financing: Affirm, Pave, Earnest, Skills Fund
Scholarship: See Hack Reactor's Scholarship Fund
Length: 12 weeks full time onsite
Pre-work: 4 weeks part time remote (required)
Location: San Francisco, Austin, Los Angeles, New York City
Turing Cost: $20,000 (includes laptop)
Financing: Earnest, Climb, Pave, Skills Fund and in-house financing. Turing accepts GI Bill benefits.
Scholarship: $4000 diversity scholarships available
Length: 28 weeks
Galvanize Cost: $21,000
Financing: Climb, Skills Fund
Scholarship: Partial and full scholarships based on merit, financial need, or underrepresentation
Length: 24 weeks
Pre-work: Take-home pre-challenge
Location: Seattle, San Francisco, Denver, Boulder, Austin, New York, Phoenix, London
Coding bootcamps with Deferred Tuition or Income Sharing Agreements allow a student to pay little to nothing upfront, followed by a percentage of their salary once they find a job.
Grace Hopper Academy Cost: $3000 deposit + $16,610 paid in monthly installments once you find a job (women only)
Length: 13 Weeks
Pre-work: 4 weeks part time remote
Location: New York City
App Academy Cost: $5000 refundable deposit + 18% of first year salary
Holberton School Cost: 17% of your salary for 3 years
Length: 9 months + 6 month internship
Pre-work: 2-weeks (part of admissions process)
Location: San Francisco, CA
Learners Guild Cost: 12.5%-21% of your salary for 3 years
Length: 10 months
Location: Oakland, CA
Check out these resources for information on how to fund your bootcamp experience:
- Calculate Your Coding Bootcamp ROI
- How Much Should I Spend on Bootcamp Tuition?
- Ultimate Guide to Coding Bootcamp Loans and Financing
- Bootcamp Scholarships for Women
- Bootcamp Scholarships for Veterans
- Exclusive Course Report Bootcamp Scholarships
- 7 Tips to Financially Prepare for a Coding Bootcamp
- The Definitive List of Programming Bootcamp Scholarships
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