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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 $11,400bootcamp 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

This is a cost comparison of full stack (front end and back end) in-person (on-site) immersive bootcamps that are nine weeks or longer, and many of them also include extra remote pre-work study. We have chosen courses which we think are comparable in course content – they all teach HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, plus back end languages or frameworks such as Ruby on Rails, Python, Angular, and Node.js. All schools listed here have at least one campus in the USA. To find out more about each bootcamp or read reviews, click on the links below to see their detailed Course Report pages.

$5000 - $10,000 Coding Bootcamps

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)

$10,000 - $15,000 Coding Bootcamps

CodeCraft School Cost: $10,500

Financing: Skills Fund
Scholarship: $500 for applicants through Course Report
Length: 12 weeks
Pre-work: optional depending on experience
Location: Boulder

Wyncode Cost: $11,500

Financing: Pave and Climb Credit
Scholarship: Available for women and military
Length: 10 weeks full time onsite
Pre-work: Optional assignments
Location: Miami

DigitalCrafts Cost: $13,950

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

Financing: Pave
Scholarship: $500 for applicants through Course Report
Length: 12 weeks
Pre-work: 2 weeks remote or on-site
Location: Irvine, CA

Coding Dojo Cost: $13,995

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)


$15,000 + Coding Bootcamps

Flatiron School Cost: $15,000 (USA), £ 10,000 (London)

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, Houston, Washington DC, London

Hackbright Academy Cost: $16,895 
(get $3000 back if they place you with a partner company)(women only)

Financing: Pave, Skills Fund
Scholarship: A variety available here
Length: 10 weeks full-time + 2 weeks career prep (full-time) or 24 weeks part-time.
Pre-work: 20 hours + (required)
Location: San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose

Launch Academy Cost: $17,500

Financing: available through Skills Fund
Scholarship: Occasionally
Length:10 weeks full time onsite
Pre-work: 50-100 hours
Location: Boston

Fullstack Academy Cost: $17,610 (New York) $15,610 (Chicago)

Financing: Pave, Skills Fund, and Upstart
Scholarship: $1000 scholarship for women and veterans
Length: 13 weeks
Pre-work: 4 weeks part time remote (required)
Location: New York, Chicago

Hack Reactor Cost: $17,980

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, Online

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
Pre-work: No
Location: Denver

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


Deferred/Contingent Tuition Coding Bootcamps

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)

Financing: No
Scholarship: No
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

Financing: GoFundMe, Upstart, Pave, Affirm
Scholarship: No
Length: 12 weeks full time onsite
Pre-work: 50-100 hours remote
Location: San Francisco; New York

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


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About The Author

Imogen is a writer and content producer who loves writing about technology and education. Her background is in journalism, writing for newspapers and news websites. She grew up in England, Dubai and New Zealand, and now lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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