(updated August 2016)
How do you choose a coding boot camp in New York that's right for you? With so many options to choose from, you should consider factors like your learning style, professional goals, and language preferences.
Lucky for you, we've done all the hard work!
The following New York coding bootcamps cover a range of language focuses, teaching styles, and cost.
The Flatiron School is an intensive, full-time, 12-week school in New York City for individuals who love to create. Headquartered in the Financial District in downtown Manhattan, the school offers courses in Ruby and in iOS. Expect to pay $15,000 in tuition, unless you're chosen to participate in the NYC Web Development Fellowship, which offers training in web development at no cost to the student. Underrepresented groups including women and veterans can get a $2000 scholarship. Flatiron also has a job guarantee so if you don't find a job within 180 days of graduation, you get your money back.
TurnToTech is a mobile development school located in New York City's Flatiron District. Turn to Tech offers offers 12-week programs in iOS and Android mobile development for $12,000. Women are eligible for a $1000 scholarship. The 12-week bootcamp is followed by an optional six-week internship with one of TurnToTech's partner companies.
For a women's only alternative check out Fullstack's partner, Grace Hopper Academy. This immersive engineering school for women has no upfront cost! Students only pay their tuition after they find a job. Like Fullstack Academy, the 13-week course is preceded by a four-week part-time remote foundations course. Students graduates as proficient developers, with a focus on the MEAN stack, and receive job placement support that includes mock interviews, hiring events and interview prep.
The General Assembly Web Development Immersive program is located in Flatiron District, and offers 12-week courses priced at $13,500. One of the largest networks of coding bootcamps, General Assembly will train students in the full-stack and set students up for success in the interview and hiring process. General Assembly also hosts frequent info sessions, so if you're interested in the WDI program, stop by their offices for a live session!
If you don't want to learn Ruby or iOS, there aren't many options for you in New York. Lovers of Python or Android can attend Recurse Center (formerly Hacker School), which is a three-month free school that strays from the popular immersive, instructor-led model where most other bootcamps have found success. What you will get is space, structure, a dedicated learning environment, and a community of other hackers on the same track. Recurse center makes money through recruitment fees if you're hired after the program.
Startup Institute offers an 8-week course in Web Development, with a focus on Ruby on Rails. Startup Institute emphasizes access to experienced mentors who work in the industry, and teaching you the ins and outs of working for a startup- from culture to org structure. Tuition is $9,500 for the 8-week course. Startup Institute also offers 8-week courses in Digital Marketing, Web Design, and Sales and Account Management.
Byte Academy is one of the rare coding bootcamps offering a Python web development curriculum. Byte's full time program is $10,000 for 12 weeks. Byte also offers part-time options in evenings and weekends with a pay per class model. All women are eligible for a $2000 scholarship, and some candidates may be eligible for Byte's Tuition Deferral Program where they don't pay until they are hired.
Looking for a coding bootcamp in San Francisco, Chicago, or Texas? Check back on the Course Report blog for future guides to other cities, and use our school directory to easily browse schools and their courses!
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