The Best Chicago Coding Bootcamps Of 2023

Our comprehensive guide to Chicago coding bootcamps, including the best Chicago code schools, reviews, scholarships, and more!

Chicago has a vibrant and growing tech scene anchored by big web companies like Grubhub, Orbitz, and Groupon. What Chicago coding bootcamps lack in quantity of coding classes, Chicago makes up for in the quality of both programs and jobs for developers. If you want to learn web development in Chicago, you have numerous options.

Popular coding school, Fullstack Academy has a campus in Chicago. And Actualize accepts part-time students of any skill level as long as they are prepared to work hard. It's a programming bootcamp in Chicago, and you don't even have to quit your job. Graduates of this program will master Ruby, Rails, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AngularJS, and Git. You can also learn UX/UI design at DESIGNATION.

Several of the coding bootcamp Chicago locations offer scholarships and flexible options for individuals seeking a career in app development, mobile development or web development in Chicago.

Featured Chicago Coding Bootcamps

 

19 Best Coding Bootcamps in Chicago

  1. 502
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    Actualize is a 12-week software development bootcamp in Chicago and online throughout the US, offering both part-time and full-time options. Instructors with... Read More

    Steven  User PhotoSteven

    5Graduate - Course: Web Development - Online

    Verified Via GitHub

    Says: Fantastic Bootcamp with Live Instruction

    I am super happy I chose Actualize my instructor Amanda was top-notch along with her TA's all very hands on and helpful. I chose Actualize because of their valu ... Read More
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    Evolve Security Academy offers a 20-week, part-time cybersecurity bootcamp live-online. Evolve Security Academy offers holistic cybersecurity education as we... Read More

    Callum Goheen  User PhotoCallum Goheen

    5Graduate - Course: Cybersecurity Bootcamp: REMOTE (Live-Online) - Chicago

    Verified Via LinkedIn

    Says: Focussed and Hands-on Cybersecurity Bootcamp

    I had a great experience with Evolve. They provide a great learning environment for both total beginners in the tech space and people with experience. It prepar ... Read More
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    Code Platoon is a non-profit coding bootcamp located in Chicago, Illinois specifically designed for veterans and military spouses transitioning into the civi... Read More

    Nicholas Smith  User PhotoNicholas Smith

    5Graduate - Course: Full Stack Web Developer Immersive / Remote Attendance - Chicago

    Verified Via LinkedIn

    Says: Better than Expected!

    My initial reasoning for choosing Code Platoon was because they were approved for DoD Skillbridge, and I'm 100% glad I went with them. Not only did I learn a ve ... Read More
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    Northwestern Boot Camps offer 12-week, full-time, or 24-week, part-time web development courses, and 24-week, part-time data science, cybersecurity, UX/UI, a... Read More

    Davit Ksor  User PhotoDavit Ksor

    5Student - Course: Data Science and Visualization - Part-Time - Chicago

    Verified Via LinkedIn

    Says: Data Analytics Experience

    The data analytics program is blessed with great TAs and a fantastic professor who does his best to make the class entertaining despite the material being chall ... Read More
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    Techtorial Academy is a bootcamp based in Chicago that offers live online or in-person, full-time bootcamps covering topics like software design/development ... Read More

    Analisette  User PhotoAnalisette

    5Graduate - Course: Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) - Chicago

    Verified Via LinkedIn

    Says: Excellent Instructors & Mentors

    My experience at Techtorial has was great! I started in May of last year and ended somewhere in October. I got my job offer about 4 or 5 days after I finished t ... Read More
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    Coding Temple is an online tech training provider that offers bootcamps in Software Engineering, Data Analytics, Blockchain Development, and Front-End Develo... Read More

    Robert Cheeseman  User PhotoRobert Cheeseman

    5Graduate - Course: Software Engineering Full-Stack | Part-Time Online - Online

    Verified Via LinkedIn

    Says: A fantastic experience!

    I recently finished up the Coding Temple Part-Time online 12-week Bootcamp and had an absolutely fantastic experience with it.  Right off the bat, major credit ... Read More
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    DevX School offers a 12-week Java Spring Software Development bootcamp and a 24-week Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) bootcamp in Des Plaines, Il... Read More

    Maryna N  User PhotoMaryna N

    5Graduate - Course: Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) - Chicago

    Verified Via GitHub

    Says: Great experience!

    I am very glad that I made a decision to join DevX, it was probably one of the best things, where I could invest my time and the money! What I loved about the s ... Read More
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    Promotable offers a part-time, 6-week course in data science and data analytics in Chicago, IL, Washington, DC, and San Francisco, CA. The program provides f... Read More

    Dannie  User PhotoDannie

    5Graduate - Course: Data Jump Start - Chicago

    Verified Via LinkedIn

    Says: Fantastic Data Science Experience

    I attended Promotable's Data Jump Start and learned a TON about data analytics. Specifically - the skill that I'll use most moving forward is the ability to tel ... Read More
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    Data Science Dojo offers online and in-person data science bootcamps in Redmond, Washington. Data Science Dojo believes that anyone can learn data science, a... Read More

    Tatyana S.  User PhotoTatyana S.

    5Graduate - Course: Remote Data Science & Data Engineering Bootcamp - Seattle

    Verified Via LinkedIn

    Says: 16 Week Remote DSDojo Bootcamp

    16 weeks may seem like a daunting time commitment, but the course is so worth it! The way the Data Science Dojo crew runs their bootcamp program is very thoroug ... Read More
  10. 460
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    Tech Elevator offers both full-time and part-time coding bootcamps that prepare students for a career as a software developer, starting with an Aptitude Test... Read More

    Scott Ellis  User PhotoScott Ellis

    5Graduate - Course: Full-Time Java Coding Bootcamp - In-person - Pittsburgh

    Verified Via GitHub

    Says: Lived up to the claims

    Tech Elevator gave me the instruction and career support needed to make a switch into the tech field. I'm not sure what else to say, I was skeptical at first ab ... Read More
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    Codesmith is a coding school redefining the way software engineering is taught. Codesmith offers full-time (13-week) and part-time (38-week) remote software ... Read More

    Maxwell Shick  User PhotoMaxwell Shick

    5Graduate - Course: Full-time Software Engineering Immersive - Conducted online in PT, CT & ET and in-person in NYC - Online

    Verified Via LinkedIn

    Says: Codesmith Can Change Your Life

    This is a long review, but I know how intense this process can be for those of you looking at attending a bootcamp. It has now been about a year since I decided ... Read More
  12. 216
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    Founded in 2014 and with a community of over one million product professionals, Product School offers 4-week and 8-week, part-time product management courses... Read More

    Patrick Cheron  User PhotoPatrick Cheron

    5Student - Course: Product Manager Certificate™ - Online

    Verified Via LinkedIn

    Says: Product Manager Certification

    Product school was a great resource in helping me with my industry transfer into product management. My instructor, Toby Martin Hughes, was very informative and ... Read More
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    The Grace Hopper Program at Fullstack Academy is a live online, immersive software engineering bootcamp for women and non-binary students. Students can choos... Read More

    Em  User PhotoEm

    5Graduate - Course: Full-Time Software Engineering Immersive - New York City

    Verified Via GitHub

    Says: A collaborative, fun, and fullstack experience.

    My experience at the Grace Hopper Program changed my life in a myriad of ways. Their curriculum is extremely thorough and as they say, "they will not let you fa ... Read More
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    First Step Coding offers an 8-week, part-time full-stack development course in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and online. Designed to help peop... Read More

    Maria Scott  User PhotoMaria Scott

    5Graduate - Course: Bootcamp Prep - San Francisco

    Verified Via LinkedIn

    Says: Bootcamp Prep

    I highly recommend First Step Coding's  "Bootcamp Prep Course " as an introduction to the curriculum, and format you'll experience in a Bootcamp.Andy and Shlomy ... Read More
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    JUMP by Cognixia offers 6–10 week technical training bootcamp with campuses in New Jersey, Texas, North Carolina, Colorado, Illinois, Washington, and Online.... Read More

    Nicholas Ordway  User PhotoNicholas Ordway

    5Student - Course: Full Stack Java - Jersey City

    Verified Via LinkedIn

    Says: No Interviews to Full Time Developer!!

    I went to college for CS and graduated in 2020. I was applying to every single entry level developer job out there but got very few call backs for an interview. ... Read More
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    Cydeo

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    Cydeo offers a 28-week Java Full Stack Automation Developer/SDET program and a 20-week Cybersecurity program. The school offers live online learning as well ... Read More

    Alex Mwaura  User PhotoAlex Mwaura

    5Student

    Verified Via LinkedIn

    Says: What you could be

    Cybertek has equiped me with skills that could have taken me a very long time to acquire, its fast paced but with persistence and had work someone who is intere ... Read More
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    Codecademy is an online resource for learning to code. Many bootcampers start with Codecademy to get familiar with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, and Rails b... Read More
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    The Eric and Wendy Schmidt Data Science for Social Good summer fellowship is a program through the University of Chicago that allows aspiring data scientists... Read More
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    Per Scholas offers 10-15-week, intensive courses in Full Stack Java Development, Software Engineering, Cybersecurity, Cloud DevOps, and IT Support in 17 citi... Read More

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