The Best Chicago Coding Bootcamps Of 2022

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

 

22 Best Coding Bootcamps in Chicago

  1. 469
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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

    Keosha Young  User PhotoKeosha Young

    5Graduate - Course: Web Development - Online

    Verified Via LinkedIn

    Says: Trust the Process!

    I actually chose Actualize after coming to this website. There were countless 5-star reviews! So many, I didn't believe it so I decided to go further by asking ... Read More
  2. 146
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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

    Laura D  User PhotoLaura D

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

    Verified Via LinkedIn

    Says: Cybersecurity

    I started the bootcamp with limited knowledge about IT and cybersecurity and in 6 months my knowledge has increased ten fold. The instructors were so personable ... Read More
  3. 111
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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

    Justin Peterson  User PhotoJustin Peterson

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

    Verified Via LinkedIn

    Says: Full-Stack Software Development

    Professional training in full-stack software development using React.js and Django. Learn Javascript, Python, PostgreSQL, Bootstrap, REST API, and more. ... Read More
  4. 347
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    Fullstack Academy offers full-time and part-time immersive software engineering bootcamps and cyber security bootcamps, with campuses in New York City, Chica... Read More

    Nigel Boston  User PhotoNigel Boston

    5 - Course: University of North Florida Cyber Bootcamp - Part-Time - Jacksonville

    Verified Via LinkedIn

    Says: Overall Experience

    My overall Experience with Fullstack was very good. The Instructor I had Stephen Mathews was great at communicating the material in a way we could understand an ... Read More
  5. 77
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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

    Todd Mattran  User PhotoTodd Mattran

    5Graduate - Course: Cybersecurity - Part-Time - Chicago

    Verified Via LinkedIn

    Says: Cybersecurity Boot Camp

    I am a recent graduate of the cybersecurity boot camp with Northwestern University. I do not have an IT background. I am transitioning into IT from teaching. Wh ... Read More
  6. 14
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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
  7. 270
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    Coding Temple offers 10-week, full-stack coding bootcamps in Chicago, Boston, and live online. The Full Stack Web Development bootcamp focuses on Python, Fla... Read More

    Dmitry Ulasau  User PhotoDmitry Ulasau

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

    Verified Via LinkedIn

    Says: One of the most deliberate decisions in my life in which I was not mistaken

    I did research on bootcamps and read tons of reviews online and on Reddit. I applied to several bootcamps and passed a technical assessment, but my inner voice ... Read More
  8. 18
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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
  9. 12
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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
  10. 588
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    General Assembly offers short and long courses in web and mobile development, product management, data science and more, online and in-person, across 15 camp... Read More

    Kristina K.  User PhotoKristina K.

    5Student - Course: Product Management (Part-time) - Online

    Verified Via LinkedIn

    Says: Product Management

    I participated in the remote online Product Management course that spanned the course of 10 weeks. During which I had the opportunity to learn about the product ... Read More
  11. 66
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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
  12. 514
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    Codesmith offers full-time (12-week) and part-time (38-week) remote immersive software engineering programs, as well as their full-time NYC Onsite Immersive.... Read More

    Trevor  User PhotoTrevor

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

    Verified Via GitHub

    Says: If you are looking for a robust program to launch your career, you've come to the right place

    I chose Codesmith because I perceived it to be the most rigorous program out there with regards to curriculum, portfolio, and job support, and it absolutely del ... Read More
  13. 412
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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

    Jessi  User PhotoJessi

    5Graduate - Columbus

    Verified Via LinkedIn

    Says: A Great Option for those who want to Change their Life

    Tech Elevator is an absolutely amazing program. I went from not knowing any code to landing a job as a Software Engineer. The thing that really impressed me abo ... Read More
  14. 330
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    DigitalCrafts offers full-time and part-time online bootcamps in Web Development, Cybersecurity, and UX Design. All classes are taught online by live instruc... Read More

    Violet  User PhotoViolet

    5Graduate - Course: DigitalCrafts Online Full Stack Immersive (Full-Time) - Online

    Verified Via LinkedIn

    Says: Full-Stack Immersive Program

    I was referred to DigitalCrafts by an alumni who has successfully become a developer after graduating from this program.  I attended the 16-week immersive full- ... Read More
  15. 214
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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
  16. 57
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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
  18. 32
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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

    Philip Thomas  User PhotoPhilip Thomas

    5Graduate

    Verified Via GitHub

    Says: Full Stack Java Training

    The JUMP program by Cognixia is an extremely well rounded program providing graduates with the skill sets to succeed not only in technology but also in digital ... 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
  20. 2
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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
  22. 0
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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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