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Code Fellows

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Code Fellows is a technical skills training academy in the Pacific Northwest that offers full- and part-time software development, ops and cybersecurity courses online and in-person from their Seattle, Washington location. Code Fellows guides people from all backgrounds to change their lives through fast-paced, career-focused education. Since their first cohort in 2013, Code Fellows has taught over 1,600 graduates and iterated on their curriculum and format to ensu...

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  • C.B
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    Jul 22, 2022
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    Its not just about the finish but also the start

    Im a proud air force vet that was looking to learn a new skill. I heard a lot of good things about code fellows, but before I even reached the point of enrollment I was blessed to have a conversation with Teri. She blew me away with her knowledge and ability to answer every question I had lined up, but it was her compassion and sincere interest in my goals that put me at ease. She told me about the school, but also the beautiful world of code. She also introduced me to the 100daysofcode ...
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  • Matt Rangel
    Software Developer • Graduate • Code 401: Advanced Software Development in Python (Full-Time, Online) • Online
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    Jun 28, 2022
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    Full Stack Learning

    This Bootcamp touches on everything that is relevant in the industry today. Incorporating technologies and tools to keep you sharp while looking for a position when you complete. You have lots of space and opportunity to grow and lots of support from peers, teaching assistants, and teachers. Everyone wants to see you learn and succeed. A very welcoming environment.
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  • Christopher Yamas
    Student • Code 401: Advanced Software Development in Python (Full-Time, Online) • Online
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    Jun 25, 2022
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    SO worth it!!

    The team of instructors, TA's, tutors, and administrative staff at Code Fellows provide a well-rounded experience in preparing anyone to become a qualified and capable Full-Stack Developer/Engineer. I not only know how to code: I know how to THINK like a programmer. I know how to work with other devs to build full-stack applications, even when that means utilizing entirely unfamiliar frameworks or concepts. I no longer approach new software concepts with an attitude of "I don't know" but...
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  • Tyler
    Software Developer • Graduate • Code 401: Advanced Software Development in Python (Full-Time, In-Person) • Seattle
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    Jun 24, 2022
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    Best Job Prep, and Core Competency

    Code fellows really helped me prepare for the job market. While a lot of courses friends went through showed them how to code. Code fellows helped me understand WHY we code. They helped me understand that it's better to know HOW to solve the problem conceptually, than how to code the solution. If you know the concepts behind solving the problem, it doesn't matter what language you are told to solve it in, you will be able to solve it. But if you only know how to code the solution in one ...
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  • Michelle
    Graduate • Code 401: Advanced Software Development in Python (Full-Time, Online) • Online
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    Jun 24, 2022
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    Learning Full Stack Development

    I researched alot of schools and decided on Code Fellows. I was excited to attend an in person course but due to Pandemic the school was shut down days before lockdown. I was hesitant on how online learning would be but its like CF had it all ready to go. Learning and tools are seamless and they've got every part of your learning planned out. Even Career coaching to get you started on your Journey. it was such a great experience for me and I made so many friends and lifelong connections ...
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  • Roger Wells
    Software Developer • Graduate • Code 401: Advanced Software Development in Python (Full-Time, In-Person) • Seattle
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    Jun 24, 2022
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    Stacked Learning BootCamp

    The Code Fellows experience was tough! They use what they call a ' stacked learning' technique where they constantly hit you with new concepts day to day. It can feel overwhelming. But after you go through it, you realize how much you've actually retained. I'd say it's pretty effective, although sometimes a bit stressful. 
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  • Andres
    Software Engineer • Student • Code 401: Advanced Software Development in Full-Stack JavaScript (Part-Time, Online) • Online
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    May 20, 2022
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    Student

    I attended Code Fellows from September of 2021 through May of 2022.  I completed the 102, 201, 301 and 401 in advanced JavaScript courses.  The entire time I was constantly impressed with the level of knowledge and more importantly the kindness of the entire staff.  That includes the program managers, the campus director, all the instructors and TA's as well.  I really put a lot of time and energy into selecting a boot camp that would work for me, now that I have graduated I can say I am...
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  • Shane Roach
    Software Engineer • Graduate • Code 401: Advanced Software Development in Java with SpringMVC & Android (Full-Time, In-Person) • Seattle
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    May 02, 2022
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    Amazing Experience!

    Code Fellows is a great school built by honest, hardworking, feedback driven people who truly care about your learning experience. This is not a school that treats people like numbers to increase their ratings and revenue. They care about each and every student and understand that everyone has something beneficial to bring to the tech industry. 

    Understand though that this is a very rigorous program and it will be very challenging. This is not a bad thing though, because at the en...
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  • Jessica Parker
    Software Engineer @ FortyAU • Graduate • Code 401: Advanced Software Development in Full-Stack JavaScript (Full-Time, Online) • Online
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    Apr 25, 2022
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    Honest Review from 2021 Grad

    I've waited six months post-graduation to give my honest feedback of my experience at Code Fellows. Not all coding bootcamps are created equal, and I hope this unbiased review helps you to decide whether or not Code Fellows (or a coding bootcamp in general) suits your needs. It may also be important to note that as of writing this (Apr 25, 2022) I have been a full-time software engineer for four months and my job is going very, very well. My previous background is a bachelor's degree in ...
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  • Sue Tarazi
    Graduate • Code 401: Advanced Software Development in ASP.NET Core (Full-Time, Online) • Online
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    Apr 25, 2022
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    Code Fellows launched me into a new career direction!

    I attended Code Fellows in 2020 to make a mid-career switch to tech and am grateful for the experience I had. While the program was intense and the pace was fast, I always felt supported and encouraged. So far, I've worked at a startup and a FANG company and would not be where I am today without Code Fellows.
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  • Chris Reichert
    Graduate • Code 401: Advanced Software Development in Python (Full-Time, Online) • Online
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    Apr 09, 2022
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    Full Stack Engineer

    An awesome school. This school sets you up for success. It provides a professional grade development environment to multiple avenues of learning. The instructors from the 101 to the 401 level are outstanding and knowledgeable. 
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  • Raven Robertson
    Security Engineer • Graduate • Code 401: Advanced Software Development in Python (Full-Time, In-Person) • Seattle
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    Apr 05, 2022
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    Security Engineer

    I attended Code fellows in 2019 and wen through the software development track with python as my primary language. I was a complete novice, coming from the restaurant industry but Code fellows offered me all of the tools that I needed to successfully enter the world of tech. I felt like I had an amazing amount of support throughout the entire process, from staff to alumni, there is an overall feeling of community and support. I really felt like everyone was rooting for my success. I was ...
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Code Fellows Alumni Outcomes

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72,500
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Of the students who enroll at Code Fellows, 100% graduated. 96% of graduates were job-seeking and 98% of job-seeking graduates found in-field employment after 180 days and report a median income of $72,500. Below is the 180 Day Employment Breakdown for 1096 graduates included in this report:
180 Day Employment Breakdown
DescriptionPercentage
Full Time, In-Field Employee81.7%
Full-time apprenticeship, internship or contract position12.1%
Short-term contract, part-time position, freelanceN/A
Employed out-of-fieldN/A
Notes and Caveats
Here are are the details on how we track Employment Data
* These outcomes are not audited by Course Report. In some cases, data is audited by a third party.

Recent Code Fellows News

Liz Eggleston
Published December 09, 2021
Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing fields in tech and everyone wants to know how to get their foot in the door. Although you’ll likely be interviewing remotely this year, you’ll still need to demonstrate communication skills and well-rounded knowledge in your interview. So what exactly will you be asked in a cybersecurity interview in 2022? A panel of experts – instructors and alumni...
Rachel Meltzer
Published November 10, 2021
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Liz Eggleston
Published September 22, 2021
Java and Python are two of the most powerful programming languages on the market today. They’re both well-documented and backed by strong communities that have made them mainstays for over 20 years. But which should a beginner learn first? And how are Python and Java different? Brook Riggio, co-founder of Code Fellows, explains what Python and Java are used for and how the modular curriculum ...
Jess Feldman
Published June 02, 2021
Course Report · Course Report Coding Bootcamp News Roundup - May 2021 Happy (nearly) summer! As the COVID-19 vaccines roll out, we’re happy to relay news that tech hiring is on the rise, which means plenty of job opportunities for bootcamp graduates. Also on our May episode, we’re talking about reports that companies are partnering with coding bootcamps to reskill their internal workforc...
Jess Feldman
Published June 01, 2021
After losing her job at the start of the pandemic, Sarah Shatto realized that reskilling could change the trajectory of her career. She decided to enroll in the remote Software Development bootcamp at Code Fellows after receiving a scholarship for those impacted by COVID-19. Sarah shares how the Code Fellows instructors supported her as a single parent and how the interactive curriculum helpe...
Jess Feldman
Published April 29, 2021
Course Report · Course Report Coding Bootcamp News Roundup - March 2021 Happy Spring! After a difficult past year, a recent U.S. Department of Labor survey reports that job openings have hit a two-year high. We dive into how President Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan could play a major role in workforce development training to fill those vacancies and how coding bootcamps may fit ...
Rachel Meltzer
Published April 29, 2021
With almost all personal banking, lending, electronic payments, and trading done online these days, financial technology is an in-demand field for technologists in 2021. But do the top fintech companies actually hire coding bootcamp graduates? We’re breaking down what to expect at a financial technology company, and the top 6 Fintech companies that hire bootcamp alumni. Plus, our tips for emp...
Jess Feldman
Published April 01, 2021
Course Report · Course Report Coding Bootcamp News Roundup - March 2021 We’re wrapping up March, which is Women’s History Month, so it’s only appropriate to share media coverage about the women-in-tech initiatives and scholarships at coding bootcamps. Over at the Course Report office, we published our Alumni Outcomes & Demographics Report in March and it offered key insights into how...
Jess Feldman
Published February 24, 2021
When Courtney Hans was laid-off from a marketing job she loved due to COVID-19 cutbacks, she found a silver lining by enrolling at Code Fellows. Code Fellows’ discounted tuition for those affected by recent layoffs ensured that Courtney could fully commit to her career change. Courtney breaks down what she learned in Code Fellows’ remote cybersecurity program, and how they prepared her for te...
Jess Feldman
Published November 16, 2020
When pediatrician Veej Rangarajan felt called to learn tech, she looked to Code Fellows to make her career change possible. Veej completed all four levels (102, 201, 301, and 401) offered by Code Fellows, and when the bootcamp went remote, she decided to become a Teaching Assistant. Veej shares how the unique network and career support at Code Fellows helped her confidently land her first dev...

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How much does Code Fellows cost?

Code Fellows costs around $12,000. On the lower end, some Code Fellows courses like Ops 101: Explore Ethical Hacking & Cybersecurity Careers (Full-Time, Online) cost $99.

Where does Code Fellows have campuses?

Code Fellows has in-person campuses in and, Seattle. Code Fellows also has a remote classroom so students can learn online.

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Code Fellows is a private vocational school licensed by the State of Washington. Code Fellows was the first code school in Washington State to be approved by the Veterans Association to receive the GI Bill. Learn more at www.codefellows.org/gi-bill
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