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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 20, 2014
Although John Shiver had a stable job as an underwriting lawyer, he turned to Code Fellows when he was ready for a career change. We talk to John about his initial skepticism of a bootcamp education, instructor Cris Ewing's teaching style, and how he landed a job as a Python Developer at OfferUp!   What were you doing before you started with Code Fellows? I was working as an unde...
Liz Eggleston
Published December 11, 2014
A former coffee roaster in Seattle, Perry Hook realized that he needed to put his Computer Science degree to work. He was familiar with CS theories, but had never learned a programming language, so he enrolled in the Code Fellows Python Development Accelerator to get experience building real web apps. We talk to Perry about his diverse cohort at Code Fellows, why he chose an accelerated l...
Liz Eggleston
Published November 10, 2014
Ivan Storck has been teaching professionally and helping clients with web development since 2001. An early hire at Code Fellows, Ivan helped get the curriculum off the ground for the first courses. Now, he is helping expand Code Fellows into new markets, starting with Portland, Oregon. We talk to Ivan about his background, what goes into teaching a course, and why Portland was an obvious ...
Liz Eggleston
Published October 27, 2014
With a nonconventional work history, Dale Bustad turned to Code Fellows to learn new skills and to get noticed as a developer. We talk to Dale about his experience at Code Fellows, how he got the most out of his time in the JavaScript Development Accelerator, and how he landed a job as a Front-End Developer at Formidable Labs.    Tell us what you were doing before you started at Code ...
Liz Eggleston
Published October 20, 2014
We talk to Kristin Smith, CEO of Code Fellows, about the City of Roses and home to the newest Code Fellows campus: Portland, Oregon. Code Fellows' first Portland class will be the intro-level Foundations 1: Computer Science & Web Development. The 4-week night class grounds students in CSS, HTML, and Javascript. Class starts Nov. 3rd. You can apply online at www.codefellows.org/calenda...
Liz Eggleston
Published October 06, 2014
Nick Soman is the founder of Reveal, a social app based in Seattle, and has hired four Code Fellows graduates onto his team. We talk about his satisfaction with new hires, how he finds the most qualified graduates to join his team, and why he says that companies overlooking coding bootcamps are "missing an opportunity to find some tremendous talent that can really grow with the team." ...
Liz Eggleston
Published August 20, 2014
Realizing that traditional university courses wouldn't do the trick, Michael Kohen taught himself to make iOS apps through books. But learning on his own had it's limits, so he decided to apply to Code Fellows for more structured learning and feedback. Read our Q&A with Michael to find out why Code Fellows appealed to him, the projects he worked on during class, and how he landed a jo...
Liz Eggleston
Published August 11, 2014
Lillian Ng had a background in electrical engineering, but wanted to work in computer programming, so she enrolled in the Code Fellows Ruby on Rails Development Accelerator in January 2014. Two months later, she had a new set of skills and a job with Simply Measured as a Junior Software Engineer. We talk to Lillian about a typical day in the classroom and how Code Fellows prepared her for...
Liz Eggleston
Published July 13, 2014
Tim Hise moved from Oklahoma to Seattle when he was accepted to the Code Fellows iOS course and now works as an apprentice at Liffft. We talk to Tim about his experience at Code Fellows and how the connections he's made have helped propel him into a new career!   Tell us about what you were doing before you started at Code Fellows. Before Code Fellows I was managing a skating rin...
Liz Eggleston
Published June 10, 2014
In addition to teaching a continuing education course in Python at the University of Washington and being an independent Python contractor, Cris Ewing teaches the Python Development Accelerator and the Foundations II: Python course at Code Fellows. Not only are we impressed with his experience in education and his time management skills, but we were also lucky to chat with him about Code Fe...

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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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