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Eleven Fifty Academy

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Eleven Fifty Academy is a non-profit coding and cybersecurity bootcamp headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana offering a range of courses from 12-14 week full-time bootcamps to 24-week part-time programs. Eleven Fifty Academy is focused on helping aspiring career-starters with little to no experience as well as tech professionals seeking to enhance their skills. Each course provides a hands-on, project-centric teaching approach for students to grow their soft skill...

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  • Cassandra Emery
    Student • Online
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    Sep 02, 2022
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    Great Start to Coding

    I finished Coding Foundations today and it has been wonderful, hard, at times a depressing and rewarding experience. I had a really great cohort and met some amazing people in this program. We did have our first teacher leave halfway through the program, which threw some of us off a little as they were an amazing teacher and then we had to switch to a completely new teaching style. Our new teacher was knowledgeable and a little faster paced than our previous one. I was fine with the fast...
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  • Zachary Anderson
    IT Support Technician • Graduate • Cybersecurity 14-Week Bootcamp • Online
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    Jul 26, 2022
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    Awesome Program that Changes Lives

    I was a student in the full-time cybersecurity program. It was highly intense, and extremely fast paced. You have to learn how to learn quickly, and place priority on classes. For the full-time classes, it may not be possible at all to work while taking these classes, it's that intense. You have to be fully mentally, physically, and emotionally prepared to invest everything possible, but it is possible. I had amazing support from instructors, amazing classmates, and awesome support from ...
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  • Certis Montgomery
    Cyber Instructor • Graduate • Cybersecurity 24-Week Bootcamp • Online
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    Mar 03, 2022
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    EFA saved my life and career!

    EFA was a total shock. I’ve been in a few bootcamps before, and they all were like “here’s the book, good luck.” EFA gives you a book and so many other tools. They also give a personal touch. Every Instructor is personally invested in you and your growth. You just don’t see that in other programs. It’s a fast pasted environment, but if you need it to slow down, your instructors make the time to help. The CompTIA information is out there, you can get that anywhere. The people make EFA! EF...
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  • Andrew
    Graduate • Cybersecurity 14-Week Bootcamp • Online
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    Mar 03, 2022
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    10/10

    Eleven Fifty Academy gave me the opportunity to get into a field I was highly interested in but had little experience or knowledge of how to do that. I was able to graduate with both Net+ and Sec+ on my first attempts and am currently studying for the CySA+ certification and I can already tell how my time at Eleven Fifty has given me the solid foundation I needed to build a career out of it. I am excited to continue my career and because of EFA I know what direction I want to go.  
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  • Shawn
    Ops/Marketing Consultant • Graduate • Security • Indianapolis
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    Mar 03, 2022
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    Eleven Fifty Academy Changed My Life

    Eleven Fifty Academy changed my life, and I would tell everyone I know.   After graduating college and failing to get into a graduate program, I was left working at a liquor store for ten dollars an hour.   After months and months of searching, I finally landed a job using my degree, and I was more miserable than I thought possible. One morning, I woke up to an email saying I had been laid off. My wife and I were devastated.   ...
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  • William Stergar
    Dishwasher • Graduate • Web Development 12-Week Bootcamp • Online
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    Jan 19, 2022
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    Not As Advertised (An Honest Review for WD104 Cohort Sept. 2021–Dec. 2021

    I came to Eleven Fifty Academy hoping to “transform” or “launch” myself into technology because it is a rapidly growing field. I began on September 13th, 2021, and had no coding experience except for a semester of basic programming in high school. I knew it would be difficult to learn to code, but the way they advertised it to me was I’d feel comfortable enough to go against the job applicants that came out of an undergraduate CompSci program upon graduation. This was not the case. The g...
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  • Chris Morrison
    TechForce Staff Analyst • Graduate • Cybersecurity 14-Week Bootcamp • Online
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    Oct 12, 2021
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    I called for a hero. EFA answered.

     I found out about EFA in the middle of 2021 when a lot of things were uncertain in this world. I had recently purchased a new home, adopted a wonderful dog, and was helping my family during a tough time involving cancer- so I already had a lot on my plate. I decided to go to EFA due to a need to change things as well as pivot to a new opportunity to help people.

    EFA delivered in full. While I am not the best student, I had a drive to learn and a need to help others (as well as a ...
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  • Michael Gates
    Cyber Security Analyst I • Student • Hybrid (Online & In-person)
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    Oct 06, 2021
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    The IT Shepperd

    Eleven Fifty Academy took me from a beginner with no experience in IT to a novice Cyber Security professional. Their methods mirror those of a shepherd leading a flock of eager learners to a career in IT. They are extremely friendly and knowledgeable throughout the entire process. Upon completion of the whichever course you choose, they have a dedicated team waiting to help place you in the respective industry. After graduating from Eleven Fifty Academy in just a few months, I secured my...
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  • Jeremy Kincaid
    Graduate • Web Development 12-Week Bootcamp • Online
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    Oct 06, 2021
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    Web dev

    The amount of knowledge I absorbed in the short time here is incredible.
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  • John Flood
    Graduate • Web Development 12-Week Bootcamp • Online
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    Oct 06, 2021
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    Full Stack Web Development

    I was able to successfully change careers after graduating from the Full Stack Web Development bootcamp through Eleven Fifty, and would highly recommend it for anyone looking to break into the tech industry and wanting to learn how to code. Through the program we we're able to learn HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, along with back end technologies like node and express. The teachers we're great, and the office hours we're really helpful when having questions (which was all the time lol). Al...
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  • Brian S.
    Pen-Tester • Graduate • Cybersecurity 24-Week Bootcamp • Online
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    Oct 04, 2021
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    EFA Cybersecurity

    Eleven Fifty Academy absolutely changed my life. I was a truck driver who hated trucking. I left trucking in October of 2020 to go through the EFA Cybersecurity course. The instructors were amazing, answering any and every question I could throw at them (and there were a lot of questions). They were knowledgeable and patient with me and helped me to become the Cybersecurity professional that I am today. When I left high school over 10 years ago now, I thought I was stupid and incapable o...
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  • Itza White
    On-Site IT Technician • Graduate • Cybersecurity 14-Week Bootcamp • Online
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    Oct 04, 2021
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    Cyber Security Boot Camp

    2020 was a difficult year for a lot of people. I spent 6 years building my career with Sprint and had managed to climb the leadership ladder but the merger dissolved my role. I then took my talents to ATT and started climbing building a career there but COVID hit fast and hard and my role was also dissolved. I felt so lost and aimless, I felt like I was going back to the drawing board but had no idea where to even start. I decided to do one of the scariest things I have ever done, and I ...
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Eleven Fifty Academy Alumni Outcomes

81%
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Below is the 180 Day Employment Breakdown for 38 graduates included in report:
180 Day employment breakdown
Employed in-field81.0%
Full-time employee75.0%
Full-time apprenticeship, internship or contract position0.0%
Short-term contract, part-time, or freelance0.0%
Started a new company or venture after graduation0.0%
Not seeking in-field employment0.0%
Employed out-of-field0.0%
Continuing to higher educationN/A
Not seeking a job for health, family, or personal reasonsN/A
Still seeking job in-field6.0%
Could not contact13.0%
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Recent Eleven Fifty Academy News

Liz Eggleston
Published October 28, 2021
Course Report · October 2021 Coding Bootcamp News Roundup Amidst “The Great Resignation,” 13% of workers say they want to land a new job in tech – we’re covering the latest on what it means to make a career change in October. A few coding bootcamps saw major fundraises over $100M(!), and in the news, we saw that the current administration continues to support apprenticeships. There was m...
Jess Feldman
Published October 05, 2021
Thomas was a single parent who dreamed of working remotely in the IT field. By enrolling Eleven Fifty Academy’s part-time, online Cybersecurity bootcamp, Thomas was able to juggle working and parenting full-time while also making a career change. Find out how Eleven Fifty Academy prepared Thomas for the certifications he needed to land his first IT role as a Technical Support Specialist at iA...
Jess Feldman
Published August 26, 2021
Since 2014, Eleven Fifty Academy has graduated over 1,100 developers into the tech market. By expanding to include an online option, Eleven Fifty Academy is now helping students across the country make a career change into tech. Abi Tambasco, Vice President of Career Services and Employer Strategy at Eleven Fifty Academy, explains how her team has created a virtual pipeline of robust career s...
Jess Feldman
Published July 13, 2021
Eleven Fifty Academy has years of experience teaching in-person at their Indianapolis campus; but in 2020, the bootcamp transitioned to include an online classroom model that now supports students in over 20 states! Dr. Jonathan Huer, Chief Learning Officer at Eleven Fifty Academy, walks us through the virtual classroom, the instructional support online students can expect, and the team’s c...
Jess Feldman
Published July 01, 2021
Course Report · Course Report Coding Bootcamp News Roundup - June 2021 Happy summer! Tech hiring is booming, but there’s also an apparent shortage of tech workers. We’re diving into all the news we read this June about hiring, reskilling, upskilling, and diversifying the tech pipeline through programs like coding bootcamps and employer-side training. Indiana is introducing innovative Inc...
Rachel Meltzer
Published June 17, 2021
While many coding bootcamps are for-profit educational institutions, there are a handful of non-profit coding bootcamps that are on a mission to help career-changers break into tech! Some non-profit coding bootcamps are working to make the tech industry more diverse while others exist to uplift underserved communities and provide training for high-wage jobs. There are also coding bootcamps th...
Jess Feldman
Published June 14, 2021
When the pandemic opened up a window of time at home, Cris Matson had the opportunity to enroll in Eleven Fifty Academy’s online Web Development bootcamp. Learn how Eleven Fifty Academy’s Progressive Income Share Agreement (PISA) and CARES Act funding made it possible for Cris to finance the bootcamp tuition. Plus, Cris shares what they’re working on toady as a Software Engineer at Terminus a...
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 March 04, 2021
Uninspired by the slower pace and lack of support in college, Michael left his Computer Science degree program at the university. When Michael’s lifelong interest in computers led him to pursue a career in coding, he enrolled at Eleven Fifty Academy. Michael tells us how Eleven Fifty’s Software Development bootcamp gave him the structure and hands-on learning he needed to make a career change...
Jess Feldman
Published February 04, 2021
College student Severa Cox worked in the restaurant industry as a general manager until the pandemic struck. That’s when Severa woke up to just how vulnerable she was in her current career. With funds provided by the CARES Act, Severa left college and enrolled at Eleven Fifty Academy where she was inspired by her instructors and felt welcomed by her diverse cohort. Only two weeks after bootca...

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How much does Eleven Fifty Academy cost?

Eleven Fifty Academy costs around $18,000. On the lower end, some Eleven Fifty Academy courses like Free Introductory Courses - Coding or Cybersecurity cost $0.

What courses does Eleven Fifty Academy teach?

Eleven Fifty Academy offers courses like Cybersecurity 14-Week Bootcamp, Cybersecurity 24-Week Bootcamp, Free Introductory Courses - Coding or Cybersecurity, Software Development 12-Week Bootcamp and 3 more.

Where does Eleven Fifty Academy have campuses?

Eleven Fifty Academy has in-person campuses in and, Indianapolis. Eleven Fifty Academy also has a remote classroom so students can learn online.

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