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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%
Employment Rate
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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 September 22, 2017
Deferred tuition and income share agreements (ISAs) are becoming more widely available and can be attractive to students who don’t have $20,000 in the bank. ISAs and Deferred Tuition align a school’s incentives with those of their students – essentially, a school isn't successful unless their students get jobs. Plus, deferred tuition and ISAs remove the barrier of an upfront tuition, expandin...
Imogen Crispe
Published December 29, 2016
  Welcome to our last monthly coding bootcamp news roundup of 2016! Each month, we look at all the happenings from the coding bootcamp world from new bootcamps to fundraising announcements, to interesting trends we’re talking about in the office. This December, we heard about a bootcamp scholarship from Uber, employers who are happily hiring bootcamp grads, investments from New York State ...
Nick Toscano
Published August 11, 2015
The independent game development market has never been more alive marking this as an opportunistic time to press start learning the trade. As of March 2015, Epic’s Unreal Engine, Unity 5, and Valve’s Source 2 are all free for developers.  The rise of independent game titles being funded through Kickstarter campaigns has opened the door for small groups of aspiring developers to gain funding f...
Harry Hantel
Published July 01, 2015
Welcome to the June News Roundup, your monthly news digest full of the most interesting articles and announcements in the bootcamp space. Do you want something considered for the next News Roundup? Submit announcements of new courses, scholarships, or open jobs at your school!   Coding Bootcamps In The Headlines Coding Bootcamp Enrollment Soars! (via Bloomberg) Skill Distill...
Harry Hantel
Published June 18, 2015
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Liz Eggleston
Published March 25, 2015
We all know that veterans make great coders: discipline, collaboration, and technical skills are all synonymous with the military. Until 2017, the GI Bill, which covers education benefits for veterans, was slow to cover code schools, accelerated learning programs, or online education. However, with the enactment of the Forever GI Bill in August 2017, it's becoming easier for coding bootcamps ...
Harry Hantel
Published March 23, 2015
Google’s Android OS is the most used mobile operating system in the world, and the little green robot has been winning hearts and minds for years now thanks to its high customizability and flexible open source developing options. Android programmers work in the Android Studio and develop Android apps using SDK manager, earing up to $155,000 per year. It’s no surprise that you would want t...
Jess Feldman
Published March 05, 2015
Python is often hailed as one of the best programming languages for first-time coders to learn as they break into programming. It’s the main technology powering big data, finance, and statistics, and its clean syntax reads like English. Python developers are in demand, not to mention the average Python developer in New York City earns $140,000 per year! Companies like Amazon, Dropbox, and Del...
Liz Eggleston
Published February 27, 2015
What makes for the ideal coding bootcamp student? Experience? Perserverence? Natural Skill? We've compiled advice from instructors and founders at top programming bootcamps like gSchool, Dev Bootcamp, Wyncode, and Fullstack Academy- aka the folks making admissions decisions every day. Read on for the 8 qualities that bootcamps tell us they look for in potential applicants. [As of December...
Liz Eggleston
Published February 19, 2015
Greg Oppman worked in design and animation in Los Angeles before deciding to return home to Indiana. Greg read about Eleven Fifty and saw an opportunity to start coding again and improve his current job skills as a digital marketer. With his company footing the bill, Greg attended Eleven Fifty’s week-long JavaScript course. Greg completed the class a few months ago, and tells us about the env...

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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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