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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 13-week full-time bootcamps to 26-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 skills as w...
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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 13-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 26-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 13-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 13-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 26-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 13-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
100%
Graduation Rate
$51,750
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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
Liz Eggleston
Updated February 08, 2021
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 environment at Eleven Fifty, learning how to create CRUD (create, read, update, delete) ...
Liz Eggleston
Liz Eggleston
Updated February 12, 2015
A self-taught designer, Randy Oest is the Manager of Digital Design at an agency in Indianapolis. Wanting to add iOS development to his skillset and possibly even his company s offerings, Randy turned to Eleven Fifty s Introduction to iOS Development course. Randy tells us about the diversity in skill-level during his class, the scholarship he got to attend Eleven Fifty, and plans to incorporate his new skills into his current job. Tell us about your background and how you found ...
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Liz Eggleston
Updated February 04, 2015
Trever Ewing became interested in mobile app development and Swift while studying computer science at Indiana University- this interest only increased when he started working in Apple s customer care department. After completing Eleven Fifty s Intro to iOS course in January and considering an apprenticeship through Eleven Fifty , Trever tells us about the need for self-starting in coding, how fun it is to learn at founder Scott Jones home, and putting his new skills to use ...
Liz Eggleston
Liz Eggleston
Updated January 31, 2018
Coding Bootcamps are intensive programs- some require an 80 hour per week commitment, and all demand undivided attention in the classroom. This structure may be necessary to learn a new skill in a short time, but it can also overwhelm students and in some cases, cause burnout. Luckily, at Course Report, we get the opportunity to talk with alumni from coding bootcamps all over the world, and we always ask how they avoided burnout during their courses. We ve compiled the top eight ...
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Liz Eggleston
Updated January 28, 2015
Leo Picado studies computer science and lives in Costa Rica. When he started doing contract work for a Utah e-tailer company, he found that he would need to sharpen his skills to build them the new mobile app they needed. After doing some preliminary work with Treehouse, he reached out to Eleven Fifty in Indianapolis. Having finished the weeklong Intro to iOS course, Leo tells us about returning to Costa Rica to finish the app, the factors that lead him to Eleven Fifty, and why he ...
Liz Eggleston
Liz Eggleston
Updated December 18, 2014
A former Lotus Notes developer in Washington, DC, Timothy Taylor tried a few online coding courses to update his skills. It wasn't until he found Eleven Fifty in Indianapolis that Timothy felt a genuine support system and learning community. We talk to Timothy about his experience with Eleven Fifty's iOS and Ruby courses, the unique environment, and his advice to future bootcamp students. Tell us what you were up to before you started at Eleven Fifty. I ve been in the industry ...
Liz Eggleston
Liz Eggleston
Updated December 12, 2014
Colin got an undergraduate degree in physics, but became interested in programming after realizing that the skills would be integral to getting a job. When he started as a Rails developer at Mobi Wireless Management, they offered to sponsor the Ruby on Rails course at Eleven Fifty in Indianapolis. We talk to Colin about his experience in the 7-day class, how he dealt with developer s clay, and why he s already planning on taking another class with Eleven Fifty! What were you up to ...
Liz Eggleston
Liz Eggleston
Updated December 02, 2014
Having worked professionally with C++, Java, COBOL, PHP, and Microsoft platforms early in his career, Dave Strus became obsessed with the Ruby language in 2004. Now, when he's not running his web and mobile app consultancy, Fretless, he teaches at Eleven Fifty in Indianapolis. We talk to Dave about the ideal Eleven Fifty student, creating the curriculum for the Ruby on Rails and JavaScript courses, and which technologies students will learn in each class. Tell us about your ...
Liz Eggleston
Liz Eggleston
Updated November 21, 2014
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Liz Eggleston
Liz Eggleston
Updated October 14, 2014
Terrence Kunstek was the Director of Engineering at ChaCha before deciding to teach iOS development at Eleven Fifty . We talk to Terrence about the project-based curriculum in the iOS course, their innovative APPrenticeship program, and what he's learned from the first few cohorts at Eleven Fifty. Tell us what you were doing before you started as an instructor at Eleven Fifty. Before Eleven Fifty, I ve been a technical team lead for about 10 years. Immediately before Eleven ...
Liz Eggleston
Liz Eggleston
Updated October 07, 2014
Michelle Schmaltz is a recent graduate with a Computer Science degree. She worked in IT, but wanted to learn new tech skills, so she took the 7-day immersive iOS course at Eleven Fifty . We catch up with Michelle and get the scoop on her experience at Eleven Fifty, the instructors who supported her throughout the course, and how she is using her new skills today. What were you doing before you started at Eleven Fifty? I graduated from Ball State this past spring with a Computer Science ...
Liz Eggleston
Liz Eggleston
Updated September 22, 2014
Eleven Fifty is a unique accelerated learning environment where students learn in prolific entrepreneur Scott Jones's Indianapolis, Indiana home (of MTV Cribs fame) and are rubbing elbows with techie Scott himself, who has started a dozen+ companies, raised over 250 million in capital, and is responsible for voicemail, as we know it today. We catch up with Scott and co-founder Matt McIntyre to chat about the inspiration for Eleven Fifty, what makes their courses unique, ...

Eleven Fifty Academy Alumni Reviews Summary

Overall Experience
4.7
Instructors
4.7
Curriculum
4.6
Job Assistance
4.5
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How much does Eleven Fifty Academy cost?

The average bootcamp costs $14,142, but Eleven Fifty Academy does not share pricing information. You can read a cost-comparison of other popular bootcamps!

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

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The data says yes! In 2018, Eleven Fifty Academy reported a 100% graduation rate, a median salary of $51,750, and 81% of Eleven Fifty Academy alumni are employed. Eleven Fifty Academy hasn't shared alumni outcomes yet, but one way to determine if a bootcamp is worth it is by reading alumni reviews. 147 Eleven Fifty Academy alumni, students, and applicants have reviewed Eleven Fifty Academy on Course Report - you should start there!

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Yes, Eleven Fifty Academy accepts the GI Bill!

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