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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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  • Shirley F Grigsby
    Shirley F Grigsby
    Graduate • Intro to Coding (Weekends) • Indianapolis
    Sep 03, 2015
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    Newbies read this!

    Eleven Fifty is an excellent school for those wanting to learn about coding for either recreation or professional needs.  I had zero experience in Coding, but after taking the Intro course, I felt confident to pursue Coding as a potential career.  The facility is amazing, the hospitality of staff is awesome and the instructors are exceptional. The instructor created a climate of openess and that no question was a stupid question.  I would reccommend Eleven Fifty to anyone lo...

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    John Qualls of Eleven Fifty Academy

    President

    Apr 20, 2017

    Dear Reviewer,

    Thank you for your kind words. 

    We don't just want to teach you coding skills. We want you to be a craftsman that takes full advantage of the opportunity to be a software professional. The experience we deliver and ultimately your sucess is the outcome we seek. 

    Look forward to seeing you in more classes!
  • 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

Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated December 29, 2023
2023 was a bit of a rollercoaster year! We re rounding up the most impactful news we saw about coding bootcamps in 2023. Follow along as we highlight 2023 s top trends and break down the year s biggest coding bootcamp acquisition, fundraises, and initiatives. Plus, we re sharing our predictions for 2024 — from tech hiring to AI skills to bootcamp tuition financing! Course Report 2023 The Year in Review for Coding Bootcamp News 2023 Course Report in Numbers We added 113 new schools ...
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Updated October 10, 2023
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Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated August 28, 2023
Studying for the CompTIA cybersecurity certification exams? Eleven Fifty Academy has you covered with their new CompTIA test prep course ! Learn from real experts with instructor-led training so you can pass the Security+ and Network+ exams faster! Tony Smarrella, Vice President of Marketing, from Eleven Fifty answers our questions about what students can expect in this part-time, online course, and how to choose between enrolling in the Certification Test Prep Course ...
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Updated June 27, 2023
In 2018, Courtney Corlew was nearly finished with her college degree in music business when she decided to completely change career paths towards more financial stability. Courtney enrolled at Eleven FIfty Academy to quickly reskill and then land her first tech job as an Associate Software Engineer at a local startup. Five years later, Courtney is now a Senior Product Manager and she shares her insights on what it s taken to develop her tech career without a Computer Science ...
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Updated May 16, 2024
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Updated March 29, 2023
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Updated February 01, 2023
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Updated January 03, 2023
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Eleven Fifty Academy Alumni Reviews Summary

Overall Experience
4.7
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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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Where does Eleven Fifty Academy have campuses?

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

Is Eleven Fifty Academy worth it?

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!

Is Eleven Fifty Academy legit?

We let alumni answer that question. 147 Eleven Fifty Academy alumni, students, and applicants have reviewed Eleven Fifty Academy and rate their overall experience a 4.71 out of 5.

Does Eleven Fifty Academy offer scholarships or accept the GI Bill?

Yes, Eleven Fifty Academy accepts the GI Bill!

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You can read 147 reviews of Eleven Fifty Academy on Course Report! Eleven Fifty Academy alumni, students, and applicants have reviewed Eleven Fifty Academy and rate their overall experience a 4.71 out of 5.

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