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Flatiron School

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Flatiron School offers immersive on-campus and online programs in software engineering, data science, and UX/UI Design in NYC, Brooklyn, Washington D.C., London, Houston, Atlanta, Austin, Seattle, Chicago, Denver, and Online. Flatiron School’s immersive courses aim to launch students into fulfilling careers as software engineers, data scientists, and UX/UI designers through rigorous, market-aligned curricula, and the support of seasoned instructors and personal career coaches. Through test-driven labs and portfolio projects, Flatiron teaches students to think and build like software engineers and data scientists. Flatiron School’s UX/UI Design Immersive includes a client project to give students client-facing experience and an industry-vetted portfolio.

To apply, applicants must submit a written application about why they want to join Flatiron School, take part in an interview with an admissions advisor, learn some basic skills, and discuss it with an instructor. Flatiron is looking for people with passion and aptitude and aims to admit people with a variety of backgrounds. Flatiron School also offers several free introductory courses, including Coding Bootcamp Prep and Data Science Bootcamp Prep. 

Flatiron School offers a money-back guarantee for their Software Engineering, Data Science, and UX/UI Design Immersives – if students don’t get a qualifying job offer within six months of graduation, they can get their money back (see eligibility at flatironschool.com/terms). Flatiron’s Career Services team provides weekly 1:1 career coaching sessions, mock interviews, and employer introductions to help students launch lifelong careers in tech.

Flatiron School, in partnership with WeWork, also powers the Access Labs Initiative – a 15-week immersive software engineering program in Brooklyn with deferred tuition for applicants earning less than $35,000. To increase diversity in its programs, Flatiron School has awarded over $10 million in scholarships for women, minorities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups in tech.

Flatiron School was one of the first bootcamps in the industry to publish outcomes, backing its 99% employment rate for the NYC Software Engineering Immersive, and 94% employment rate for the Online Software Engineering Immersive with annual independently-verified jobs reports (check out the full report at flatironschool.com/outcomes). 

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  • Access Labs Software Engineering Immersive

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    AngularJS, HTML, Git, JavaScript, SQL, Sinatra, Rails, CSS, Express.js, React.js, Node.js, Front End, Ruby
    In PersonFull Time40 Hours/week15 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$17,000
    Class size20
    LocationNew York City
    Access Labs Initiative, a new software engineering program powered by the innovators and educators at WeWork and Flatiron School, expands access to coding education and increases opportunity in tech for people who can't afford upfront tuition. Being a software engineer requires more than knowing how to code or build a web app. Utilizing the proven curriculum and 15-week modular program structure developed for Flatiron School's Software Engineering Immersive, students learn to think, and build, like software engineers – from developing coding mastery to gaining an understanding of how products are designed and managed. In each three-week curriculum module, students develop key skills through interactive labs, lectures, and close collaboration, showcasing progress through Portfolio Projects. While the bulk of the material covered encompasses the Ruby and JavaScript ecosystems, we carefully designed our curriculum to prepare students to launch software engineering careers, independent of any specific language or Technology. By the completion of the program, students have done much more than simply build technical skills: they have maintained technical blogs to show they can credibly talk tech; they have become a part of the tech community; they have amassed an impressive portfolio of unique, functional web applications to show employers as they enter the job-search phase.
    Financing
    DepositNo upfront tuition or deposit.
    Tuition PlansOpen only to applicants earning less than $35,000 annually, all Access Labs students enroll with full deferred tuition. Once you have a qualifying job, pay 10% of your income in monthly installments until the full $17,000 tuition is paid.
    Refund / GuaranteeIf the full Career Services Commitment (https://www.accesslabs.org/career-services-commitment) is completed and a Qualifying Job Offer is not received by the student within 6 months, the tuition balance will be waived.
    Scholarship Contact admissions@flatironschool.com to inquire about available scholarship opportunities.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelNo previous coding experience is required, but we encourage all applicants to start learning through Flatiron School’s free Coding Bootcamp Prep course to prepare for their technical review.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Cybersecurity Analytics Immersive

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    Data Visualization, Virtualization, Ethical Hacking
    In PersonFull Time40 Hours/week12 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$17,000
    Class size20
    LocationNew York City, London
    Over 12 intense weeks on campus at Flatiron School, our Cybersecurity Analytics curriculum will prepare you to handle rapidly-advancing threats. You’ll set traps and catch threat actors with our real-world lab environments paired with industry-grade curriculum. You’ll learn the analytical skills needed to stand out from the competition. Our Cybersecurity Analytics program includes 8 foundational courses designed to prepare you for success in the cybersecurity industry.
    Financing
    DepositYes
    Financing
    Options vary by location: 
    London: Deferred Payment Plan
    NYC: ISAs available in select states. Lending partners available, including Skills Fund and Climb.
    Tuition PlansTuition varies by campus location: London: £12,500, NYC $17,000
    Refund / GuaranteeFlatiron School’s Cybersecurity Analytics Immersive includes a money-back guarantee: get a job offer within six months of graduation, or we’ll refund your full tuition. (See eligibility terms at flatironschool.com/terms)
    ScholarshipContact admissions@flatironschool.com to learn about current opportunities
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelNo previous cybersecurity analytics experience is required.
    Prep WorkYes
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Data Science Immersive

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    Data Science, Git, R, Python, JavaScript, SQL, jQuery, Machine Learning, Data Structures, Algorithms, Node.js
    In PersonFull Time40 Hours/week15 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$15,000
    Class size20
    LocationChicago, Houston, Atlanta, Washington, San Francisco, New York City, London, Seattle
    The Data Science Immersive provides students with the knowledge, skills, and experience to get a job as a data scientist – which requires a mix of software engineering, statistical understanding, and the ability to apply both skills in new and challenging domains. The program will teach students to gather data, apply statistical analysis to answer questions with that data, and make their insights and information as actionable as possible. Our pedagogy ensures not only job readiness for today’s market, but the aptitude and skills to keep learning and stay relevant. At Flatiron School, students learn by building. Students will come away with an advanced Portfolio Project to demonstrate their technical proficiency and creativity to current or future job managers and hiring leads. Our course dedicates three weeks towards completion of a large-scale data science and machine learning project where students work in groups of two. The project provides an in-depth opportunity for students to demonstrate their learning accomplishments and get a feel for what working a large-scale data science project is really like.
    Financing
    DepositYes
    Financing
    ISAs available in select states. Lending partners available, including Skills Fund and Climb.
    Tuition PlansTuition varies by campus location: NYC and SF: $17,000; Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Seattle: $15,000; London: £12,500
    Refund / GuaranteeYes. Flatiron
    ScholarshipVisit flatironschool.com/scholarships to learn about current scholarship opportunities.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelNo previous coding experience is required, but we encourage all applicants to start learning through Flatiron School’s free Data Science Bootcamp Prep course.
    Prep WorkYes
    Placement TestYes
    InterviewYes
  • Online Data Science Immersive

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    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$15,000
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    With more than 650% job growth since 2012, data science has catapulted to be among tech’s fastest-growing and most sought-after fields. This program will provide students with the knowledge, skills, and experience to get a job as a data scientist – which requires a mix of software engineering, statistical understanding, and the ability to apply both skills in new and challenging domains. Students will learn how to gather data, apply statistical analysis to answer questions with that data, and make their insights and information as actionable as possible. Our pedagogy ensures not only job readiness for today’s market, but the aptitude and skills to keep learning and stay relevant. All students in our Online Data Science Immersive receive a one-year WeWork hot desk membership included in their tuition, enabling them to connect and network with other learners in their city. The course is available in full-time, part-time, and self-paced formats.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    ISAs available in select states. Lending partners available, including Skills Fund and Climb.
    Tuition PlansTuition varies across three course pacing options: Full-Time Course: $15,000 Part-Time Course: $15,000 Self-Paced Course: $9,600
    Refund / GuaranteeFlatiron School's Online Data Science Immersive includes a money-back guarantee: get a job offer within six months of graduation, or we'll refund your full tuition. (See eligibility terms at flatironschool.com/terms)
    ScholarshipContact admissions@flatironschool.com to learn about current opportunities.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelNo previous coding experience is required, but we encourage all applicants to start learning through Flatiron School’s free Data Science Bootcamp Prep course.
    Prep WorkYes
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Online Software Engineering Immersive

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    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$15,000
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    Flatiron School’s proven Full Stack Web Development Curriculum is at the heart of our instructor-led Online Software Engineering Immersive. This rigorous course of study prepares you for a career in web development through 800 hours of challenging but rewarding coursework, providing you with the skills and experience necessary to obtain and excel in an entry-level software development job. While the bulk of the material covered encompasses the Ruby and JavaScript ecosystems, we carefully designed this curriculum to teach you to think—and build—like a software engineer, independent of any specific language. By the completion of Online Software Engineering Immersive, you’ll have done much more than build your technical skills: you’ll have maintained a technical blog to show you can credibly talk tech; you’ll have become a part of your local developer community; you’ll have amassed an impressive portfolio of unique, functional web applications that show employers your programming abilities in action. With Full-Time, Part-Time, and Self-Paced course options, the Online Software Engineering Immersive is designed to give you the perfect balance of flexibility and structure to ensure your success. All students in our Online Software Engineering Immersive receive a one-year WeWork hot desk membership included in their tuition, enabling them to connect and network with other learners in their city. The course is available in full-time, part-time, and self-paced formats.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    ISAs available in select states. Lending partners available, including Skills Fund and Climb.
    Tuition PlansTuition varies across three course pacing options: Full-Time Course: $15,000; Part-Time Course: $15,000; Self-Paced Course: $9,600
    Refund / GuaranteeFlatiron School's Online Software Engineering Immersive includes a money-back guarantee: get a job offer within six months of graduation, or we'll refund your full tuition. (See eligibility terms at flatironschool.com/terms)
    ScholarshipContact admissions@flatironschool.com to learn about current opportunities.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelNo previous coding experience is required, but we encourage all applicants to start learning through Flatiron School’s free Coding Bootcamp Prep course.
    Prep WorkYes
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Online UX/UI Design

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    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$15,000
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    Learn the visual, technical, and client service skills essential to launch a successful career as a UX or UI designer. Flatiron School’s online course combines an industry-leading digital design program with dedicated Career Services support. The course is available in full-time, part-time, and self-paced formats.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    ISAs available in select states. Lending partners available, including Skills Fund and Climb.
    Tuition Plans$15,000 for Full-Time and Part-Time course pace options
    Refund / GuaranteeFlatiron School's Online UX/UI Design course includes a money-back guarantee: get a job offer within six months of graduation, or we'll refund your full tuition. (See eligibility terms at flatironschool.com/terms)
    ScholarshipContact admissions@flatironschool.com to learn about current opportunities.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelNo previous design experience is required.
    Prep WorkNo.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Software Engineering Immersive

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    MySQL, AngularJS, HTML, JavaScript, SQL, Sinatra, Rails, CSS, React.js, Node.js, Front End, Ruby
    In PersonFull Time40 Hours/week15 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$15,000
    Class size20
    LocationDenver, Chicago, Houston, Atlanta, Washington, San Francisco, New York City, London, Seattle, Austin
    Being a software engineer requires more than knowing how to code or build a web app. Over 15 challenging weeks on Flatiron School’s campus, students learn to think, and build, like software engineers — from developing coding proficiency to gaining an understanding of how products are designed and managed. In each three-week curriculum module, students develop key skills through interactive labs, lectures, and close collaboration, showcasing progress through Portfolio Projects. While the bulk of the material covered encompasses the Ruby and JavaScript ecosystems, we carefully designed our curriculum to prepare students to launch software engineering careers, independent of any specific language or technology. By the completion of the program, students have done much more than simply build technical skills: they have maintained technical blogs to show they can credibly talk tech; they have become a part of the tech community; they have amassed an impressive portfolio of unique, functional web applications to show employers as they enter the job-search phase with the support of our Career Services team.
    Financing
    DepositYes
    Financing
    ISAs available in select states. Lending partners available, including Skills Fund and Climb.
    Tuition PlansTuition varies by campus location: NYC and SF: $17,000 Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Seattle, Washington, DC: $15,000 London: £10,000
    Refund / GuaranteeFlatiron School's Software Engineering Immersive includes a money-back guarantee: get a job offer within six months of graduation, or we'll refund your full tuition. (See eligibility terms at flatironschool.com/terms)
    ScholarshipContact admissions@flatironschool.com to learn about current opportunities.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelNo previous coding experience is required, but we encourage all applicants to start learning through Flatiron School’s free Coding Bootcamp Prep course.
    Prep WorkYes
    Placement TestYes
    InterviewYes
  • UX/UI Design Immersive

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    User Experience Design
    In PersonFull Time40 Hours/week24 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$17,000
    Class size24
    LocationSan Francisco, New York City, London, Seattle, Austin
    Powered by Designation, this course combines the world’s leading digital design program with Flatiron School’s best-in-class Career Services team and money-back guarantee (see eligibility details at flatironschool.com/terms). Students learn skills in user experience and user interface design and then practice those skills in a professional, client-based environment. Broken into two 12-week phases – this hybrid learning model allows students to study online for the first 12 weeks, and then join in person for team-based design and live client projects. Students learn quickly that design itself isn’t only about doing or creating; it’s always about learning— about users, clients, teammates, practices, tools, skills, and yourself.
    Financing
    DepositYes
    Financing
    Lending partners available, including Skills Fund and Climb. 
    Tuition PlansTuition varies by campus location: NYC: $17,000; London: £12,500
    Refund / GuaranteeFlatiron School's UX/UI Design Immersive includes a money-back guarantee: get a job offer within six months of graduation, or we'll refund your full tuition. (See eligibility terms at flatironschool.com/terms)
    ScholarshipContact admissions@flatironschool.com to learn about current opportunities.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelN/A
    Prep WorkBefore beginning the full time course, all students complete Design Essentials - a six-week online course covering the foundations of UX research, UX design, interaction design, visual design, UI design, and user testing.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes

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  • Great Experience
    - 2/20/2018
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    Since January, 2018, I have been learning how to code through Flatiron’s Bootcamp Prep course. In taking this prep course, I have become intrigued by code and all of the possibilities that can be made with it. What I like about the Bootcamp Prep course is that it has been allowing me to practice writing code on Flatiron’s own Learn IDE terminal, which gives me the most insight into what the coding process is really like. Being able to test different programs, debug errors, and learn different coding methods all on one platform is a fascinating experience. Additionally, having an Ask Questions feature to ask staff questions at any time of day is exceptionally helpful in the event that I need help to figure a problem out, or even if I am just curious about how the code I wrote can be applied in other situations. I am really glad that Flatiron provides the opportunity to gain that tangible experience that anyone can have access to and try out for themselves.

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    If you're reading this, there's a huge chance you're considering doing one of the prep programs Flatiron has to offer. Here's a quick word of advice from someone who was in your shoes not too long ago-- just do it. 

    I started the bootcamp prep program a complete code newbie, I had no idea what a function was or how to set a variable but Flatiron educated me quicker than I would have ever believed possible. A few months later, I applied to and been accepted to most of the elite bootcamp programs including Flatiron. It was tough learning so much in such a short period of time, but what I've gained so far has been truly rewarding. I look forward to doing the actual bootcamp program!

  • David Kennell • Front End Web Developer • Graduate
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    In short, before Flatiron I had no way to get a job as a developer. Now I have a job as a developer. Wasn't easy, and I'm still struggling to learn and catch up to everyone else in the office, but I'm in the game now. Content for the course isn't perfect and labs break sometimes, but the people were very responsive to any problems and never left me hanging for more that a day. The point is, they have a curriculum that really organizes what you need to know and gives you a direction to work in. An unhelpful technical coach sneaks in here, or there, but they're the exception. Most of the technical coaches are great, very patient and tencacious in helping you solve a problem. The job coaching is a big part of the value of the course. Be prepared to make job hunting a full-time job. I learned a lot about how to get in front of people; there's no way I would have gotten my current job just by sending in an application, it takes much more than that. They work hard to keep the curriculum current, and actually swapped out a huge chunk of it while I was in the program; I was pretty impressed. I'm in a junior front-end position now, making 50 grand to start, but I have huge potential to grow if I don't screw it up. Be sure you understand the conditions of the job offer guarantee - if you don't want to look for work in your local area, if you don't have a college degree, or if you don't live in the states, you might not be eligible for a tuition refund. I didn't want to look for work in my hometown, I wanted to leave - so I couldn't have gotten a refund if I didn't get a job. But they still worked with me very closely until I did. Full disclosure, I was asked by the school to leave a review here after I found a job, and I'm assuming the others here were too, so that might skew things on this site in a positive light. Nonetheless, I honestly love what Flatiron's done for me, and I feel like they completely held up their end of the deal. The school does what it says on the tin - it gets you a job.

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    Flatiron's bootcamp prep course is beautifully designed- visually, but even more so the presentation of the content. I really liked working at my own pace. The material is presented in a natural way that concepts build on eachother without it feeling overwhelming. The course had a really approachable, down-to-earth voice that I appreciated. In my experience, the labs were challenging but fun. I'm really glad I found Flatiron School. 

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    I has zero experience coding when I started Flatiron's bootcamp prep course -  their course is designed for beginners but is still challenging and pushes students to learn, not memorize patterns. Their lessons are clear and thorough, and give you all the tools and resources you need to be succesful as a student. If you get stuck on a problem they have a live chat support with more advanced students/instructors who can help or teach you how to debug your code - This system is by far the most helpful & responsive online community I have ever been a part of - never waited for more than 2 minutes and always got my questions answered in a constructive way - they don't just give you the answer, they teach you how to solve the problem so that you can debug similiar issues in the future on your own. PLUS there are people available 8am to midnight every day, which was amazing. 

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    Overall, I found the Bootcamp Prep Coures Prep to be extremely helpful in learning the fundamentals of Javascript and Ruby. I felt the course was structured well, with the labs  building upon the knowledge earned from previous readings. I would strongly recommend it to anyone thinking of applying to the Immersive/Online courses.

    I would also recommend it to anyone that is just trying to introduce themselves to the world of coding, as the prep starts from the absolute basics.

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    I will be joining Flatiron's software engineering immersive program in a couple months, and I'm very excited to be starting with them! While I only had a taste of the online prep course through their admissions process, the modules that I completed are all very well designed. The online platform/Learn IDE is intuitive and easy to use. Concepts are explained nicely, and support is readily available if needed. If you are thinking of applying, I encourage you to do so. Flatiron's admission process consists of a personal interview and a technical interview, both of which were fun and incredibly engaging! Based off the admissions process alone, it is clear that Flatiron places an emphasis on both a great curriculum and a great community. 

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    While applying to several top bootcamps in New York, I quickly began preparing for the technical interviews. After going through the basic codecademy tracks, I fully immersed myself in Flatiron School's prep course which was what helped me ace all three of my technical interviews. After all, I decided to go with Flatiron School partly because of their awesome learning platform and the rigorous curriculum of their software engineer program.

  • Flatiron Works
    - 1/22/2018
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    I am a recent graduate of Flatiron School, and I am proof that it works. After 15 weeks of education and training without any previous experience, I landed a job (2 months post graduation) in which I feel comfortable and competent and able to contribute. Flatiron can't teach you EVERYTHING, and, thus, I still have much to learn about professionally coding, but they prepared me exactly as they said they would, and I have a job because of it. If you are dedicated and committed to learning, studying, falling, getting back up, and continuing to push yourself to learn this craft, you will do just fine, and while I know that the money can be preclusive for many people, they offer lots of scholarships and financing options that make it viable for almost anyone.

    Flatiron, as an organzation, cares to the nth degree about their students' success and the promise they make to them about finding employment after graduation. They definitely push quality of instruction/curriculum over quantity of students cranked out and are thriving because of it. The curriculum is strong and ever evolving to keep up with the changes in the industry, and the programming fundamentals that you learn are top notch. I will be forever grateful for Avi, Adam, Joe, and the entire staff for helping me pivot my professional life and try something new.

  • Great!
    - 1/20/2018
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    I took the prep-course and everything was great, especially the assistance that I received from the instructors.Thank you. 

     

     

  • Good Experience
    - 1/17/2018
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    I found the program to be really great. I think it fostered a great environment of a group of students all working very hard and helping one another in what made for a strong learning environment. Also the career coach was great. 
    The only thing I would have preferred to be different was if they had taught full stack JavaScript instead of spending a lot of time on ruby/rails before getting to JavaScript for frontend. 

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    Solid course to gauge multiple factors. Those would be course content, teaching style, personal ability, and interest in development.

    The prep course gives you an outline as to what you would receive as an education from Flatiron. You get a chance to examine what the quality of the content would be and how it would be taught. You get to experiance real coding at your own pace. With the Learn IDE environment you don't need to spend hours setting up your own envoirnment, one is provided for you. It takes me longer to install ubuntu and get everything going on my own machine, but the Learn IDE was a simple install, instantly you are conected to Flatiron's servers where you code from.

    Working on the prep course can help you gauge your own ability. Do I need to work on the basics a bit more? Is programming right for me? Do I even like this? All for free! During weekdays, if I had a question, communiy members or staff would respond on the sites built in chat usually within an hour or less!

    My own recommnedation is to take a chance. You can always uninstall the IDE if you aren't interested. But you might find you like like the interactive environement, the interesting topic videos, and the nice online community that is provided.  The course really swayed the opionon on whether I wanted to do a bootcamp or not.

    After taking the course, I chose to attend Flatiron. The application and interview process was pretty painless, Place info into webpage, and arrange for 2 skype interviews. One for personability, the other for technical ability. After investing so many hours in the prep course I was pretty confident during the interviews, that 1: I wanted to be there, 2: I could do the work. I haven't started yet, but am thrilled to be going.

     

     

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    Flatiron's Bootcamp Prep course gave students a comprehensive overview of the browser tools and Javascript. The labs were challenging but tightly connected to their corresponding lessons, which clearly explained topics for beginners. The best part about taking this (free!) course is the direct flow of communication between students and TAs. There's almost always (if not always) TAs online that address questions that students post in the chatroom. Fast response time, and if the issue isn't clearned out after some time, the TAs happily help you out over video chat. They've done such a great job creating a stimulating, supportive environment for us!  

  • Worth it
    - 1/11/2018
    Zenia Villa • Software Engineer Apprentice • Graduate
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    When I decided to attend a bootcamp, I had my heart set on Hack Reactor because I had read over and over that it was the Harvard of bootcamps. The thing about bootcamps like Hack Reactor is they have impressive job outcomes because they're extremely selective; they only accept students who could already get a great job without the program, e.g., PhDs, Ivy Leaguers, exceptional coders. In case you're reading this and can't decide on a school, I hope that steers you in the right direction.

    Now on to my wonderful experience at Flatiron. I did the web immersive program and was able to finish in 5 1/2 months. I learned Ruby, Rails, JS, and React, which are extremely relevant today. The course material is very well written. It's not at all dry or tedious like other online classes tend to be. The lectures are very easy to watch and the instructors are very passionate about what they do, which comes across in their videos/chats. The other valuable thing you'll get from Flatiron is a comprehensive guide on how to make yourself marketable to potential employers. That comes in the form of course material and a career coach.

    Don't expect the school to do all the work and find you a job. Like anything in life, you have to put the work in. Although, they do have recruiters connecting grads with hiring managers from startups to major companies. 

    I accepted an offer about three months after I graduated. I'm currently a Software Engineer Apprentice with IBM. The team I work with uses Rails, which has been easy to transition into with what I learned at Flatiron.

  • Review for Bootcamp
    - 12/31/2017
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    I searched around the internet quite a bit and did several months of self-learning online and this was the best course I came across. What made it different from the others is the amount of live support. Not only are you connected to fellow coders going through the same thing as you, but there is a help chat which often led to one on one instruction no matter what time of day or day of the week. That was a game changer for me. I cannot recommend the bootcamp enough!

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    Flatiron's bootcamp prep course runs on an amazing platform. Questions will inevitably come up as you complete the labs but the support network is unrivaled. A Flatiron technical coach will respond to your question in a matter of seconds and they are often able to spend ~20 minutes with you via screen share to answer any questions. It's a great free resource to help prepare for bootcamp applications. 

  • racquel • Web Developer • Graduate
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    Great staff who are always willing to help/ super friendly. Its hard to believe that one can learn how to program in only a few months but its possible at Flatiron!! Everything was amazing, even down to their career services program. Overall experience 10/10 

  • Allen • Junior Full-Stack Developer • Graduate
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    What I liked:

    • Great community, and great support from the fellow students
    • Frequent study groups, help sessions, gripe sessions.
    • The material, for the most part, was very well taught. The material was difficult, but overall they did a very good job
    • I got a $65K Full-Stack Developer Job within 3 weeks of graduating. Mission complete!
    • Their classes (for the most part) are easy to navigate, easy to read and understand, and I am very grateful for all of the labs which really helped cement what they taught.

    What I did not like:

    • They don't tell you this in the beginning, but the course is designed solely for Mac users. They use gems, etc that DO NOT work on PC, without a lot of troubleshooting (no help from their staff). I even had an upper level staffmember tell me I needed to install IOS on my machine to continue.
    • Their IDE software, which I was told was necessary, is full of bugs. Get ready for lost work, screen freezes, long load times, and failure to run.
    • Their Website is also full of bugs; a suprising amount, for a course on web development.
    • Their career support... the template they tell you to use for your resume is in Powerpoint format. Not Word, not PDF... Powerpoint. Their staff often cancelled after we were supposed to meet.
    • Worst of all, they outsourced their technical interview to a company called "Skilled Inc", which is the WORST company I have ever had the pleasure of not working with. They're rude, disrespectful, messed up on their scheduling, blamed me, and ran off with their money. I hope Flatiron drops them like a brick.
    • Especially later in the course, the material is less coherent, the support from staff is negligible, and they expect you to understand principles for the final portfolio project that they didn't cover in any of their coursework.

      Overall, I am SUPER happy and grateful for what they taught me, and that I was able to get a solid job shortly after graduating. We accomplished what I hoped we would. The job market is exceptional, and I am glad I decided to sign up with Flatiron. That being said, there were quite a few caveats that prevent me from whole-heartedly recommending the program.
  • Oleg Chursin • Project Manager • Student
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    Well-designed and built online platform with tons of features and instant peer-to-peer support. Truly life-changing experience.

  • Maurice Roy • Student
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    I've looked at a few different coding bootcamps & tried out their introductory learning material, but I definitely wish I had started with Flatiron's. Their bootcamp prep course is an amazing place to start & really lays everything out in an easy to approach way. I would recommend it to anyone looking to get started in coding.

  • Eric Kollegger • Student
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    I found Flatiron school's prep work to be a comprehensive, easy to digest and streamlined experience. Even coming from a background of intermediate web development experience, the labs re-solidified many concepts and I even learned some fundamentals I had missed through my self-teaching efforts in the past! There's an integrated IDE so you're actually working in one of the most popular text editors and a very responsive community of other students/staff to help each other out if you get stuck on an exercise. I've been accepted to the upcoming November cohort but if the quality of the prep work is any indication of the course I'm confident it's going to be great. Highly recommend for those new to programming or even if you're just looking to freshen up on the basics.

  • Ethan R. Roberts • Graduate
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    Having never coded before starting my application process to Flatiron I was incredibly nervous to start and worried that I wouldn’t even get in.

    I worked on the Free Online Bootcamp Prep Course from April-May 2017. I found it to be incredibly accessible and expertly written for someone like myself with little to no knowledge or experience.

    I applied in early May and was amazingly accepted to the in-person immersive program in NYC from June-October 2017. Having recently graduated, I can strongly say that this was the best and most comprehensive and rewarding experience of my life. The friendship and support I found within those walls have left me confident and ready for the real world ahead of me in my new career.

    I would recommend this opportunity to anyone whose passion for code is as strong as their will to become the best that they can be.

  • Will • Graduate
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    An excellent, constructive environment in which beginners can learn to code with the guidance they need, while developing the skills to continue their education on their own after the bootcamp is over. I haven't started looking for a job yet as I am taking some time to study independently before searching, but I am not worried the slightest. Flatiron prepared me well.
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    Flatiron's online bootcamp prep course is a great way to get your feet wet with coding and see if it's for you. It also gives you a good idea of Flatiron's pedagogy and culture. The lessons are very well paced and engaging. Flatiron keeps it interesting with fresh challenges and a reassuring dose of humor throughout. I liked how the bootcamp prep course made use of the concept of "test-driven development", which provides instant feedback on your code and gives you a massive sense of accomplishment when you get the tests to pass. The IDE is also a great feature, since you'll be coding in a real coding environment on your computer and getting the feel for it. Also, the ability to ask for help from an instructor and/or fellow students at any time was really great. In sum, I really recommend it. And it's free!
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    I just started in the Online Web Developer Program a couple weeks ago, and my expirience has been fantastic. They give you all the tools you need to be succesful in the labs. The lectures are full of great examples based on pop culture (which is amazing!) and the tutors are available all the time and they are always eager to help. If you are stuck in something or you just want someone to take a look of your code you can always ask for a screenshare, which is very helpful. The majority of the lectures (in order to complement your learning) include links to other pages and/or videos where Avi (one of the co-founder of the school, and a great teacher) gives you the lecture. In addition, we have a Slack community, where you can connect with other students, read their experience with code and share yours. There are study groups based on the Curriculum, but if there is something you really need help with you can always ask for a 1:1 with an instructor or better you can create your own study grup so other students with the same questions can join it :) ... The most wonderful thing that I have found here is that students and instructors are always there for you, that you can ask anything and they will understand you and always try to help you. It is a supportive learning environment. 

Student Outcomes

* These outcomes are not audited by Course Report. In some cases, data is audited by a third party.


99%
Graduation Rate
95%
Employed
$74,447
Median Salary

Flatiron School has an acceptance rate of 8%, of which 85% of accepted students enroll in a course. Of the students who enroll at Flatiron School, 99% graduate. 95% are hired in technical roles within 120 days and report an average income of $74,447.

Matriculation Information

Accepted

289

Enrolled

246

Graduated

244

Job Seeking

205


Job Seeking Graduates Placed:

55%

30 days

76%

60 days

86%

90 days

95%

120 days

98%

After 120 days


Employment Breakdown:

This chart shows the breakdown of roles for job-seeking graduates.

Notes & Caveats:

Flatiron School is one of the first bootcamps to produce an independently audited jobs report actually verifying we achieved the results we do. We have independently examined reports for both the Online and NYC programs. 
You can download the reports here

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