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Flatiron School

Average Rating4.49
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Flatiron School offers immersive on-campus and online programs in software engineering, data science, cybersecurity, and product design (UX/UI design). Flatiron School’s immersive courses aim to launch students into fulfilling careers by providing a robust career services framework and dedicated one-on-one coaching post graduation that is included as an added value with the tuition. 

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  • Mackoy Staloch
    Business Analyst • Graduate • Data Science • Online
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    Dec 30, 2022
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    Thorough, expensive, and fast-paced.

    I started the Flatiron program back in August of 2022. I was a Mortgage Loan Officer who was looking to pivot my business experience into a more technical role where I could merge my soft skills into a more technical field. I was referred to the Flatiron program by a fellow Loan Officer who was also interested in moving into a more technical role. He convinced me that the program was worth the price tag. ($16,900 is what I paid for the start of my program.) I left my job and started the ...
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  • Ryan Posternak
    Data Engineering Apprentice • Graduate • Data Science • New York City
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    Oct 17, 2022
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    Got me my dream job

    Like many others have said, what you get out of the bootcamp experience is what you put into it. They will support you but no one will hold your hand — you need to be highly-motivated and interested in the discipline you're studying. However, I would also add that the reality is it is also what you bring into it. By that I mean you will be far more likely to land a decent job in a reasonable timeframe out of bootcamp if you have impressive and relevant higher education credentials and/or...
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  • Christopher Cid
    Data Engineering Associate @ Accenture • Graduate • Online Software Engineering Immersive • Online
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    Jul 20, 2022
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    Part-Time Software Engineering

    I have always had an interest in software engineering growing up, but I ended up in another career field because I felt that I didn't know much about the tech industry. After 4+ years as a Physical Therapist Assistant, I decided I wanted to change my career path and thought about pursuing my doctorate in Physical Therapy or becoming a Physician's Assistant. The overwhelming thought of putting myself in so much more debt and many more years of school made me decide to look elsewhere. The ...
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  • J Lee
    Support Engineer • Graduate • Software Engineering • New York City
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    Jun 20, 2022
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    What you put in is what you get out

    I very much enjoyed my Flatiron School experience! (For full transparency, I just signed an offer after 2.5 months of searching so I'm feeling particularly positive right now!) The instructors and curriculum did a great job of setting guide rails to success. Do not think this is not hard work or a commitment, but if you commit yourself to this and spend extra time you can leave in a good position to find an entry level job in tech, while acknowledging that getting your foot in the door i...
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  • Nicole Candiotti
    Associate Software Developer • Graduate • Software Engineering • Online
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    May 08, 2022
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    Software Engineering

    I completed the life, full time software engineering bootcamp this year (15 weeks, full time 9-6). Overall, I would recommend the program. I thought it was very well organized, and the materials were educational and easy to follow. I would do the program again, because I do not think I would have been able to learn the material as quickly on my own, and I attribute this to the pace of the program, instructor support, and coding challenges/projects which held me accountable to keep up. I ...
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  • Caryn Bailey
    Student • Software Engineering • Online
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    May 04, 2022
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    Part Time Flex-You're left on your own

    In this school, the part-time flex program, it is self-directed. And they mean it. You are left to your own devices. The only help you get is from former students who are paid $20 an hour to answer a question if you by chance get stuck but I have gotten timed out in those chat calls. Several didn't want to share the screen to help you through the lab in Visual Studio, etc. Before class even starts you are given 75-100 hours of pre-work to finish no matter if you're part-time or full-time...
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  • Michel Pace
    Ruby engineer • Graduate • Software Engineering • Online
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    Apr 06, 2022
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    The journey

    This was one of the most rewarding things i have done for my life.  It was tough it made me strong not only in skills but emtional it out me in a place where I can succeed. I question their course the first week. not understanding the  way things work. But in hind side I would not have it any other way. Take the leap they will catching you and teach you to fly trust me. I m a programmer !  landed a job 5 days in to my job declaration. Nick L. Was an amazing instructor with you every step...
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  • Katie
    Web Developer • Graduate • Software Engineering • Online
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    Mar 31, 2022
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    Highly Rewarding Experience

    Without any prior tech or coding experience, I completed Flatiron School's Software Engineering bootcamp, and have landed my first developer role within two months of beginning my job search, with the help of the school's unmatched career services and post-graduation support.
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  • Alavi Ahnaf
    Cybersecurity Analytics • New York City
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    Mar 23, 2022
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    cybersecurity analyst

    Hello,
    My name is Alavi Ahnaf I start cybersecurity analyst program in January 2021. I graduate it in April 2021. I did my best in cyber security analyst program, It was extremely hard for me because they don't provide any kind of sources which means they don't have any good professors or help from anyone at all. In this program you're pretty much in your own. If you are someone who can do things in your own than this is for you. But, if you're someone who's visual leaner ...
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  • Norberto Santiago
    Graduate • Software Engineering • Online
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    Feb 27, 2022
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    Software Engineering

    Overall, I'm happy with Flatiron School as they even helped me land a job after I graduated. The curriculum is challenging and getting the projects done is not as easy as it may sound. You have to study to be successful. The only problem I can think of is an inconsistency between cohort leads. I've had to change cohorts a few times due to personal issues and had some bad experiences with some teachers. I would recommend FS to improve on the teacher's consistency. Other than that, it was ...
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  • Carlos
    Cybersecurity Analyst • Graduate • Cybersecurity Analytics • Online
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    Feb 19, 2022
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    Cybersecurity Analytics

    I would definitely recommend this to anyone interested in cyber.  Great foundational knowledge that opens a lot of possibilities within the security realm.  The full-time course is extremely challenging although worth the fight.  You definitely learn how to self study which will prepare you for post graduation work thats necessary for job placement.  I personally went in more of a pen testing direction and in hindsight maybe would have taken their cyber engineering course instead.  BUT, ...
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  • Karson Kalt
    Software Engineer • Graduate • Software Engineering • Online
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    Feb 15, 2022
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    Amazing Experience

    About two years ago I decided that I wanted to make a major change in my life and  move into software engineering. I was pretty upset with work at the time and exhausted. I started researching how I could learn to code and came across Flatiron. I was a little hesitant because of all the promises and success stories I was seeing -- could it really be that good? On top of that the price was a little steep and the landing page seemed market-y and kind of turned me off.

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Flatiron School Alumni Outcomes

84%
Employment Rate
83%
Graduation Rate
70,000
Median Salary
Of the students who enroll at Flatiron School, 83% graduated. 72% of graduates were job-seeking and 84% of job-seeking graduates found in-field employment after 180 days and report a median income of $70,000. Below is the 180 Day Employment Breakdown for 2214 graduates included in this report:
180 Day Employment Breakdown
DescriptionPercentage
Full Time, In-Field Employee62.9%
Full-time apprenticeship, internship or contract position16.8%
Short-term contract, part-time position, freelanceN/A
Employed out-of-fieldN/A
Notes and Caveats
Flatiron School is one of the first bootcamps to produce an independently audited jobs report actually verifying we achieved the results we do. Our independently examined report includes breakdowns by program format and by discipline. You can download the reports here
* These outcomes are not audited by Course Report. In some cases, data is audited by a third party.

Recent Flatiron School News

Jess Feldman
Published January 04, 2023
Welcome to Ask a Career Coach, an advice-column where real bootcamp career coaches answer a question from a Course Report reader. Today, Beanie Brady from Flatiron School is answering a question about what you can expect in the current data science/data analytics job market and how to stay relevant as a job-seeker. Beanie was a Career Coach for 3 years, and in her current role as a Relationsh...
Jess Feldman
Published January 03, 2023
Course Report · 2022: The Year in Review for Coding Bootcamp News We’re looking back at a very eventful 2022, and rounding up the most impactful news we saw in the coding bootcamp space. Follow along as we call out the top trends in 2022 and break down this year’s biggest coding bootcamp acquisitions and fundraises. Plus, we’re sharing our predictions for 2023 – from transparency in ISAs...
Jess Feldman
Published December 15, 2022
Ethical hacking (also known as penetration testing) is a cybersecurity skill set that requires intrepid tech professionals to investigate networks for vulnerabilities in order to protect organizations. Cybersecurity expert and Flatiron School Instructor, Khester Kendrick, breaks down what to expect in the pen testing career and how to get into the field. Find out how the Cybersecurity Bootcam...
Jess Feldman
Published November 30, 2022
Course Report · November 2022 Coding Bootcamp News Roundup This November, two bootcamps announced acquisitions and $70 million was invested in alternative education. We’re covering how November’s midterm elections here in the U.S. could impact support for education and workforce development in the upcoming years. Tech apprenticeship programs continue to grow and gain bipartisan support, ...
Jess Feldman
Published October 28, 2022
What does it take to pass Flatiron School’s assessment in order to enroll in the immersive bootcamp? Zach Little, Senior Account Executive at Flatiron School, takes us inside the 15-minute admissions assessment – what applicants should expect and the best ways to prepare for it. Plus, Zach shares a sneak peek of the assessment with us by showing us 2 practice questions! Our Key Takeaways: ...
Jess Feldman
Published September 28, 2022
Course Report · September 2022 Coding Bootcamp News Roundup Happy fall, everyone! As we begin to look towards the end of the year, we saw more speculation on how the Pell Grant for short-term programs bill could pass in the U.S. There was also plenty of discussion about how regulators are shaping Income Share Agreements and Online Program Managers. A huge new tech apprenticeship initiati...
Liz Eggleston
Published September 15, 2022
In this Live Q&A, admissions representatives from 5 coding bootcamps – General Assembly, Tech Elevator, Springboard, Devmountain, and Flatiron School – offer their expert insight on the bootcamp admissions process. They’re answering popular questions like: What is the bootcamp application process like? Do I need previous coding experience to apply for a bootcamp? Is there an ideal...
Jess Feldman
Published August 24, 2022
A classically trained painter, Jessica Roderick’s art career came to a halt when the pandemic struck in 2020. When she discovered product design, Jessica realized she could pivot her art career into a creative tech career. At Flatiron School’s online Product Design bootcamp, Jessica dedicated herself to learning today’s top design tools and processes from instructors with years of industry ex...
Liz Eggleston
Published July 27, 2022
So, you’re a new product designer. What does it take to stand out in a crowded field and land your first job? Ashley Kays, Product Design instructor at Flatiron School, shares her insights on who thrives in their Product Design Immersive bootcamp, who should pursue product design, and the five ways to stand out and gain experience as a new product designer. Turns out, it’s not all about techn...
Jess Feldman
Published June 29, 2022
Course Report · June 2022 Coding Bootcamp News Roundup Happy Summer! This June, tech hiring was at an all-time high despite news of layoffs and hiring freezes. We caught wind of four workforce developments for aspiring bootcampers in California, Montana, Virginia, and Florida, and three major fundraises in the coding bootcamp and workforce development sphere amounted to $395M. Since the ...

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How much does Flatiron School cost?

Flatiron School costs around $17,900. On the lower end, some Flatiron School courses like Data Science cost $16,900.

What courses does Flatiron School teach?

Flatiron School offers courses like Cybersecurity Engineering , Data Science , Product Design (UX/UI Design), Software Engineering .

Where does Flatiron School have campuses?

Flatiron School has in-person campuses in Denver and New York City. Flatiron School also has a remote classroom so students can learn online.

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