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Flatiron School

Average Rating4.46
577 Reviews
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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.  The application process asks prospective students to share a bit about themselves an...
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  • Anslie Brant
    Anslie Brant
    Graduate • Software Engineering • Online
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    Jan 31, 2024
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    Simulating the world of tech

    As a former computer science student in college, Flatiron will teach you things I never learned, or even expected to learn, in a coding bootcamp. Upon graduating, I became even more impressed with the overall experience when using the career services. I felt incredibly lost leading up to graduation when thinking about the job hunt because I had no experience in the corporate world. I was not switching careers, but still pursuing my original one. I now feel fully equipped with knowing lot...
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  • BEGACHE SARA
    BEGACHE SARA
    Front End Developper • Student • Software Engineering • Online
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    Oct 27, 2023
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    One of the best if not THE best bootcamp i ever enrolled in

    I joined ReCoded Algeria Bootcamp back in june 2017, currently i'm still a student in it and will hopefully graduate by December, the whole bootcamp was nothing but an amazing experience, from the mentors, to the career prep teams, to the choosen students, to the provided materials and feedback, truly the best. It wasn't onlu great academically but felt homey as well with the shared love, laughter, memes and even personal experiences from everyone included. I HIGHLY recommend it! 
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  • Trevor DePew
    Software Engineer • Graduate • Software Engineering • New York City
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    Aug 02, 2023
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    Great Introduction to Software Engineering

    I chose Flatiron School so that I could attend a bootcamp in-person. It was important for me to establish working relationships and gain experience working in an office-like environment while programming with other developers. Flatiron was really great for that since you spend a lot of time on campus and can mix in with other cohorts to see what is coming in your next phase, or help others in phases you've already completed. The campus also provides a nice atmosphere to foster collaborat...
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  • Matthew L
    Enterprise Tech Sales • Graduate • Software Engineering • Online
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    Jul 26, 2023
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    Great Bootcamp experience

    I had a great experience at Flatiron. I met some really great people in my cohort. The bootcamp is very high pace and requires discipline. The course is not for everyone. I got to work on technical projects and build out a great portfolio. The instructors are knowledgable. I wish I would have enrolled when they rolled out the new curriculum (Python/Flask).  
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  • Sani Rogers
    Sani Rogers
    Graduate • Software Engineering • New York City
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    Apr 21, 2023
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    Motivating but needs to Decelerate

    Flatiron School is without a doubt, a great bootcamp for receiving the fullstack engineering experience from true industry professionals. When I say great, I mean it's great because of the community. The community really does motivate you to code. Everywhere you go, you see people work together or alone, drawing diagrams on whiteboards to design user interfaces and systems, and students constantly finding new technologies to incorporate into their next project. If that i...
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  • Caitlin Ma
    Software Engineer I • Graduate • Software Engineering • Online
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    Mar 15, 2023
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    Flatiron Model truly does work

    When I started Flatiron School, my cohort was my instructor's first coding bootcamp cohort ever. This person, with years of programming experience and a background in education, struggled to adjust to the fast paced, high demand bootcamp atmosphere and was very overwhelmed. Initially, I was upset and insecure with an intimidating workload, and seemingly no guidance from an instructor who was just as confused as I was. 

    The way Flatiron is structured is that you have modules with l...
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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
    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
    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
    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
    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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Flatiron School Alumni Outcomes

90%
Employment Rate
70%
Graduation Rate
72,000
Median Salary
Of the students who enroll at Flatiron School, 70% graduated. 76% of graduates were job-seeking and 90% of job-seeking graduates found in-field employment after 180 days and report a median income of $72,000. Below is the 180 Day Employment Breakdown for 1736 graduates included in this report:
180 Day Employment Breakdown
DescriptionPercentage
Full Time, In-Field Employee72.6%
Full-time apprenticeship, internship or contract position13.5%
Short-term contract, part-time position, freelanceN/A
Employed out-of-fieldN/A
* These outcomes are not audited by Course Report. In some cases, data is audited by a third party.

Recent Flatiron School News

Liz Eggleston
Liz Eggleston
Updated May 09, 2023
On October 26th, the Course Report team took over the Women in Tech Snapchat Channel and had a blast introducing everyone to coding bootcamps, Course Report, and even took followers along to tour three NYC coding bootcamps ! But if there s one bummer about Snapchat, it s that the snaps disappear! So of course, we posted the Snapstory to YouTube (above), and reflected on our day (below). Take five minutes to follow along, meet our team, and get to know coding bootcamps in a whole new ...
Lauren Stewart
Lauren Stewart
Updated October 25, 2016
There are many reasons to attend a bootcamp - maybe you re ready to take the plunge into a coding career or you want to update your current programming skills. Or maybe you re part of a rising generation of aspiring technical founders and you re ready to launch your own startup you just need tech skills. Should you go to a coding bootcamp to start a company? Many bootcamp alumni are enjoying the fruits of their intensive bootcamp labor by choosing the path of entrepreneurship and launching ...
Joshua Hirshfeld
Joshua Hirshfeld
Updated October 10, 2019
As a future coding bootcamper , you're most likely new to tech and full of questions and misconceptions about what learning to code and being a developer really entails . With over 1000 Flatiron School grads making their way through the tech world, Flatiron 's team has access to a lot of developers who are eager to share what they ve learned through their countless hours of mistakes and breakthroughs, whether they re new to the field themselves or seasoned tech professionals. Here ...
Liz Eggleston
Liz Eggleston
Updated October 04, 2016
How difficult is it to build the elusive idea of community into an online learning platform? We sat down with Flatiron School s Head of Product, Mat Balez to find out how technology can actually fuel community and make learning more effective. Skip ahead to read about Mat s thoughts on how online students can leave their mark on the Flatiron community, stand out amongst bootcamp grads, and experience the power of connection. Q&A As the Head of Product working on an online coding ...
Lauren Stewart
Lauren Stewart
Updated September 06, 2016
Danny Dawson is not your average programmer. He went straight into the British Army after high school where he focused on telecommunications design. That telecommunications background led him to start a telecommunications and e-commerce business in London. See why Danny chose to attend NYC coding bootcamp Flatiron School through their online campus, Learn.co (and how he landed a job at PWC Ventures after graduating). What is your pre- bootcamp story before Flatiron School? ...
Imogen Crispe
Imogen Crispe
Updated August 31, 2016
Welcome to the August 2016 Course Report monthly coding bootcamp news roundup! Each month, we look at all the happenings from the coding bootcamp world from new bootcamps to big fundraising announcements, to interesting trends. This month the biggest news is the Department of Education's EQUIP pilot program to provide federal financial aid to some bootcamp students. Other trends include job placement outcomes, the gender imbalance in tech, acquisitions and investments, ...
Imogen Crispe
Imogen Crispe
Updated December 28, 2023
Many competitive coding bootcamps want you to have some programming knowledge in order to be accepted into their programs whether they re looking for past experience on your resume or require that you pass a coding challenge. For a beginner, it can be tough to get the experience that a selective bootcamp looks for in the application process. There are many ways to learn basic coding (including teaching yourself ) but if you want to make sure you re covering the right material and ...
Lauren Stewart
Lauren Stewart
Updated June 24, 2019
In July 2016, we announced one FULL scholarship to Flatiron School in New York City. Because there were so many amazing applicants, Flatiron School decided to award scholarships to TWO stellar applicants, and we are excited to announce those winners today. Jessica, a musician/video producer, and Dallin, a marketing strategist, tell us a little bit about themselves and why they want to learn code at Flatiron School . Congratulations Jessica and Dallin! What are your career/ ...
Imogen Crispe
Imogen Crispe
Updated July 19, 2016
Joe has a passion for teaching and education and has been part of the Flatiron School academic team for three years. After working at IBM, he joined Flatiron School to write and teach the iOS curriculum. Joe is now the school’s VP of Education and oversees the instructors and the curriculum development for both the online and in-person programs. We spoke to Joe about the Learn platform that powers their online campus, how Flatiron constantly iterates on the curriculum, ...
Imogen Crispe
Imogen Crispe
Updated June 30, 2016
Welcome to the June Course Report monthly coding bootcamp news roundup! Each month we look at all the happenings from the coding bootcamp world, including new bootcamps, what we’re seeing in bootcamps internationally, outcomes, and paying for bootcamps. Plus, we released our big Bootcamp Market Sizing and Growth Report in June! Read below or listen to our latest Coding Bootcamp News Roundup Podcast! Market Sizing Report Importance of Learning to Code Around the World ...
Imogen Crispe
Imogen Crispe
Updated June 15, 2016
Jennifer Sardina had a lot of interesting jobs, as a foreign language teacher, a chemistry lab technician, a health coach, and a full-time mom. But she wanted a career. She had never been interested in computers before, but when her brother gave her a programming book, she couldn’t put it down. Jennifer enrolled in Flatiron School ’s Web Development program and is now a software engineer at XO Group for TheKnot.com . Jennifer tells us why she chose Flatiron School ...
Amanda D’Avria
Amanda D’Avria
Updated June 06, 2016
You know the stereotypes of the creative-minded artist and the technically-minded programmer. One with the creative writing degree but lost when it comes to tech; the other focused on computer science but too mechanical to be imaginative. One whose workshop is the artist s studio or concert hall; the other tapping away in their terminal. Keyboard vs. keyboard . BA vs. BS. Well, it is B.S . If you ve met a real developer, you know these stereotypes aren t true. Here at Flatiron School ...

Flatiron School Alumni Reviews Summary

Overall Experience
4.5
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4.5
Curriculum
4.4
Job Assistance
4.4
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FAQs

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.

Is Flatiron School worth it?

The data says yes! In 2022, Flatiron School reported a 70% graduation rate, a median salary of $72,000, and 90% of Flatiron School alumni are employed.

Is Flatiron School legit?

We let alumni answer that question. 577 Flatiron School alumni, students, and applicants have reviewed Flatiron School and rate their overall experience a 4.46 out of 5.

Does Flatiron School offer scholarships or accept the GI Bill?

Right now, it doesn't look like Flatiron School offers scholarships or accepts the GI Bill. We're always adding to the list of schools that do offer Exclusive Course Report Scholarships and a list of the bootcamps that accept the GI Bill.

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You can read 577 reviews of Flatiron School on Course Report! Flatiron School alumni, students, and applicants have reviewed Flatiron School and rate their overall experience a 4.46 out of 5.

Is Flatiron School accredited?

We are licensed (or otherwise authorized) in various jurisdictions for all Immersive courses. See flatironschool.com for more details.

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