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Flatiron School

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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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  • 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.

    My partner enc...
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  • Matt
    Student • Software Engineering • Online
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    Feb 07, 2022
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    Software Engineering

    Flatiron School offers a solid intro to software engineering and will leave you well-equipped to build your own full stack applications once you graduate. The core material covers JavaScript, React.js (a powerful, frontend JavaScript framework that makes developing frontend applications faster, easier, and more efficient, without sacrificing any functionality/flexibility), Ruby, and Ruby on Rails (a handy backend framework that makes routing organization and logic streamlined and efficie...
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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 June 19, 2020
  One trademark of a coding bootcamp is the project-based curriculum, which means students build many smaller projects throughout the bootcamp and one final capstone project, graduating with a full portfolio of web applications and mobile apps. Coding bootcamps prioritize teaching what the tech industry actually uses on the job today, so it’s no surprise that Full Stack JavaScript is the mos...
Jess Feldman
Published June 18, 2020
While some tech companies like Slack and Apple have shared that ~7-8% of their US workforces identify as LGBTQ, visibility for LGBTQ+ folks in the tech industry remains a struggle. Diversity in entrepreneurship and in the workplace is essential – it ensures different perspectives and experiences are represented within a team and encourages new ideas and better problem-solving. With 700,000 te...
Jess Feldman
Published June 11, 2020
Alex Hare spent a decade working in pastry, but when a catering position had her managing data and Salesforce errors, Alex realized that technology was a calling that she had to answer. Flatiron School's teaching methods immediately clicked and she enrolled in their Software Engineering Program. On top of learning to code at Flatiron School, Alex built her network by volunteering with org...
Jess Feldman
Published May 28, 2020
  Course Report · May 2020 Coding Bootcamp News While the global pause on life-as-we-know-it continued through May, we continued to see coding bootcamps taking extraordinary action to meet the needs of those who are unemployed or underemployed due to COVID-19. May was also abuzz with ideas on how to reskill a workforce through partnerships with bootcamps, and plenty of advice for those ...
Jess Feldman
Published April 30, 2020
Course Report · April 2020 Coding Bootcamp News As much of the world sheltered in place this April, we’re sharing musings about the future of work and how alternative education like coding bootcamps can help with reskilling. And we’ve continued keeping tabs on how coding bootcamps are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, plus all the new hardship scholarships and initiatives now avai...
Liz Eggleston
Published April 29, 2020
We caught up with Flatiron School’s Head of Career Services, Gretchen Jacobi, to create a checklist of the most important things you should do daily and weekly to structure a successful online job search. Plus, Gretchen weighs in on the state of the tech job market during COVID-19 and where to focus your job search. Meet the Expert: Gretchen Jacobi Gretchen leads the Career Services team ...
Jess Feldman
Published April 08, 2020
  Benton Wong’s career path traveled through the biotech industry, law, and business leadership. But he found a true interest in the software development process, and enrolled at Flatiron School’s Online Software Engineering Immersive Course. Now, Benton works at Scribd as one of the first Software Engineers on their Content Engineering Team. Learn how Benton gained relevant tech experienc...
Jess Feldman
Published March 31, 2020
In the face of the global coronavirus pandemic, this month has shown that coding bootcamps are uniquely prepared to deliver quality remote learning to those now staying indoors, working from home, or even unemployed. In addition to COVID-19 news, March brought a $19 million fundraise, regulatory news, several scholarships to close the gap in diversity in tech, and 6 new schools in the Cou...
Liz Eggleston
Published March 17, 2020
Schools and universities may be scrambling to figure out remote learning, but coding bootcamps have essentially been preparing for this since 2013. Online coding bootcamps already use Zoom video, Slack, GitHub, and VS Code Live Share for pair programming, online lectures, and to connect mentors and instructors with students. Of course, you can learn to code online – but it doesn’t stop there!...
Jess Feldman
Published February 28, 2020
  February was busy with $70 million in fundraising, 5 new university-bootcamp partnerships, and regulatory controversies that centered around California schools Lambda School and Holberton School. We also talk about two new influential reports about tech training this month, and continued discussion about the future of tech education. And of course we round up new campuses, and 13 new cod...

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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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