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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

Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated June 30, 2020
Course Report Course Report Podcast June 2020 This June, we re covering fundraises in the bootcamp world (newsflash MOOCs are back!), ways bootcamps can integrate with workforce development, and the pros and cons of Income Share Agreements. Also did you hear that Flatiron School is spinning out of their partnership with WeWork and operating independently again? We ll certainly be digging deeper into that in our July episode. Plus, we dig into the ways that bootcamps can diversify ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated September 24, 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 most common teaching language at coding bootcamps, used in 44% of Web Development courses ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated December 26, 2023
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 tech jobs open in the U.S. today and 87% of IT executives admitting that it has been challenging ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated 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 organizations like Out in Tech which helped her land a job as a Remote Web Engineer! See how ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated February 16, 2021
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 on the remote job hunt now. Plus, we re diving into how large edtech companies Chegg, K12, and ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated May 27, 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 available. In addition to news about COVID-19, April still brought news of fundraises, new university ...
Liz Eggleston
Liz Eggleston
Updated December 29, 2022
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 at Flatiron School , which includes 85 Career Coaches and 15 Employer Partnerships associates. ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated April 09, 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 experience after graduating from Flatiron School, his advice for online bootcampers during ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated 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 Course Report directory! At Course Report, we have been keeping tabs on how coding bootcamps ...
Liz Eggleston
Liz Eggleston
Updated December 26, 2023
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! Maybe you ve needed to learn SQL for a while, or sharpen your data science skills, or ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated February 27, 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 coding bootcamps we added to the Course Report directory in February. Looking for a high-level ...
Liz Eggleston
Liz Eggleston
Updated February 08, 2021
Joe Burrow is the Technical Talent Manager at Tray.io in London. In the past year, their team has tripled in size and they ve been hiring Flatiron School graduates onto their Solutions Engineering team. We caught up with Joe to find out why they re hiring bootcamp graduates as Solutions Engineers, how they interview and onboard new-hires from Flatiron School, and what growing companies need to know about hiring bootcamp graduates. Plus, Joe breaks down the difference between ...

Flatiron School Alumni Reviews Summary

Overall Experience
4.5
Instructors
4.5
Curriculum
4.4
Job Assistance
4.4
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Accepts GI Bill
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We are licensed (or otherwise authorized) in various jurisdictions for all Immersive courses. See flatironschool.com for more details.
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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