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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

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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

Imogen Crispe
Published September 25, 2019
When Victoria found her career as an Athletic Trainer to be too demanding, she started teaching herself to code and wanted to learn more. She compared various options, then won a scholarship to attend Flatiron School’s online self-paced Software Engineering Bootcamp! Victoria tells us how supportive the Flatiron School instructors, career coaches, and other students were, why unexpected lif...
Liz Eggleston
Published September 11, 2019
  Ruby vs Python vs JavaScript vs Java vs .NET – how do you choose your first programming language? Some experts will argue that fundamentals are more important than the language itself, and while we agree, you do need to choose a language in order to learn those fundamentals. We’re running through the pros and cons of each language, the average salaries to expect, and the job prospects fo...
Imogen Crispe
Published August 29, 2019
Coding bootcamps are ramping up as we get closer to fall – in August we published our latest market growth report (23,000 grads expected in 2019), Flatiron School acquired a cybersecurity bootcamp, and companies like LinkedIn and JPMorgan Chase hired bootcamp graduates! We chat about the history of income share agreements, coding bootcamps for social good, women in tech, and companies hir...
Liz Eggleston
Published August 06, 2019
As summer meanders into its final weeks, does back-to-school season make you long to be back in the classroom? It’s not just high schools and colleges that are about to reboot their classes in fall – these coding bootcamps all have upcoming courses online and in-person to jumpstart your new career starting in Fall 2022! Apply today and you could be a developer by the time 2023 rolls around! ...
Imogen Crispe
Published August 01, 2019
The coding bootcamp space is certainly not slowing down for summer – in July we read about so many new initiatives happening in the edtech space! Schools raised over $5 million and a bootcamp loan provider raised a $9.8 million Series A round, and several companies like Twitter and huge New York banks are partnering with coding bootcamps to train students. We break down a new income share...
Imogen Crispe
Published July 24, 2019
Data scientists are more in-demand than ever, but how much does it cost to learn data science at a bootcamp? From students looking for free data bootcamps to those wondering if a $17,000 data course is worth it, we understand that cost is important to future bootcampers! Data science bootcamp tuition can range from $7,000 to $18,000, so how do you decide what to budget for? In this article,...
Imogen Crispe
Published July 01, 2019
June 2019: a coding bootcamp fundraise, an interesting acquisition, and great new initiatives to encourage more women and underrepresented groups to get into tech. In this month’s podcast, we talk about the status of the tech skills shortage, what is happening to fill the gaps in areas like data science and cybersecurity, and the ongoing conversation around ISAs (income share agreements)....
Imogen Crispe
Published June 19, 2019
After studying languages, and working as a translator in Turkey, Jacqlene Sifre started working for a tech company and saw the potential of software engineering. She wanted to learn to code, but didn’t want to quit her job, so she enrolled in Flatiron School’s Online Software Engineering Program. Jacqlene tells us about balancing her full-time job with coding bootcamp, how learning to cod...
Imogen Crispe
Published May 30, 2019
In May the coding bootcamp industry got a lot of coverage in mainstream news including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. In our latest podcast we discuss the new ways military veterans can learn to code, we look at three New York Times articles about coding bootcamps, and hear about a coding bootcamp facing closure. Income share agreements remained a hot topic, plus find out...
Liz Eggleston
Published May 17, 2019
Being a Solutions Engineer at Datadog takes a unique combination of technical and soft skills. And since many Flatiron School graduates come armed with previous client-facing experience, Datadog has hired 8 of them for this role! We sat down with Avery Johnson, a Technical Solutions Recruiter for Datadog, to understand the value bootcamp grads bring to the Solutions Engineer role, their p...

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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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