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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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  • Laura
    Laura
    Cohort Lead, Online Software Engineering • Online Software Engineering Immersive • Online
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    Aug 15, 2020
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    Beyond Grateful for the Flatiron School Community

    Enrolling in the Flatiron School boot camp was probably the best decision I've made, both financially and personally. The boot camp does cost a fair amount of money, but now I'm making way more than I would've before and earlier than if I had gone the self-paced route. I originally wanted to pursue teaching (high school English), but the education field requires a lot of work to get into for very low pay and not a ton of support. Pretty shortly after graduating, I landed a role as a Coho...
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  • Pavel Beletsky
    Software Engineer • Graduate • Software Engineering • New York City
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    Jul 28, 2020
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    Be ready to work hard, be ready for a long job search

    They won't do the job for you, you need to work hard on your own, but if you know what you want, go for it! I met a lot of interesting people and gained a ton of priceless experience. For 15 weeks I learned more then I've tried to learn online after work for 3 years. Flatiron school is not the only option, but it was my choice and I don't regret it.
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  • Megan Mei
    Jr. UX Designer • Graduate • UX/UI Design Immersive • Seattle
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    Jul 17, 2020
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    UX Design Immersive

    My experience with Flatiron is overall positive. I really enjoyed the course curriculum and the structure of course (6week online individual work, 6week online group work, 5 weeks in-person group work, 4 weeks client work, 3 weeks portfolio.)

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    From my observation, Flatiron tends to hire two types of instructors - 1) notorious professors from well-known universities and 2) motivated, smart Bootcamp grads who have been in the workforce for 1-3 years.<...
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  • Felipe Bz
    Felipe Bz
    Graduate • Online Software Engineering Immersive • Online
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    Jul 02, 2020
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    Missed the Mark on Career Svces - Outdated Curriculum

    I joined Flatiron School SE track with much enthusiasm. I found the instructors to be knowledgeable and willing to help you if you had questions. I completed the program on a fast track (faster than my cohort) and have my portfolio finished with top notch projects. 

    The curriculum (2019-2020) seemed a bit too basic, repetitive tasks and exercises. I did raise the issue of lessons even repeating themselves and even grammatical errors/bugs in them. It also did not cover crucial soft...
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  • JK
    Data Scientist • Graduate • Online Data Science Immersive • Online
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    Jun 29, 2020
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    Full-time online data science bootcamp

    Overall, I had a fantastic experience with Flatiron School. The program enabled me to get a data science job that ticked all my boxes. I was able to make a dramatic career transition (during a pandemic, no less!) from academia/non-profits to tech thanks to this program.

    Background: When I was applying to bootcamps, I already had a PhD (in a humanities discipline) and lots of data science and programming tutorials under my belt. I chose Flatiron School because the ...
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  • Justin Davis
    Justin Davis
    Integration Engineer • Graduate • Online Software Engineering Immersive • Online
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    Jun 07, 2020
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    Compassionate Supportive Instruction

    I graduated from the online self-paced software engineering program.  To me, Flatiron's strength is its support structure.  The school bends over backwards to provide multiple channels of support.  I was originally slated to join the in person program in Seattle, but switched to the online program because it made more sense with my family.  I was nervous about a lack of support structure in the online program, but that proved far from the case.  

    There was an abundance of instruct...
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  • Mike Diaz
    Graduate • Software Engineering • New York City
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    May 08, 2020
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    A worthwhile endeavor

    I wasn't sure what to expect coming out of Flatiron School but I can now say that I have the skills to fully build and deploy web applications (if relatively simple ones). Beyond that, I am confident that I have the skills to learn what wasn't covered in the curriculum and keep up with the ever-changing world of technology. I am now more self-reliant and am a better learner, which makes a world of difference.
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  • Fernando
    Fernando
    Data Analyst • Student • Online Data Science Immersive • Online
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    Mar 12, 2020
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    Best Option to Transition into DS

    I had a fantastic experience at Flatiron that ended up in me receiving two job offers two days apart, a month after my graduation! They provide the necessary structure and resources to ensure your success in this field. I agree with some reviews that you could self-teach this material, but that is true for everything. The value of this bootcamp relies on these critical elements: - Its structured and comprehensive data science curriculum,- Interaction with seasoned m...
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  • Logan
    Data Scientist • Graduate • Data Science • Chicago
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    Mar 06, 2020
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    Data Science

    Being part of the first on-campus DS cohort came with its bumps, but that was to be expected.  Overall I really enjoyed my time at Flatiron and it prepared me to land an entry level DS role.  I would recommend learning a lot more SQL, because a lot of entry level jobs require a lot more than we learned.  I would highly recommend Flatiron to anyone looking to make a career change or better their DS skillset. 
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  • Alison
    Product Designer • Student • Chicago
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    Mar 05, 2020
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    Worth it- UX Design

    I just accepted an offer to my first UX JOB! I really would recommend this program but be aware.... you will need to hustle and work VERY hard to get a job, breaking into UX is no joke. That being said, Flatiron has given me all the tools to succeed: great curriculum, amazing instructors, awesome projects to feature in my portfolio (one is which with a real startup), and I can't speak highly enough about the career services. I highly recommend the in-person UX Design track. 
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  • Fahima Hyder
    Database analyst • Graduate • Data Science • New York City
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    Jan 16, 2020
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    My life has completely changed

    I joined the inaugural Data Science part-time bootcamp in October 2018 and finished in September 2019. Brace yourself, the program is no joke. You will be banging your head on a desk for the next year. If at all possible, join the full-time program, you're learning a new language and it's important that you dedicate as much time to it as possible. However, if that's not possible for you (like myself) the part-time program is still great burt requires waaaaaayyyy more discipline as it is al...

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  • Haley
    Junior Software Developer • Graduate • Online Software Engineering Immersive • Online
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    Jan 06, 2020
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    AMAZING Career Services

    I attended Flatiron School's online, full-time software engineering program without any prior coding experience. I completed the program on-time, in six months. I received a job offer after five weeks from my official job search start date!

    Flatiron School's career services are amazing. My career coach was extremely helpful in reviewing my resume, talking through my job search strategy, providing constructive feedback, and giving me advice regarding salary negotiation. In additio...

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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 March 04, 2024
It s 2024 and the average bootcamp tuition is still 14,000 — the same as it s been for the last decade. So why does it feel harder to pay for a bootcamp these days? In this Live Q&A, admissions representatives from four coding bootcamps Springboard, General Assembly, Flatiron School, and Tech Elevator offer their expert insights on creative ways to pay for a coding bootcamp. They re answering popular questions, like What are coding bootcamps doing to make bootcamp tuition ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated February 12, 2024
Capstone projects are one cornerstone of a reputable, immersive technical bootcamp; oftentimes, students take the opportunity to get creative and build something they re passionate about. We recently tuned into the Global Final Project Showcase at Flatiron School , and were particularly impressed with three projects created by Software Engineering and Data Science Bootcamp students. Be sure to click-through to these students GitHub repositories to get a deeper look ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated January 26, 2024
Jobs in AI are in high demand across many industries, and the responsibilities for these exciting technical roles only continue to evolve. Even with the turbulent tech job market of 2023, LinkedIn's chief economist points to a 21x increase in AI job postings ! If you re interested in the artificial intelligence career path, we ve rounded up the top 10 AI and machine learning jobs that hiring managers are focusing on in 2024. Learn more about the typical responsibilities and average ...
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Updated December 29, 2023
2023 was a bit of a rollercoaster year! We re rounding up the most impactful news we saw about coding bootcamps in 2023. Follow along as we highlight 2023 s top trends and break down the year s biggest coding bootcamp acquisition, fundraises, and initiatives. Plus, we re sharing our predictions for 2024 — from tech hiring to AI skills to bootcamp tuition financing! Course Report 2023 The Year in Review for Coding Bootcamp News 2023 Course Report in Numbers We added 113 new schools ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated November 06, 2023
During the height of the pandemic, Tamyra Yancey was laid off from her job at a hospital. She took it as a blessing in disguise, as it allowed her the time and energy to attend the Part-Time Online UX/UI Design bootcamp from Flatiron School . Find out how she balanced parenting with the program, how the career support she received that was crucial to starting her new career, and how an internship turned into a full-time UX Design role at Novetta (part of Accenture)! UX/UI Design course ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated October 17, 2023
Four years ago, Varun Kumar was set to become a psychiatrist when he made a career pivot into software engineering. Relying on his med school grit and determination, Varun graduated from Flatiron School and then became a Software Engineer at IBM. Now Varun is a Senior AI Engineer and reflects on the important lessons he s learned from his career change and what it takes to break into artificial intelligence. Four years later, does Varun think that Flatiron School was worth it? ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated October 02, 2023
Happy Fall! AI was all everyone wanted to talk about this September, and rather than reading more doomsday headlines, we saw more nuanced (and longer!) articles on how AI integration will actually improve and create more jobs. We saw two tech training programs receive sizable gifts from MacKenzie Scott s charitable foundation, and a new coding bootcamp merger in south Florida. We ll let you know how the respected (and free) tech training provider, Per Scholas, is expanding ...
Liz Eggleston
Liz Eggleston
Updated September 13, 2023
The evolution of artificial intelligence or AI is quickly shaping how Software Engineers, Data Scientists, Cybersecurity Analysts, and UX / UI Product Designers do their jobs. So what s happening with AI in tech bootcamps in 2023? They re adapting! From hosting free workshops and events at General Assembly to launching AI enhancements to all of Flatiron School s bootcamp curriculum, coding bootcamps are already working AI into their schools. We invited tech experts from ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated September 29, 2023
As we slowly transition into Fall, going back to school is on many of our readers minds, so this month we rounded up 27 bootcamps with Fall cohorts ! This August, we also released the 28 Best Data Science Bootcamps , the 16 Best UX Design Bootcamps , and the 8 Best QA Testing Bootcamps . And we announced our most recent winner of the alumni review sweepstakes, Jen of Careerist ! As for news about the larger coding bootcamp world, we heard of a bootcamp fundraise in Europe and an acquisition ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated August 02, 2023
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Jess Feldman
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Updated December 19, 2023
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Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated July 05, 2023
After beginning his career in the sports and events industry, Terry Threatt was ready for a new challenge in software engineering. Needing a program that he could balance with his full-time job and family commitments, Terry enrolled in the online Software Engineering Bootcamp at Flatiron School . Today, Terry is thriving as a Software Engineer at Colliers International. Find out more about the data visualization projects Terry is working on and his advice for making Flatiron ...

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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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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