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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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  • Jack Ling
    Jack Ling
    Software Developer • Graduate • Software Engineering • London
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    Jun 18, 2019
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    Amazing experience. Never looked back.

    Flatiron's bootcamp prep work really helps you understand the basics of coding. It's also useful to see if you truly enjoy coding and solving problems or not. The interview for the bootcamp will obviously be daunting as it would be your first ever coding related interview. I would advise to stay calm, understand what you have written and explain why you chose to write it that way. Once in the bootcamp, you're greeting with the amazing and lovely instructors and staff. The first week or two wi...
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  • Raquel
    Raquel
    Software Engineer Intern • Graduate • Software Engineering • New York City
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    Jun 17, 2019
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    Access Labs Review

    I attended Flatiron x WeWork's Access Labs in Brooklyn from October 2018 to February 2019. My experience there was overwhelmingly positive. From staff to other students, everyone behaved professionally when communicating with each other and everyone was always very supportive through the experience.

    You will definitely learn everything they promise as long as you put in the effort to learn. A lot of learning comes from their Learn.co website that you can try out through their fre...

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  • Peter Traversa
    Peter Traversa
    Software Engineer • Graduate • Software Engineering • New York City
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    Jun 17, 2019
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    Community, Communication, and Learning

    I had been working in Client Service roles for most of my career. After working with a developer team at the last job I was on, I was inspired to start pursuing a developer career. After a company re-org, I was let go, and decided to begin down a path to a new career. I did a significant amount of research, and after everything I read online about Flatiron, and talking to a few recent grads, I pulled the trigger and applied. 
    The baseline level of knowledge to know before entering the...

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  • Jesus Escalona
    Jesus Escalona
    Software Engineer • Graduate • Access Labs Software Engineering Immersive • Brooklyn
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    Jun 16, 2019
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    Best experience I've had in my life.

    Flatiron School helped me gain the expertise and industry knowledge I needed to become a Software Developer.

    The curriculum is up to date with the latest technologies, they teach everything from beginner to advanced in a period of 4 months, and I'm not going to lie, the whole course is very intense and challenging, so be prepared to study and practice non-stop.

    The best thing about Flatiron School is its people; teachers, coaches, managers, and its students too! They ar...

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  • Marissa M.
    Software Engineer • Graduate • Software Engineering • Washington
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    May 05, 2019
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    Veterinary Nurse to Software Engineer

    If you would've told me 1 year ago 6 months ago I'd be where I am now, I don't think I would've have believed you. I started Flatiron in October '18, graduated in January '19, and found a job that I LOVE in exactly 2 months. I came from a totally different background with NO prior developer experience and am now thriving in an incredible new career. I know it sounds crazy and too good to be true, I was completely skeptical at first too... but ask any Flatiron grad and they'll agree ...

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  • Kay
    Kay
    Product Developer • Graduate • Software Engineering • London
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    Apr 30, 2019
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    Hard work but worth it

    Overall I am really pleased with my decision to go to Flatiron, without it I would not have been able to change my career and get a job in a relatively short timeframe, it would have taken me years if I had taken a purely self-taught, self-directed route. It was a fantastic and supportive environment with brilliant instructors. 

    I will add the usual caveats by saying that the course does ask a lot of you - I think I averaged 60+ hours a week in order to keep up with the pace of m...

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  • Emily Nielsen
    Process Automation Engineer at American Express • Graduate • Software Engineering • Washington
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    Apr 30, 2019
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    Flatiron helped me get a 60% pay increase!

    My situation was a little unique in that I was living and working in DC, but knew I was going to move to Miami soon to be with my new husband. I decided to quit my job, do the in-person immersive program, and then move to Miami and search for jobs there, and it was the best decision I could have made for my career! Flatiron helped me move from a $50k/yr job to an $80k/yr junior dev role in Miami. 

    I definitely recommend going into it for the right reasons. Try so...

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  • Jessie Huff
    Software Engineer • Graduate • Online Software Engineering Immersive • Online
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    Apr 29, 2019
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    Excellent Experience

    I did the online Full Stack Web Development program at the Flatiron School, and like any online program, it had its positives and negatives. On the positive side, I do think that the school and the instructors genuinely care about the students and helping them as much as possible. The focus on labs, projects, and practical application was a good approach though I'm sure that there are ways to improve the currculum which I believe they regularly do. While taking the course, they released a ...

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  • Sav
    Sav
    Web Developer • Graduate • Online Software Engineering Immersive • Online
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    Apr 17, 2019
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    Great Option Depending on Your Situation

    I think that Flatiron School can be a great option for getting into Web Development. I did their self-paced online course and got a job within 2-3 months of graduation. The experience is probably very different if you are taking an in-person course, but as for the online course, it's what you make of it. When I took the course (I believe its different now), you paid monthly, so the faster you got through the course, the less money you paid. This was very motivating for me, I was able to fi...

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  • Cory Bergquist
    Associate • Graduate • Online Software Engineering Immersive • Online
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    Apr 16, 2019
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    Excellent course but not perfect

    I recently completed the Full Stack Web Developer program at Flatiron School (completed in Oct of 2018), I took the course online using the self guided option. This allowed me to do as much or as little as I wanted every day, which turned out to be perfect for me. The online course is definitely a very self driven course, so if you have trouble motivating yourself, you might benefit from connecting with other students in the Slack channel, which is usually pretty active. I really enjoyed t...

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  • Lisa Lee
    Software Engineer • Graduate • Online Software Engineering Immersive • Online
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    Apr 01, 2019
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    It worked for me but....

    In terms of what the program was supposed to do, I am technically a success. I left my job, learned web development (including React and Redux), and got a well-paying job as a software engineer at a tech company. But I wish I had paid more attention to some of the critical reviews. 

    I did the online program, where it's self-paced. At least in this program, learning is VERY self-driven. Everything is taught through the Flatiron "Learn" portal, which is sometimes buggy. I've defini...

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    Rebekah Rombom of Flatiron School

    GM of Online Programs

    Apr 16, 2019

    Hi Lisa - Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We take this feedback incredibly seriously, and while we're thrilled you got a great job, we’re sorry your experience hasn’t been what you expected. That's not what we want for any student. 


    We're incredibly proud of our grads and our outcomes, but are always striving to make Flatiron School even better. As we do, we'll be referring to this feedback. If you'd like to speak directly or in any more detail, please always feel free to e-mail me directly at rebekah@flatironschool.com


    Rebekah Rombom, GM of Online Programs
  • Scott Waring
    Scott Waring
    Junior Software Developer • Graduate • Software Engineering • New York City
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    Mar 30, 2019
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    It works - if you put the work in.

    I attended Flatiron School's Access Labs program in Brooklyn, and graduated this past January. Since then I have been hired as Junior Frontend Developer, and I can say that it was the absolutely right decision to attend Flatiron.

    I was very unsure how their reputation stacked up in the real world and what the quality of the education was. I looked into App Academy, and Fullstack as well, and was accepted at Fullstack, (I didnt apply to App Academy). Ulitimately I choose Flatiron ...

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Flatiron School Alumni Outcomes

90%
Employment Rate
70%
Graduation Rate
72,000
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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.

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Updated May 30, 2024
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Flatiron School Alumni Reviews Summary

Overall Experience
4.5
Instructors
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.

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

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