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Tech Elevator

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Tech Elevator offers both full-time and part-time coding bootcamps that prepare students for a career as a software developer, starting with an Aptitude Test. Applicants can then choose to study Java or .NET. Throughout the bootcamp, students also learn HTML, CSS, SQL, API, and JavaScript. The full-time bootcamp runs for 14 weeks, Monday through Friday, 9-4:30 pm, and the part-time bootcamp runs for 30-weeks with a mix of independent study, live lectures and small-...

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  • Edward Staples
    Graduate • Full-Time Java Coding Bootcamp - Remote • Online
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    Nov 23, 2022
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    The structure I needed

    Where Tech Elevator shines is the structure, the instructors and the like-minded classmates you meet along the way. Tons of resources are offered. Mock interviews, help with exercises, help with personal projects. Even after graduation, instructors are eager to help and genuinely interested in what you're working on. A lot of time is also spent on the job-searching side of things but nothing is guaranteed. I did not get many calls back and ultimately got my job through the matchmaking pr...
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  • Croix Richards
    Software Engineer Asc • Graduate • Full-Time Java Coding Bootcamp - In-person • Pittsburgh
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    Nov 20, 2022
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    Forged in Fire

    Tech Elevator was a huge help to my career. I had graduated from college with a degree in computer science a year before but had trouble getting a job and I feel as though the career aspect of the boot camp really pushed me to succeed. All of the help with LinkedIn, Resumes, Interviews, and the great guidance of the Pathway directors and both Tom's was insane. I can't thank Tom Anderson and Tom Medvitz enough for being so good at what they do. The courses really teach you everything you ...
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  • Connor Ginty
    SDET Apprentice • Graduate • Full-Time Java Coding Bootcamp - In-person • Cincinnati
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    Nov 15, 2022
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    Great Life-Changing Experience

    Tech Elevator thoroughly prepared me to enter the tech job market. They taught me the technical skills to be proficient in interviews and junior level positions as well as provided ample resources to find a job that suited me. The staff was very knowledgeable in their areas of expertise and demonstrated this effectively. They did a fantastic job of fostering a challenging yet supportive environment for all the students looking to make a new career in tech. My life has changed trajectory ...
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  • Katie Kroell
    Associate Software Engineer • Graduate • Full-Time .NET/C# Coding Bootcamp - In-person • Columbus
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    Nov 11, 2022
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    An unforgettable experience

    Tech Elevator is a great experience for those who are wanting to change their career path and who are willing to put in lots of work. I worked in education for 11 years and had almost zero programming experience before applying. It's true that Tech Elevator's curriculum and instructors (speaking for the Columbus ones) are so good that you can go from complete beginner to actually building a full-stack app in 14 weeks. Frequently throughout the program, I doubted whether I would really le...
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  • D Danio
    Student • Full-Time Java Coding Bootcamp - Remote • Online
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    Nov 11, 2022
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    Mixed feelings...

    I will be upfront and say that while this review may seem a little critical and unyielding in what I perceive to be some of the flaws in my experience and I do not want to convey TE as being a "bad" program. TE does a fine job of touting the positives of their program, as do many of their alum. My job here is to show you what I perceive as the negatives in my experience that I wish was relayed to me before I signed up as that information is far harder to come by.
    So why signup for Tec...
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  • Brandon Burns
    Custom Software Engineering Associate • Student • Full-Time Java Coding Bootcamp - Remote • Chicago
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    Nov 07, 2022
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    A fulfilling and fruitful experience

    While this bootcamp is very challenging and time consuming it is one of the most fulfilling experiences I've ever had as it has equipped me with the skills to enter the workforce at a young age, as well as offer personal/career development. What distinguished this bootcamp from others in my mind is the fact that they offered this career development that allowed me to become better at interviewing, and selling myself as a candidate which is invaluable moving forward in the future as a 21 ...
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  • Nathan Wetzel
    Software Developer • Graduate • Full-Time Java Coding Bootcamp - In-person • Pittsburgh
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    Nov 04, 2022
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    Exceptional experience, 100% worth it

    I cannot speak highly enough about my experience with Tech Elevator.  I will write about my experience in a moment, but first I would like to detail my experience after the bootcamp since that is likely what anyone reading reviews is looking for.  Obviously everyone's experience with a job search will differ, but I graduated towards the end of December and had an offer by the beginning of March.  I firmly believe that the reason that it even took that long was that the beginning of a new...
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  • Daniel Lan
    Software Engineer • Graduate • Full-Time Java Coding Bootcamp - Remote • Online
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    Nov 02, 2022
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    Life Changing

    Signing up for Tech Elevator was a huge leap of faith. It was a scary commitment and a lot of effort. However, with the amazing support of everyone at TE, the days inched by until I accepted a full time offer on our very last day.

    The instructors were both very knowledgeable and encouraging. They took the time to explain concepts and assignments in detail, always emphasizing to not be afraid of asking questions which is an absolute must in the industry. They genuinely care for the...
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  • Amanda Blades
    Developer • Graduate • Full-Time Java Coding Bootcamp - Remote • Online
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    Nov 01, 2022
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    Creating Life Changing Opportunities in a Supportive Enviornment

    Tech Elevator opened the door to new opportunities by teaching me the code, and more importantly the skills to continue learning and growing. With the skills I developed during my time at Tech Elevator, I was able to jump into a new career with confidence, ask the right questions to help me learn a new language, and quickly become a participating member of a team. 
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  • Dylan Meek
    Developer • Graduate • Full-Time Java Coding Bootcamp - In-person • Cincinnati
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    Nov 01, 2022
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    Life changing

    I’ve attended several universities, technical colleges, and military schools.  I can say with full confidence that Tech Elevator was the best educational experience I have ever had.  After graduating college with an arts degree, I had a difficult time finding a good-paying job.  After three months at Tech Elevator my career completely shifted gears.  I’m making more money now than I ever have.  My career is now challenging and fulfilling.  TE is the real deal!
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  • Kat Fleck
    Technology Associate • Graduate • Full-Time Java Coding Bootcamp - Remote • Online
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    Oct 31, 2022
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    Amazing Experience and Amazing People!

    Tech Elevator worked for me! I even landed a job at a global technology company before finishing the 14-week program! 
    The curriculum is solid, well organized, and taught in a way that really helped me absorb and retain the information, even at the accelerated pace it was being provided. There are a couple of topics I would have liked to go more in-depth on, but Tech Elevator does a wonderful job of teaching you to "learn how to learn", so diving into those areas is much less daunting...
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  • James Franks
    Software Developer • Graduate • Full-Time Java Coding Bootcamp - Remote • Online
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    Oct 28, 2022
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    A Good Step, But Not Everything I Wanted It To Be

    I have so much good to say about Tech Elevator, and a handful of things I wish had been done differently. I'm going to share my thoughts on, 1) TE staff and support, 2) curriculum, 3) the Pathway program (career prep/counseling), and 4) the overall purpose of a short-term boot camp and how I feel TE stacks up against that.

    First, I want to express just how amazing all of the TE staff is. I truly felt that everyone at TE was both competent to teach the material and genuinely wanted...
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Tech Elevator Alumni Outcomes

95%
Employment Rate
97%
Graduation Rate
$65,500
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83% of students intended to seek in-field employment within 180 days of graduating. 17% of students did not intend to seek in-field employment. Below is the 180 Day Employment Breakdown for 73 graduates included in report:
180 Day employment breakdown
Employed in-field94.5%
Full-time employee87.7%
Full-time apprenticeship, internship or contract position6.8%
Short-term contract, part-time, or freelance0.0%
Started a new company or venture after graduation0.0%
Not seeking in-field employment0.0%
Employed out-of-field0.0%
Continuing to higher education0.0%
Not seeking a job for health, family, or personal reasons0.0%
Still seeking job in-field5.5%
Could not contact0.0%
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Recent Tech Elevator News

Jess Feldman
Published November 02, 2022
Course Report · October 2022 Coding Bootcamp News Roundup Happy October, Course Report readers! This month, interest in blockchain continued to gain traction as we saw a new fundraise in the blockchain bootcamp space. We’ve got an update on ISA regulation, and we’re rounding up several public/private partnerships with bootcamps. In this news roundup, we’ll touch on the importance of skil...
Jess Feldman
Published September 28, 2022
Course Report · September 2022 Coding Bootcamp News Roundup Happy fall, everyone! As we begin to look towards the end of the year, we saw more speculation on how the Pell Grant for short-term programs bill could pass in the U.S. There was also plenty of discussion about how regulators are shaping Income Share Agreements and Online Program Managers. A huge new tech apprenticeship initiati...
Liz Eggleston
Published September 15, 2022
In this Live Q&A, admissions representatives from 5 coding bootcamps – General Assembly, Tech Elevator, Springboard, Devmountain, and Flatiron School – offer their expert insight on the bootcamp admissions process. They’re answering popular questions like: What is the bootcamp application process like? Do I need previous coding experience to apply for a bootcamp? Is there an ideal...
Jess Feldman
Published August 11, 2022
Tech Elevator and Niantic have partnered up to sponsor an upcoming coding bootcamp cohort and paid apprenticeship. This program sponsors 20 students from underrepresented communities to complete Tech Elevator’s bootcamp for free, and then go on to either the Niantic Voyager Apprenticeship or through Tech Elevator’s Pathway Program. Find out what it takes to get accepted into this sponsored co...
Jess Feldman
Published August 01, 2022
Course Report · July 2022 Coding Bootcamp News Roundup This July, the coding bootcamp industry heated up with a $10M fundraise, an acquisition, and a $2B rumor. Drama about OPM regulation continued, and there’s still a lot of back-and-forth about whether the Pell Grant expansion will include online programs. Skills-based hiring continues to be a top trend in 2022, including how to divers...
Jess Feldman
Published May 03, 2022
Rick Anglin hit a ceiling with his IT experience and knew he needed more education to level up. While working as a ranch hand, Rick scoured the internet looking for coding bootcamps. He chose Tech Elevator for their 90% hiring rate 3-6 months after graduating, plus their Pathway Program career support (even six months postgrad). Rick received multiple job offers before graduating and immediat...
Jess Feldman
Published April 01, 2022
Course Report · March 2022 Coding Bootcamp News Roundup What was the buzz in the bootcamp industry this March? So far, 4.35 million Americans have quit their jobs this year, and many are making career changes. We’re rounding up the latest news about how bootcamps are helping these folks meet their career goals, and a new apprenticeship program that caught our eye. This March, two new org...
Nat Davis
Published March 22, 2022
Coding bootcamps are certainly the most efficient way to quickly make a successful career pivot. But what is a coding bootcamp actually like? Since 2014, we’ve spoken with hundreds of alumni about their in-person, online, full-time, part-time, and self-paced bootcamp experiences and now we’re sharing their insights with you! Let’s break down a typical day at a bootcamp, teaching styles, and e...
Jess Feldman
Published March 01, 2022
Course Report · February 2022 Coding Bootcamp News Roundup After months of reporting about federal funding for short-term programs, it looks like the next step has been made to open up Pell grants to training programs like bootcamps. We’re covering the debate among bootcamps about the benefits (and challenges) of publishing alumni job outcomes. Learn more about February’s largest acquisi...
Liz Eggleston
Published February 17, 2022
In this Live Alumni Q&A, the panel answered real questions from the audience like: How these 6 bootcamp grads did their research – and why they chose bootcamps like General Assembly, Tech Elevator, Springboard, NYC Data Science Academy, Code Fellows, and Codesmith. What were your favorite free resources to prep for a bootcamp? Any tips that you can give future bootcampers about wh...

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How much does Tech Elevator cost?

Tech Elevator costs around $16,500.

Where does Tech Elevator have campuses?

Tech Elevator has in-person campuses in Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Wilmington. Tech Elevator also has a remote classroom so students can learn online.

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Tech Elevator is licensed under the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools, Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed Schools and Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.
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