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Tech Elevator

Average Rating4.92
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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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  • Scott Ellis
    Graduate • Full-Time Java Coding Bootcamp - In-person • Pittsburgh
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    Jan 23, 2023
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    Lived up to the claims

    Tech Elevator gave me the instruction and career support needed to make a switch into the tech field. I'm not sure what else to say, I was skeptical at first about it since it is a large life choice, but I met many friends, mentors, and connections that I will always cherish--from my new position! 
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  • Chris W.
    Software Developer • Student • Full-Time Java Coding Bootcamp - Remote • Online
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    Jan 09, 2023
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    Life Changing Experience

    Before Tech Elevator, I had left my previous job to find my passion and pursue other opportunities. I begain by taking short, free online coding courses, but I knew that wouldn't be enough to have a career in this industry. I reached out to a colleague that graduated from Tech Elevator the year prior, and asked for more information. Ultimately, I ended up applying, interviewing and getting accepted to the bootcamp.

    The course was rigorous, stressful and a huge learning curve. The ...
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  • Nick Nechaev
    SDET • Graduate • Full-Time Java Coding Bootcamp - In-person • Cincinnati
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    Jan 01, 2023
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    life changing experience

    Hey everyone, 
     I graduated from Tech Elevator Java Bootcamp in Cincinnati a couple of weeks ago. I suggest you to choose this course if you are still considering it because there are many reasons. First of all, my background. I worked as a caregiver for a couple of years, later became a truck driver, and opened my small logistics business. The industry has been under heavy pressure recently, so I decided to move into IT. I started my education at TE in September...
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  • Judith Meyers
    Software Developer • Graduate • Full-Time Java Coding Bootcamp - In-person • Pittsburgh
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    Dec 17, 2022
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    Life changing learning experience

    I truly could not say enough positive things about my experience with Tech Elevator. The instructors were all extremely knowledgable and went above and beyond to make sure each student succeeded. The career prep program was also very strong. I came from a completely unrelated field and a few months worth of self-teaching with FreeCodeCamp and Codecademy, and was able to secure a full-time job as a software developer before graduation.

    In terms of technical instruction, the basic s...
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  • Ayman Al-Adhami
    Graduate • Columbus
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    Dec 12, 2022
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    Engaging and Wonderful Experience

    Loved my time studying at Tech Elevator. The instructors are lovely and love helping you and discussing code, and the pathway directors are very approachable and helpful. I enjoyed my time there, and have learned a lot of skills, from coding, to preparing for interviews.
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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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Tech Elevator Alumni Outcomes

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Employment Rate
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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 February 01, 2023
Course Report · January 2023 Coding Bootcamp News Roundup Happy New Year! Here at Course Report, we kicked off 2023 with the release of our Best Coding Bootcamps list and announced our most recent Alumni Review Sweepstakes winner. In bootcamp news, layoffs at tech giants like Google and Amazon receive a lot of media attention, but journalists uncovered the industries that are actually ad...
Nat Davis
Published January 18, 2023
Having a learning disability doesn’t preclude you from learning how to code or launching your tech career. And considering that 1 in 5 people have learning or attention issues, it’s prudent for bootcamps to support all types of learners. Plus, the more neurodiverse folks work in tech, the more likely the principles of web and design accessibility will spread across tech – and that benefits ev...
Jess Feldman
Published January 05, 2023
Tech is ever-evolving, so what can you expect employers to be hiring for in 2023? We asked two Tech Elevator hiring partners, Kroger and FAST Enterprises, to share which technical skills and soft skills their companies will be hiring for this year. (Spoiler alert: sharpen your Enterprise API Development, Object Oriented Programming, SQL, and communication skills – read all of their tips below...
Jess Feldman
Published January 03, 2023
Course Report · 2022: The Year in Review for Coding Bootcamp News We’re looking back at a very eventful 2022, and rounding up the most impactful news we saw in the coding bootcamp space. Follow along as we call out the top trends in 2022 and break down this year’s biggest coding bootcamp acquisitions and fundraises. Plus, we’re sharing our predictions for 2023 – from transparency in ISAs...
Jess Feldman
Published January 02, 2023
Is your 2023 New Year’s resolution to make a career change into tech? You already know that a coding bootcamp can help you get there – 79% of bootcamp grads get jobs in tech and the average alum sees a 56% salary lift. The best way to stay on track is to break down your goal into smaller milestones – get started with our 5-step checklist and enroll at one of the full-time, part-time, in-perso...
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...

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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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