Description: An in-depth, project-based approach to software development (in its terminology, software engineering) with weekly one-on-one mentoring sessions, answers to study-related questions in real-time, and 20 hours of career services for up to 6 months or until hired. Students work side-by-side with a professional software developer building interactive websites and apps, among other projects.
Duration: The full-time, structured immersion program takes 5 months (20 weeks), 50-60 hours per week, Monday-Friday 10 am-5:30 pm. The part-time, self-paced flexible program takes 6 months (26 weeks), 25-30 hours per week.
Cost: The immersion program costs $16,000; the flexible program $7,000. Will waive any deposit for the resource-challenged. There is no deposit if finance the tuition through an income-sharing agreement, which is only available to full-time students. Also, provides a $1500 per month stipend for 5 months ($7500) for full-time students who take an ISA. With an ISA, there are no payments until obtain an in-field job paying at least $40,000 per year, then pay 15% of monthly income for 4 years (for tuition and living stipend) or 3 years (without the living stipend) or until reaching a cap or $40,000, whichever comes first. The tuition multiple is 1.7. Review the ISA requirements. Consider crowdfunding the tuition, deposit, computer, connectivity, living and other expenses, especially for the part-time program. It provides scholarships for women and non-binary individuals.
Admission Requirements: For full-time immersion, must complete a free 4-week, self-paced prep course and pass a technical evaluation. For part-time flexibility, complete an interview to be certain learning preferences and schedule align. Must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or GED, operate a computer proficiently, able to manage time and communicate effectively with others, and accept constructive criticism. Can start for free for 15 days with access to course materials and two mentor sessions. Rolling start dates.
Admission Rate: N/A
Graduation Rate: N/A
Job Outcomes: As independently verified, in the first half of 2019, within 6 months of graduating, 86% of immersion graduates had obtained in-field employment at a median salary of $60,000 per year; 84% of flexible graduates had secured in-field employment at a median salary of $60,000 per year. Subject to conditions provides a 100% tuition refund if not offered a qualifying position within 6 months of graduating.
Ratings: 4.8/5 (Career Karma), 4.57/5 (Course Reports), 4.61/5 (SwitchUp). Read the reviews. 2020 Best Online Bootcamp (Course Reports), 2021 Best Bootcamp Winner (SwitchUp)
Organization Point of Contact
Point of Contact: Tyler Finn
Phone Number: (332) 400-4413