Low Risk, High Reward: Why Colleges & Universities Partner with Flatiron School


An increasing number of colleges and universities are partnering with tech bootcamps to meet student desires for short-term programs.

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According to Higher Ed Dive, an increasing number of colleges and universities are partnering with tech bootcamps to meet student desires for short-term programs as well as keep pace with the ever-evolving tech industry. Flatiron School has witnessed this demand firsthand, as evidenced by our partnerships with prominent higher education institutions.

Reasons Why Colleges & Universities Partner with Flatiron School


Higher education institutions have noticed and valued Flatiron School’s long standing place in the tech industry. For example, we partnered with Birmingham Southern College (BSC) in 2021 to build a 20-week Data Science program.

In an interview, BSC President Daniel Coleman stated, “Flatiron School has a reputation in the technology community and working with Flatiron actually enhances our brand.” View the full interview.

Founded in 2012, Flatiron School is known as the tech bootcamp pioneer. For the past decade we’ve trained over 10,000 graduates, helping them gain the hands-on, modern, skills necessary for success. 

Curriculum Challenges, Averted

Traditionally, colleges and universities experience a prolonged timeline for curriculum development and changes. Someone must be paid to develop curriculum and the lengthy approval process can render fast-moving tech subjects obsolete. Working with Flatiron School, institutions shorten curriculum time-to-market and bypass the long approval process.  

Applicable Real World Experience

Flatiron School’s programs are designed to equip learners with the most in-demand, hands-on skills. Our curriculums align with industry trends and are specifically designed with hiring managers in mind.

Thousands of our graduates have gone on to secure jobs at companies, both large and small and across dozens of industries.

Low Risk, High Reward

Colleges and universities are typically risk averse when it comes to integrating new programs into the curriculum, but with little risk and great rewards, Flatiron has grown to bring superior services to the educational system diminishing any risk involved and increasing the return on the reward. Flatiron School can help pivot curriculums at relatively low cost with minimal impact to the foundational learning structures. 

Are you interested in learning about how your college or university can partner with Flatiron School? Contact us today.

Disclaimer: The information in this blog is current as of May 11, 2022. Current policies, offerings, procedures, and programs may differ.

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