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Change your career in Chicago

😷  Because of current safety precautions, our immersive Chicago courses are currently being held in a virtual campus format, where you'll learn synchronously with your fellow classmates. This schedule is also the most intensive, held Monday–Friday, 9am–6pm. Simply select 'Chicago' when you apply.

Our Chicago campus

Located in central Chicago, our River North Campus, home to both Flatiron School and Designation, is an accessible and inspiring location to change your career — and a perfect place to immerse yourself in Chicago’s emerging tech scene.

Get inspired

Our students challenge and energize one another. They push each other to do more, think bigger, and go further than they ever could on their own.

Proven Job Placements

We’re committed to helping you secure a career. Our proven job search framework features 1:1 sessions with a dedicated Career Coach and a robust employer pipeline. Learn about our job placements here.

Chicago's Tech Scene

Chicago has become a major player in the tech startup ecosystem. The city is already home to local tech titans like Braintree, Grubhub, Facebook, Google and Uptake.

Our Chicago grads launch new careers

Our latest Jobs Report offers numbers examined by an independent third party so you know that when you invest in Flatiron School, you invest in an education you can trust.

79%

Employment Rate

For job-seeking Chicago campus graduates included in the 2020 Jobs Report including full-time salaried roles, full-time contract, internship, apprenticeship, and freelance roles, and part-time roles during the reporting period (see our Jobs Report).

$75K

Starting Salary

For job-seeking Chicago students who accepted full-time salaried jobs during the reporting period and disclosed their compensation. The average starting salary for students who took full-time contract, internship, apprenticeship, or freelance roles and disclosed compensation was $25/hr. Average pay for a part-time role was $18/hr (see our Jobs Report).

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Our Chicago courses

Since we opened our doors in 2012, thousands of students have joined us to launch new careers in tech. On our Chicago campus, your journey toward your next career will be in good hands.

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Software Engineering

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Data Science

Where our grads work

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Cisco

Meet the team

Emily Doyle
Chicago Campus Director

With a background in ops and marketing partnerships, Emily brings a wealth of knowledge to her role that ensures students, no matter their background, can change their lives through education.

Derick Castillo
Software Engineering Coach

Derick serves as Software Engineering Coach for Flatiron School's Chicago campus, combining his passion for people and helping others. Having completed the program in Flatiron School New York, he brings a unique perspective to the team, and spends most of his time supporting students.

Where we're located

Located just blocks away from the Chicago River, our campus is an inspiring location to learn – and a perfect springboard for a career in tech. Working in WeWork’s dynamic River North location, you’re surrounded by instructors and colleagues who support and challenge you.

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Chicago Campus

515 N State Street
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 500-4049
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This location is approved by the Illinois Board of Higher Education’s Private Business Vocational School Division. Flatiron School is not accredited.