Change your career in Chicago

The school of the future has flexible payment options. With a refundable deposit, you can learn software engineering or data science now, and pay the balance once you get hired (see details). Or, you can learn UX/UI Design through our partners at Chicago's leading design bootcamp, Designation. Join thousands of students who have chosen to reinvent their careers and invest in their future by becoming a software engineer, data scientist, or UX/UI Designer.

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.

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WeWork Community

Studying on our campuses, you’ll learn to code while becoming a part of the dynamic, bustling WeWork community of startups, entrepreneurs, students, and people who are changing things.

Proven Job Placements

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

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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 courses

Since we opened our doors in 2012, thousands of students have joined us to launch new careers in tech. Start your next career as a software engineer, data scientist, or UX/UI designer today.

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Where our grads work

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Meet the team

Mandy Yoh
Chicago Campus Director

With Mandy’s combined background in tech, education, and nonprofits, she brings a depth of knowledge to the campus as she develops and drives the strategic vision for the school. Her passion fuels Flatiron School’s efforts to equip Chicagoans with the tech skills needed to make meaningful changes.

Michelle Peska
Community Lead

As the Community Lead at Flatiron School Chicago, Michelle helps people change their lives, whether it’s through a career change or learning a new skill set. With her desire to help others and her passion for the city of Chicago, she loves helping career-changers find their new strengths in technology.

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.

Join us on campus

Chicago Meetup and Other Events

Flatiron School Chicago regularly holds happy hours and open houses. Hear from graduates at our alumni panels, or learn a bit about design or code during our introductory courses.

Chicago Campus Tours

We’re excited to show you our state-of-the-art campus. You’ll see our classrooms, meet an instructor, and have a 1:1 with a member of our staff.

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.