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.
Our grads launch new careers
For job-seeking on-campus graduates included in the 2019 Jobs Report including full-time salaried roles, full-time contract, internship, apprenticeship, and freelance roles, and part-time roles during the reporting period (see full Jobs Report here).
Average Starting Salary
For job-seeking on-campus 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 $32/hr. Average pay for a part-time role was $28/hr (see full Jobs Report report here).
Studying at Flatiron School, you’ll join the WeWork community — a global network of startups, entrepreneurs, innovators, and people pursuing their passions.
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 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
Our full-time Career Change courses are designed for anyone looking to reinvent their career. Whether you want a full-time, in-person course or something online, our modernized and comprehensive programs ensure you're qualified to get a job upon graduation.
At Flatiron School Chicago, we’re more than just a data science program. We bring together passionate instructors, uncompromising education, verified job placements, and an inclusive student community to fuel an authentic and open learning environment.
Learn the visual, technical, and client service skills essential to launch a successful career as a UX or UI designer.
Where our grads work
Meet the team
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.
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 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 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.
Design Community & Info Night
Get ready to change your life with Flatiron School and Designation. Join us on Wed, November 20th at our Community & Info Night for an informative look into our 24 week UX/UI design program.
AIGA Bold Series
Join us for a showcase celebrating our city’s budding talent from all walks of life. Emerging designers with 0-3 years in the industry will share stories of their big moves and the obstacles they surmounted to make them. Come prepared to get inspired and maybe even share your own story with new friends. There will be snacks, drinks, and networking between speakers to get to know your design community.
Holiday Open House & Project Showcase
Experience our campus firsthand and check out the fantastic projects that our Software Engineering students have been working on over the past 15 weeks!
Expect an open house-style event. You'll get to experience see our students' interactive engineering projects first-hand, check out our campus, and meet our community of students, instructors and alumni.
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.