Begin your career as a software engineer in New York
Effective learning comes not from consuming educational content, but from connecting with people learning and teaching it. Since 2012, our NYC coding school has brought together passionate, experienced instructors and driven students to achieve incredible outcomes.
At Flatiron School, you have a variety of payment options, including deferred tuition, loans with our partners, or simply paying upfront. This way you can focus on learning, not on payment, and can work toward your future comfortably and with confidence.
Our proven job search framework features 1:1 sessions with a dedicated career coach, a robust employer pipeline, résumé review, interview prep, and more. We’re committed to helping you secure a career in software engineering — with our Money-Back Guarantee (see details).
Our grads land jobs in tech
For job-seeking Manhattan 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).
For job-seeking Manhattan 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 $33/hr (see full Jobs Report report here).
What you'll learn: full-stack web development
Over 15 intense weeks on campus at Flatiron School, you’ll think and build like a software engineer. In each three-week module, you’ll develop key skills that build upon one another through interactive labs, lectures, and close collaboration — shipping code and showcasing your expertise through comprehensive Portfolio Projects.
Get comfortable with object-oriented programming and Object Relational Mappers.
Dive into the fundamentals of programming, starting with SQL.
Work with two Ruby tools, mastering the fundamentals of web programming.
You’ll be exposed to design patterns in web applications and introduces architectural patterns, template rendering, and application environments.
Create complex, functional web applications from scratch to build your own databases and integrate front-end design skills.
Learn to build productive, scalable front-ends with React.
Create slick, functional, reactive code with Redux as a state manager.
At the conclusion of each program module, you’ll build advanced portfolio projects on a team to demonstrate both your new technical skills and your creativity.
After completing four curriculum modules focused on group projects, collaborate with your instructors to conceive a solo project and spend three weeks building it. You’ll receive plenty of instructor feedback along the way while diving deep into the various advanced technologies and/or techniques needed to bring your concept to life.
Our Career Coaching team helped more than 1,200 students launch careers as software engineers. Before you graduate, you’ll work 1:1 with a dedicated Career Coach to develop your employer pipeline, conduct outreach, review and refine your online presence, and prepare for interviews.
For Flatiron School alumni, the journey doesn’t stop at graduation. You’ll join an active network of successful software engineers and the WeWork global community. You’ll network, connect, and collaborate with Flatiron School grads with access to our events and network wherever you go.
Your day at Flatiron School
Every day is unique at Flatiron School, and our curriculum team and instructors develop new lessons that build off past cohorts. But structured, consistent learning is also crucial to student success. Below is an example of what you can expect on a daily basis in a Flatiron School classroom.
Your day begins with an open discussion when you can ask questions, review new skills, and program materials from the day before to ensure you’re up to speed.
Learn key concepts from your expert instructor through interactive exercises and collaborative discussion.
Work together with a partner to build your strategic and tactical coding skills and learn from one another.
Labs & mini projects
Self-led labs let you explore your own coding projects based on the material from lecture. Learn from professors, then immediately put what you learned into action. Making things is the best way to learn things.
You’ll end the day reviewing concepts and strategizing the next steps in your personal projects.
Navigate tech's top opportunities with the help of our Career Coaching team
After many years working with passionate students and helping them land fulfilling careers in tech, we’ve got a keen understanding of what goes into getting that first developer job.
During your job search, you’ll meet weekly with your dedicated Career Coach. Coaches help with everything from résumé review to interview prep, and help you tell your story to land your first job.
Change careers with confidence thanks to our Money-Back Guarantee. If you graduate, follow our job-search process, and don’t secure a job offer within 6 months of your job search start date, we’ll refund your tuition in full (see terms).
We’ve built relationships with hiring managers at top companies across the world, creating a robust employer pipeline for Flatiron School grads. Our Employer Partnerships team is constantly advocating for our grads and helping you get in the door.
Through 1-on-1 guidance from our Career Coaching team and our tried-and-true job-search framework, you’ll gain the skills and support you need to launch your career.
Where our grads get hired
Experienced engineers. Passionate educators.
Since day one over five years ago, we’ve taken teaching seriously. Great teachers inspire us to connect to topics on a profound level. Experience as a developer alone doesn’t necessarily make one an effective teacher — that’s why we’re passionate about finding not only great engineers, but deeply committed, experienced teachers.
Coming from a background in education, Eric Kim found his love for programming and problem-solving while studying mathematics. He enjoys working with people and bringing out their best potential. When he’s not teaching, Eric enjoys a good brain-teaser, as well as a good hike.
A bootcamp grad, Tim fell in love with programming – and volunteering to teach people code. He has worked freelance and in startups developing on the front and back end.
Find the right tuition plan for you
Defer your tuition with the Flatiron School Income Share Agreement (ISA). After a refundable payment when you enroll, the remainder of your tuition is paid once you’ve left the program and are getting paid at least a minimum income.
The Access Scholarship
The Access Scholarship opens doors for aspiring innovators who may have experienced barriers to an education before, empowering them to enroll for $0 payment upfront. Scholarships are awarded on a monthly basis. Learn more and see if you qualify.
Join us on campus
|Cohort Start Date||Campus||Status|
|Jun 22, 2020 – Oct 2, 2020||Manhattan & Brooklyn||Closing Soon –|
|Jul 13, 2020 – Oct 23, 2020||Manhattan & Brooklyn||Open –|
|Aug 3, 2020 – Nov 13, 2020||Manhattan & Brooklyn||Open –|
What the application process looks like
Aptitude for software engineering stems from an innate curiosity about the world and how people interact with it. We don’t admit students, we craft a class: a lawyer, journalist, and pro athlete will approach solutions differently, creating a richer learning environment for everyone involved. All you need is passion and an open mind.
Submit your application. Share a bit about yourself and what’s driving you to start a career.
Speak with an Admissions representative in a non-technical interview. This is an opportunity for us to get to know each other a little better. Nothing technical — just a friendly conversation.
The technical review assesses your basic grip of coding and how it interacts with us in our daily lives. Demonstrate interest by completing steps on Learn.co, our learning platform.
Receive your acceptance decision from Admissions. This usually happens within 4 business days.
If accepted, you'll begin course pre-work to prepare for the first day of class.
Frequently asked questions
For more information, contact our Admissions team at email@example.com or (888) 958-0569.
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