Begin your career as a software engineer in Austin
At the heart of the Texas tech scene, Austin offers the perfect place to launch your future as a developer. Home to both tech giants – like Apple and Texas Instruments – and a community of growing startups, Austin needs highly trained software engineers. At Flatiron School, quality learning comes at the intersection of diligence and curriculum. With that vision in mind, Flatiron School has brought together passionate, experienced instructors and ambitious students to achieve incredible outcomes since 2012. And now we’re bringing that vision to you with our Austin coding school.
When you enroll in our Austin coding bootcamp, you start working 1:1 with a Career Coach before you graduate. In doing so, we set you up for success in landing that first job as a developer. When coupled with our industry-leading curriculum, we also set you and your employer up for long-term success.
We’re working to expand access to computer science education to more students. In addition to our campuses across the globe, we’re proud to partner with traditional institutions like Yale to increase the reach of our programs to students from different backgrounds and areas of study.
Since October 2017, we’ve partnered with WeWork to increase access to our software engineering courses. In our Austin coding school, Flatiron School and WeWork bring together our on-campus and online students in spaces shared with local business leaders, entrepreneurs, and creators that come to work every day to do what they love and change the world.
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.
Navigate tech's top opportunities with the help of our Career Coaching team
After more than five 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, we’ll refund your tuition in full (see details).
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.
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 a sample 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.
Flatiron School Grads in Austin
In Austin, our students have already impacted their communities in powerful ways and made contributions at a number of local companies.
“Flatiron School not only opened the doorway to a life and career in tech, it lead me to Denver, where I’m working at Vertafore as a software engineer today.”
“Being able to know what the code is and explaining why it works are two very different things. I was able to talk about my code a lot at Flatiron, and that helped when I had technical interviews.”
“Flatiron School put the most effort into proving their methods worked and that was such a vote of confidence for me.”
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.
Graham has 10 years' experience in the software industry, working from the back end to the front, from startups to a big history museum. A self-taught developer, he began teaching at Dev Bootcamp and still loves introducing beginners to the wonders of code.
At Flatiron School, Rishi has been a teacher, trainer, and community advocate. He brings his software background to his work in academics here, and is thrilled to participate in the tech boom that's taking over Sydney.
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
Pay After You’re Earning Income — After $500 Initial Deposit
With an Income Share Agreement, you pay nothing toward your tuition until after you’ve left your program and are earning income. All we need is a $500 deposit before class begins to lock in your seat.
Join us on campus
|Cohort Start Date||Status|
|Dec 9, 2019 – Mar 27, 2020||Closing Soon –|
|Jan 27, 2020 – May 8, 2020||Open –|
|Mar 9, 2020 – Jun 19, 2020||Open –|
|Apr 20, 2020 – Jul 31, 2020||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 Advisor 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.
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