Start your career as a Software Engineer
Our online courses teach the most comprehensive software engineering curriculum you’ll find. While using real developer tools, students learn from best in class instructors through the world’s most sophisticated platform for learning code: Learn.co.
Full-Time, Part-Time, and Self-Paced Options All Include:
We wrote the book on how to get a job after a bootcamp — literally. Flatiron School students work 1:1 with a dedicated career coach on interview best practices and successful job-search approaches that have worked for over 1,200 other students, and get access to our 200-page guide on how to be a great job-seeker, available only to Flatiron students.
Switch careers with total confidence, because your success is our success: Our Online Software Engineering Bootcamp is covered by a money-back guarantee. Receive a job offer within six months, or you’re eligible for a full tuition refund. (See details.)
Course Pace Options
At Flatiron School, we know all students are different, so we offer three different, personalized course paces designed to give you the perfect balance of flexibility and structure to ensure your success.Paired with our proprietary online learning platform, Learn.co, and individualized support from an Educational Coach, all students have access to a personalized learning experience. Choose from three different program options, each tailored to today’s online learner.
Choose Which Course Pace Is Right for You:
Graduate in 5 months with our fastest program pace: full-time. You will work through a minimum of 45-50 hours per week of coursework, and benefit from dedicated, full-time learning. This pacing option requires the most commitment, as you’ll be expected to attend live study groups, complete labs, and collaborate with others in your cohort throughout the day.
As a student, you’ll benefit from learning with a small, cohort and a dedicated Cohort Lead who teaches and mentors throughout the entire course schedule, at a 20:1 student:teacher ratio. Attend live study groups each week with your cohort lead.
Meet 1:1 for a full hour with your Cohort Lead weekly to get help breaking through tough technical concepts. Additionally, connect over 1:1 sessions with a dedicated Educational Coach every 2 weeks to review overall progress stay accountable for your progress. These sessions are in addition to real-time support from our Technical Coaches via our Ask A Question feature in Learn.co.
Graduate in 10 months at a pace that offers the same structure as our full-time option, but on a part-time schedule. You will work through a minimum of 25 hours per week of coursework and benefit from a structured schedule designed to keep them on track towards a career in code. While completing the program, students need to dedicate a part of their day-to-day in order to move through the coursework on schedule.
As a student, you will benefit from learning with a cohort of up to 40 peers, and a dedicated Cohort Lead who teaches and mentors throughout the entire program schedule. Students dedicate time to attend live study groups with their cohort lead every day, with options to fit their schedule.
Meet 1:1 once a month with an Educational Coach to help you stay accountable to your goals, anchor to your motivation, and review your overall progress. Partner with your Coach on addressing challenges and striking the right balance between your coursework and the rest of your life. These sessions are in addition to real-time support from our Technical Coaches via our Ask A Question feature.
Our self-paced program provides the same rigorous curriculum and mastery standards of our full-time and part-time paces, but at a 100% flexible, self-guided schedule. This program most benefits students with prior coding experience or unpredictable schedules by providing access for up to 15 months as they guide themselves through the coursework.
Includes five sessions with an Educational Coach to help you set and stay accountable to your goals, and make steady progress at a pace that is right for you. Students also get on-demand access to Technical Coaches through the Ask A Question feature in Learn.
Collaborate with fellow students and teachers, join live study groups, pair and chat with your peers, and access a living course that features thousands of updates a year to reflect current industry trends.
Transforming lives and careers
At Flatiron School, our mission is to enable the pursuit of a better life through education. Hundreds of online students have trusted us with their futures so far, and we continue to release verified job outcomes reports to help students make well-informed decisions about their educational investments. Below are highlights from the 2018 Online Job Outcomes Reports.
Job-seeking Online Web Developer Program (now called the Online Software Engineering Bootcamp) students in the most recent Online Outcomes Report who took full-time salaried roles, paid apprenticeships, and part-time roles during reporting period.
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Job-seeking Online Web Developer Program (now called the Online Software Engineering Bootcamp) students in the most recent Online Outcomes Report who took technical roles.
1,000 hours of industry-vetted curriculum
After diving into HTML5 & CSS, students get comfortable with object-oriented programming, learning to read websites with Ruby and save data to a database with SQL and Object Relational Mappers.
Students learn two key Ruby frameworks, first mastering the fundamentals of web programming with Sinatra before experiencing how quickly they can build incredible apps with Rails.
Students learn to build productive, scalable front-ends with React and Redux, creating slick, functional, reactive code with Redux as a state manager and Rails as the back-end JSON API.
Our Career Services team has helped over 1,200 students start software engineering careers. By combining a proven job-seeking framework, a team of Career Coaches who work with each student one-on-one, and an Employer Partnerships team who evangelizes for our graduates within companies, our students get the precise support they need — no matter where they’re located, or at what pace they graduate.
When it’s time to prepare for the job search, students work one-on-one with their dedicated Career Coach to build the job-search portfolio and the interview skills they’ll need to succeed. Students graduate with a sharp résumé, consistent interview counseling, and Flatiron’s Career Services team alongside them during every step of their search.
Graduates join an active network of successful data scientists and software engineers. For Flatiron School alumni, engaging with our community doesn’t stop at graduation.
Meet the experts behind our software engineering program
Joe TA’ed on Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon. He built the university’s iOS course before coming to Flatiron School to lead our Education team.
Ian’s a Flatiron alumnus who’s taught programming to hundreds of students, both in person and online. He loves empowering students to solve problems through code.
Flatiron School online alumnus. After 10 years as a financial planner, he decided to transition to a new career and completed the online program in under 4 months. Now he is helping shape tomorrow’s software engineers.
Get a job within six months of graduation
Flatiron School students get jobs — period. As a graduate of our Online Software Engineering Bootcamp, job-seek with the support of our team and you’ll get a job offer within 6 months of graduation, or we’ll refund your tuition (see eligibility terms). From weekly 1:1 career coaching sessions, to mock interviews, to employer evangelism, our seasoned Career Services team is dedicated to helping our students launch lifelong careers in code.
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 get the job you want.
Change careers with confidence thanks to our Money-Back Guarantee. If you graduate, follow our job search process, and don’t secure a job within 6 months, we’ll refund your tuition in full (see details).
We’ve built relationships with hiring managers at top companies across the nation, creating a robust employer pipeline for Flatiron School grads. Our Employer Partnerships team is constantly evangelizing our grads and helping you get in the door.
Through 1:1 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.
Choose the course pace that’s right for you
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Making education accessible
Full-Time, finance for as low as$
(for 36 months + $1.5K deposit)
Part-Time, finance for as low as$
(for 36 months + $1.5K deposit)
Self-Paced, finance for as low as$
(for 36 months + $1K deposit)
Can be paid in 10 monthly installments.
Flatiron School Online Income Share Agreement — Available for Part-Time and Full-Time Courses
You can now defer your full-time or part-time online tuition with the Flatiron School Income Share Agreement, available in select states. There is no deposit required when you enroll, and the remainder of your tuition is paid once you’ve left the program and are earning a minimum income of $3,333.33 per month, annualized to $40,000 per year.
WeWork Hot Desk Membership
With our full-time and part-time course pacing options, you can also connect in-person with other learners in your city and work in an inspiring, beautiful workspace with a one-year WeWork hot desk membership included in your tuition — valued at over $2,500 per year.
What the application process looks like
We don’t just admit individual students; we curate a community. Our online coding bootcamp students come from myriad backgrounds and prior career paths — ensuring that a diversity of thought and perspective enrich every student’s experience.
Submit your application. Share a bit about yourself and what’s driving you to start a career in code.
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 four business days.
If accepted, you'll begin course pre-work to prepare for the first day of class.
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