Tuition & Financing at Flatiron School in the US & UK

Investing in your future is a great decision, even if it’s not an easy one. Everyone deserves the opportunity to succeed, which is why we provide a variety of payment options — so you can focus on your education and your career, not your tuition. 

The payment options below are available whether you’re studying online or on campus, unless noted otherwise.

Tuition options at Flatiron School

Your success is our priority. In addition to our payment options, we offer a money-back guarantee. If you graduate, follow our job-search process and the other steps we require, and don’t obtain a job within 6 months of your job-seeking start date, your tuition will be refunded (see details). 

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Income Share Agreements & Deferred Payment Plans (ISAs and DPPs)

Learn now, pay later. With our deferred financing options, you only pay a deposit until after you’ve landed a job and earn the minimum monthly income (see details).

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Pay upfront

Make an initial deposit, then pay the remainder of your tuition before class begins in a lump sum.

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Monthly installments (Online only)

Pay your deposit then set up monthly charges billed to your credit or debit card for the remainder.

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Student loans

Finance your education with a loan from one of our lending partners, Skills Fund and Climb.

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Cost of Living loan

Offset your cost of living while you study on campus, with support from one of our lending partners, Skills Fund and Climb.

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Access Labs Initiative

If you’re earning $35,000 a year or less, you can enroll with zero upfront tuition (see details).

Our Income Share Agreement (ISA)

ISAs are designed to make our courses and your new career more accessible — they’re available for anyone in ISA-eligible locations.  

ISAs let you focus on your education and finding a career. You can pay tuition when you’re actually earning income at your new job.

To learn more about how ISAs work, view the terms and specifics for our on-campus and online ISAs. 

We believe in you — and our ISAs are proof. Check out our jobs report and see why we’re so confident.

Our Deferred Payment Program (DPP) – UK students only

Our DPPs make it easy for students in the UK to change their lives. Pay nothing towards your tuition (except an initial deposit) until after you leave the program and start earning the minimum income — regardless of job type or industry. You don’t pay until you’re getting paid.

Pay upfront

Make an initial deposit  to save your seat, then pay the remainder of your tuition prior to your start date. You’ll complete your tuition payment before the course begins, paying in one lump sum.

Monthly installments (Online only)

Pay your deposit upfront, then pay in monthly installments billed automatically to your credit or debit card for 10 months. 

Student loans – monthly payments

We’ve partnered with Skills Fund and Climb, two industry-leading financing companies, to give all students the option to pay for courses with monthly payments for up to 36 months with Skills Fund, and 42 months with Climb.

You can take out a loan equal to the tuition of any U.S.-based course (minus deposit and scholarships).

How privately financed loans work for both On-Campus and Online courses:

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Step 1

Apply for a loan. Applying is free.

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Step 2

Accept your loan terms, which may vary. For more information on how they might vary, schedule a chat with a member of our Admissions team.

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Step 3

Based on your individual loan terms, begin repaying your loan upon the start of the program. There is no penalty for repaying a loan early.

Cost of Living loan

We know there are other costs besides tuition. That’s why we’ve partnered with Skills Fund and Climb to offer an additional Cost of Living loan. You can apply for a loan of up to $7,500 in addition to the course tuition. We get it – even if you’re reinventing your career, you’ll still need to buy groceries and pay bills. This only applies to both On-Campus and Online courses.

Both Skills Fund and Climb offer loan calculators, which you can find here and here to help you discover which loan program is best for you.

Access Labs Initiative

We believe in breaking down barriers to education — and especially for tech’s most underrepresented communities. Access Labs Initiative expands access to our life-changing courses with zero upfront tuition. For anyone earning $35,000 or less annually, you can experience our Software Engineering Bootcamp with no down payment. You’ll receive  the same expert instructors, cutting-edge curriculum, and dedicated career coaching, but won’t pay tuition until you land a job and start earning income.