Can you hack it? 14 NYC coding bootcamps & schools you should know

by Alyssa Schroer
October 11, 2017

The demand for skilled software engineers and developers is increasing, and more people are diving into the world of coding. Whether you’re starting from square one or need to master a new language, there are plenty of coding bootcamps in New York to choose from. To help you with your search, we’ve compiled a list of the best coding bootcamps in NYC. Code on!

 

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the flatiron school

Founded in 2012 in NYC, Flatiron School is an outcomes-focused coding bootcamp providing software engineering and data science courses with career coaching and job placement services to students around the world. Flatiron School offers in-person courses as its campuses in NYC, London, Houston, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Seattle, and online. Acquired by WeWork in 2017, Flatiron School's mission is to enable the pursuit of a better life through education.  

Duration: 15 weeks

Languages and frameworks: HTML, CSS, OOP Ruby, Rails, ORM, React and Redux 

Techniques and approaches: On-campus courses consisting of five three-week modules with interactive labs, lectures and collaborative work.

Location: Lower Manhattan (11 Broadway) and Dumbo Heights Brooklyn (Access Labs Initiative)

Cost: $15,000

Check out Flatiron's courses

 

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fullstack academy

Fullstack Academy focuses its curriculum on full-stack JavaScript and offers multiple programs ranging from full-time immersion to part-time sessions. Graduates have gone on to work at Google, Dropbox, Visa, Venmo, Adobe and many other prominent companies.

Duration: 13 weeks

Languages and frameworks: JavaScript

Techniques and approaches: Pair program — students will work with every person in their cohort at least once

Location: Lower Manhattan (5 Hanover Square) 

Cost: $17,610

Check out Fullstack's courses

 

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thinkful

Thinkful is a Brooklyn-based career accelerator offering full-time immersion, part time and flexible engineering and data courses. Thinkful provides one-on-one attention with experienced industry professionals and their students have gone on to work at prominent companies like Google, Amazon and IBM.

Duration: 5-6 months

Languages and frameworks: JavaScript, React, Node, SQL and Python

Techniques and approaches: Access to a network of tech professionals and daily one-on-one mentorship.

Location: Brooklyn (55 Prospect St.)

Cost: $7,900

Check out Thinkful’s courses

 

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actualize

Headquartered in Chicago, Actualize is a part-time coding program with cohorts in additional cities, including NYC. The program operates online or in-person with three parts: pre-work, live training and apprenticeship. The course design helps developers master their programming skills while still meeting the demands of a full-time job.

Duration: 8 months

Languages and frameworks: JavaScript, Ruby, Rails, VueJs, HTML, CSS, SQL and Git

Techniques and approaches: Actualize focuses on more than just learning a language by helping students think like software engineers so they can teach themselves anything going forward.

Location: N/A

Cost: $13,900

Check out Actualize's courses 

 

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app academy 

App Academy is a full-time bootcamp with industry experts and prominent tech companies suppling curriculum guidance. App Academy has trained more than 1,700 students in software development and does not require payment until a graduate has accepted a position.

Duration: 12 weeks

Languages and frameworks: Ruby, SQL, JavaScript, React and Redux

Techniques and approaches: Pair programming

Location: Midtown Manhattan (159 W 25th St.)

Cost: $17,000-$28,000

Check out App Academy's courses

 

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byte academy

Byte Academy is the first Python-focused full-stack bootcamp in New York. Courses include data, fintech and medical curriculum and is open to both beginners and advanced students.

Duration: 12 weeks (full-time) 24 weeks (part-time)

Languages and frameworks: Python, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SQL and Django

Techniques and approaches: Teamwork, peer programming and project showcases

Location: Midtown (295 Madison Ave.)

Cost: $14,950

Check out Byte Academy's courses

 

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general assembly

General Assembly offers a variety of skills courses, web development being no exception. Their full-time program starts with the fundamentals being taught in a collaborative environment to arm graduates with the knowledge and experience to launch full-stack web applications.

Duration: 12 weeks

Languages and frameworks: JavaScript, CSS, Ruby on Rails

Techniques and approaches: Team collaboration

Location: Midtown (902 Broadway)

Cost: $14,950

Check out General Assembly's courses

 

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grace hopper

The Grace Hopper Program is the only immersive programming course for women on the East Coast. GH operates out of the Fullstack Academy and is lead by experienced women making tech more inclusive. At the end of the bootcamp, students leave as knowledgable full-stack software engineers ready for an awesome new career.

Duration: 13 weeks (on campus)

Languages and frameworks: JavaScript

Techniques and approaches: A mix of individual module-based learning and team projects

Location: Fullstack Academy (5 Hanover Square)

Cost: $19,610 (paid once student has been hired as a developer)

Check out Grace Hopper's courses

 

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hack reactor

Hack Reactor is a coding immersion program focusing on full-stack JavaScript with remote and on-campus programs in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Austin and New York City.

Duration: 16 weeks

Languages and frameworks: Focuses on full-stack JavaScript

Techniques and approaches: Full immersion program

Location: Midtown (369 Lexington Ave.)

Cost: $18,000

Check out Hack Reactor's courses

 

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make school

Make School offers a summer academy in New York for developers of all skill levels passionate about learning to build applications using Swift. During the bootcamp, students build and ship their own games on the app store.

Duration: 8 weeks

Languages and frameworks: Swift

Techniques and approaches: Peer testing and project management

Location: Lower Manhattan (394 Broadway)

Cost: $7,000

Check out Make School's courses

 

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metis

Metis offers a three month, in-person data science bootcamp that includes the study of algorithms and web tools. The program gives students an in-depth look into full-stack. 

Duration: 12 weeks

Languages and frameworks: Python, Flask, JavaScript and D3.js

Techniques and approaches: Multiple segments of supervised and unsupervised learning

Location: Midtown (79 Madison Ave.)

Cost: $16,000

 

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new york code + design academy

New York Code + Design has a variety of courses open to students, but the most intense is aptly titled "Web Development Intensive." The bootcamp is eight hours a day, five days a week, but the school additionally offers single courses and part-time programs.

Duration: 12 weeks

Languages and frameworks: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Sinatra, Ruby and Rails, among others

Techniques and approaches: Complete immersion program along with 15 to 20 hours of self-guided outside work, weekly

Location: Lower Manhattan (90 John St.)

Cost: $10,000 

Check out NYCDA's courses

 

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recurse center

Recurse Center is a self-directed educational retreat operating closer to that of a continuing education experience than a bootcamp. At Recurse, programmers choose how they learn, from the languages the work with, the projects they work on and the people they work with.

Duration: 6 or 12 weeks

Languages and frameworks: You choose!

Techniques and approaches: Project based, little to no structured curriculum

Location: Lower Manhattan (455 Broadway)

Cost: Free

Check out Recurse Center's learning opportunities

 

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startup institute

Startup Institute offers four tracks for students launching careers in web development, digital marketing, web design or sales. Its development course focuses on logic and problem-solving, as well as interpersonal skills. Graduates will emerge from the program with the ability to network effectively and skillfully take on technical challenges in any language. 

Duration: 8 weeks

Languages and frameworks: Ruby on Rails

Techniques and approaches: Skill building along with network growth

Location: Lower Manhattan (25 Broadway)

Cost: $9,500 (price dependent upon date of enrollment)

Check out Startup Institute's courses

 

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