Top Coding Schools in San Francisco

October 25, 2016

 

If you are an upcoming tech developer, and you are having trouble picking a coding bootcamp here in San Francisco, here is a list of the top bootcamps that you should consider, ranging from full-time to part-time and online offers.

 

Hack Reactor

99% probability to get hired!

Overall rating on Course Report: Avg Rating: 4.9 (35 reviews)
Type: full-time
Duration: 12 weeks
Established 4 years ago, claim the hiring rate of 99%. This school uses the first half of its curriculum to focus on Javascript, unlike other Bootcamps.
Tuition: $19,780 (Remote: $17,780)
Scholarships: none

 

App academy

No risk, since you don't have to pay upfront!

Overall rating on Course Report: Avg Rating: 4.53 (43 reviews)
Type: full-time
Duration: 12 weeks
Since App Academy started 4 years ago, over 1,700 graduates have been placed at top tech companies.
Tuition: No upfront payments. 22% of your first year's salary.
Scholarships: none

 

Codify Academy
Very reasonable tuition and flexibility!

Overall rating on Course Report: Avg Rating:4.73 ( 45 reviews )

Type: hybrid (Online & In-person)
Duration: 16 weeks
Small classes of max. 12 students with 3 hours / week in the classroom learning & 10-15 hours per week of project building outside of class with full-time access to mentors throughout every week. They claim to assist you with job placement until you're hired.
Tuition: $5400 (full down payment) - $6580 (18 months financing)
Scholarship: information not available

 

Dev Bootcamp

Full-tuition scholarships for underrepresented in tech groups!

Overall rating on Course Report: Avg Rating: 4.34 (85 reviews)

Type: full-time

Duration: 9 weeks remote prep + 9 full-time + 1 week Career prep

The curriculum is part time remote and part time on campus. Their approach is to work with each individual to help hone their skills. Dev also offers payment plans and scholarships to help pay for tuition.

Tuition $ 13,950

Scholarship: full-tuition scholarships to women and minorities underreprented in the technology field.

 

Rithm School

Great student-teacher ratio but the most expensive one!

Overall rating on Course Report: Avg Rating: 5.0 (3 reviews)

Type: full-time

Duration: 12 weeks

The school is new, the class sizes are small, with a student to teacher ratio of 4:1.

Tuition $24,000

Scholarships: Merit Scholarship awards up to $12,000 and Diversity Scholarship - awards up to $5,000 for applicants from underrepresented groups in tech.

 

Bloc 

Very high level of flexibility!

Overall rating on Course Report: Avg Rating: 4.62 (154 reviews)

Type: online
Duration: flexible

They have a one on one approach, meaning you are paired with one instructor/mentor who will guide the way on your programming journey. You can select your own pace to fit your schedule from steady 108 weeks with 15h/week to intense 36 weeks with 40h/week load. They claim to reimburse your tuition if you don’t find a job.
Tuition: $19,500
Scholarship: information not available

 

Actualize

Guaranteed apprenticeship!

Overall rating on Course Report: Avg Rating: 4.86 (21 reviews)
Type: part-time
Duration: 5 weeks remote prep + 12 full-time + 4 months guaranteed apprenticeship
After completing the course, you are enrolled in a internship program at their own computer agency. One of the benefits of Actualize is its rolling enrollment dates. Classes are only about 21 hours a week.
Tuition: $12,500
Scholarship: information not available

 

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