UW Coding Bootcamp Review

UW Coding Bootcamp Review

The two courses offered by UW are powered by Trilogy Education Services, a 2U, inc brand. 

The classes are streamed live over video conference and are fully interactive. You’ll receive help and support both inside and outside the class from a team dedicated to helping you succeed. The curriculum is based on real-word, market-driven skills, and you’ll learn by instruction and hands-on projects, individually or as part of a team. 

The courses are available full time (12 weeks) or part-time (24 weeks). The full-time course is intensive and will require 100% dedication to complete. The part-time course requires fewer hours per week and is structured to allow you to continue working full time while studying.

The current price for both bootcamp tracks is $12,995. While it may seem steep, it’s slightly above average, and definitely not the most expensive we’ve seen. While there are cheaper alternatives, the quality of your instructors may sharply decline. 

It’s important to note that this bootcamp is operated by Trilogy, who runs the same bootcamp at other schools and colleges.

There are standard financing options available for the UW bootcamp programs. You can choose to finance the course yourself, sign up for a loan, as well as make use of scholarships if you’re eligible. There’s no income share agreement, however, or partnerships with financing companies such as Skillup. 

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UW Coding Bootcamp Courses

UW offers a variety of courses. See them below.

University of Washington Coding Boot Camp

Course Description:

In this full-stack web development course, you’ll learn many of the most in-demand languages used for both front end and back end development and core fundamental topics such as computer science with java, design patterns, and algorithms. The goal is to give you all the skills and knowledge you need to land an entry-level job at your desired company. 

Subjects:

HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Express.js, React.js, Node.js, Database Theory, MongoDB, MySQL, Command Line, Git

Jobs:

Junior Full-Stack Developer, Web Developer

Locations:

Online, Seattle

Process:

  1. Application,
  2. Interview,
  3. Assessment,
  4. Enrollment

University of Washington FinTech Boot Camp

Course Description:

Fintech is currently one of the fastest-growing industries with a huge lack of qualified professionals. If you want to start a career in Fintech, you’ll need the skills taught in this course. You’ll learn:

  • how to program using Python
  • fundamental and advanced machine learning algorithms
  • blockchain technology
  • solidity smart contract
  •  Ethereum, and more. 

By the end of the course, you’ll have a ready portfolio of projects to show prospective employers in the modern financial services sector.

Subjects:

Financial Analysis, Deep Learning, Python, SQL, AWS, Numpy

Jobs:

FinTech Specialist

Locations:

Online, Seattle

Process:

  1. Application,
  2. Interview,
  3. Assessment,
  4. Enrollment

Outcomes

Bootcamp outcomes such as job placement rates and starting average salaries are a huge selling point. But it’s common for university coding bootcamps not to publish any details or statistics, which unfortunately leaves us in the dark as to the success of bootcamp alumni.

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Applying to one of the UW bootcamps is open to everyone (not just UW students), you’ll need to pass a phone interview and complete the required prep work, which is around 40-60 hours. 

Currently, University Of Washington offers two bootcamps: Coding bootcamp and FinTech bootcamp.

The current price for both bootcamp tracks is $12,995.

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