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Thinkful

Flexible Data Science Bootcamp

Thinkful

Thinkful's data science bootcamp is driven by 1-on-1 mentorship. Students learn the skills they need to get a job by working closely with a professional data scientist. That includes programming in ...

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App Academy

Bootcamp

App Academy

App Academy’s 12-week bootcamps teach everything from JavaScript to Ruby on Rails. At least 98% of App Academy graduates find jobs as software developers, with average annual ...

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Bootcamp

Thinkful

App Academy

Program

Flexible Data Science Bootcamp

Bootcamp

Founded

2012

2012

Duration

6 months

12 weeks

Cost

$1,500 per month, $500 prep course, prep course tuition is applied to bootcamp tuition upon acceptance.

18% of first year salary and $5,000 refundable deposit

Topics

Data Science, Machine Learning, matplotlib, NumPy, PostgreSQL, Python, Regresssion

Algorithms, CSS, Git, HTML, JavaScript, MVC, PostgreSQL, React, Ruby on Rails

Cities

Atlanta, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland, Raleigh, Remote, San Diego, Washington DC

New York, San Francisco

Admissions

Complete prep course or coding challenge, anyone can take the prep course.

Application, 2 coding tests, interview

Placement stats

As a brand-new program, Thinkful aims to carry over its 93% success rate in job placement from Web Development Bootcamp.

98% of graduates eventually get hired with an average salary of $105k in SF and $89k in NY - time to hire unknown

Scholarships

For women and veterans

No

Job Guarantee

No

No

Financing

Yes

Yes

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