The University of Illinois Chicago Coding Bootcamp

Launch your software engineering career in 12 to 26 weeks.
Become a professional web developer through the UIC Coding Bootcamp. Choose between full- and part-time depending on your schedule and learn the in-demand fullstack JavaScript skills you need to kick-start a fulfilling tech career.
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Become a professional web developer through the UIC Coding Bootcamp. Choose between full- and part-time depending on your schedule and learn the in-demand fullstack JavaScript skills you need to kick-start a fulfilling tech career.
The Demand for Web Developers
From Chicago to the United States as a whole, software developers are in high demand. According to research from EMSI, there are thousands of open web development and technology roles in the Chicagoland area alone.
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Nationally, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of software developers is projected to grow 21 percent from 2018 to 2028. Businesses actively seeking web development professionals span across all industries and sizes, including local high-tech employers like Google, LinkedIn, and Salesforce, to name a few.

Students who complete the UIC Coding Bootcamp will be well equipped for roles like Web Developer, Junior Software Developer, Front-End Developer, and many others.

Add Coding Skills to Your Resume Today
The UIC Coding Bootcamp provides students with career guidance every step of the way, from resume assistance to preparing students for successful physical and technical interviews.
Full-Time
Cohort Application Deadline Class Dates Class Schedule Course Format
April 2021 April 19, 2021 April 26, 2021–
July 16, 2021
Weekdays,
9am CT–3pm CT
100% Live Online
Cohort April 2021
Application Deadline April 19, 2021
Class Dates April 26, 2021–
July 16, 2021
Class Schedule Weekdays,
9am CT–3pm CT
Course Format 100% Live Online
Part-Time
Cohort Application Deadline Class Dates Class Schedule Course Format
April 2021 April 20, 2021 April 27, 2021–
Oct 23, 2021
Mon/Weds or Tues/Thurs
6:30pm CT–9:30pm CT
Saturday: 9am CT–1pm CT
100% Live Online
Cohort April 2021
Application Deadline April 20, 2021
Class Dates April 27, 2021–
Oct 23, 2021
Class Schedule
Mon/Weds or Tues/Thurs
6:30pm CT–9:30pm CT
Saturday: 9am CT–1pm CT
Course Format 100% Live Online
Fullstack Academy is a top-ranked immersive school for web development and cybersecurity training. Fullstack offers comprehensive in-person and remote training opportunities across the U.S. and prepares students with the in-demand skills they need to launch fulfilling tech careers.

Graduates are assisted by a dedicated career service team and leave as members of the Fullstack–UIC community—a supportive alumni network that can help open doors to future jobs in Chicago and beyond.

Fullstack brings its learning method, reputation, and community to the UIC Coding Bootcamp to make software developer training more accessible to individuals outside of traditional tech hubs.

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How It Works
Overview
  • Part-Time: 26-week immersive
  • Full-Time: 12-week immersive
  • Receive professional development assistance—including resume, networking, and interview guidance—to jump-start a lucrative career in web development.
  • Gain dedicated career support from our talented team of Career Coaches
  • Students receive a certificate from UIC Extended Campus upon completing the program.
Class Schedule

Part-Time Class Schedule

Mon/Weds or Tues/Thurs 6:30pm CT–9:30pm CT
Saturdays 9am CT–1pm CT
Course Format: 100% Live Online

Full-Time Class Schedule

Weekdays 9am CT–3pm CT
Course Format: 100% Live Online
Tuition
We aim to ensure that every applicant, regardless of budget, has the opportunity to break into a career in web development.
Full Tuition Financing Early Enrollment Discount Scholarships
$12,910 $269/mo $250 $500

Students will need to make a $1,000 dollar initial deposit at enrollment with the remaining balance due one week prior to the first day of the cohort.

We have partnered with Skills Fund and Climb to offer student loan assistance to those who qualify.

Learn more about our financing options

Students who apply and enroll before 3/22/21 for the Full-Time cohort and 3/23/21 for the Part-Time cohort will receive an automatic $250 discount on tuition.

For UIC alumni, current students and employees and Intro to Coding attendees.

$2,000

Military Scholarship for March 2021 cohort, $1,000 Military Scholarship for subsequent cohorts (Current military personnel or veterans)

Full Tuition
$12,910

Students will need to make a $1,000 dollar initial deposit at enrollment with the remaining balance due one week prior to the first day of the cohort.

Financing
$269/mo

We have partnered with Skills Fund and Climb to offer student loan assistance to those who qualify.

Learn more about our financing options

Early Enrollment Discount
$250

Students who apply and enroll before 3/22/21 for the Full-Time cohort and 3/23/21 for the Part-Time cohort will receive an automatic $250 discount on tuition.

Scholarships
$500

For UIC alumni, current students and employees and Intro to Coding attendees.

$2,000

Military Scholarship for March 2021 cohort, $1,000 Military Scholarship for subsequent cohorts (Current military personnel or veterans)

Change Your Career. Change Your Life.
Double your income with a new career in software development by learning fullstack JavaScript in 26 weeks.
Entry-level Junior Software Engineers in Chicago make $82,097 on average, with average salaries of $109,000 for mid- to senior-level roles, making it an exciting time to start a career in software development.
Graduates of the UIC Coding Bootcamp will qualify for full-time software development positions that could earn them a starting salary that’s +15% higher than the average salary in Chicago.
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What You Will Learn
Our curriculum is broken into three phases and is built to be hands-on and give you experience working with other developers. By the time you graduate, you’ll have used what you learned to produce a portfolio of projects you can show employers.
  • Curriculum teaches fullstack JavaScript.
  • Career development team works with students during and after the program to help them get hired.
  • Graduates qualify for software developer jobs, software engineering jobs, web developer jobs, and more.
  • 1 Month
    Web Foundations
    HTML
    CSS—Animations
    Flexbox
    The Document Object Model (DOM)
    Text Editors
  • 2 Months
    Front-End Development
    Data Types & Expressions & Conditionals
    Functions & Methods
    Object, Object Literals & Arrays
    Looping
    Events & Event Listeners
    AJAX
    jQuery
    Git
    Github
    Command Line
  • 3 Months
    Back-End and Fullstack Development
    Intro to Servers
    Express
    SQL, Postgres
    Databases & Database Design
    Deployment
    React
    Authentication
Who Should Attend
Both the full- and part-time programs are specifically designed for beginners. There’s no experience required to apply, be accepted, or succeed.
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Successful bootcamp students have backgrounds in:

Teaching

Teaching

Finance

Finance

Retail

Retail

Healthcare

Healthcare

Graphic Design

Graphic Design

Admin

Admin

Biology

Biology

And more...

And more...

If this sounds like you, apply today and join others like you on the first steps to a life-changing career.
Ready to Start Learning?
Apply to study at the UIC Coding Bootcamp today.
  1. Fill out our online application form
  2. Take our nontechnical assessment
    • Timed — 30 minutes
    • No coding experience required
    • Covers logical reasoning
    • Complete at the best time for you
  3. Receive an entrance decision
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