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
August 2021 July 26, 2021 August 2, 2021–
Oct 22, 2021
Weekdays,
9am CT–3pm CT
100% Live Online
Cohort August 2021
Application Deadline July 26, 2021
Class Dates August 2, 2021–
Oct 22, 2021
Class Schedule Weekdays,
9am CT–3pm CT
Course Format 100% Live Online
Part-Time
Cohort Application Deadline Class Dates Class Schedule Course Format
August 2021 August 3, 2021 August 10, 2021–
Feb 12, 2022
Tues/Thurs
6:30pm CT–9:30pm CT
Saturday: 9am CT–1pm CT
100% Live Online
Cohort August 2021
Application Deadline August 3, 2021
Class Dates August 10, 2021–
Feb 12, 2022
Class Schedule
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

  • 15 hours of homework per week

  • 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

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.
There are many ways to pay for your bootcamp experience including self-pay, employer-pay, government assistance, scholarships and personal loans. Learn more about payment options.
Full Tuition Early Enrollment Discount Scholarships
$12,910 $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.

Students who apply and enroll before 6/28/21 for the Full-Time August cohort and 7/06/21 for the Part-Time August cohort will receive an automatic $250 discount on tuition.

UIC current students, alumni and employees receive a $500 scholarship.

$1,000

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.

Early Enrollment Discount
$250

Students who apply and enroll before 6/28/21 for the Full-Time August cohort and 7/06/21 for the Part-Time August cohort will receive an automatic $250 discount on tuition.

Scholarships
$500

UIC current students, alumni and employees receive a $500 scholarship.

$1,000

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 12-26 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.

  • Phase 1

    Web Foundations

    HTML
    Responsive CSS
    Data Types & Expressions & Conditionals
    Looping
    Functions & Methods
    Object Literals & Arrays
    Git & Github
    Command Line
  • Phase 2

    Front-End Development

    Document Object Model (DOM)
    Events & Event Listeners
    Single Page Applications
    AJAX
    React
    React Router
    Intro to APIs
  • Phase 3

    Back-End and Fullstack Development

    Intro to Servers
    Node
    Express
    Databases & Database Design
    SQL, Postgres
    Authentication
    Encryption & Hashing
    Deployment

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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