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Online, Denver, Seattle, San Francisco, +3 more.
Austin, Los Angeles, NYC
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About Galvanize

Location: Online, Denver, Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Los Angeles, NYC

In 2018, Galvanize acquired Hack Reactor, a code school that provides immersive software engineering education, career services, and a large network of professional peers. To date, Galvanize/Hack Reactor has more than 7,000 software engineering graduates... Read More

These coding bootcamps are challenging, life-changing, and designed to fit your schedule and skill level. Instructors train students using a computer science and coding curriculum that models the exciting work being done in the software engineering industry. No matter which program you choose, the outcome will be the same. You’ll graduate as an autonomous, full-stack software engineer, fully capable of tackling unique problems and building complex applications on the job.

Any data science-related reviews below refer to Galvanize’s former offerings, which have been phased out in favor of full focus on software engineering education. You can find more software engineering-specific reviews and information on the Hack Reactor SwitchUp page.

Courses

12-Week Software Engineering Immersive (Full-Time)

Cost: $17,980
Duration: 12 weeks
Locations: Online, Denver, Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Los Angeles, NYC
In-person Available Online
Course Description:

After our 12-week coding bootcamp, you'll be what you want to be: a software engineer, fully capable of tackling unique and unfamiliar problems and building complex applications on the job.

During the program, you can expect:
1. Real engineering work, right away: You'll work through hundreds of hours of problems designed to prepare you for success in technical interviews and in the workplace.

2. Real tools and practices to build job-ready skills: You'll gain the skills to plan, scope, build, and manage applications. You'll learn cutting-edge tech like React and ES6, along with Full Stack JavaScript and computer science fundamentals.

2.Real-world expectations to help launch your career: We'll challenge you to meet deadlines and requirements, build autonomy, communicate with precision, and collaborate effectively. Then we'll help you land the job you've worked so hard to prepare for.

Subjects:
CSS, Git, HTML, jQuery, MongoDB, MySQL, Software Test Automation, AJAX, Functional Programming, JSON, MVC, Test-Driven Development (TDD), React.js, Algorithms, AngularJS, Database Design, Express.js, JavaScript, Data Structures

19-Week Software Engineering Online Immersive with JavaScript and Python (Full-Time)

Cost: $17,980
Duration: 19 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Through this 19-week online coding bootcamp, you’ll be able to start thriving in a new career -- even if you have no coding experience.

If you commit 45 hours per week over 19 weeks, you can expect: 1) In-demand technology and computer science. Our curriculum includes algorithms, data structures, networking, and databases. You’ll also learn Python and JavaScript, the two most in-demand programming languages, plus state-of-the-art practices such as microservices, CI/CD, and network security. 2) Expert instruction using a mastery learning model. We crafted a modern curriculum using the mastery learning model to ensure you grasp, internalize, and master every learning module. This includes the ability to retake modules as needed, and each module culminates in a project so you can build an impressive portfolio to show future employers. 3) Training for long-term career health. We cover skills that lead to career sustainability, including how to establish and maintain healthy and supportive work relationships, use stress management to reduce fatigue and frustration, and have confidence in your decisions. 4) Career services. We don’t wait until the end of the program to talk about jobs. Throughout your 19 weeks, our experienced Career Services team will help you land the job and career you want. Get 1:1 coaching tailored to your skills and needs, go through mock interviews, build your professional resume, and more.

Subjects:
CSS, Git, HTML, jQuery, MongoDB, MySQL, Software Test Automation, AJAX, Functional Programming, JSON, MVC, Test-Driven Development (TDD), Python, React.js, Algorithms, AngularJS, Database Design, Express.js, JavaScript, Data Structures

36-Week Software Engineering Immersive (Part-Time)

Cost: $17,980
Duration: 36 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

The carefully designed pace of our part-time online coding bootcamp allows for work-life balance as you train for a new career. Become a software engineer in 36 weeks; learn to code nights and weekends. Afterward, you'll be what you want to be: a software engineer, fully capable of tackling unique and unfamiliar problems and building complex applications on the job.

During the program, you can expect:

1. Real engineering work, right away: You'll work through hundreds of hours of problems designed to prepare you for success in technical interviews and in the workplace.

2. Real tools and practices to build job-ready skills: You'll gain the skills to plan, scope, build, and manage applications. You'll learn cutting-edge tech like React and ES6, along with Full Stack JavaScript and computer science fundamentals.

3. Real-world expectations to help launch your career: We'll challenge you to meet deadlines and requirements, build autonomy, communicate with precision, and collaborate effectively. Then we'll help you land the job you've worked so hard to prepare for.

Subjects:
CSS, Git, jQuery, MongoDB, MySQL, Software Test Automation, AJAX, Functional Programming, MVC, Test-Driven Development (TDD), React.js, Algorithms, AngularJS, Node.js, Express.js, JavaScript

Software Engineering Premium Prep

Cost: $250
Duration: 5 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Our Premium Prep program is designed to transform participants from beginners to having mastery of basic JS fundamentals and crucial skills needed by anyone learning to code. The program includes over 100 hours of live supported learning in a 100% ONLINE group setting using various online tools to connect with staff and peers. The cost of Premium Prep can be applied as a credit towards tuition for any participants who join any Hack Reactor at Galvanize Software Engineering Immersive program.

Hack Reactor also offers free basic prep and a mentored prep option, which you can learn more on the Hack Reactor's website.

Subjects:
JavaScript

Galvanize Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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4.28/5 (152 reviews)

Noah S
Data Science Resident | Graduated: 2021

6/5/2021

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Data Science Immersive

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"An Amazing and VaGluable Experience"

Galvanize's Data Science Immersive sure lives up to its name. The full time program is an immersive, challenging experience. As a recent graduate, I left the program with a host of new skills and understanding of what is expected of a Data Scientist in... Read More

Thomas Garabedian
Graduated: 2021

5/10/2021

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Data Science Immersive

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"Hard work and frustrating, but finishing the program is one of the most satisfying achievements."

It's a hard program and new information and material is constantly being thrown your way. It's hard and frustrating, but keep pushing through and when you complete the course you'll be way more capable than before. The instructors are incredible and really... Read More

Graham Kirsh
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2021

4/23/2021

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Software Engineering Immersive

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"One of the best experiences I've ever had"

Here we are. One week after graduating from Galvanize / Hack Reactor and I have to say that I'm still in shock and awe as to what I just accomplished over the past three months (technically 7 months since I went through a prep course and a pre course... Read More

Louis Bove
Machine Learning Engineer | Graduated: 2021

3/26/2021

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Data Science Immersive

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"Best decision I made to get into Data Science!"

Came into the course with very little coding experience in Python but some good fundamentals in Math. The prep course was very useful and set me up really well to start the course. Once we began the actual course it help a very fast tempo and you really... Read More

Thomas Joy II
Data Scientist | Graduated: 2021

3/16/2021

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Data Science Immersive

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"Best decision of my academic career!!!"

Taking this immersive was one of the bet choices I’ve made during my academic career! I’ve learned so much about Data Science and not just theory like most University courses would be, but application too. I would 100% recommend this course to anyone... Read More

Zack Magnotti
Data Scientist | Graduated: 2021

2/25/2021

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Data Science Immersive

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"Transformative Experience"

As someone who didn't finish college and didn't have a clear plan for my life beyond paying next month's rent, Galvanize has changed my whole life in so many ways. While studying here I not only learned and honed the essential skills necessary to be a... Read More

Connie L.
Graduated: 2021

2/25/2021

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Data Science Immersive

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"Valuable Experience, Comprehensive Curriculum, Competent Instructors, Flexible Payment Options"

I'm a recent SF graduate w a background in consulting. I'm really impressed and in love with everything about the DSI! Organization and Structure: the organization of this program is insane. Every minute of every hour is designed with purpose. It's very... Read More

Mario Parks
Graduated: 2021

2/16/2021

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""Transformative: knowledge, resources, and friends for life!""

Completing the Galvanize Data Science Immersive has been one of the most fulfilling and enriching experiences of my life. I really appreciated the quality of materials even electing the free Basic Prep, the guidance throughout the enrollment process,... Read More

Gina Santana
Graduated: 2020

2/16/2021

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Data Science Immersive

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"Worthwhile Experience"

The remote, full-time DSI program at Galvanize was a worthwhile experience. I started the program with no background in programming. The curriculum is created with all skill levels in mind and works you from the ground up. The instructors and staff are... Read More

Luis Riera
Graduated: 2020

2/16/2021

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Data Science Immersive

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"Great opportunity to LEARN and GROW"

I had a wonderful experience during the Data Science Immersive at Galvanize. The course material introduces you to many concepts, tools, techniques, and other useful resources that will help you immensely as you continue your career as a data scientist.... Read More

Frequently Asked Questions

What financing options are offered by Galvanize?

Galvanize offers many financing options, such as Scholarships, Income Share Agreements, Loan Financing, and Upfront Payments.

What courses are offered at Galvanize?

There are many courses you can take at Galvanize. These include 12-Week Software Engineering Immersive (Full-Time), 19-Week Software Engineering Online Immersive with JavaScript and Python (Full-Time), 36-Week Software Engineering Immersive (Part-Time), Software Engineering Premium Prep

What types of programs are offered at Galvanize?

Galvanize has Full-Time and Part-Time programs for students that can be taken online or in-person.

In these programs, students can learn from and take advantage of pair programming,1:1s with staff, career services, and more.

What are the job outcomes for Galvanize?

For the Data Science Immersive Program, the average salary after graduation is $105,000 for the Data Immersive Program, and 61.6% of alumni find a job.

Galvanize alumni work at various tech companies, such as Adobe, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, and more.

What is the application process at Galvanize like?

Prospective students will need to submit an online form and complete an interview to apply to Galvanize.

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