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Hackbright Academy

Courses: 12 Week Full-Time Software Engineering Program, 24 Week - Part-Time Software Engineering Program, Hackbright Prep Course

Locations

Online, Oakland, San Jose, San Francisco

About Hackbright Academy

Hackbright Academy offers various programming courses designed to empower women to become Software Engineers. Hackbright Academy teaches the fundamentals of modern web development, then introduces graduates to Silicon Valley companies looking to expand... Read More

All students are matched with up to three experienced software engineers as mentors, as well as given customized career coaching support throughout the program. There are various scholarships and payment plans available to students. Hackbright's strategic relationships with companies in the industry allow them to keep your tuition low. If you receive and accept a full-time job offer from one of the companies in their network, Hackbright Academy will refund part of your tuition in favor of a placement fee. Companies in their network include Amazon, Yelp, Slack and many more.

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Courses

12 Week Full-Time Software Engineering Program

  • Cost: $16,895
  • Duration: 12 weeks
Locations: Online, Oakland, San Jose, San Francisco
Course Description:

Hackbright offers an Immersive Software Engineering Program that empowers women to become software engineers in 12 weeks. The full-time program is an intensive Monday through Friday course with classes from 10 am to 6 pm. Core instruction includes the fundamentals of computer science and modern web development such as the command line, Python, JavaScript, HTML & CSS, Git, Flask, Django, pair programming, SQL/ORMS/NOSQL, deployment and more! Students will enjoy a host of other benefits including mentorship, tech talks and career services.

24 Week - Part-Time Software Engineering Program

  • Cost: $16,895
  • Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online, San Francisco
Course Description:

The part-time software development program is stimulating, exciting and fulfilling. Our challenging curriculum is based on 5 years of training students, providing tangible feedback, and helping each individual improve throughout the learning process. Students can partake in
Hackbright's life-changing Software Engineering Program while working.

The Part-Time Software Engineering Program will teach you the fundamentals of computer science in addition to modern web development. This part-time program includes labs and lectures on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, plus Saturdays.

One of the most in-demand languages to learn in the industry is Python – the core language of our curriculum. Companies that use Python include Google, Yelp, and Dropbox to name a few.

Mastering Python here will help you start thinking like an engineer. You can feel confident that you’ll walk out of the door ready to tackle any engineering role.

Subjects: CSS, Git, HTML, AJAX, Python, SQL, Django, JavaScript

Hackbright Prep Course

  • Cost: $249
  • Duration: 5 weeks
Locations: Online, San Jose, San Francisco
Course Description:

This is a 5-week part-time night course will teach you the basic fundamentals of programming. You will leave with a foundation in Python and be introduced to HTML, CSS, and Flask. The course is geared to those who are planning to apply to a bootcamp or considering shifting their careers.

Hackbright Academy Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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4.31/5

(54 reviews)
    1/6/2021
  • Anonymous
  • 12 Week Full-Time Software Engineering Program
  • Graduated: 2020

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"really great to be in a group of women, all trying to do something difficult- change careers"

really great to be in a group of women, all trying to do something difficult- change careers pros: - the instructors really care and want us to learn and are willing to go above and beyond to help us, even staying after hours - there are varying levels... Read More

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    1/6/2021
  • Anonymous
  • 12 Week Full-Time Software Engineering Program
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Really strong female community and teaching staff"

Pros: - I participated in a remote session due to COVID-19. Even though the staff, my cohort mates, and I were remote, a strong sense of community was fostered among the women. Hackbright was thoughtful and intentional in choosing Discord as the platform... Read More

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    1/4/2021
  • Becca Steinke
  • 12 Week Full-Time Software Engineering Program
  • Graduated: 2020

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"A welcoming environment that taught me the fundamentals of programming and more"

The program is 12 weeks, which is a great length and didn’t feel like too long to put my life on pause. The instructors were encouraging and welcoming. No question asked was ever viewed as a “stupid” question. My cohort was particularly encouraging and... Read More

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    1/1/2021
  • Chihaya Satoh
  • Hackbright Prep Course
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Wonderful Starter Course!"

I recommend this to anyone who’s interested in programming but doesn’t know where to start. They have a great structure, course materials and support. Exercises and homework are fun and challenging. Instructors are very kind yet motivating and encouraging.... Read More

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    12/31/2020
  • Anonymous
  • Hackbright Prep Course
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Hackbright Prep was a fulfilling learning experience!"

Hackbright Prep is a 5-week, part-time course in the fundamentals of Python, with lectures, pair programming exercises, and assignments each week. Absolute pros: - Part time so not as heavy a time commitment if you're not sure about where a full time... Read More

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    12/31/2020
  • Anonymous
  • Hackbright Prep Course
  • Graduated: 2020

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"100% worth it!"

I had the most wonderful experience during the prep course. The instructors were knowledgeable and always willing to further explain concepts. Not once did I ever feel like I couldn't learn something. It was the perfect environment where I felt supported... Read More

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    12/29/2020
  • Anonymous
  • 12 Week Full-Time Software Engineering Program
  • Graduated: 2020

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"You get out what you put in"

Biggest Pro: The staff are extremely friendly and the overall environment and culture are incredible. With the exception fo the career team (which clearly have issues with the rest of the staff internally as well) the overall experience and receptiveness... Read More

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    12/28/2020
  • Anonymous
  • Hackbright Prep Course
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Love the all-female cohort"

I did the Python Prep Course online, and I was not coming from a tech background at all (some participants were from a tech/IT background, but were new to Python). I really think this was a great course for all of the different levels of experience, though... Read More

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    12/28/2020
  • Anonymous | Solutions Engineer
  • 12 Week Full-Time Software Engineering Program
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Join for the network, stay for the tech"

I came to the program looking to fill in some gaps as well as get support for the job search. I would say that this community is incredible and that everything learned is what is needed to be successful in the job search. Our Demo night had great recruiters... Read More

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    12/28/2020
  • Anonymous | Senior Technical Support Engineer
  • 12 Week Full-Time Software Engineering Program
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Great! The content is relevant and always updated"

pros : -a positive environment to thrive. -relevant content - 1:1 weekly Mentor Experience - various events for networking with members of the industry - 1:1 weekly advisor sessions cons: - level of technical expertise among instructors won't be the same... Read More

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Hackbright Academy's average rating is 4.31 out of 5.0 based on 54 review(s).

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