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About Springboard

Location: Online

Springboard is an online learning platform that prepares students for the tech industry’s most in-demand careers with comprehensive, mentor-led online programs in software engineering, data science, machine learning, UI/UX design, cybersecurity, and more.... Read More

All Springboard courses are 100% online, remote, and self-paced throughout an average of six to nine months.

The Springboard experience gives our students access to a unique community of industry mentors, thought leaders, and alumni, who are on hand to offer insights, networking opportunities, and support throughout our programs and well past graduation. Every Springboard student is matched with a personal student advisor and industry mentor who guides them throughout the program through regular video calls.

Before graduation, Springboard’s career services team supports students in their job search, helping prepare them for interviews and networking, and facilitates their transition into the tech industry. Our tuition-back guarantee allowing students a six-month runway to secure the role of their dreams means students can take charge and invest in themselves.

Springboard’s support does not end when students graduate. All our graduates benefit from an extensive support network encompassing career services, 1:1 career coaching, networking tips, resume assistance, interview prep, and salary negotiation.

This approach has seen considerable success: since Springboard was founded in 2013, 94% of eligible graduates secured a job within one year, earning an average salary increase of $26,000.

Springboard is excited to offer SwitchUp an exclusive scholarship for $500 off tuition! Use promo code SWITCHUP500 when enrolling. *This offer is only valid for new applicants. Applicants who have already summited an application cannot claim this scholarship. This scholarship cannot be combined with other scholarships and/or offers. Qualifying Courses: Data Analytics Career Track, Data Science Career Track, Software Engineering Career Track, UI/UX Design Career Track, UX Career Track,

At Springboard, we equip our students with the skills they'll need to find their dream jobs in a tech-centric economy. To that end, we believe in providing transparency around our outcomes, so that students like you can make well-informed decisions. This report is intended to provide information regarding data on job placements and student demographics for all Springboard career tracks: https://ddf46429.springboard.com/uploads/resources/1644953246_Outcomes_2021_All_Career_Tracks.pdf.

Courses

UX Career Track

Cost: $7,900
Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Become a UX designer in six months, job guaranteed! If you don’t land a job within six months of graduating from this intensive user experience course, your tuition will be refunded.

The UX Career Track is a self-paced, mentor-guided, online bootcamp designed for people with adjacent skills from a few specific backgrounds: visual design, coding, marketing, and research. With the fundamentals already in place, you'll master design thinking, develop cross-functional communication skills, and create real-world projects that you can show off in a unique portfolio. After graduation, you’ll continue to enjoy the support of career coaches and access to our employer network so that you can land an entry-level UX job. Of course, from day one onward, you’ll enjoy one-on-one support from an industry mentor and a strong community of fellow students all working toward reaching their career goals.

Upfront: $6,900
Monthly: $1,299

Deferred Tuition: $500 deposit, $527 for 18 months after starting new job, total is $10,000

Subjects:
UX Testing, A/B Testing, UI Design, UX, UX Design

UI/UX Design Career Track

Cost: $11,900
Duration: 36 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Springboard's UX Design course is an introductory online course for learning UX Design. The objective of the course is to emphasize learning by doing and help you build a portfolio as you learn. We also interleave industry insights with learning material for wider context and awareness.

When you enroll in this course, you will get -
1. You will get a high-quality online curriculum, which contains the best UX learning resources handpicked from the web and structured into a logical curriculum by an experienced UX Designer.
2. A Student Advisor will talk with you about your learning objectives and preferences for a mentor, and find the best 1-1 mentor match accordingly. They will support you throughout the course.
3. As you work through the curriculum and projects at your own pace, you will have 1-1 video calls with your mentor every week. You can ask them questions about the curriculum, get project feedback or career advice.
4. In addition to your weekly mentor calls, you'll have access to weekly live Office Hours and an exclusive community of mentors and students for discussions with the broader community.
5. Once you finish the course material and submit the Capstone Project, you will get a Certificate of Completion.

This course is suitable for -
a) anyone who wants to transition into a career in UX
b) anyone who works with UX/UI Designers and wants to understand their work better

Upfront: $10,000
Monthly: $1,299

Deferred Tuition: $700 deposit, $794 for 18 months after starting new job, total is $15,000

Subjects:
UX

Springboard Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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4.69/5 (1267 reviews)

Anahil Jimenez
Ux/UI design | Graduated: 2022

4/22/2022

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UI/UX Design Career Track

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"Good to get the fundamentals"

I said the best part as long as you have a good mentor you'll get the most out of the program since the mentors are people that work in the field so you get to have feedback from someone with real life experience. I think some subjects need more in depth... Read More

Bernardo Narvaez
Software Engineering Career Track | Graduated: 2022

4/17/2022

Course
Software Engineering Career Track

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"Overall strong program"

The curriculum and teacher are the strong points for this boot camp. The one on one mentoring is also very good but could use some improvement on engagement. Engagement with your cohort is severely lacking and I wish the school would do more to promote... Read More

Charlie Beck
Graduated: 2022

4/13/2022

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UI/UX Design Career Track

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"Full Scope UI/UX Knowledge"

The UI/UX program at Springboard is a complete offering, giving you the opportunity to learn every detail surrounding UX design and making you apply that knowledge to a variety of projects. From the simple design spruce ups to full-scale capstones, you... Read More

Yuriy Sereda
Freelance tutor | Graduated: 2022

4/13/2022

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Data Science Career Track

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"Career coaching, mentoring, data analysis and machine learning"

It was a correct decision to learn at the Data Science Career Track program at Springboard, as I finally started getting responses from employers. On one of the applications I was one step away from employment. This course helps boost your chances and... Read More

Anonymous
Graduated: 2022

4/12/2022

Course
Software Engineering Career Track

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"Very good and well constructed course"

Springboard's Software Engineering Career Track is built for people that want to switch their career path and become a software engineer. This 9-month course helps you develop skills (Python, JaveScript, etc.) necessary for looking for a job in the market.... Read More

Shivam Tiwari
Graduated: 2022

4/12/2022

Course
UI/UX Design Career Track

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"Difficult, But Worth it"

It was a difficult journey to manage my time on an online, 'open-ended' course (although there still are deadlines), but I learned a lot about how UX and UI Design is applied. Through the projects and group Industry Design Project, I was really able to... Read More

Rayees Ahamed B
Scientist | Graduated: 2022

4/7/2022

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Data Science Career Track

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"Worth every minute of learning"

The curriculum is excellently designed and does not require any programming or computer science experience for anyone to participate. I am a biologist and absolutely did not had any experience in data science. I took the Data Science prep course first,... Read More

Joshua Thompson
Security Anaylist | Graduated: 2022

4/6/2022

Course
Cyber Security Career Track

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Job Support

"Springboard has so much support to offer a new student and made my experience as someone new to IT very friendly."

I started Springboard with very little IT experience. They have a great program set up with many support lines. From student mentors to career coaching. They also have a platform to reach out with other students in the program. I experienced a personal... Read More

Ian Hudson
Data Analyst | Graduated: 2022

4/5/2022

Course
Data Analytics Career Track

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"A great learning experience!"

From the start, Springboard moves you along quickly. Onboarding went smoothly. They match you with a great Mentor and you meet for 30 mins each week. You talk about curriculum and all things that may or may not even be quantifiable. I felt immediately... Read More

Caroline Keane
Graduated: 2022

4/5/2022

Course
UI/UX Design Career Track

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"Overall, a great experience"

Pros: - Good support and admin team always willing to help you out - Good experience with mentors who work in the industry, as well as a good experience with career coaches who are also in the business of recruiting people - You go through mock interviews... Read More

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Frequently Asked Questions

What financing options are offered by Springboard?

Springboard offers many financing options, such as Scholarships, Loan Financing, Deffered Payment, and Upfront Payments.

What courses are offered at Springboard?

There are many courses you can take at Springboard. These include the Cyber Security Career Track, Data Analytics Career Track, Data Engineering Career Track, Data Science Career Track, Data Science Career Track Prep, Introduction to Design, Machine Learning Engineering Career Track, Software Engineering Career Track, Software Engineering Career Track Prep Course, UI/UX Design Career Track, and UX Career Track.

What are the job outcomes for Springboard?

For UX Design and Data Science Career Track students, the average salary increase is $26K.

Springboard alumni work at various tech companies, such as Wayfair, Boeing, Pandora, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, LinkedIn, and more.

What is the application process at Springboard like?

Prospective students need to fill out the course's application form to get started. There is no application fee and the application takes about 10-15 minutes to complete. After completing the initial application, Springboard will reach out to you to schedule an interview with one of their Admissions Managers to discuss your background and learning goals to make sure you're a good fit for the program.

If it's a fit, they'll send you a technical skills survey to test your skills and experience. Applicants spend up to 3 hours on this. If you pass the skills survey, Springboard will send you a registration link so you can choose the start date and payment plan that works for you.

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