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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 weekly 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.

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 (1082 reviews)

Emma Eshler
UX/UI Designer | Graduated: 2021

9/27/2021

Course
UI/UX Design Career Track

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Job Support

"I got a REALLY good job before I even finished the program."

Overall, I really love Springboard and it was personally a really great fit for me. Overall: This program was a lot of work. I thought I would finish well before the nine months...I did not. Realistically, I had a full time job and was taking this course... Read More

Alana Burns
Graduated: 2021

9/25/2021

Course
UI/UX Design Career Track

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Job Support

"Great program overall"

I appreciated that Springboard was so considerate of their students—offering pauses to accommodate varying work/life situations and always being willing to help out. The curriculum was engaging and Springboard does a great job overall of making students... Read More

Desmond McLemore
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2021

9/25/2021

Course
Software Engineering Career Track

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Job Support

"Really enjoyed my program."

I really loved the go at your own pace of Springboard. It was one of the main things that drew me towards this bootcamp. They do a wonderful job supporting you all the way through, but not too much if you don't want it. I personally like to figure things... Read More

Nathan M Wodarz
Graduated: 2021

9/22/2021

Course
Data Science Career Track

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Job Support

"Strong Career Coaching"

There is a lot of material online that teaches data science concepts such as machine learning and deep learning. Anyone capable of completing an online boot camp could probably successfully learn on their own. Springboard gives benefits beyond the actual... Read More

Amanda McLaurin
Graduated: 2021

9/21/2021

Course
UX Career Track

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Job Support

"UX Design Career Track was great"

I started out with the Intro to UX Design course then enrolled in the UX Design Career Track. I was very pleased that they offered the short course first so I could get a feel for the curriculum and gauge if UX was going to be the best path for me. The... Read More

Samuel Okoye
Graduated: 2021

9/18/2021

Course
Data Science Career Track

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Job Support

"Springboard built me and made me successful"

If you want be challenged or enjoy being challenged, then Springboard is for you. If you want to be successful in as little as 4 months to 6months, then Springboard is for you. When I started Springboard I wasn’t very sure what I was doing. All I knew... Read More

Fiona Dean
Data Analyst | Graduated: 2021

9/17/2021

Course
Data Analytics Career Track

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Curriculum

Job Support

"Enjoyed the curriculum"

It was very easy to move through the curriculum and check things off as you go. Videos generally helped lots, especially with small things like where a button is. Mentors I'm sure can be hit or miss, mine was great. I'd like to see them expand on how... Read More

Milan Zagorac
Graduated: 2021

9/14/2021

Course
Software Engineering Career Track

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Curriculum

Job Support

"Only boot camp that allows you to work at your pace"

It took me almost a year to find a boot camp. I landed on Springboard as it was the only one that was self-paced and online which allowed me to maintain my current employment. It wasn't easy but the support system in place helped me be successful and... Read More

malini chandran
Graduated: 2021

9/14/2021

Course
Software Engineering Career Track

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Curriculum

Job Support

"Software Engineering Career Track"

Enrolling in Springboard's software engineering career track has been one of the best decisions of my life. I started with nothing and ended up doing four capstone projects which were completely designed and developed by me. I would recommend this course... Read More

Oluwatoba Oyekanmi
Graduated: 2021

9/14/2021

Course
Data Science Career Track

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Curriculum

Job Support

"Springboard's Data Science Career Track Prep Review"

Prior joining Springboard, I had some technical background and experience with Data Science but struggled to actually get a job. After going through the process judiciously and with great dedication, I can confidently say Springboard has helped me build... 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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