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About Thinkful

Location: Online

Thinkful teaches students how to become equipped for the world's next workforce with fast paced, job-ready programs in software engineering, data science, data analytics, and design. Students learn cutting-edge industry standards and work 1-on-1 with... Read More

Thinkful's Engineering and Data Science Immersion programs, Engineering Flex, Engineering Nights & Weekends, Data Science Flex, Product Design Flex, and Data Analytics Flex programs have unprecedented levels of support, with weekly 1-on-1 mentorship, 40+ hours of Q&A sessions, and a bustling Slack community of mentors and fellow students.

The Engineering and Data Science Immersion programs are among the most in-depth and rigorous available. With five full months of expert instruction, team project building, and career prep, the course sets the standard for immersive programs. If you graduate but are not hired as a developer or data scientist within six months, Thinkful refunds 100% of your tuition.

With Thinkful, you'll gain guidance from an active community, attend online office hours and offline local community meetups, while using various tools and resources to help you change your career.

Courses

Data Analytics Flex

Cost: $8,000
Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

The Data Analytics program combines an in-depth, project-based approach with two 1-on-1 sessions every week with a professional Data Analyst. This program is built to help those with no prior experience in data or technology land their first full time job as a data analyst - at a flexible pace and without having to quit your current job! You'll work side-by-side with a professional data analyst to learn statistics, analysis and experiment design, how to work with visualizations in Tableau, a thorough understanding of Excel, SQL and Python. You’ll also have the option to meet in person with fellow students and mentors to share ideas and work through problems.

Subjects:
MySQL, Python, Data Analytics, SQL, Data Visualization

Data Analytics Immersion

Cost: $12,250
Duration: 15 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

A rigorous and structured full-time program built to get you a job as a data analyst. Benefit from instructor-led learning, a virtual classroom environment, 1-on-1 mentorship, and a robust support team.

Data Science Flex

Cost: $9,500
Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

A flexible, online data science course aimed at helping you launch a career. One-on-one mentorship, professional guidance, and a robust community network are on hand to help you succeed in this highly advanced profession.

Subjects:
Data Science

Digital Marketing Flex

Cost: $4,900
Duration: 12 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Learn the technical skills needed to build an audience, create a brand, and drive sales. Study with a flexible, online schedule, a personal mentor, and peer groups. Professional career coaches guide you with networking advice and personalized resume tips to help secure a high-income marketing role.

Subjects:
Digital Marketing

Engineering Flex Program

Cost: $9,500
Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

The Engineering Flex program was designed for students whose schedules vary week to week or for those who can’t commit to regular class times in the evening. The program is flexible, allowing you to set your own schedule to fit your life. By dedicating 20-30 hours a week, you can be ready for a new job and graduate in six months. The program is on your own time but you have to be committed to make it work.

The course teaches students web development fundamentals such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript as well as advanced skills in Node.js, React, data structures and algorithms. Students will build full stack JavaScript applications and come out with strong portfolios. Before graduation, students will conduct mock interviews and polish their resumes, Linkedin and Github profiled with insight from career coaches. Thinkful programs are backed by a tuition reimbursement guarantee - if you don’t get a job within six months of graduating, we’ll refund your tuition.

Engineering Immersion

Cost: $16,000
Duration: 20 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Thinkful’s Engineering Immersion program is designed for people to immerse themselves into web development and get hired as fast as possible. The pace pushes students to become hirable web developers in five months and requires 50-60 hours of effort per week. The fully online program features constant support, as students interact daily with their classmates, instructors, and mentors. Each student will have a dedicated mentor, who they’ll meet with 1-on-1 for half an hour multiple times per week.

The course teaches students web development fundamentals such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript as well as advanced skills in Node.js, React, data structures and algorithms. Students will build full stack JavaScript applications, learn to collaborate in teams, and come out with strong portfolios. Before graduation, students will conduct 5 mock interviews and polish their resumes, Linkedin and Github profiled with insight from career coaches. This program offers an income shared agreement - you won't have to pay tuition until you're hired and earning an income above $40,000/year.

Technical Project Management Flex

Cost: $6,500
Duration: 20 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Break into tech as a project manager. Learn how to plan, schedule, and budget in a business setting while developing the leadership skills for long-term career growth. A flexible format that works around your schedule, with industry mentors and career support until you’re hired.

UX/UI Design Immersion

Cost: $12,150
Duration: 20 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Learn career-ready skills in research, web design, and teamwork on your path to a high-paying role in UX/UI. One-on-one mentorship, interview prep and community support take you from newbie to hired and beyond.

UX/UI Flex

Cost: $9,500
Duration: 26 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Thinkful's UX/UI Flex program is an online, flexible training program for busy, career-focused adults to become job-ready designers. UX/UI Flex is a holistic learning experience that includes mentorship from skilled designers, an industry-vetted curriculum, graded assignments, and a community of fellow designers to support you. Over 90% of senior designers say designers need to know how to code in today's market. You'll study the design process in depth, including UX research, visual design, AND frontend development. You'll also build a portfolio of real-life projects. These skills, combined with dedicated support from career services, will help you land your first job as a designer, or your money back.

Subjects:
UI Design, UX

Thinkful Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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4.65/5 (661 reviews)

Student Submitted Reviews
KHANDAKER SULTANA
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2020

6/8/2021

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"Course filled in the gaps for what I didn't learn in undergrad school."

It has been a real pleasure to be part of the Thinkful software engineering program. Attending Thinkful gave me guidance and direction when I was trying to resume my career after a gap. I had been looking at online boot camps for some time and came across... Read More

Anonymous
Web Designer | Graduated: 2021

5/19/2021

Course
UX/UI Flex

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"The UI/UX bootcamp went south after Chegg took over"

I’ll start with the pros The mentors.. well if you get a good one, mine was great (Aaron), my first one ghosted me and missed two sessions in a row, no explanation from Bloc which mysteriously rebranded to Thinkful in January 2021 without telling students.... Read More

Busra Kurt
Data Analyst | Graduated: 2021

4/17/2021

Course
Data Analytics Flex

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"I could be able to change my career thanks to Thinkful."

When I decided to change my career, I had a research which program could be best fit for me and when I compared Thinkful with others its pros overweighed. * First it was a flex program and as a mother of two toddlers, it gave me the flexibility for the... Read More

Anonymous
Buyer | Graduated: 2020

3/15/2021

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"Thanks to Thinkful, I have my dream job at my ideal company!"

Would recommend! I came to Thinkful to make a career change possible and I can confidently say it worked. The curriculum was thorough and highlighted all of the on-demand skills in the current job market for Data Analysts. The peer driven project work... Read More

Rene V
Data Manager | Graduated: 2020

3/13/2021

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Data Analytics Flex

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"Thinkful is the way to go."

Going through Thinkful to learn and hone my data analytical skills was one of the best things I have ever done. The curriculum solidified skills I already had and taught me skills that I never would have thought I would be able to learn such as Python... Read More

Jose Oseguera
Front End Developer | Graduated: 2021

3/12/2021

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Engineering Immersion

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"Engineering Immersion at Thinkful"

Thinkful is a great boot camp that is both flexible and structured in a way that most university courses would be. The curriculum is rigorous and thorough, but like any course, the student needs to put in the time to practice and do further research outside... Read More

Kenny J Kim
Digital Marketing Specialist | Graduated: 2021

3/12/2021

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Digital Marketing Flex

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"Awesome course with great support & mentorship"

I started the Thinkful Digital Marketing Flex program back in late 2020 and the whole experience was top-notch, to say the least. I learned so much about today's digital marketing tactics such as Google SEO/SEM, social media marketing, email campaigns,... Read More

Lee Vance
SEO Strategist | Graduated: 2021

3/9/2021

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Digital Marketing Flex

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"A great first step in changing careers to become a digital marketer."

I enjoyed the Digital Marketing flex program. I was able to finish early and complete this while attending college courses full time, so if you're looking to take this on while transitioning from one thing to another it's totally possible. My mentor was... Read More

Jeremy Brezovan
Data Analyst | Graduated: 2020

3/8/2021

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Data Science Flex

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"Worth it, if you are able to commit the time"

Curriculum Thinkful advertises their courses as the equivalent of a Master's program. Data science is a broad and deep multidisciplinary topic, and no program could hope to cover everything, but I do feel that Thinkful's program gave me a solid base in... Read More

William Brooks
Graduated: 2020

3/8/2021

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Digital Marketing Flex

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"I find that the best part about the Thinkful program is the mentorship and the career coaching you get with the program."

I thoroughly enjoyed my time with Thinkful. They offer good information where you are working on starting your career immediately. It is CLEARLY their focus to get you going. You will learn the different aspects of digital marketing and apply what you... Read More

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Frequently Asked Questions

What financing options are offered by Thinkful?

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

What courses are offered at Thinkful?

There are many courses you can take at Thinkful. These include Data Analytics Flex, Data Analytics Immersion, Data Science Flex, Digital Marketing Flex, Engineering Flex Program, Engineering Immersion, Technical Project Management Flex, +2 more.

UX/UI Design Immersion, UX/UI Flex

What types of programs are offered at Thinkful?

Thinkful has Full-Time programs for students that can be taken online.

In these programs, students can learn from and take advantage of 1-on-1 mentoring sessions, personalized feedback on submitted assignments, live 1-1 assessments (usually structured as a mock interview), career services, and more.

What are the job outcomes for Thinkful?

The average salary after graduation is $64,417, and 80% of alumni find a job.

Thinkful alumni work at various tech companies, such as Google, IBM, Boeing, Walmart Labs, Amazon, and more.

What is the application process at Thinkful like?

Prospective students will need to submit an online form in order to apply to Thinkful.

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