Portland Coding Bootcamps

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By: The SwitchUp Team
Last Updated: October 22, 2019
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Located under the shadow of Mount Hood, Portland is recognized as one of the most environmentally conscious cities in the world due to its farm-to-table dining, public transportation options, large community of cyclists, and numerous public parks. The city is also home to Silicon Forest, a cluster of tech companies in the greater Portland area, with a history dating as far back as the 1940s. Featuring flexible courses in data science, web development, and data analytics, as well as guaranteed job placement, The Tech Academy is the highest rated in the area. Epicodus and Alchemy Code Lab offer courses in software and web development.

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1. The Tech Academy

Locations: Portland, Salt Lake City
Courses: Full-Time Software Developer Boot Camp, Full-Time Python Boot Camp, Full-Time C# and .NET Framework Boot Camp, +9 More
Subjects: .NET, Agile, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, Bootstrap +16 More
Available Online
Verified Outcomes
Flexible Classes
Available Online
Verified Outcomes
Flexible Classes

The Tech Academy’s Software Developer bootcamp prepares students to become junior developers and assists with job-seeking. Participants can study entirely online, attend classes in person, or do a mix of both. The program is self-paced and offers open-enrollment, so students can start whenever and work full- or part-time.

2. Epicodus

Locations: Online, Portland, Seattle
Courses: Intro to Programming (part-time evening), C# and React, Ruby and React, +1 More
Subjects: .NET, Angular, AngularJS, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC +26 More
Available Online
Verified Outcomes
Flexible Classes
Available Online
Verified Outcomes
Flexible Classes

Epicodus coding bootcamp in Portland, Oregon offers courses in website development and mobile applications with part-time and full-time options. Students can benefit from the program’s career services, which helps coach students through their job search, including interview preparation and portfolio assessments; students may continue to access career services for one year after graduating.

3. Alchemy Code Lab

4.91/5 (55 Reviews)
Locations: Portland
Courses: Developer 101: Intro to Web Developer Tools and Technologies, Professional Software Development in Advanced Full Stack JavaScript
Subjects: Agile, Algorithms, CSS, Data Science, Data Structures +21 More
Available Online
Accepts GI Bill
Available Online
Accepts GI Bill

Alchemy Code Lab offers courses ranging from 1- to 12-week formats focused on software development. Students learn to write high-quality code in an environment that features an excellent student-to-staff ratio and expert collaborations. Upon graduating, students will receive comprehensive professional development and support for their job search.

2021 Best Portland Bootcamps received an average 4.00 of 5 based on 457 reviews.

Bootcamp Highlights

Looking for a school with specific qualities? We've awarded merit badges to schools in several key areas:

Available Online

Offer either part-time or immersive courses that are available online. This includes courses that are offered temporarily online due to COVID-19.

Verified Outcomes

Offer a job outcomes report that was independently verified by a third-party auditor.

Flexible Classes

Offer self-paced, part-time, or evening classes.

Job Guarantee

Offer guaranteed job placement after graduation, or the student's tuition is refunded. Visit the official school site for related terms and conditions.

GI Bill

Approved to accept GI Bill funds according to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

VET TEC Provider

Approved as a VET TEC Provider according to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

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