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The Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area is commonly referred to as the “Research Triangle” due to the three major research universities in the area: North Carolina State University, Duke University, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The establishment of the Research Triangle Park in 1959 led to the creation of tens of thousands of new jobs in science and technology. As a result, the greater Raleigh area became one of the fastest-growing communities in the country by the 21st century...ReadMore
One of the most digitized areas in the country, the Triangle is home to some 250 companies in the fields of tech and science, and continues to draw larger companies to the state, including Amazon, IBM, Lenovo, Citrix, Red Hat, and Cisco. According to CompTIA, Raleigh has the fourth-highest concentration of tech industry workers in the country, and between 2010-2015, experienced a growth of 38.5% in tech jobs, a rate only bested by San Francisco. It has also been named the fourth best city for fostering entrepreneurial growth in the country due to its notable startup scene.
If this ever-expanding and innovative area appeals to you, you might be interested in what educational opportunities the area has to offer. Exclusively local bootcamps Momentum and Project Shift feature immersive full-stack courses in coding and software engineering for all experience levels. National and regional bootcamps with operations in the area, such as Tech Talent South, have programs covering a variety of areas including web design, data analytics, and data science.
Learn More: SwitchUp has compiled hundreds of verified alumni reviews that range from 1 to 5 stars for these courses. Our comprehensive guide to coding bootcamps in Raleigh-Durham will help you kick-start your research. Be sure to check out all the individual reviews, photos, and community discussions before making your decision.Read Less
Looking for a school with specific qualities? We've awarded merit badges to schools in several key areas:
Offer either part-time or immersive courses that are available online. This includes courses that are offered temporarily online due to COVID-19.
Offer a job outcomes report that was independently verified by a third-party auditor.
Offer self-paced, part-time, or evening classes.
Offer guaranteed job placement after graduation, or the student's tuition is refunded. Visit the official school site for related terms and conditions.
Approved to accept GI Bill funds according to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
Approved as a VET TEC Provider according to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.