Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Classes begin quarterly in Berkeley, San Francisco, and Belmont. Please visit our locations and schedule page for upcoming dates and class times.
  • Our part-time program is designed for working professionals who are actively pursuing a career change or advancement. The part-time schedule allows you to continue working while studying at Berkeley Coding Boot Camp.
  • Our full-time program is just that—full time—with classes Monday through Friday. Students can complete the full-time program at an accelerated pace.
  • Students can complete the part-time program in 6 months (24 weeks).
  • Students can complete the full-time program in 3 months (12 weeks).
  • Classes are offered in San Francisco, Berkeley, and Belmont. Visit our locations page for details.
  • Yes. We offer all of our students career support and coaching, including portfolio reviews, resume assistance, and technical interview training. In addition, we offer students experiential learning opportunities to strengthen their portfolio. Learn more about our career services.
  • While some background knowledge is helpful, no experience is needed as long as you are dedicated and eager to learn. Our pre-course tutorials will help you prepare for our program.
  • At Berkeley Coding Boot Camp, it’s not about your experience, your resume or your degree—it’s about your passion and drive to succeed. Web development is tough work, and we look for students who are determined and willing to give the program their all in order to achieve life-changing results.
  • No, applicants do not need to be Berkeley students. This program is offered through UC Berkeley Extension.
  • Our program has an application process and is not open enrollment. Once a prospective student fills out the form or calls our admissions department, they will go through an initial phone interview with an advisor. Applicants who are recommended to move forward will then take a critical thinking and problem-solving coding test. Those who pass the academic test will have a final interview with our academic department to determine if they are accepted into the program.
  • No, the only requirement is that you be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED.
  • We offer the flexibility of a part-time program, allowing working professionals to study web development without leaving work, as well as a full-time program for those who want to complete the course at a faster pace.
  • Students benefit from a robust set of professional development services to prepare them for success as they work to advance or change careers.
  • Our curriculum is built based on the most in-demand technologies specific to the regional market.
  • Our part-time program requires 10 hours of in-class time per week. In addition, you must be willing to dedicate a minimum of 20* hours to outside work per week (*depending on experience) in order to truly immerse yourself in the materials covered in class.
  • Our full-time program requires 30 hours of in-class time per week. You must be willing to dedicate a minimum of 20-30* hours to outside work per week (*depending on experience) in order to thrive in our FT program.
  • Yes, a reliable laptop is required for this course. Laptops can be Mac or PC, with a minimum 8GB of RAM and a dual core processor.
  • If you’re unsure if your laptop meets the requirements,  please check with our admissions advisor first and they will make sure you’re good to go.
  • No, all that is needed for class is your laptop and the eagerness to learn.
  • Currently, Berkeley alumni are eligible for a $500 scholarship toward tuition. We also offer early registration pricing and payment plans.
  • Please call our admissions advisor at (510) 306-1218 to get details on tuition cost and any available loans.
  • Both our part-time and full-time programs cost $11,995. Scholarships and payment plans are available for those who qualify.
    • We’re so glad you asked. If you’re interested in partnering with our bootcamp or accessing our student portal, please fill out this form and a member of our career services team will get in touch with you.
    • Students access this dynamic program 100% online, learning full-stack web development through timed, in-class exercises and projects. Our online format is designed with flexibility and accountability in mind. You are personally accountable for your own progress each week. This makes achieving your career goals even more rewarding.

      • Students benefit from collaboration with their peers and receive instruction from professionals with 3-5 years of industry experience. You won’t be watching videos and learning by yourself—you’ll get the real, instructor-led live online classroom experience.
      • Yes. This online coding boot camp was designed for working adults, students and busy professionals, giving participants the advantage of flexibility.
      • Students will complete the online boot camp in 24 weeks.
      • Yes. We offer all of our students career support and coaching, including portfolio reviews, resume assistance and technical interview training. You will be supported by an entire team including a Student Success Team and a Career Services team. Learn more about our career planning support.
      • The online coding boot camp offers students the exact same curriculum and outcome.
      • No, previous experience is not required. While having some background can help, our pre-course materials will get you up to speed and ready to get started on day one.
      • Students can expect to commit a total of 240 hours to the class (10 hours of class each week). Including self-study, we recommend setting aside 30+ hours per week during the course.
      • The online coding boot camp offers students the exact same curriculum and outcome, but with the advantage of online classes. Both boot camps teach the same thing first and foremost — how to think like and become a developer.
      • Yes. Students will build front-end websites, create full-stack single-page applications and more through real-world projects as they gain practical web development experience and build a professional portfolio.
      • Students may be concerned about being isolated and not having the right support network in place when learning online. As part of the online coding boot camp, we’ve created a strong sense of community where you can engage and work with your peers to help each other overcome problems, as it’s likely you’ll be working through the curriculum at roughly the same pace. You will be able to engage with other students through a dedicated Slack channel. In addition to other students, you will have a network of staff members to motivate and support you. These layers of support include Teaching Assistants, a Student Success Team and a Career Services Team.
      • Before and after class daily, we hold structured office hours. Students can join breakout groups that cover specific topics like This week’s homework or yesterday’s class, or can choose to work solo with 1:1 help from an instructional staff member.
      • A reliable computer is required for this course. Either Mac or PC, with a minimum 8GB of RAM and a dual-core processor. If you’re unsure if your device meets the requirements, please check with your admissions advisor first and they will make sure you’re good to go.
      • No, all that is needed for class is your laptop with the above-mentioned specifications.
      • Students receive a Certificate of Completion from Berkeley Coding Boot Camp, the only university-backed coding boot camp in San Francisco.
      • Our unique program was designed for working adults, students and busy professionals, giving participants the advantage of flexibility.
      • Students benefit from professional development coursework to prepare them for success as they work to advance or change careers.
      • Our curriculum is built based on in-demand technologies needed for the competitive web development industry.
      • Our flexible, part-time program costs $11,995. Scholarships and payment plans are available for those who qualify.
        • Classes begin quarterly in San Francisco and Belmont. Please visit our locations and schedule page for upcoming dates and class times.
        • Yes, Berkeley Data Analytics Boot Camp was designed to fit the needs of working professionals with convenient evening and weekend hours.
        • Students can complete the program in under six months (24 weeks).
        • In-person classes are offered in San Francisco and Belmont. For more details, visit our locations page.
        • Yes. We offer all of our students career support and coaching, including portfolio reviews, resume assistance, and technical interview training. In addition, we offer students experiential learning opportunities to strengthen their portfolio. Learn more about our career services.
        • No programming experience is required. It is recommended that applicants hold a Bachelor’s Degree or have at least two years of experience in business, management, finance, statistics, or a related field.
        • No, applicants do not need to be Berkeley students. This program is offered through UC Berkeley Extension.
        • Our program has an application process and is not open enrollment. Once a prospective student fills out the form or calls our admissions department, they will go through an initial phone interview with an advisor. Applicants who are recommended to move forward will then take a critical thinking and problem-solving test. Those who pass the academic test will have a final interview with our academic department to determine if they are accepted into the program.
        • We offer a part-time program that allows working professionals to study data science and visualization without leaving their current job.
        • Students benefit from a robust set of professional development services to prepare them for success as they work to advance or change careers.
        • Our curriculum is built based on the most in-demand technologies specific to the market.
        • Our program requires 10 hours of in-class time per week. In addition, you must be willing to dedicate a minimum of 20* hours to outside work per week (*depending on experience) in order to truly immerse yourself in the materials covered in class.
        • Yes, a reliable laptop is required for this course. Laptops can be Mac or PC, with a minimum 8GB of RAM and a dual-core processor.
        • Microsoft Excel 2016 or later is also required.
        • If you’re unsure if your laptop meets the requirements,  please check with our admissions advisor first and they will make sure you’re good to go.
        • No, all that is needed for class is your laptop and the eagerness to learn.
        • Currently, Berkeley alumni are eligible for a $500 scholarship toward tuition. We also offer early registration pricing and payment plans.
        • Please call our admissions advisor at (510) 455-5867  to get details on tuition cost and any available loans.
        • Our part-time program costs $11,995. Scholarships and payment plans are available for those who qualify.
        • We’re so glad you asked. If you’re interested in partnering with our bootcamp or accessing our student portal, please fill out this form and a member of our career services team will get in touch with you.
        • Classes begin quarterly in San Francisco. Please visit our locations and schedule page for upcoming dates and class times.
        • Yes, our part-time program is designed for working professionals or college students who are actively pursuing a career change or advancement.
        • Students can complete the part-time program in 6 months (24 weeks).
        • Classes are offered in San Francisco. Visit our locations page for details.
        • Yes. We offer all of our students career support and coaching, including portfolio reviews, resume assistance, and technical interview training. In addition, we offer students experiential learning opportunities to strengthen their portfolio. Learn more about our career services.
        • No prior experience is required. Our pre-course tutorials will get students prepared before classes begin.
        • No, applicants do not need to be Berkeley students. This program is offered through UC Berkeley Extension.
        • Yes, a reliable laptop is required for this course. Laptops can be Mac or PC, with a minimum 8GB of RAM and a dual core processor.
        • If you’re unsure if your laptop meets the requirements,  please check with our admissions advisor first and they will make sure you’re good to go.
        • Our program does have an application process and is not open enrollment. Once a prospective student fills out the form or calls our admissions department, they will go through an initial phone interview with an advisor. Applicants who are recommended to move forward will then take a critical thinking and problem-solving test. Those who pass the academic test will have a final interview with our academic department to determine if they are accepted into the program.
        • Currently, Berkeley alumni are eligible for a $500 scholarship toward tuition. We also offer early registration pricing and payment plans.
        • Please call our admissions advisor at (510) 455-4065 to get details on tuition cost and any available loans.
        • Our part-time program costs $11,995. Scholarships and payment plans are available for those who qualify.
        • We’re so glad you asked. If you’re interested in partnering with our bootcamp or accessing our student portal, please fill out this form and a member of our career services team will get in touch with you.
        • Classes begin quarterly in Belmont. Please visit our locations and schedule page for upcoming dates and class times.
        • Yes, our part-time program is designed for working professionals or college students who are actively pursuing a career change or advancement.
        • Students can complete the part-time program in 6 months (24 weeks).
        • Classes are offered in Belmont. Visit our locations page for details.
        • Yes. We offer all of our students career support and coaching, including portfolio reviews, resume assistance, and technical interview training. In addition, we offer students experiential learning opportunities to strengthen their portfolio. Learn more about our career services.
        • No experience is needed as long as you are dedicated and eager to learn. Our pre-course tutorials will help you prepare for our program.
        • No, applicants do not need to be Berkeley students. This program is offered through UC Berkeley Extension.
        • Yes, a reliable laptop is required for this course. Laptops can be Mac or PC, with a minimum 8GB of RAM and a dual core processor.
        • If you’re unsure if your laptop meets the requirements,  please check with our admissions advisor first and they will make sure you’re good to go.
        • Our program does have an application process and is not open enrollment. Once a prospective student fills out the form or calls our admissions department, they will go through an initial phone interview with an advisor. Applicants who are recommended to move forward will then take a critical thinking and problem-solving test. Those who pass the academic test will have a final interview with our academic department to determine if they are accepted into the program.
        • Currently, Berkeley alumni are eligible for a $500 scholarship toward tuition. We also offer early registration pricing and payment plans.
        • Please call our admissions advisor at (510) 455-4065 to get details on tuition cost and any available loans.
        • Our part-time program costs $11,995. Scholarships and payment plans are available for those who qualify.
        • We’re so glad you asked. If you’re interested in partnering with our bootcamp or accessing our student portal, please fill out this form and a member of our career services team will get in touch with you.
        • Classes begin quarterly in San Francisco. Please visit our locations and schedule page for upcoming dates and class times.
        • Yes. The program is designed for working professionals who are seeking to advance in their current careers or change paths.
        • Students can complete the part-time program in 6 months (24 weeks).
        • Classes are offered in San Francisco. Visit our locations page for details.
        • Yes. We offer all of our students career support and coaching, as well as resume support, interview preparation and experiential learning opportunities. Learn more about our career services.
        • No, applicants do not need to be Berkeley students. This program is offered through UC Berkeley Extension.
        • Yes, a reliable laptop is required for this course. Laptops can be Mac or PC, with a minimum 8GB of RAM and a dual core processor. Microsoft Excel 2016 or later is also required.
        • If you’re unsure if your laptop meets the requirements,  please check with our admissions advisor first and they will make sure you’re good to go.
        • Our program does have an application process and is not open enrollment. Once a prospective student fills out the form or calls our admissions department, they will go through an initial phone interview with an advisor. Applicants who are recommended to move forward will then take a critical thinking and problem-solving test. Those who pass the academic test will have a final interview with our academic department to determine if they are accepted into the program.
        • We offer a part-time program that allows working professionals to study digital marketing without leaving their current job.
        • Students benefit from a robust set of professional-development services to prepare them for success as they work to advance or change careers.
        • Our curriculum is built based on the most in-demand technologies needed for the ever-evolving marketing industry.
        • Currently, Berkeley alumni are eligible for a $500 scholarship toward tuition. We also offer early registration pricing and payment plans.
        • Please call our admissions advisor at (510) 455-4065 to get details on tuition cost and any available loans.
        • Our part-time program costs $11,995. Scholarships and payment plans are available for those who qualify.
        • We’re so glad you asked. If you’re interested in partnering with our bootcamp or accessing our student portal, please fill out this form and a member of our career services team will get in touch with you.

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