Hackbright Academy is an all-women coding bootcamp located in San Francisco. This program has a 1:2 student-to-mentor ratio, a 99% graduation rate, and a 100% face-to-face learning environment. Hackbright Academy offers a 12-week full-time immersive software engineering program, a 24-week part-time software engineering program, along with a free online coding course. Students learn a wide range of coding languages during the program and are given access to career and support services to assist in the job search. Hackbright Academy emphasizes personalized mentorship throughout the process instead of the traditional medium-sized classes you’ll find in other coding bootcamps.
Hackbright Academy states that over 100 of its graduates currently work for tech firms, and the bootcamp has a 99% graduation rate. According to Hackbright Academy, graduates who responded to a survey reported a median annual first-job salary of $88,000 after completing the program. The jobs report published by the program includes more detail, stating that 71% of graduates chose full-time work, while 12% chose part-time work or internships. An additional 1% started their own companies, all within 180 days of graduation.
Tuition for the software engineering bootcamp at Hackbright Academy is $16,895, and students have multiple payment options. Hackbright Academy partnered with the Skills Fund program, which offers deferred tuition plans and financing to students who qualify. Students who are approved for the skills fund program can opt for the following tuition payment plans: Payment Option Description Upfront Students can opt to pay $16,895 upfront. Tuition and Living Expenses Students receive assistance to cover living expenses and tuition. The balance is financed at a later date. Financing Students can opt for a 3-year loan at 8.99%, or a 5-year loan at 10.99% Deferred Tuition Financing Fee of up to $2,899 added. Students can defer tuition for the length of the program plus 2 months, or: Students only pay interest for the duration of the program plus 2 months.