Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about the University of Washington Boot Camps? We’re here to answer.

Learn more about our boot camp offerings below.

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  • Yes. The program is designed for working professionals who are actively seeking a career change.
  • Students can complete the part-time program in 6 months (24 weeks).
    Students can complete the full-time program in 3 months (12 weeks).
  • Both the part-time and full-time programs cost $12,995.*

*Tuition is subject to change

  • 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. While having some background can help, our pre-course tutorials will get you up to speed and ready to start learning on Day 1.
  • It’s not about your experience, your resume or your degree—it’s about your dedication and hard work. Web development is challenging, so we look for students who are success-driven, as this program requires a commitment of both time and effort in order to best learn the course concepts.
  • No, applicants do not need to be UW students. This program is offered through the UW Professional & Continuing Education, in partnership with edX.
  • UW Coding Boot Camp 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 assessment.
  • No, the only requirement is that you be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED.
  • We offer a part-time or full-time program that allows working professionals to study web development without leaving work.
  • 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 for the industry.
  • 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 20 hours of in-class time per week. In order to truly thrive in the program, you must be willing to dedicate a minimum of 20-30* hours to outside work per week (*depending on experience).
  • Yes, a reliable computer is required for this course. Laptops can be Mac or PC, with a minimum 8GB of RAM and a dual core processor (64 bit).
  • If you’re unsure if your laptop meets the requirements,  please check with our admissions team 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.
  • We’re so glad you asked. If you’re interested in partnering with our boot camp 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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