Congratulations!
You've started your Tech Elevator journey.

Now that you're officially enrolled in our coding bootcamp, what comes next? This page includes all of the resources you need to feel confident and prepared on day 1 of your bootcamp cohort.

Starting here, prepare for your cohort.

Set yourself up for success! It's important that you complete these items before your program starts.

WATCH AN OPEN HOUSE
In this video, learn more about Tech Elevator's coding bootcamps including what we teach, how we teach, career support curriculum, post-graduate support, and more. 

FINALIZE FINANCING
All of the info you need to complete the financing component of your bootcamp including trusted partners and scholarship opportunities.

STUDENT PAPERWORK
Orientation Paperwork is an important step of the enrollment process. Complete your student paperwork to ensure we hold your spot!

STUDENT PREWORK 
Understand what its like as a student by completing prework assignments to get classroom ready.

STEP 1
Watch an Open House video!

In this video, learn more about Tech Elevator's coding bootcamps including what we teach, how we teach, career support curriculum, post-graduate support, and more. 

STEP 2
Finalize Your Financing

Finalize your Financing within 14 days of Enrollment 

Newly enrolled students are required to establish their financing method and provide proof of financing within 14 days of enrollment to the bootcamp. Check out the FAQs below for more information on proof of financing and other frequent questions!

Ready to confirm your financing method or have questions for our team?

Please email [email protected] or set up a time to chat with an Admissions & Financing Specialist here

If you have not started the process to secure financing, click the links below to explore your options. We partnered with leading financing partners to support our students for both tuition and cost of living. Please note that your chosen financing partner will update you on the status of your application through the partner portal. 

Contact us via email or schedule a call to chat with our Admissions and Financing Specialists with any questions.

PREFERRED PARTNER
Finance the Bootcamp

PREFERRED PARTNER
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Scholarship

We’re proud to offer scholarships to historically underrepresented groups creating greater accessibility to careers in technology.

Additional Funding Options

Explore other funding options like WIOA, Veteran's Benefits (VET TEC, GI Bill), ISAs, and local grants

Financing FAQs

All of your how to pay questions answered! 

  • What is the total cost of the coding bootcamp, including tuition, fees, and any additional expenses?

    Tuition is $16,500 which includes 800+ hours of coding and 50-75 hours of personalized career coaching. Prior to your bootcamp’s start date, you’ll also receive a laptop and all of the software you need to succeed during the cohort. In order to secure your seat in class, there is an enrollment fee of $125 that’s due no later than two weeks after being accepted.
  • What is the deadline for applying for financial aid, and when will I know if I’ve been approved?

    Newly enrolled students are required to establish their financing method and provide proof of financing within 14 days of enrollment to the bootcamp.

    If you are utilizing one of our loan or income share agreement options, your chosen financing partner will update you on the status of your application through the partner portal.

  • How do I submit my proof of financing?

    Ready to confirm your financing method? Please email [email protected] or set up a time to chat with an Admissions & Financing Specialist here!

  • What is “proof” of financing?

    Any of the following are considered acceptable when providing proof of financing:

    If you are financing your tuition:

    • Approved Sallie Mae or Ascent Loan Application
    • Approved ISA Application – The ISA tuition plan is currently only available for Tech Elevator’s Full-Time Program. ISA plans are not available for residents of: Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Nebraska, New York, South Carolina, Washington D.C. or Washington. Read more information on Stride Funding’s Privacy Policy

    If you are paying out of pocket:

    If using other unique payment methods such as local grants, scholarships or Veteran Education Benefits:

    • GI Bill ® Certificate of Eligibility
    • For state or local grants and workforce funding, an approval letter from a caseworker is required.

    Proof of financing is due within 14 days of enrolling, and your seat is not secured until this requirement is met.

    Ready to confirm your financing method?
    Please email [email protected] or set up a time to chat with an Admissions & Financing Specialist here!
  • Ready to confirm your financing method or have questions for our team?

    Please email [email protected] or set up a time to chat with an Admissions & Financing Specialist here!

    If you have not started the process to secure financing, click the links below to explore your options. We partnered with leading financing partners to support our students for both tuition and cost of living. Please note that your chosen financing partner will update you on the status of your application through the partner portal.

    Contact us via email or schedule a call to chat with our Admissions and Financing Specialists with any questions.

  • Are there any scholarships or grants available to help offset the cost of the bootcamp?

    • We’re proud to offer Represent Tech Scholarships to historically underrepresented groups creating greater accessibility to careers in technology. This covers a majority of tuition costs at $13,175 and is awarded to five applicants every quarter.
    • In partnership with local workforce development boards, Tech Elevator is an Eligible Training Provider in the states of Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania underneath the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act, which authorizes and funds employment and training programs in the United States.
  • Can you provide a breakdown of the payment options, including upfront payment, installment plans, and financing options?

    Full-Time Students – $16,500 (2 payments)

    1. Half upfront ($8,250)
    2. Second half at 8 Weeks ($8,250)

    Review School Catalog for up-to-date breakdowns

    Acceptable Payment Options:

    If you’re a veteran, you could qualify for GI Bill or Vet Tec benefits to help pay for tuition.

    Part-Time Students – $16,500 (3 payments)

    1. 33% Upfront ($5,500)
    2. 33% Week 10 ($5,500)
    3. 33% Week 20 ($5,500)

    Review School Catalog for up-to-date breakdowns

    Acceptable Payment Options:

  • Is there a deposit required to secure a spot in the bootcamp, and if so, is it refundable?

    Tech Elevator requires a registration fee of $125 to secure your seat. The Enrollment Agreement may be canceled within five (5) calendar days after the date of signing provided that the school is notified of the cancellation in writing. If such cancellation is made, the school will promptly refund no later than thirty (30) days after cancellation.

  • Do you offer any discounts for veterans, women, or underrepresented minorities?

    • We’re proud to offer Represent Tech Scholarships to historically underrepresented groups creating greater accessibility to careers in technology. This covers a majority of tuition costs at $13,175 and is awarded to five applicants every quarter.
    • State vocational rehabilitation agencies offer personalized services to help individuals with disabilities meet their employment needs, including financing opportunities and access to reasonable accommodations.
    • Tech Elevator is eligible for reimbursement through VET TEC which will cover your full tuition and fees. The VET TEC program enables Veterans to get the skills-based training they need to land a high-paying job in tech as software engineers.
  • Can I use financial aid, such as federal student loans or private loans, to pay for the bootcamp?

    Tech Elevator is not currently federally funded but we are a preferred partner with both Sallie Mae and Ascent. These student loan providers also offer living expense stipends in addition to the cost of tuition which can help students pay bills while studying full time. Students are also welcome to use private loans depending on what’s best for you.

  • What is the deadline for applying for financial aid, and when will I know if I’ve been approved?

    Newly enrolled students are required to establish their financing method and provide proof of financing within 14 days of enrollment to the bootcamp. If you are utilizing one of our loan or income share agreement options, your chosen financing partner will update you on the status of your application through the partner portal.

  • Are there any income share agreements (ISAs) or deferred tuition options available?

    With the Stride Funding & Tech Elevator Income Share Agreement (ISA), you pay a $2,000 deposit and then $0 in tuition until you’re hired and earning at least $40,000 per year. The ISA tuition plan is currently only available for Tech Elevator’s Full-Time Program.

    (The ISA tuition plan is currently only available for Tech Elevator’s Full-Time Program. ISA plans are not available for residents of: Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Nebraska, New York, South Carolina, Washington D.C. or Washington.

    Read more information on Stride Funding’s Privacy Policy)

  • Can you provide information about job placement assistance and any associated costs or fees?

    During each cohort, we offer 30+ career sessions and hours of 1-on-1 career coaching through our Pathway Program™. Our expert coaches will help you develop your soft skills so that you feel confident and ready to land a meaningful job in tech. Career sessions include: elevator pitch practice, CliftonStrengths assessments, resume review, 4 weeks of interview prep, how to build your professional network and more. In-depth and comprehensive, Pathway Program™ is at the heart of our 88% job placement outcomes.

    After graduation, you’ll receive 365 days of support from our alumni success team and have lifetime access to connect with our growing alumni network – your permanent support system and already included in the cost of tuition.

  • What happens if I need to withdraw from the bootcamp before completing the program? Are there any refund policies in place?

    If you’re thinking about withdrawing from the program before your cohort start date, your financing can be transferred to a later cohort date that works better for your schedule or refunded.

    Refunds requested after starting the bootcamp are typically prorated based on your last day in the program. You can read more about our policy here in Tech Elevator’s School Catalog.

  • Can I defer my enrollment if I encounter unexpected financial difficulties?

    We understand that life happens and we do our best to accommodate. Students may push to a later cohort for any reason. A student can only push two times from their initial enrolled cohort, with a maximum extension of 180 days.

  • Does Tech Elevator send out tax forms related to tuition?

    Tech Elevator is not an accredited institution and therefore is not required to disburse 1098-T forms. You can request a transcript or invoice if that is helpful for purposes of taxes.

Additional Questions?

Schedule a quick conversation with our Financing Specialists below.

STEP 3
Paperwork and Legal Information Needed

Please fill out the mandatory orientation paperwork and contact our team with any questions.

ENROLLED STUDENTS
Orientation Paperwork

Fill out the necessary paperwork to ensure that we have your correct contact information, emergency health details, and equipment information for the bootcamp.

STEP 4
Complete Prework to Get Classroom Ready

It’s the step-by-step program that supports you with the professional career coaching and resources to enter the job market confident and prepared.

ENROLLED STUDENTS
Student Prework

While not a requirement, prework participation is highly encouraged. Completion of Tech Elevator prework has proven to set students up for success in their Tech Elevator program. Prework will also give you the opportunity to connect with and problem-solve with your peers in the Prework Slack Channel.

Prework includes a mix of self-study, readings, and hands-on problem-solving and is estimated to take 35-40 hours worth of work to complete.

Student Success

Preparation is key.

Student success is paramount at Tech Elevator. So what does success look like? Check out the blog for an inside look at what to expect during your first week.