Intermediate Full-Time Coding Bootcamp

Our Intermediate Coding Bootcamp prepares you to be a full-stack software engineer in just 12 weeks.

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Gain Practical Skills in Our Intermediate Coding Bootcamp

In just 12 weeks, you’ll be prepared for technical interviews and the complex problems software engineers solve.

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Join Our Grads Who Are Changing Tech From Within

Our alumni network 12,000+ software engineers are building the future.

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Join 12,000+ Hack Reactor Alumni

Connect with thousands of alumni working as professional software engineers.

Work with 2,500+ Companies

Our grads go on to build the future at leading companies. Join them after your intermediate coding bootcamp.

Income-Contingent Financing

We offer financing options so that most U.S. residents pay a single $100 deposit and then wait to pay back tuition until after you land a job.

$100,000 Average Compensation

With over 94% of Hack Reactor intermediate bootcamp grads reporting, the average salary hits six figures.

“The 12-week schedule seemed more intense than any other place, and I thought, if I’m going to dedicate myself for the next few months trying to become a software engineer, I might as well give my 100%!”

Yuki Yamamoto
Software Engineer at Tesla

In 12 Weeks You will

Learn JavaScript, HTML, CSS, & Build Your Project Portfolio

Gain the skills you need in our Intermediate Coding Bootcamp. Build a portfolio as you go so you’re job-ready by graduation.

  • Challenging curriculum so you have the latest skills
  • Experienced instructors and career advisors
  • Cutting-edge skills like React and ES6

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Upcoming Cohorts

Upcoming Intermediate Coding Bootcamps

Attend our Hack Reactor Software Engineering Online Immersive in a live online format.

Review upcoming cohorts and sign up for an online Info Session to learn more and get your questions answered.

Cohort Bootcamp Dates Complete Technical Admissions Assessment by: Once accepted, begin Precourse as early as:
February 2023 February 6 – May 5 December 16 December 12
March 2023 March 27 – June 23 February 17 February 6
May 2023 May 15 – August 11 April 7 March 27

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Curriculum

What You’ll Learn and Build in 12 Weeks

Dive into what you’ll learn in our Intermediate Coding Bootcamp. Before you begin, you’ll brush up on the basics with our precourse curriculum so you’re ready on the first day.

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Prior to your start date, plan to spend about 90-120 hours on our precourse curriculum. When you’re done, you’ll have a strong foundation in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and more, and you’ll be ready for the first day of the bootcamp.

During weeks 1-5, you’ll learn full-stack JavaScript and computer science fundamentals by working through code. Your time will be spent on 2-day sprints, pair programming with classmates, and working through real industry problems.

During weeks 6-12, you’ll bring everything together, building complete applications and learning industry practice. You’ll create a capstone project for your portfolio – and in the end, you’ll be an autonomous engineer, capable of tackling unique problems.

You’ll begin your job search, leaning on the many things you’ve learned from our Career Services team during your time in the bootcamp. We’ll be right by your side, helping you find, land, and negotiate terms for the job of your dreams.

92% of Bootcamp Grads Recommend the Free Prep Course

Refresh your JavaScript fundamentals and prepare for the required Technical Admissions assessment (TAA) with our self-guided Basic Prep course.

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Hands-On JavaScript Exercises

Work through JavaScript exercises designed by software engineering professionals to maximize your understanding of the fundamentals before your TAA.

Self-Paced

Complete the coursework on your own schedule. The Basic Prep course is not required — though it’s highly recommended by Hack Reactor coding bootcamp grads.

Free for Everyone

Access world-class coding content for free. We want you to feel confident and prepared for the Intermediate Coding Bootcamp admissions process.

Build Independence

Build up your independent coding capabilities. Lean on independent research, find answers, test, and evolve your skill set for the next step of your career.

Your Intermediate Coding Bootcamp Schedule

It’s intensive and immersive — and your Instructors and Career Advisors will support you every step of the way.

  • 9 – 10am: Live coding
  • 10am – 12:30pm: Lectures, hacking, and pair programming
  • 12:30 – 1:30pm: Lunch break
  • 1:30 – 2:30pm – 3x per week extra break
  • (start time varies) – 5:30pm: Collaborative project work, lecture, and coding
  • 5:30 – 6:30pm: Dinner break
  • 6:30 – 7pm: Evening lecture
  • 7 – 8pm: Solo sprint

Have questions about the schedule? Schedule a call with an Enrollment Advisor.

Learn a Variety of Tools & Languages

JavaScript

ExpressJS

SQL & MongoDB

Heroku

NodeJS

GitHub

React

HTML & CSS

Careers & Outcomes

Career Services to Help You Land a Job & Launch a New Career

We’ll help you find, land, and negotiate the terms of your first software engineering job.

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1:1 Coaching

During your Intermediate Coding Bootcamp, our Career Advisors provide 1:1 coaching tailored to your needs. They’ll work with you to refresh your resume, update your social channels, and start aligning your new skills with job opportunities.

GitHub Project Portfolio

Build a strong and unique GitHub portfolio featuring projects demonstrating your new software engineering skills. See some student project examples for inspiration.

Mock Interviews

Throughout the bootcamp, our team conducts mock interviews and other job training workshops and exercises to get you ready.

Job Training

Our Career Advisors will prepare you for the job search and interview process. Get the tools you need to find a job, and negotiate a great offer, and launch your new career.

Reach Your Goals in Just 12 Weeks

Take a look through our bi-annual outcomes report, which digs into the of our graduation rates, salaries, and success rates.

$100,000

Average Annual Compensation

With over 94% of Hack Reactor intermediate bootcamp grads reporting, the average salary nears six figures.

$37,967

Median Salary Increase

Transform your life with a significant salary increase that paves the way for your future.

“I met amazingly talented people from all over the world…I experienced the most intense and productive three months of my life…and while it was a lot of work, it really prepared me for a lot of the challenges that I faced early on in my career and beyond.”

Andrés Viesca
Senior Software Engineer at Dott

How to Apply

Intermediate Coding Bootcamp Admissions Process

The process takes between 2-4 months from the day you submit your application to the first day of bootcamp. It’s hard work — but worth it.

After you’re accepted, you’ll enroll, complete precourse work, determine your financial path, and prepare to transform through tech.

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Non-Technical Assessments

A 15-minute cognitive aptitude test (CCAT) and 1-minute typing test.

Submit Your Application

You’ll create an account and submit your application in 10-20 minutes.

Optional Basic Prep Course

Free self-paced Basic Prep course to prepare for the technical assessment.

Technical Assessment

Two parts: coding challenge and Technical Admissions Assessment (TAA).

Precourse Curriculum

How Precourse Work Prepares You for the Intermediate Bootcamp

Prior to your start date, you’ll be required to complete the precourse curriculum, which takes anywhere from 90-120 hours.

Finish with a strong foundation in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and more – so that you’re prepared for the upcoming intense learning experience.

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“I appreciated the steps that were required to prepare for the course (precourse) so that I could see how I liked coding and the Hack Reactor culture before starting.”

Himmat Khalsa
Software Engineer at Alkami Technology

TUITION & Financing

Multiple Tuition Payment Options

Bootcamp tuition — $17,980. Pay in full, pay half upfront, or explore our other financing options, including the ability to pay after you’re employed.

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Income-Contingent Financing

Through Income Share Agreements (ISAs) or Retail Installment Contracts (RICs), all we require is an upfront deposit of $100 – you pay the rest once you’re employed.

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Lending Partners

Use a loan to finance your education. Our two trusted lending partners provide flexible financing options based on your needs.

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Scholarships

Learn about our work with the Galvanize Foundation to fund full-tuition scholarships that seek to create new paths for more students.

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VET TEC Benefits

Use VET TEC Benefits — your Veterans’ Benefits Program — to fund your Intermediate Coding Bootcamp.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Intermediate Coding Bootcamp FAQs

Explore a few FAQs — and don’t hesitate to reach out with other questions you’d like answered.

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We recommend you take our Basic Prep course and finish modules 0-3 to be prepared to take the TAA.

Please visit our Cost & Financing page for all details.

Upfront / Direct Payment:

During our coding bootcamps and for six months after graduation, students are given access to our career services. This involves resume and portfolio help, interview prep, and assistance in making connections with companies within and outside our partner network who want to hire our grads. You are welcome to review our recent student outcomes data here.

International students will receive the same support as all other students, but please note our network and support is historically much stronger for those living and targeting jobs in the U.S.

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Talk 1:1 with an Enrollment Advisor

Pick the date and time that works for you. Our Enrollment Advisors can answer any questions you have and walk you through next steps.

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Complete your application in less than 20 minutes by answering a few questions about your background and professional goals.