9 Coding Bootcamps and Schools in Denver & Boulder You Should Know

Written by Alyssa Schroer
Published on Oct. 11, 2017
9 Coding Bootcamps and Schools in Denver & Boulder You Should Know

Software is everywhere. It’s in our phones, our appliances and is even making its way into our bags and backpacks. No surprise, the demand for web developers is high, and there are plenty of programs here in Colorado training new cohorts of talent.

If you’re looking to enhance your coding skills, we’ve gathered up eight of the best coding bootcamps and schools in the Denver and Boulder area. Happy coding!

Top Code Bootcamps in Denver

  • Flatiron School
  • General Assembly
  • Turing School of Software and Design
  • Skill Distillery
  • Thinkful


Top Code Bootcamps in Boulder

  • Galvanize
  • CodeCraft School


Turing colorado coding bootcamps

The Turing School features front and backend engineering programs for software development and the creation of mobile, web and desktop applications. The instructors are experienced programmers with years of teaching experience, providing students with an ideal learning environment.

Duration: Seven months

Languages and frameworks: Ruby on Rails and Sinatra (back end); HTML, CSS, JavaScript (front end)

Techniques and approaches: A longer program that prepares students for more than an entry-level position

Location: Denver (1331 17th St.)

Cost: $20,000

Check out Turing's courses


flatiron school coding bootcamps denver
Flatiron School

Flatiron School is a coding school founded in NYC with learning campuses around the United States. Flatiron offers immersive programs and bootcamps that include software engineering and data science. The programs are taught by knowledgeable instructors and do not require tuition until after students are hired in their new field of study.

Duration: 15 weeks

Languages and frameworks: JavaScript, React, Ruby on Rails and Sinatra

Techniques and approaches: Flatiron provides students with the tools to build portfolios and become full-fledged developers over the course of their training.

Location: Denver (2420 17th St.)

Cost: $15,000

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Galvanize colorado coding bootcamp

Galvanize is a community of students and entrepreneurs enhancing their skills in multiple areas of tech. Galvanize has more than 650 graduates and a placement rate of 84 percent upon graduation. Students are employed everywhere from Amazon to Allstate.

Duration: 24 weeks

Languages and frameworks: JavaScript, HTML, CSS, AngularJS, React

Techniques and approaches: Group work and networking opportunities on their campuses housing hundreds of startups and Fortune 500 companies

Location: Denver and Boulder (multiple campuses)

Cost: $21,000

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CodeCraft offers multiple programs, including both full- and part-time web development bootcamps. The curriculum focuses on fundamental front- and back-end skills to prepare students for careers as junior-level full stack developers.

Duration: 12 weeks

Languages and frameworks: JavaScript, HTML, CSS, AJAX, JSON, Bash, jQuery, Jode.js, Express.js, Vue.js, MongoDB, Bootstrap, Git, MVC, Heroku, npm

Techniques and approaches: Small class sizes and individual final projects for solo troubleshooting

Location: Boulder (1600 Range St.)

Cost: $10,500

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DaVinci Coders Colorado coding bootcamp

DaVinci Coders offers multiple tracks of learning, including cybersecurity, game development and Python or JavaScript web development. With knowledgeable instructors and small class sizes, DaVinci teaches coders of all skill levels.

Duration: 20 weeks

Languages and frameworks: Python, JavaScript, C#, Java

Techniques and approaches: Applying learned skills to the real world

Location: Westminster (9191 N Sheridan Blvd.)

Cost: $6,000-$9,995

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devry colorado coding bootcamp

The DeVry coding bootcamp is offered through DeVry University and provides students with programming fundamentals that will qualify them for entry-level developer positions.

Duration: 24 weeks

Languages and frameworks: C++, JavaScript, HTML, CSS

Techniques and approaches: Pair programming and final capstone projects displaying a student’s full skill range

Location: Westminster (1870 W. 122nd Ave.)

Cost: $9,750

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General Assembly colorado coding bootcamp

General Assembly began as a coworking space and evolved into an educational community for enhancing skills and launching new careers. As a whole, GA offers online and on-site courses at one of their 20 campuses around the world. Curriculum focuses on a wide range of topics, including data, design, marketing, business and, of course, coding.

Duration: 10 or 13 weeks

Languages and frameworks: JavaScript, CSS, Ruby on Rails, MVC

Techniques and approaches: Mix of team collaboration, interactive labs and presentations

Location: Denver (2420 17th St.)

Cost: $13,950

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Skill Distillery Colorado coding bootcamp

Divided into four four-week sessions, Skill Distillery is an immersive program with a focus on web and Java application development. 

Duration: 16 weeks

Languages and frameworks: JavaScript, HTML, JQuery, AngularJS, REST, AJAX

Techniques and approaches: Pair programming

Location: Greenwood Village (7400 E Orchard Rd.)

Cost: $16,850

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thinkful coding bootcamps denver boulder

Thinkful is a coding program that provides 1-on-1 mentorship in lieu of classroom learning for engineering immersion, full stack, front end basics and data science courses. Their program is built to be individualized and flexible so students can work when and where they want. Thinkful is so confident in their students, they will return tuition if students are not offered a job within six months of completing their courses.

Duration: 5-6 months

Languages and frameworks: JavaScript, React, Node, Python and SQL.

Techniques and approaches: 1-to-1 mentorship that provides more attention for students as well as access to a network of experienced tech professionals. 

Location: Denver (1576 Sherman St. WorkAbility coworking space).

Cost: $7,900

Check out Thinkful’s courses


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