Frequently Asked Questions

Look below for answers to common questions.

  • Classes begin quarterly in Sanford/Lake Mary and in Orlando on the Valencia West campus and at the UCF Innovative Center. Please visit our locations and schedule page for details.

  • Our part-time program is designed for working professionals who are actively pursuing a career change or advancement. The part-time schedule allows you to continue working while advancing your skills.
  • Our full-time program is immersive with classes Monday through Friday. Students complete the full-time program at an accelerated pace.
  • Students can complete the part-time program in 6 months (24 weeks).
  • Students can complete the full-time program in 3 months (12 weeks).
  • Yes, we offer all of our students extensive career support and coaching and provide multiple opportunities for students to meet with prospective employers.
  • In addition, we offer students experiential learning opportunities to further bolster their portfolio. Learn more about our career services.
  • While some background knowledge is helpful, no experience is needed as long as you are dedicated and eager to learn. Our pre-course tutorials will help you prepare for our program.
  • We believe the main criterion for success in our program is your passion and commitment to succeed. Learning web development is difficult and requires hours of hard work, and we look for applicants who are determined and willing to give the program their all in order to achieve life-changing results.
  • No, applicants do not need to be UCF students. This program is offered through the UCF Division of Continuing Education.
  • Our program 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 coding test. Those who pass the academic test will have a final interview with our academic department to determine if they are accepted into the program.
  • No, the only requirement is that you be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED.
  • We offer the flexibility of a part-time program, allowing working professionals to study web development without leaving work, as well as a full-time program for those who want to complete the course at a faster pace.
  • We provide access to a robust network of corporate partners that UCF Coding Boot Camp has developed.
  • We are the second largest university in the country, a trusted brand, and were recently ranked alongside Harvard, MIT, Stanford and Duke among the most innovative universities in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2016 guide.
  • 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 30 hours of in-class time per week. You must be willing to dedicate a minimum of 20-30* hours to outside work per week (*depending on experience) in order to thrive in our FT program.
  • Yes, a reliable laptop is required for this course. Laptops can be Mac or PC, with a minimum 8GB of RAM and a dual core processor.
  • If you’re unsure if your laptop meets the requirements,  please check with our admissions advisor 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.
  • Currently, UCF alumni are eligible for a $500 scholarship toward tuition. We also offer early registration pricing and payment plans.
  • Please call our admissions advisor at (407) 454-9823 to get details on tuition cost and any available loans.
  • We’re so glad you asked. If you’re interested in partnering with our bootcamp 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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