Springboard and BloomTech (formerly Lambda School) both provide students with different course options for learning remotely, as well as robust online communities and significant career support. However, when comparing Springboard vs. BloomTech bootcamps, there are some crucial differences.
Bloom offers courses that are 40 hours per week and last for nine months with live collaboration with other students across different teams. Springboard courses are asynchronous, 100% online, include mentorship from leading industry professionals, and can be done in conjunction with having a job.
Springboard offers courses in data analytics, data science, UX/UI design, software engineering, cybersecurity, and tech sales. Courses are asynchronous, 100% online, self-paced and can be done in conjunction with having a job.
Bloom Institute of Technology offers courses in web development and data science. Each course is on a semi-flexible schedule that requires the student to commit to live classes each week.
Springboard’s courses range from $349 for prep courses to around $10,000 for full bootcamps. Discounts and scholarships are available if certain criteria are met.
Bloom courses come in around $20,000 paid in equal installments with an option for a slightly higher deferred tuition.
Both Springboard and Bloom offer tuition reimbursement for their flagship courses if you’re unable to land a job within a certain amount of time.
93% of Springboard students receive an offer within 12 months and graduates report an average salary increase of $22,000 in their job offers.
BloomTech reports a graduation rate of more than 60% across all of its courses and a job placement rate of at least 70% for all graduates. For those who were successful in their job placement, the median annualized salary was $62,000 for all programs.