Springboard vs. Flatiron School: Which Is the Best Choice for You?

Both course providers have robust online communities and support systems in place for remote learning, including one-to-one mentorship or instructor help.

Springboard and Flatiron School both offer a variety of courses designed to help students find a job in everything from data science to design. Both bootcamp providers pride themselves on their programs’ ultimate results in helping students kickstart a new career. However, there are a number of key differences between Springboard and Flatiron School.

Springboard vs. Flatiron School

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1:1 Professional Mentorship
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Career Services
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Job Guarantee
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Live Classes
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Ready to advance your career?

Why choose Springboard over Flatiron School

Professional Mentorship

Industry professionals that provide accountability, feedback and guidance at each stage of your learning journey.

Flexible Tuition

Mutiple payment options to make sure that you find something that fits your current situation and budget.

Job Guarantee

If students don’t secure a position within six months, Springboard refunds 100% of the tuition.

An industry-leading program

Enrolling with Springboard guarantees you a quality learning experience.
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Meet a few of our Springboard alumni

Reyna Martinez

Education: Psychology
Previous Job: Student Advisor
Current Job: UX Designer, ServiceMax

My mentor built a lot of confidence in me throughout my Springboard experience–and I think that's just a testimony to how Springboard selects their mentors.

Diego Encarnacion

Education: Philosophy
Previous Job: Student at Vassar College
Current Job: UX Designer, IBM

Springboard provided me with the tools and resources I needed to get into the field, even as someone who hadn’t heard of UX design before.

Erich Schulz

Education: Character Animation
Previous Job: Public School Teacher
Current Job: Product Designer, Disney

What really stood out to me about Springboard was the mentorship program and the fact that you could study at your own pace. I also loved the accountability that I would have from working with a career coach.

Frequently Asked Questions

What courses do Springboard and Flatiron School offer?

Springboard offers both bootcamps and prep courses in data science, data analytics, cybersecurity, UI/UX design, software engineering, and tech sales.

Flatiron offers online and in-person courses in product design, cybersecurity, software engineering, and data science.

How much do courses cost at Springboard and Flatiron School?

Springboard Career Tracks cost between $5,500 and $10,000 for students who pay upfront. They also have a range of intro and prep courses at $349 - $490.

Flatiron School’s campus-based, full-time programs are priced at $17,000 upfront and the price of their online programs drops to $15,000.

What kind of career improvements can I expect from completing a course?

Job-qualified students from Springboard report an average salary increase of $22,000 in their first job after completing their course. 53% of job-qualified students receive an offer prior to graduating, 85% within four months of graduating, and over 93% within 12 months of graduation.

According to Flatiron School’s 2019 Jobs Report, graduates of on-campus courses showcase an employment rate of 93% during the reporting period and an average starting salary of $76,000.

Graduates of online courses have had an employment rate of 93% and an average starting salary of $72,000 for full-time salaried roles.

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