Actualize is one of the most prestigious and oldest bootcamps in the Chicago area. With Chicago being Actualize’s only in person campus, you can rest assured knowing that a lot of time and dedicated has went into making Actualize Chicago the best learning environment possible. Actualize values educational quality above all else and strives to integrate this model in their own curriculum by using only the highest quality instructors and course work. Actualize is also one of the highest rated coding bootcamps with high alumni satisfaction rates.
Before actually attending the campus, you’ll have 4 weeks of pre work to be completed on your own schedule over the course of 20 hours a week. Then you’ll be able to choose between Actualize’s nights and weekends course or their daytime course. Nights and weekends courses take place Monday-Thursday from 6:00pm to 9:30pm and Sundays from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Actualie’s daytime course lasts from Monday- Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm. Both course options last for 12 weeks plus the 4 weeks of pre work. Regardless of which scheduling option you choose, you’ll also have the option to meet with Career Support twice a week on Mondays and Thursdays from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.
Actualize is committed to helping their graduates land a job. In addition to their career meetings, you’ll have one on one career mentoring and portfolio evaluations. Actualize has worked to forge partnerships within the Chicago tech scene and beyond through its extensive alumni connections.
Tuition for Actualize’s Chicago program starts at $13,900. A $1,000 deposit is required to reserve your spot in the program. Actualize has a few methods of payment. First, if you choose to pay the entire tuition upfront, you’ll be credited a $500 scholarship. Actualize offers a payment option of breaking your tuition up into three deposits. Your admissions advisor will work with you to determine your payment dates, however all three payments must be made before your graduation from Actualize. In addition to the above options, Actualize has also partnered with Educational Loan Source to offer financing of Actualize’s tuition as a three year loan with monthly payments ranging from $409 to $452 per month. Tuition also costs the same price for Actualize’s online cohort.