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What is Fullstack @ SLO?

For the first time ever, leading coding bootcamp Fullstack Academy is running a program right here in SLO. You'll work through an intense, 13-week in-person bootcamp, where you'll train to become a professional software engineer.

After the bootcamp ends, you’ll have an opportunity to interview for a coding apprenticeship with a company in SLO!

“Fullstack is a cut above every other bootcamp I applied to... Fullstack was one of the best experiences of my life.”

Sean Johnston - Fullstack Graduate, Engineer @ Google
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How the program works

1. Take the pre-work course

You'll learn some basic programming concepts in this 10-hour online course. After you pass a short coding assessment, we'll invite you to step 2!

2. Take Bootcamp Prep

New classes start every month for this live online course, which lasts 3.5 weeks. Learn alongside other online students, Monday-Thursday evenings, 6:40 PM - 9:40 PM.

3. Take the Admissions Assessment

If you pass the assessment, then we know you've got the basic coding skills you'll need to succeed in Fullstack @ SLO. So we'll invite you to step #4!

4. Apply

Fill in the application form, then we'll invite you to an interview. This will help us get to know you a little bit, and make sure you'd be a good fit in this program.

5. Accept & Attend

If you pass the interview, we'll invite you to attend Fullstack @ SLO! We promise, it will be a life-changing experience.

6. Apprenticeship

You’ll have the opportunity to interview for a paid apprenticeship with one of our hiring partners… which includes companies like Amazon, iFixit and PG&E!

Fullstack Graduates Get Hired

We've helped hundreds of students land their dream jobs.

Tuition & Dates

$398.11 /mo.

Financing available through Skills.Fund. Full tuition cost $17,610

There are $35,220 in scholarships for women attending the immersive program at SLO Fullstack Academy.

There are $52,830 in scholarships for recent public high school grads from SLO County for the immersive program at SLO Fullstack Academy.

Locations Apply By Foundations Start On Campus Date Status
San Luis Obispo Sep 7 Sep 21 Oct 29 - Feb 15 Enrollment closed

“You could make $80,000 out of this SLO County tech boot camp — with no college degree”

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Customer Testimonials

A word of advice to older prospective students like myself. You may be frustrated where you are right now, but afraid to make the leap, to quit your job, to spend your savings on a bootcamp, to take three months to learn, to work 80 hours a week. I promise it's worth it.

Andrew Ash

Front-End Engineer, Amazon
Customer Testimonials

Fullstack Academy is, by all measures, the best investment I have made to date, and I would wholeheartedly recommend it to anybody considering it, especially those with little to no prior programming knowledge. I will note, however, that hard, consistent, and dedicated individual work is a must if you want to make the most out of the Fullstack investment.

Clement Mihailescu

Software Engineer, Google
Customer Testimonials

The instructors are always available for one-on-one help and will take the time to guide you through questions and problems. Their level of engagement in each student's learning process is what sets Fullstack apart.

Liana Chin

Software Engineer, RUN
Customer Testimonials

Within 4 weeks, I received 2 job offers at companies I was really excited about. During my interviews, both companies were pleasantly surprised by how knowledgable and capable a boot camp grad could be. Truly, I owe it all to Fullstack's education and preparation.

Alexia Young

Full-Stack Dev., PreparedHealth

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Common Questions

What are the program requirements?

You must live within 45 miles of San Luis Obispo, be at least a high school graduate, and looking for a job as a software engineer after the program.

I’m not a I need to do the pre-work and Bootcamp Prep, or can I apply without taking them?

If you're at an advanced-beginner or intermediate level, then you can test out of one or both of these classes. Email us at and we can give you the details.

Am I guaranteed a job or a certain salary?

We want to see 100% job placement for the graduates of Fullstack @ SLO. While placement is not guaranteed, we are confident in our bootcamp and its results! We don't believe a job guarantee policy is necessary because, during our admissions process, we not only evaluate if a candidate is technically ready to succeed in the program but also if a candidate will be able to achieve their stated goal for attending - often that's getting a job as a software developer.

How does the bootcamp work?

You'll start with a 5-week online course called Foundations (about 30 hours/week) then move into the Software Engineering Immersive (aka the bootcamp). The bootcamp is a full-time 13 week course, in a classroom in SLO with your fellow coding students. Classes take place from 10am-630pm Monday through Friday from October 29th to February 15th.

How much does it cost from start to finish? Is there financing or scholarships?

The bootcamp tuition is $17,610. You can apply for financing through SkillsFund and there are scholarships available for women, and for students who recently graduated from high school in the SLO area.