Emily Kraft
Java Graduate, October, 2017

Best Coding Bootcamp in America by Switchup 2018, 2019

Claim Academy named one of the Best Bootcamps in 2017

Check out some of our Past Students Reviews on Course Report and Past Student Reviews on SwitchUp

Approved to operate by the Missouri Department of Higher Education

Claim Academy is a St. Louis-based developer boot camp that offers 12-week classes in Full Stack Java and .NET/C# programming, as well as shorter classes in software development, technology and career development. Claim Academy promises to transform novices into industry ready, software developers/software engineers through rigorous coursework taught in-person by expert instructors.

Participants complete pair programming work with mentors and instructors and produce a coding final project, which they present to potential employers and other interested parties on demo day and hiring event. Career training and services, as well as placement assistance, are provided.

Scholarships, grants and financial aid are available. Visit our financing page for details.

Upcoming Cohorts

Java Full Stack Software Engineering, April 13, 2019 - July 5, 2019
.Net/C# Full Stack Software Engineering Cohort, April 13, 2019 - July 5, 2019

Early registration discount of $1,000.
Early registration discount applies when candidate is fully accepted into program two weeks prior to a cohort beginning.

Java Full Stack Software Engineering, May 18, 2019 - August 16, 2019
.Net/C# Full Stack Software Engineering Cohort, May 18, 2019 - August 16, 2019

Early application discount of $500.00.
Early registration discount applies when candidate is fully accepted into program two weeks prior to a cohort beginning.

Java Full Stack Software Engineering, July 6, 2019 - September 27, 2019
.Net/C# Full Stack Software Engineering Cohort, July 6, 2019 - September 27, 2019

Early application discount of $1,000.
Early registration discount applies when candidate is fully accepted into program two weeks prior to a cohort beginning.

Part Time Evening Programs for Career Enrichment

Data Analyst: (10 weeks, 6-9 pm, 2 days/week)
Start April 22, 2019

Java Software Engineering
- or -
.Net/C# Software Engineering
(20 weeks 6-9 pm, 3 days/week)
Both Start April 22, 2019!

Remote Software Engineering
Become a professional software engineer from anywhere in 20 weeks ( Learn more ) Learn In Stages I Learn When You Want I Learn Where You Want
April 13, 2019
Complete Online Immersion Program in Java Full Stack Software Engineering

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In addition, you can get your feet wet with free Onsite Class Workshops



Learn to code

Have you ever wanted to build useful applications that people around the world use daily? Do you enjoy working with computers, but lack the industry experience necessary to get a job as a developer? Do you want to learn what it takes to be a programmer, but don't have the time or money to spend on a computer science degree?

Claim Academy can help

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"Without Claim Academy, I don't think I would have had the push I needed to jump into programming. It was an important experience for me, because it provided me with an environment where I had time to focus on learning these skills, and where I was being actively encouraged to learn."

Kate Rands

.NET Graduate

Learn Useful Languages

Learn the programming languages that businesses need. We offer courses in Java and .NET.

Learn Quickly

Our classes take you from novice to entry-level professional in 12 weeks. Expect to spend 60 hours per week getting through our intense courses. We also have 9-week Accelerated Programs and will soon be offering Online Programs as well. It's not easy, but it IS effective.

Learn Together

Our classes focus on the kind of collaboration that you'll need to master in your future job as a developer. Learn to work as a part of a team led by our world-class instructors and mentors.

Learn More for Less

Computer Science degrees take up to 4 years and tens of thousands of dollars to complete. Even then, you lack the real-world experience as a programmer that companies are looking for. Claim Academy will teach you the skills you need to know in 12 weeks for $12,500/course.

"Claim is one of the most unique places, allowing one-on-one with instructors as well as collaboration with peers."

Kemal Durakovich

.NET Graduate

World-class instructors

Click the button above to learn more about our instructors and mentors.

Collaborate with like-minded peers

Claim Academy is selective, intense, and life-changing. You can be confident that you'll learn with the best, as well as from the best. Meet some of our recent grads by clicking the button above!

Start your career in a rising technology hub

St. Louis was named the #1 startup city in the United States by Popular Mechanics in 2015. See how easy it is to live in one of the hottest cities in America while you learn at Claim Academy!

Work together in our downtown classrooms

Claim Academy is located in the heart of downtown St. Louis. Students gain full access to our shared kitchen space, classrooms and study areas, as well as a free parking lot adjacent to the building.

Apply for class online

Ready to get started? Our application process involves interviews, coding challenges, and pair programming work with our mentors and instructors, but it all starts with your online application.

Blog and social media

Exciting things are happening in St. Louis. Check out our latest blog posts and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

"If you like programming and you want to do this as your career, and you don't have four years to spend going to classes, I would definitely recommend Claim Academy!"

Florita Rodriguez

Java Graduate

Our graduates are rock stars at the following companies and many more. We have an extensive network of over 100 employers.

Claim Academy is an approved center of higher learning by the Missouri Department of Workforce and Training Development.

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