Frequently Asked Questions
- How much do these courses cost?
The class is provided at no cost to students. We work closely with a number of industry partners who help us cover the costs of the program.
- Who teaches the courses?
Depending on the course you are enrolled in, our instructors include engineering professionals from major technology companies, start-ups, and academia, such as Google, Meta, or Stanford University. We also carefully select and mentor a group of high-performing student leaders (Tech Fellows) who help facilitate each class of students at partner universities. We have created and tested extensive learning materials including pre-recorded video lectures and online documentation to help with the homework. In addition, professional experts are available to answer student questions online about lecture materials and homework.
Regardless of which class you take or which university you attend, CodePath provides the same high-quality curriculum and course experience to arm you with industry knowledge, technical excellence, and a portfolio to demonstrate your work.
- How much time will participating in a CodePath course take?
Each course has a time commitment. You can check them on our website if you like.
- Are Connected Classrooms courses available?
Yes, we typically offer multiple Connected Classrooms (remote) courses each year. We're always adding new courses and updating our curriculum based on student demand! You may see our course offerings on our website and can sign up for our course waitlist to stay updated on our new offerings.
- Do I need to have a Github account?
Yes. You will need a GitHub account to access the CodePath courses, and submit the assignments and labs throughout the course. If you still need one, you can create an account here.
- Who can apply for your courses?
Our courses are designed for students in computing-related majors who are 18 or older and attending a US college or university. Some of our courses will also have prerequisites, such as familiarity with object-oriented programming or data structures and algorithms. Check the requirements of each course for more details.
Our programming centers on the needs and success of Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and low-income Computer Science students.
- Why should I take this CodePath course?
All CodePath courses are designed to quickly give you technical skills that will enhance your college education, build a portfolio to show future employers, and add valuable skills to your resume. When you successfully complete our courses, you will receive a certificate from CodePath, and you also gain access to CodePath’s career services, 1,100+ industry mentors, and our 10,000 students and alumni network. CodePath's courses and services are here to help you bridge the gap between your computer science education, getting a job in the tech industry, or forming your own tech start-up.
- What are the steps to follow during the Admission Process?
Please see a brief description of the application process. During the process, you will receive detailed emails to help you with each step:
Start application form- Start an application by logging into GitHub and selecting a particular cohort.
Complete application form- Fill out and complete the application. Once the application is submitted, you will receive a confirmation email with the next steps (configured per cohort).
Submit pre-work- You will automatically receive a customized email outlining the next steps for pre-work, including key dates and deadlines. Only applications submitted with pre-work will be reviewed and scored for admissions.
Confirm spot and agree to terms to get admitted- Our team will finalize admissions by reviewing each application. If selected, you will receive an email requesting to confirm admission.Please note that if the admission is not confirmed, you can potentially lose your spot and be switched to rejected or waitlist status, especially if the class is full due to a large number of applicants.
It is very important that you add CodePath to your email address contact list, and check your spam folder so that you do not miss any emails from us.
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