Financing & Scholarships

Exploring your options for financing? We’re here to help! In addition to working with local tech companies, the state of Washington, and low-interest lenders to provide the best options for you, we also offer several scholarship options to help you find a rewarding new career.

Our financing options below are available for all courses in our Daytime and Nights & Weekends tracks for both in-person and online courses.

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Finance Your Education

Early-Bird Discount

Course-Bundle Discount

The Scholarship Fund

GI Bill®

Washington State Worker Retraining Program

Other Options

Finance Your Education

To provide additional options and support for our students, we’ve partnered with Skills Fund and Climb Credit.

Skills Fund, a loan provider that only works with the highest-rated code schools across the country, provides full-tuition loans, plus a housing stipend for full-time students. With new, flexible loan options for full-time and part-time students in 201 through 401 courses, Skills Fund makes it easier to focus on your education and job search.

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Climb Credit offers affordable financing for any combination of 201, 301, and 401 courses with high approval rates and low monthly payments. Students can apply online on their own or with a co-borrower, and will find out if they are pre-approved within minutes. Applying does not affect your credit score.

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Early-Bird Discount for 201 Courses

You’re working hard to plan out this major life change, and we want to help. We offer an early-bird discount to anyone who is accepted to a 201 course, signs their contract, and pays the $500* deposit at least four weeks before the first day of class.

*The discount is forfeited if you make any changes to your 201 course-plan within 4 weeks of the start of class and cannot be combined with any other discounts.

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Course-Bundle Discount

For applicants who have committed to a 201 course prior to enrolling in a 102 course, they will receive a $500* credit towards their 201 tuition, in addition to having their seat in the course reserved.

*The discount is forfeited if you make any changes to your 201 course-plan after you enroll in 102 and cannot be combined with any other discounts.

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The Scholarship Fund

We believe that immersive, fast-paced education is the key to changing individual lives and the tech industry as a whole. With our Scholarship Fund, we hope to remove barriers and provide more opportunities for individuals to be successful in the tech industry.

Improving the diversity of the tech industry creates a lasting impact for both employees and the companies they join. For individuals, tech jobs provide a path to high-paying, rewarding careers. For companies, more diversity in tech means an expanded talent pool, improved team culture, and better products.

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Who Can Apply

Scholarships from the Scholarship Fund are need-based, covering up to 70 percent of tuition for recipients. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and the applicant's ability to meet the requirements of the course and scholarship application. Whether you are a career changer, recent college grad, female, code school student looking to join a better program, military veteran, unemployed or underemployed, we want to help you find a rewarding new career in tech.

How to Apply

Once you've started your application for a Code Fellows course, you're ready to apply for a Scholarship. Let your Admissions Advisor know that you’d like to apply for a scholarship so they can send you a link to the application, which involves a series of short essay questions (scholarship deadlines are listed on the Course Calendar

Our admissions team will reach out to you two weeks before the start of a course to let you know if you received a scholarship.

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GI Bill®

By working with Washington State to become certified to receive the GI Bill®, we aim to make tech jobs more available to veterans who are ready to answer the call for much-needed developers.

If you qualify for the Worker Retraining Program below, you can use those benefits in conjunction with your GI Bill benefits to attend Code Fellows.

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Washington State Worker Retraining Program

The Worker Retraining Program serves those facing unemployment or imminent layoffs. It provides funding for eligible unemployed workers to pursue training and ultimately regain employment. Qualified students may receive financial assistance to help with tuition, covering up to 15% of the total tuition cost. The program is administered by the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.

Who Can Apply

You may qualify if you are:

  • A resident of Washington State
  • Unemployed or about to be laid off
    • To qualify, you must be eligible for or have exhausted your unemployment compensation benefits within the last 48 months.
  • A displaced homemaker
  • Formerly self-employed
  • A member of the military with a separation notice
  • An unemployed veteran recently separated from service
  • A “vulnerable worker” (someone who is employed but in a declining occupation and have less than one year of college education plus a credential)

How to Apply

To determine if you are eligible for the Worker Retraining Program, please start your course application. Once this has been completed, our admissions team can send you a link to a survey that will address the specific qualifications for the program to assess. If you meet the initial qualifications, please provide the appropriate documentation to your Admissions Advisor prior to starting the course to verify your status. Once we confirm your eligibility, we will let you know how much funding is available to you. Funding amounts are up to 15% of total tuition costs and are reflected on the tuition invoice.

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Other Options

If you are paying for a course out of pocket, would like to talk to an Admissions Advisor about other payment options, or have any questions about scholarships, financing, or student loans, please get in touch.