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Coding & Work Experience

No cost upfront

Professional-style projects and internship, all at no cost to you until you land a full-time role. Use your past excellence along with tech experience to prove to companies like Google, Uber, or J.P. Morgan that you have what it takes to be a software developer.



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Live Connections - Online & In-person

Real projects. Real deadlines.


Work on a succession of projects to hone your skills, gaining the confidence in your abilities you’ll need to start in the tech industry. You’ll get all the different skills you need to land a tech job over a 14-week job readiness curriculum including a mandatory 4-week internship. Leave with that all-important first work experience on your resume.

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No Tuition Until You've Made It

You don’t pay until you get hired. Learn technical skills for free and land a job in one of today’s best-paying and fastest-growing fields. Once you get a job, you simply pay back a small percentage of your new income so our goals are aligned.

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Ongoing Support

After completing the 24-week program including the mandatory internship, we help you every step of the way. Get 6 months of post-bootcamp structured career support, preparing you for landing that software role:
  • Additional Internship
  • Resume & LinkedIn guidance
  • Tech interview prep
  • Mock interview prep
  • Networking advice and assistance

Competitive Admissions

We only accept applicants who we think have what it takes to make it in tech. Our students demonstrate previous hard work and the ability to succeed in a fast paced and rigorous course, either in their previous work experience or past academic achievement.


Free MacBook Air upon Graduation

Completing our program takes a huge investment of time and work, and we're as proud of our graduates as they are of themselves. Attend your virtual final presentations and graduation celebration with your classmates, staff, friends and family to commemorate your achievement. Afterwards, we make sure all of our bootcamp graduates start off their post-Byte life on the right foot with a new Macbook Air.


What are you doing this summer?


Join Byte Academy for an abbreviated Python or Data Science Bootcamp. You learn all of the material covered in our Full time bootcamps in only 10 weeks and still have a few days of summer left! End the program with a project design that you can create at your leisure to reinforce the program's concepts after the program.

Dedicated to Excellence



Highly Rated

4.7 out of 5 star student rating on coding bootcamp comparison site Switchup

Committed To Transparency

CIRR (Council On Integrity In Results Reporting) Member

Featured Data Science Program

Listed in "Complete Guide To The Best Data Science Bootcamps" (TechBeacon)



A fantastic program with dedicated and knowledgeable instructors which focuses on an industry that is ripe for change. It is tough but you will learn a lot.



CFA, Wharton grad, hackathon champion


Real Experience. Real Connections.

Though our programs are delivered online, we know how important in-person networking and connections can be. Attend our in-person networking events in New York city to meet your fellow students, our alumni & the staff.  Find a mentor and forge lasting connections more powerful than those created over Zoom, and hear from our alumni who’ve been working in tech to get an insider's view on hiring.

Ongoing alumni events provide networking and allow you to actually meet the people you interact with online on a daily basis.

Meet our alumni from top companies in tech & join us at our winter party, January 13th in NYC- Save the date! Location TBA



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Career Services

You'll have access to our stellar career services after completing our bootcamps. We have connections at top companies-- our graduates have landed jobs at Google, J.P. Morgan, BlackRock, IBM, Apple, Volvo, Capgemini, Fidelity, Analytics Quotiet and more!


Spryte Sprints

We work with SpryteLabs to give you the opportunity to get real world experience. After graduation you can apply for our Spryte internship program and work on software sprints. This will allow you to gain hands-on experience with the non-academic side of software including developing with a team and agile methodologies for project sprints.

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Become part of a community that is fostered on and off campus with an extensive mentor and alumni network, access to top industry events, and regular meetups including guest speakers, demo days and hackathons.

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HerTech Academy is an initiative by JobsForHer to offer scholarships for online tech courses to upskill women in technology in partnership with Byte Academy. The objective of these programs is to open a world of new career opportunities through learning.

HerTech Academy is offering scholarships to women for the Byte Academy Python Fullstack Bootcamp. The scholarships are open to all women in IT/Software fields who want to learn new technological skills and expertise to tackle global problems.



Our Curriculum

At Byte Academy, our curriculum is created with consultation from hiring managers at real companies including JP Morgan. We teach Python, the easiest language to learn and one of the most in-demand and versatile programming languages there is. Learn full stack development, including both server-side and client-side technologies to give you a rounded, general skill set that checks all the important boxes for a new developer.

  • Front end technologies like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Python and Flask, a popular web development framework
  • Reactjs, an industry-standard framework for client side app development
  • Data Structure and Algorithm fundamentals, the bread and butter of tech interviews
  • Graduate the program by completing the mandatory 4-week internship, giving you your first on-the-job experience to jumpstart your career

Rak Chugh

Director NYC

Rak is the Founder and Director of Byte Academy, an industry specific education company and the first to teach programs in FinTech. Rak brings rich experiences investing in emerging market equities and real estate. He previously managed a fund with over $1 billion in Indian real estate assets. Over the last 25 years, he has built technology, worked on an investment banking fixed income trading desk and has invested in both public and private equity transactions.

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Greg Smith

Lead Instructor

Greg originally learned Python as a scripting language for environmental mapping software and statistical analysis. He graduated with a BS in Environmental Science (environmental toxicology specifically) and minors in Economics and Biology. He then turned to web development which he found more fulfilling than statistics, though he has also done iOS development. His areas of interest include front-end development in React and statistical analysis in sports, primarily the NHL and European soccer. In his spare time, he enjoys playing soccer and visiting breweries, and is an avid homebrewer.


Nikhil Panchal


Nikhil is a seasoned IT professional with over 15 years of experience working in the Technology divisions of Top Tier Investment banks on Wall Street. During his career he has worked on a variety of applications in the FinTech space that range from Client facing Investment web sites, to core back-end trading systems. He holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from Binghamton University, New York as well as an MBA in Finance from NYU’s Stern School of Business. His chief areas of interest are Web programming and Long term Value Investing. In his spare time Nikhil enjoys reading and spending time with his family.


Kai Chaung

Director and Sr. Admissions Officer NYC

Kai takes care of all things Byte-from admissions, application processing, and managing the occasional food fight to paying bills and watering the plants. She has 15+ years working in HR and in her spare time she enjoys virgin Piña Coladas, typography, Disney movies and AYCE buffets.


Jenna Lapushner

Head of Career Services and Admissions NYC

Jenna joined the Byte Team four years ago with the mission to help students obtain their career goals. She began her career in Finance back in 2011 at Entrust Merchant Solutions (acquired by BFS) where she worked for three years. During this time her entrepreneurial spirit wanted to come out and she birthed Brookland Adventures, a premier environmental education event and content company for kids of all ages. While Brookland Adventures continuing to grow, she made a career change from Finance to Fashion, and then eventually settled in the Tech industry. At Byte she works to provide career support to current students and alumni as well as create employer partnerships.


Christie Loyd

Campus Director Houston

Christie was born in Houston, TX and was lucky enough to move to Nigeria and then Angola when she was two weeks old. Those early adventures sparked a lifelong love of travel and she has been all over the world. She has an AAS degree in Film Production and earned her BA in Communications with a minor in English from The University of Houston. She spent many years in sales before jumping into education. She is now helping students change their lives as they become developers at Byte Academy. In her spare time, she loves to travel, write films, and hanging out with her three dogs, Ben, Betty Lou and Beau.

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