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Learn how to code

Coding opens new horizons. At Holberton School, you’ll learn the technical skills and the soft skills that will help you jumpstart your career in software engineering. Begin your journey now.

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Specialize in what drives you

Our intensive curriculum is designed so students develop fundamental software engineering skills in two years. Students learn coding fundamentals and can specialize in exciting emerging technologies. Our collaborative, project-based environment prepares every student for real-world success.

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One of our students is whiteboarding her solution to one of the software engineering problems given on a project

The Holberton Way

Holberton is a software engineering school founded in Silicon Valley to address a gap in the education system for aspiring software engineers. After Holberton opened its doors in 2016, the world’s most innovative companies have noticed. Graduates have found jobs at LinkedIn, Google, Tesla, Docker, Apple, Dropbox, Facebook, Pinterest, Genentech, Cisco, IBM, and more.

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Learn the soft skills that matter

Our in-person, project-based learning environment leads students to work effectively in groups, articulate ideas, speak in front of audiences, and think outside of the box — all skills that employers value and reward in software engineering careers.

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Student from cohort 8 is whiteboarding with her peers
One of our students on his computer

Learn software engineering in-depth

Holberton puts an emphasis on preparing for a career in software engineering. At Holberton, you will learn more than one coding language that will only get you ready for a first job. To prepare you for your new career, you will learn multiple coding languages, be exposed to different specializations of software engineering, and learn lifelong professional development skills.

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Jeff Weiner is the CEO of LinkedIn and one of Holberton's Board of Trustees Members
Jeff Weiner is the CEO of LinkedIn and one of Holberton's Investors

"Holberton is producing remarkable, Ivy League-caliber graduates without the costs, the time, or the prerequisites."

— Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn
Pictured here is Julien, the CEO and co-founder of Holberton, as well as students from cohort 2 in San Francisco

Investing in your education

We don’t think financial ability should be a barrier. That's why you don't pay until after you land a job. When Holberton students succeed, everyone succeeds. Learn more about the application process and how tuition works.

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It's not just about software

Discovering new worlds. Giving a voice to the disenfranchised. Saving the environment. Connecting people across the globe. Being a software engineer isn’t just about coding — it's about making our communities better for everyone. Our graduates have gone on to create and iterate on amazing products for innovative companies like Google, Tesla, LinkedIn, Facebook, Apple, Change.org, and more.

"Holberton successfully converts ambitious people with little or no technical knowledge into candidates for sought after companies like Apple and Google."

Pictured here is Steven Garcia, Holberton School student and now Software Engineering Apprentice at Pinterest Steven G., Cohort 4 (SF Campus)
Software Engineer Apprentice at Pinterest

Pictured here are students from cohort 6 in SF Pictured here is a mentor and a student from cohort 8 in SF

A community of innovators, doers, and dreamers

Our students collaborate on projects and learn from each other. Our campuses, located in the world's most innovative cities, harness exciting energy and foster inclusivity and creativity.

Life at Holberton

Events

Join us for meetups, chats, and open houses to meet professional advisors, participate in live coding sessions, network with peers, chat with other software engineers, and much more. Above all else, our visitors and students are asked to always keep an open mind and never stop learning.

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August 20, 5:00 PM

School Tour: San Francisco, CA, USA

August 28, 6:00 PM

Open House: New Haven, CT, USA

September 18, 6:30 PM

Open House: San Francisco, CA, USA

September 26, 6:00 PM

Virtual Open House: New Haven, CT, USA