Frequently Asked Questions

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Company

Q: What is Covalence?

Covalence is an educational program designed for career transformation. We offer intensive courses in coding, marketing, and business. The focus of Covalence is to help you gain the practical skills to boost your career or take on a new challenge. With campuses all across the country, we provide top-notch training to professionals like you. We've helped many people transition into new careers doing something they love.

We offer mostly full-time courses, ranging from 1 day to 10 weeks. The curriculum for each course is developed by industry experts. Submit our contact form below to get more information and stay up to date with the latest news from Covalence.


Courses

Q: How much do your courses cost?

  • Full Stack Development: cost varies by location. Visit our locations page here
  • Front End Fundamentals: $2,000
  • Entrepreneur Bootcamp: $500/day

Q: What is the average class size?

Each class is capped at 20 students.

Q: Do you need previous experience to take one of the courses?

Previous experience is not necessary, but it can help. We assign pre-coursework throughout the application process in order to assess your ability to learn the material.

Q: How long is the course?

  • Full Stack Development: 10 weeks
  • Front End Fundamentals: 1 week
  • Entrepreneur Bootcamp: 1 week, but you may choose to attend as many or as few of those days as you would like. Visit our entrepreneur page for more info.

Q: What are class hours?

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Q: Do you offer financial aid?

We do not offer financial aid.

Q: Is Covalence an officially accredited academic institution?

While we strive to provide a top-notch educational experience for you with excellent instructors and a talented, involved community, Covalence is not accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting body. This means that federal student loan aid cannot be used in conjunction with our courses.Covalence is a licensed school in every city and state in which we operate.

Q: Do you accept student loans?

Federal student loan aid cannot be used in conjunction with our courses. However, many students are able to secure low-cost loans in order to take the course.

Q: Do you accept the G.I. Bill?

We cannot accept the G.I. Bill.

Q: When is tuition due?

  • Full Stack Development: Full tuition is due before the start date of the class.
  • Front End Fundamentals: Full tuition is required to reserve your seat in the class.
  • Entrepreneur Bootcamp: Full tuition is required to reserve your seat in the class.

Q: Do you have a payment plan?

We offer a payment plan to a select number of qualified individuals, if you are interested please contact our admissions team.

Q: Do you award any scholarships?

Please check the locations page to see if there are any scholarships offered at your preferred location.

Q: Is there a laptop requirement?

  • Full Stack Development: All students are required to have a MacBook. Please ensure that the model you purchase can run MacOS Sierra.
  • Front End Fundamentals: All students are required to have a laptop in order to participate. Chromebooks are NOT allowed.
  • Entrepreneur Bootcamp: All students are required to have a laptop in order to participate. Chromebooks are NOT allowed.

Q: Do you offer after hours courses?

Not at this time. We have found, that in order to learn to code that quickly, it requires a dedication that is difficult to obtain while working during the day and only giving the curriculum part of your time.

Q: Do you offer job assistance?

We have what we call a Student Success program. Every student will get a chance to meet with a Student Success Coach to refine their resume, further develop interview skills, and work on applying for jobs. We also have regular events where local businesses are in attendance.

Q: Am I job ready after taking the 10-week Full Stack Development course?

After receiving a certificate of completion from our Full Stack Development course, you are employable as a junior level developer.

Q: What types of jobs do students get after completing the 10-week Full Stack Development course?

We encourage you to apply for many different roles. While the Full Stack Development course involves mostly JavaScript, the primary focus of the course is to teach you how to think like a developer. Students have gone on to work (and succeed) with Ruby, C#, Java, and many other languages.


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Covalence Headquarters

The Covalence Headquarters are located in Birmingham, Alabama.

To find a location near you, visit our Locations page.

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