Frequently Asked Questions


Do I have to know how to code in order to join this program?

Absolutely not! We're looking for self-starters who have a curiosity with technology, enjoy working with a diverse group of people with shared interests, can handle when things get tough, and want to be part of a valuable and collaborative tech community.  Kenzie is open to all students as long as they have the right attitude and aptitude. Click here to learn more about the admissions process.


Do you offer courses in-person, online, or both?

We offer courses in-person at our Downtown Indianapolis location, as well as a hybrid program for remote students to participate alongside our on-campus classes via video conferencing.


how Long is the prograM?

Our Software Engineering offering is a two-year program that can be broken down into three sections: Front-End Development (six months), Full-Stack Development (six months), and Software Engineering (one year). Click here for more details on the program.

Our User Experience (UX) Design program is a 6-month program while our UX Design + Front-End Development program is 12 months, with an option for a paid apprenticeship in year 2. 


how much does it cost?

See program cost for a full breakdown of our tuition and financial assistance options.


What do I receive for completing The Full Kenzie Academy Software engineering program?

After completing our two year Software Engineering Course (all three sections), you will receive a certificate and job placement assistance. You will also have received 12 months of paid software development apprenticeship experience working with other developers on real-world projects with companies both local and coastal.


What do I receive for completing The Full Kenzie UX Design & Front-End Development program?

After completing our one year UX Design & Front-End Development Program, you will receive a certificate and job placement assistance. You will also be eligible for 12 months of paid apprenticeship working as a UX designer, front-end developer, or both,  with companies both local and coastal.


Can I do this part time?

Not at the moment. Kenzie Academy offers a demanding learning program, students are required to commit to full-time participation. Learning how to code is learning a new language; devotion and immersion are required. We will be offering part-time non-career track programs in the future for students interested in learning to code but not yet ready to commit full-time towards the career track.


What Is a “Full stack engineer / Developer”?

Full-Stack web developers will be comfortable with both front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS, and Javascript that control the appearance of pages in the web browser, as well as at least one server side language such as Python and effective use of relational databases.


Where is Kenzie Academy Located?

Kenzie Academy is located within the Speak Easy Downtown at 47 S. Meridian Street, 3rd floor Suite #302 Indianapolis, IN 46204.


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