Our #1 Priority
Our students join us from all over the world including countries such as Tunisia, Finland, Brazil, Taiwan, Australia, Siberia, Singapore, Uganda, Chile, India, Canada, China, England and more.
Many are driven, entrepreneurial, smart, collaborative yet independent, passionate and hard working. Some are brand new to web development while others have CS degrees. Students here vary from straight out of college to others who may have had years of experience as as lawyers, investment bankers, accountants, etc.
Regardless of where they come from or their prior programming expertise, our graduates are hired into top technology roles when they graduate. These roles include Fullstack Developer, DevOps Engineer, Data Analyst, Data Engineer, Audience Analyst, Junior Developer and more. Some may also return to their previous company with a promotion and new technological skillset.
Meet Our Students
- Student Name: Marc, Jared, and Brian
Botserver enables businesses to make better decisions using artificial intelligence bots. These bots allow businesses to listen to relevant IM conversations and interact with their community.
Technologies used for the project include Artificial Intelligence, the IBM Watson API and more.
- Student Name: Vince's Team
Vince and his team created a medical map as a Proof of Concept for a real startup, Alvin Healthcare. Technologies used include: PostgreSQL for the database, Flask, the LAPP stack (Linux, Apache, PostSQL and Python) and the Google Maps API.
Piki: Dating App for Picky Eaters
- Student Name: Shih Mei
Similar to a “Tinder” for picky eaters
If you love ribeye it maybe tough to go to a steakhouse with a vegan. Peanut lover? Better not kiss someone who’s deathly allergic. The drawbacks for dietary restrictions run afoul aren’t quite sexy…
- Student Name: Nat, Jack, Rob, and Sulekha
Neighborhood GPS provides neighborhood recommendations for local New Yorkers. Technologies used include: Google Maps, Yelp, and Streeteasy APIs.
- Student Name: Eric and Shehryar
PolitiPic uses facial recognition technology to predict voter outcomes. Technologies include Google Vision API, Server built in Python and Django
Inspired by the premium linked in accounts used by recruiters, Tomas’s project makes the job search much easier for him and his peers.
We want students to have a rich experience. We build trust, teamwork and collaboration modeled after real world organizations so that that students trust one another and have real relationships. Our small size, also, enables us to have a tightly knit group.
Average Class Size < 15
Our activities on and off campus help us build a tightly knit, collaborative community. Days vary, but could entail:
I connected with every member of my group in the first week.Yulia Yulia, Via Siberia
- Code along with instructors
- Customized Career Workshop – based on your chosen career path
- Team Projects – students work with one another on many different projects including their final project
- API demos
- Peer programming
- Resume review session
- Presentation practice
- Industry workshops
- Guest lectures
- Wellness (pilates, meditation, etc)
- Game night
- Lunch and learn
- Coding “Pitstops” with our partner incubator
- Industry conferences
Our central Manhattan location further enriches students experience at the Academy. Only a block from Grand Central Station students can easily access us from the tri-state area. Being next to Fortune 500 companies, it is easy for students to step out for interviews. Parks, restaurants, and the many shopping choices can easily be utilized after class.book a tour
Money and Living Expenses
In addition to help financing tuition, our lending partners can help with living expenses so that you can dedicate yourself to education.
Although many students find accommodations on their own, we’ll work with you to help find the appropriate place to live. We can match you with others looking for room mates and advise on neighborhoods.
Our housing partner Common, provides shared housing and has five different housing locations in the NY Metro Area.
What Our Students Have to Say About Us
“Byte Academy not only gave me the full stack development skills; they also gave me the finance education that allowed me to thrive in the FinTech industry… While attending Byte I did not only learn to program but also build friendships that followed me through out my career this far.”
Graduated FinTech Program, Now at JP Morgan