Alchemy offers the most advanced software developer training in the States and is the fastest route to the highest outcome when changing careers into software development.
Whether you’re new to code, or wanting to take your skills to the next level, our industry-leading curriculum and hands-on approach will prepare you for a rewarding professional career.
Alchemy's software development training program launches grads toward exponential opportunity and salary growth. We are committed to fostering a tech environment that welcomes women, LGBTQ, veterans, and students from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. The proof is in our employment data.
At Alchemy Code Lab, mentorship means daily, strategic assistance for each individual student through empathetic interaction with industry experienced instructors and staff utilizing professional competencies in a work-simulated environment.
The curriculum and philosophy at Alchemy is industry crafted by experts in the field. Our Advisory Board, made up of Senior Software Engineers from local companies, meets regularly with our instructional team to shape and plan curriculum based on the future technology needs of local companies.
Founded in 2015, Alchemy Code Lab is located in the heart of downtown Portland. Through our local connections and our App Lab tech consultancy, Alchemy grads have a place in cultivating our city’s vibrant and inclusive software development culture. We believe in the power of coding and software development to advance our economy and our community.
Learn more about the school and our approach on our Program Overview page.
Our mission is made more meaningful through diversity-centric scholarship offerings and partnerships with influential Portland organizations including PDX Women in Tech, Women Who Code Portland, DonutJS, and LatinX PDX. Alchemy Code Lab is a Powered by Code Fellows Partner.