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Our Bootcamp Tuition Cost

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Program Tuition: $12,800

A non-refundable deposit of $1000 is due within one week of your acceptance, with the remaining $11,800 due two weeks prior to the start date of your cohort

At DESIGNATION, we believe high quality design education should be available to everyone who wants it. That's why we offer two distinct financial assistance packages to make participating in the program affordable for as many people as we possibly can.

With the fact that 94% of our alumni have gone on to new design jobs with an average salary increase of 62%, it's an incredible opportunity to put your design career on a whole new trajectory.


What You Can Expect For Your Tuition


  • 900+ hours of training
  • 6+ guest speakers per cohort
  • 4+ instructors per cohort
  • 94% hiring rate within 6 months of graduating
  • 62% average reported graduate salary increase
  • Killer portfolio tuned to your interests
  • Live client experience in a creative, collaborative environment
  • Mentorship
  • Project management and team collaboration
  • Discounted or free access to 9+ top design software tools
  • 75+ connections to technology companies looking to hire design talent
  • Grow your network of designers, developers, and thought leaders
  • Break into a new industry and new career
  • Active post-graduate placement support until you find a job

Two Ways to Make Tuition More Affordable


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We believe high quality design education should be available for everyone. So we work with everyone we accept to identify a payment plan that works with their personal budget.

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We've partnered with three great lending companies to provide affordable financing for education that pays for itself. Fill out the form below for more info.

Comparison of Design Bootcamps


  Tuition Curriculum Duration Cost Per Week Alumni Success Rate Avg. Alumni Salary Avg. Salary Increase
$12,800 UX, UI 24 weeks 12 virtual12 in-person $533/week 94% $60,500 62%
$13,500 UX 10 weeks $1,350/week Not reported Not reported Not reported
$9,100 UX, UI, FED 8 weeks $1,137/week Not reported Not reported Not reported
$14,000 UX 12 weeks $1,167/week Not reported Not reported Not reported
$9,800 UX, UI, FED 24 weeks Virtual $408/week Not reported Not reported Not reported

Apply To The Next Class


Xenon Cohort

Available in:

Chicago, IL

Design Essentials -

Weeks 1-6 (virtual) -

Weeks 7-18 (in-person) -

Note, there will be no class 12/24 - 1/8.


Yucca Cohort

Available in:

Chicago, IL

Design Essentials -

Weeks 1-6 (virtual) -

Weeks 7-18 (in-person) -



Zinc Cohort

Available in:

Chicago, IL

Design Essentials -

Weeks 1-6 (virtual) -

Weeks 7-18 (in-person) -



Amethyst Cohort

Available in:

Chicago, IL

Design Essentials -

Weeks 1-6 (virtual) -

Weeks 7-18 (in-person) -



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