Applications are closed for Cohort 7, but worry not! Cohort 8 will open for applications Spring 2023.

We’re glad you are interested in applying for the next NewForce cohort. While we aren’t accepting applications just yet, follow us on LinkedIn or subscribe to email updates to keep up to date on all things NewForce. 


What is the NewForce admissions team looking for?

NewForce is a six-month, full-time commitment. We’re committed to training you and connecting you with employers– we want to see that you’re willing to put in some time and effort to help us get to know you! The more information you can give us, the more likely we are to catch something that we think will make you a great software developer. Your answers don’t have to be perfectly written! Just give us as much detail as you can. 

  • You’re good at working on a team
  • You’re good at problem solving 
  • You’re good at teaching yourself new things
  • You’re motivated to start a career in the tech industry

You don’t need to have all of these qualities, but if you have any of them please find a way to include them in your answers. 

  • We’re not worried if your answers are perfectly written. Spelling and grammar don’t count against you!
  • We’re not worried if you don’t have any experience with coding.

We read every application carefully. If we see at least one or two of the qualities we listed above, we’ll email you and invite you in for a virtual interview. In the email invite, you’ll get a brief run-down of what we’ll be asking and some tips to prepare so you can put your best foot forward. 

 

You can read about some of the eligibility indicators in our NewForce 101 Guide. If you think you may be eligible but aren’t sure, apply anyway! We’ll determine eligibility on a case-by-case basis during the interview process.

Current Cycle

Cohort Seven

  • Admissions November-January 2023

    Applications open on October 26, 2022. The deadline to apply is November 26, 2022. Admission interviews occur December – January. The deadline to accept or decline offers is January 26, 2023.

  • Classes February–August 2023

    Classes begin on February 13, 2022. Students will join their cohort and instructors in a virtual classroom every weekday from 9am-4pm.

  • Demo Day August 2023

    Classes end. NewForce hosts Demo Day for potential employers on August 22, 2023

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NewForce Applications Open October 26

NewForce is a six-month, fully-remote, tuition-free coding school. Our goal is to build a tech economy in West Virginia that works for everyone. Check out our NewForce 101 guidebook for more information.