About Per Scholas

Unlocking Potential

At Per Scholas, we believe a thriving workforce starts with equitable access to education. Learn about Per Scholas and how we provide skills training and access to employer networks to individuals often excluded from tech careers. Per Scholas envisions a technology workforce as diverse as the customers it serves. More than 25,000 graduates have launched successful careers in tech to date through our no-cost technical training. Our mission is to advance economic equity through rigorous training for tech careers and to connect skilled talent to leading businesses.

This is an icon with a yellow star. Creating Opportunity for Careers in Tech

We work directly with employers, large and small, to design rigorous, boot camp-style courses with an 85% graduation rate. Our tuition-free training combines business professional skills development with hands-on technical instruction for high demand jobs.

80%+ of Per Scholas graduates find full-time employment within one year of graduating

When you are interviewing a Per Scholas graduate, you already have someone who is committed and prepared for the work world and responsible for their time and availability.

Meet David Jarvis

This is an icon of a person and three dots. Closing the Tech Skills Divide

We prepare individuals to work in key technical roles and equip them with today’s most sought out industry skills. We have placed graduates nationwide for various entry to mid-level tech roles across every sector and provide continued upskilling and professional development support to alumni up to two years post-graduation.

850+ hire Per Scholas graduates

I peaked in my previous career and was ready for a change. I have always loved computer science but thought it was just for college kids out in California. But if you study hard, you can make it!

Meet Joovay Arias

This is an icon with three heads. Achieving Diversity in the Tech Workforce

We are building a more diverse technical workforce with employers by creating on-ramps for women and people of color, groups staggeringly underrepresented in IT employment today. 85% of our learners are people of color, a third are women, and a third are young adults.

85% of Per Scholas graduates are people of color

Per Scholas taught me the skills and discipline to build a true technology-focused career. Today I work at Google, which is the most amazing outcome I can imagine. And you can bet I’m teaching my two sons how to thrive!

Meet Tammy Johnson

A Growing National Resource for Diverse Tech Talent

With 20 national locations, Per Scholas is able to contribute to the economic development of entire regions by delivering our technical training to thousands of new learners and partnering with hundreds of employers.

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231 Peachtree Street, NE
Suite M-100

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509 South Exeter Street,
Suite 220, Baltimore,
MD 21202

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200 W. Monroe, Suite 1401
Chicago, IL 60606

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215 N. Front Street.
Columbus, Ohio 43209

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600 North Pearl St.
Suite 1950
Dallas, TX 75201

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1777 S Harrison Street,
Suite 350,
Denver, CO 80210

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3031 W. Grand Blvd.
Suite 250
Detroit, MI 48202

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Kansas City

Offices at Park 39
300 E 39th St.
Kansas City, MO 64111

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New York

Campuses located in

  • Bronx
  • Brooklyn
  • Commonpoint Queens Elmhurst The Hub (Satellite)
  • Commonpoint Queens Youth Opportunity Hub (Satellite)
  • Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation (Satellite)
  • JCC of Staten Island Stapleton Senior Center (Satellite)
  • Stanley Isaacs Neighborhood Center (Satellite)
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12 Lombardy Street, 5th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102

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1800 John F Kennedy Blvd
Suite 1801
Philadelphia, PA 19103-7434

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3003 N Central Ave Suite 1150
Phoenix, AZ 85012

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200 First Avenue, 2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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2101 4th Ave Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98121

Advancing Equity

At Per Scholas, we know that talent is ubiquitous, but opportunity is not. From the digital divide to racial wage gaps to the impact the pandemic has had on women in particular, significant challenges remain in order to achieve an equitable and inclusive workforce. That’s why we’re committed to increasing access and creating opportunities for individuals who aspire to work in tech, because the right career changes everything.

Economic Sustainability
Typical Per Scholas graduates have a pre-training income of $10,000 and post-training income of $42,000 or often much more.

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Staff & Board

Our staff and board members come with years of diverse technical and leadership experience that drives our efforts to deliver high-quality technical training and services to our students and alumni.

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Partners & Supporters

We are profoundly grateful to receive support from many of our stakeholders, including foundations, corporates, public agencies, and generous individuals.

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Review our latest financials as well as other public filings here.


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