About

Our Mission

At Per Scholas, we envision a future where individuals from any community can access well-paying tech careers, and where talent is recognized and recruited from many diverse sources. Over 11,000 graduates have launched successful careers in tech to date through our no-cost technical training. Our mission is to not only open doors to technology careers, but to build the foundation for future sustainability and growth for our communities. We accomplish this mission by:


Creating Opportunity for Careers in Tech

We believe that much of our nation’s talent is hidden in plain sight. 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


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.

500+ 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


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. 87% of our students are people of color, a third are women, and a third are young adults.

87% 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 14 national locations, Per Scholas is able to contribute to the economic development of entire regions by delivering our technical training to thousands of new students and partnering with hundreds of employers.

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Atlanta

231 Peachtree Street, NE
Suite M-100
Atlanta, GA 30303

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Baltimore

509 South Exeter
Suite 218
Baltimore, MD 21202

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Columbus

112 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215

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Dallas

211 N. Ervay St
Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75201

Denver

1580 Logan St, Ste 740
Denver, CO 80203

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Detroit

3031 W. Grand Ave
Suite 250
Detroit, MI 48202

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Newark

12 Lombardy Street, 5th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102

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.

infographic image: a bar graph showing that pre-training students make $10,000 on average, compared to $42,000 post training.

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.

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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Financials

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

Careers

Join our growing team of staff and instructors to help train the next generation of skilled technical leaders.

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