The Non-Profit, Non-Code School


In order for Hack Oregon to fulfill our mission of building cutting-edge, open data software for important issues in Oregon, we know we need a large community with advanced skills.  We're committed strengthening our local talent pool so being a part of creating the future accessible for everyone. 

PS. It's great for local industry too :)

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Applications Open Now

Summer Term: June 26th - August 22nd (1 week break 7/24-7/28)

Fall Term: September 11th - November 2nd



Python Foundations

Python II

Data Science 

Machine Learning

Database Foundations

Spatial Databases and Analytics

Dev Ops


Front End

Javascript Foundations

Web Development with React JS

Data Viz with React JS

Web Cartography


Design Thinking Foundations

User Experience Design

Infographic Design

Data-Driven Marketing


Stay tuned for the Term 2 Roster.


We offer courses at junior, intermediate, and advanced levels.

All our instructors are current, working industry professionals.

Our courses are shorter, affordable, and streamlined for motivated, self-learners.

Hack Oregon's nonprofit project work creates an immersive production environment for experiential learning.

Our courses are modular, rooted in systems-thinking principles, and support multi-disciplinary collaboration.

Every class is focused on data-driven, open source approaches to technology.

Our offerings evolve constantly to stay on the cutting edge of the industry and encourage a culture of life-long learning.

Read More on our Hack U FAQ



All classes are 6 hours of class time per week.  


All classes take place in the evening, from 6-9pm on a Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs schedule. 


Cost ranges depending on length and level of the course.  Typically courses range between $250-$850.


At Hack University, the cost of a course should not a barrier to your application.  

Scholarship options vary by course and there are a range of options that can be assessed on a case by case basis.  Apply early, as many grant options require 30+ days to process. 


We're running two Summer terms for 2017.  Check back March 15th for early applications. 

...there is no more certain way to up your tech skills than taking a course with HackU and working with a Hack Oregon product team.
A++, would hack again.
— Danny Cairns, React Web Development Class
Participating in Hack U was an amazing, insightful experience. .... I’ve found it super applicable to my job and have gained a ton of new ideas and tools for running more efficient, effective projects at work.
— Sara Rasmussen, Product Management Class