30,000+ applicants. 6-month vetting process. 0.7% acceptance rate.

With tens of thousands of applicants and an acceptance rate of 0.7%, Andela is by far the most selective technical program on the African continent. (For context, Harvard'’s acceptance rate is 6.2%)
THE ANDELA APPLICATION PROCESS
1

Aptitude assessments

All candidates complete a series of psychometric tests and IQ evaluations to gauge problem solving ability and aptitude.

2

Passion check

Qualified applicants are assigned a self-study programming curriculum to measure drive and discipline.

3

Personality match

Selected candidates are invited to in-person interviews, where we gauge soft skills and personality fit.

4

Programming Evaluation

Successful applicants participate in a two-week, full-time bootcamp at an Andela campus led by senior developers. We measure programming aptitude, work ethic, and culture fit.

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Ultimately, Andela accepts less than 1% into our Technical Leadership Program, which covers the skills they need to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

PRIOR TO JOINING YOUR TEAM, ANDELA DEVELOPERS MUST DEMONSTRATE:
Soft Skills

Strong communication skills – because trust and rapport are essential.

Technical Expertise

Stack-specific knowledge and a creative approach to problem solving.

Adaptability

Experience with a variety of tools and technologies to tackle the unknown.

Hands-on Experience

Building real products – because true problem solvers learn by doing.

LET'S SEE HOW WE CAN WORK TOGETHER. CALL US: (646)-726-4003