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Online, San Francisco, NYC
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About App Academy

Location: Online, San Francisco, NYC

App Academy is a coding school that offers online and in-person training programs with no tuition cost until you’re hired as a Software Engineer earning over $50,000. The career changing outcomes that App Academy has produced since being founded in 2012... Read More

Courses

App Academy Open

Cost: Free
Locations: Online
Course Description:

With App Academy Open you’ll get free access to App Academy’s entire in-person full-stack curriculum, which has placed thousands of people in software development jobs. App Academy is ranked as the #1 coding bootcamp in the US and, since 2016, has placed more software developers at Google than UC Berkeley. On the Free plan you’ll get over 1,500 hours of material (readings, videos, projects), an interactive coding environment and community features like chat to keep you connected with thousands of prospective developers across the globe.

Subjects:
Design Principles, CSS, HTML, jQuery, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, SQL, Algorithms, JavaScript, UX, UX Design

Bootcamp Prep

Cost: $2,999
Duration: 4 weeks
Locations: Online, San Francisco, NYC
In-person Available Online
Course Description:

Bootcamp Prep is a 4-week, part-time course, guaranteed to get you accepted at the most selective coding schools or your money back. The program will teach you up to an advanced level of JavaScript, and instructors provide you with 1-on-1 mock interviews, as well assist with your individual bootcamp applications.

There are multiple course and pricing options for students interested in the Bootcamp Prep:
Bootcamp Prep Live: Cost $2,999
Bootcamp Prep Online: Cost (Three Tiers) $995, $1,795, $3,795

Subjects:
CSS, HTML, Algorithms, Node.js, JavaScript

Software Engineer Track: In-Person

Cost: $17,000
Duration: 16 weeks
Locations: NYC, San Francisco
In-person Only
Course Description:

In 16 weeks, you'll learn all the skills needed to begin a career as a web developer. Through hands-on projects, we train you to build web applications with Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, and React/Flux. Prior programming experience isn't required. However, you will need lots of tenacity and a passion for building cool stuff.

App Academy now offers flexible financing and deferred tuition for their Full Time Program:
- $17k upfront tuition payment
- $23k (9k upfront, 13k deferred tuition payment)
-$28k (fully deferred tuition payment, 3k deposit ).

Subjects:
Design Principles, CSS, HTML, jQuery, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, SQL, Algorithms, JavaScript, UX

Software Engineer Track: Online

Cost: $20,000
Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

The Software Engineer Track: Online program offers members an almost identical experience to our in-person full-stack course with daily video demos, live q&a instruction, projects, pair programming, live lectures from App Academy instructors, white-boarding, career services and more. It costs $0 upfront and you only pay if you’re hired as a developer (upfront and hybrid payment options are also available). The course is full-time, Mon-Fri, from 8am-5pm PST, and will get you job-ready in 24 weeks. Please note: we are unable to accept applications from New York residents at this time to the SWE: Online program.

Subjects:
CSS, HTML, MongoDB, Docker, GraphQL, Ruby on Rails, Redux, React.js, SQL, Node.js, Express.js, JavaScript

App Academy Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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4.68/5 (1142 reviews)

Anonymous
Graduated: 2022

8/2/2022

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"App Academy was one of the best experiences of my life"

I joined App Academy with no prior coding experience and I believe that I came out with a solid understanding of web development. The program was no small feat and you definitely need to put in the work, but for as little as just 4 months of your time,... Read More

Isaac Wei
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

7/27/2022

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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"App Academy"

Pros: 3 different complete projects. Each one significantly different from the other. Two are fullstack apps, one using MERN and the other Ruby on Rails. The last is a frontend only javascript app. 2 languages. You learn basics of programming in ruby... Read More

Anonymous
Graduated: 2022

7/27/2022

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Software Engineer Track: In-Person

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"Good for those who don't know where to start"

App Academy has team of instructors who give lectures on SW topics and help with projects. These instructors and the job search coaches are recent graduates from AA who are also doing their own job search. The projects were fun to work on and helped me... Read More

Tom Leslie Li
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

7/25/2022

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"10/10 Would highly recommend."

As someone with zero background with software engineering / coding, I thoroughly enjoyed and learned a lot from their well-crafted curriculum. The course is quite rigorous, and the instructors are super attentive. Everybody is super welcoming and willing... Read More

Maica Santos
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

7/20/2022

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"An Exciting Journey"

The last couple of months have been life changing. The program is intense, but the instructional staff provides great support. I didn't have a lot of prior experience in programming before starting, but now I can build a full stack application. You will... Read More

Anonymous
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

7/19/2022

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Software Engineer Track: In-Person

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"Great experience, would recommend 10/10"

The instructors explained lectures in a timely and orderly fashion. The curriculum was well-crafted by team of highly-respected professionals. Every day, I could not have been more excited to arrive to App Academy, as the lectures were paced appropriately... Read More

Anonymous
Graduated: 2022

7/19/2022

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"My In-Person Cohort Experience"

Pros: - AppAcademy has a great network of alumni - Course is well-designed and allows students to explore different technologies / APIs during their projects - Career coaches are experienced professionals who teach the best methods Cons: - Curriculum... Read More

Frances Huang Lau
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

7/15/2022

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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"App Academy is Life Changing!"

My husband went to App Acadamy about 5 years a go. When I needed to choose a bootcamp, he highly recommended it. The past 6 months at App Acadamy is truly life changing. The staff and instructors were all very knowledgeable and supportive, and most of... Read More

Mason Taylor
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

7/12/2022

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"A/Amazing!"

App Academy has truly been a blessing to experience. From the course material, to the classmates and teachers, it was an absolute blast to be a part of since day 1. The curriculum was intense most of the time, but this was built specifically to learn... Read More

Anonymous
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

7/12/2022

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"Excellent experience, but a lot of work"

I had a great experience with App Academy. The curriculum was excellent, and I think a huge part of the value is the assistance with the job search after you complete the program, for up to a year. I would recommend a/A to anyone looking for a serious... Read More

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Frequently Asked Questions

What financing options are offered by App Academy?

App Academy offers many financing options, such as Income Share Agreements, Loan Financing, and Upfront Payments.

What courses are offered at App Academy?

There are many courses you can take at App Academy. These include App Academy Open, Bootcamp Prep, Software Engineer Track: In-Person, Software Engineer Track: Online

What types of programs are offered at App Academy?

App Academy has Full-Time programs for students that can be taken online or in-person.

In these programs, students can learn from and take advantage of guided lectures, live pair programming, white-boarding, career and job placement services, and more.

What are the job outcomes for App Academy?

The average salary after graduation is $90,000 in New York and $101,000 in San Francisco, and 74% of alumni find a job.

App Academy alumni work at various tech companies, such as Google, Dropbox, PayPal, Facebook, Github, and more.

What is the application process at App Academy like?

Prospective students will need to submit an online form and complete an interview to apply to App Academy.

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