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App Academy

Courses: App Academy Open, Bootcamp Prep, Software Engineer Track: In-Person, Software Engineer Track: Online

Locations

Online, San Francisco, NYC

About App Academy

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

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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
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
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

(1076 reviews)
    9/3/2021
  • Anonymous
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2021

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"This coding bootcamp is intense."

Before App Academy, I didn't know how to use a terminal. But after graduating from the 16-week online program, I learned how to build full-stack projects and debug codes to make the app live. You get what you put in so make sure you allocate at least... Read More

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    8/31/2021
  • Shane Wilkey | Software Developer
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Overall, I had a really good experience at App Academy."

I wasn't sure what to expect when I enrolled in App Academy, but it ended up being one of the most difficult and rewarding experiences in my life. The instructional staff for the most part was top-notch, though near the end of the course a few instructors... Read More

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    8/25/2021
  • James Daniel | Software Engineer
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2021

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"I learned so much in so little time"

I went to App Academy knowing little to nothing about software engineering and came out with the capacity to pickup any language and start producing with it in just a couple weeks. The supportive staff went over JavaScript, Python, Express, React and... Read More

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    8/25/2021
  • Gary
  • App Academy Open
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Graduated March 2021"

Overall I had an amazing experience, most of the instructors were great and knew what they were doing as well as the support staff, everyone seemed to know what they we're doing. Okay so that was all the good and for the lacking portion of this is there... Read More

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    8/24/2021
  • Zach Yu
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Study extremely hard and you should make it!"

I enrolled in the 24 week bootcamp with 0 coding knowledge and experience. It is a very rigorous program, and when they say you need to spend an average of 60-80 per weeks, it is not an exaggeration! It is easier if you've had previous experience or a... Read More

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    8/24/2021
  • Anonymous | Software Engineer
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2021

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"App Academy is the way to go"

I went into App Academy knowing just a bit of HTML and CSS and graduated as a Full-Stack Developer. You must go into this program with the mentality of wanting a challenge and wanting to push your limits. App Academy is a demanding program, but it is... Read More

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    8/22/2021
  • kevin tran
  • App Academy Open
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Lots of structure in the course but not a lot of structure in the teachers."

Pros- - can ask lots of questions - pair programming - lots of information Cons- - student-teacher ratio is high - lots of reports to do Overall, this is a good program for first time programmers with no experience and a good place to start networking... Read More

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    8/10/2021
  • Josh Tupas | Software Engineer
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Well worth the time you put in"

Pros: -You get all these resources and guided feedback to learn the material -Instructors do know their stuff -Material is always evolving to reflect the current trends in Software Engineering to always make you a relevant candidate during job search... Read More

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    8/10/2021
  • Alexandra M Bouillon | Software Engineer
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Worth It"

I recommend App Academy for anyone who wants to add skills to their belt. It’s a rigorous program, and it gave me the lessons and experience I need to build full-stack web applications. I enrolled in App Academy and they gave me experience working with... Read More

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    7/31/2021
  • jane martin
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Great if you know what you're getting into in advance"

The good: The curriculum is updated regularly. Most of the staff is extremely friendly and tries to be helpful. You can develop great friendships and network very easily with fellow students. There are plenty of fun projects to work on and some extra... Read More

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App Academy's average rating is 4.68 out of 5.0 based on 1076 review(s).

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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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