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App Academy

Courses: 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

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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4.69/5

(992 reviews)
    2/19/2021
  • Alexandria W
  • Software Engineer Track: In-Person
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Well-structured curriculum"

App Academy is a great starting point to coding if you need structural guidance and strict time management along your journey. But after all, it’s on you to decide how would you like to learn. Pros: - The well-structured curriculum consists of 11 weeks... Read More

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    2/19/2021
  • RL
  • Graduated: 2020

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"A great entry into the software industry but BE WARNED"

Before you sign up, this isn't a golden ticket to a 6-figure salary on a silver platter after graduation. This program provides you the foundation needed to succeed, what you get out of the program will depend on you. Some things that are a guarantee... Read More

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    2/19/2021
  • Christopher L | Software Engineer
  • Software Engineer Track: In-Person
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Great Start to Your Programming Career"

After attending App Academy, I can truly say the experience was something else. App Academy is a fast paced bootcamp that teaches you several technologies and languages. Some pros and cons will be listed below Pros: The structure of the entire course... Read More

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    2/19/2021
  • Edmond Hui | Software Engineer
  • Graduated: 2020

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"It is what you make of it"

This curriculum will teach you how to code. Succeeding is up to you. What you do with the knowledge App Academy teaches is up to you. Your projects and what you learn while building them will be more important than the fundamentals that they teach during... Read More

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    1/26/2021
  • Aaron Lewis | Software Engineer
  • Software Engineer Track: In-Person
  • Graduated: 2020

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"A great experience!!"

I had a great time learning Software Engineering at A/a!! The best part of my personal experience was definitely the TA's. App Academy does a great job of finding the best TA's around to teach CS with a full understanding. You always feel that they want... Read More

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    1/18/2021
  • Anonymous | Software Engineer
  • Software Engineer Track: In-Person
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Very intense program. But learnt a lot about the world of programming!"

This is bootcamp is very intense. If you have a wife and kids, be ready to spend some time away from them. It's true what others have said. You need to dedicate 12+ hrs/ day, including weekends, to succeed. The world of programming is huge so there is... Read More

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    1/8/2021
  • Anonymous | Software Engineer
  • Software Engineer Track: In-Person
  • Graduated: 2020

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"I tripled my salary"

This review is a bit about App Academy, but it is also about my personal experience there. There are plenty of reviews talking about App Academy specifically and all the different things that make it great, but I think getting another data point on what... Read More

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    1/4/2021
  • Anonymous
  • Software Engineer Track: In-Person
  • Graduated: 2020

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"You must learn how to learn to succeed, but once you've got that down, it's a rewarding experience."

I started the program in July 2020, while the pandemic was in full swing, and finished it in October 2020. I felt like App Academy did a good job organizing the switch to a virtual cohort and while I still wish I had that immersive in-person experience,... Read More

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    1/2/2021
  • Anonymous
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Software Engineering: Full-Time Online"

Instructors are knowledgeable, helpful, responsive and always available (even in weekends if necessary). They pay attention to the needs of the class, supply an incredible amount of extra material and make a real effort to give more explanation if they... Read More

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    12/31/2020
  • Anonymous | Software Engineer
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Was Quite A Fulfilling Journey, But Realistic Expectations Are Needed"

App Academy lived up to my expectations for the most part. I knew it would be fast paced and that there would be missing spots in my learning. I am a 'career transitioner' that had a little nest of cash stored, so I took that opportunity to move to tech.... Read More

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App Academy's average rating is 4.69 out of 5.0 based on 992 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 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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