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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 (1092 reviews)

John F
Graduated: 2021

11/17/2021

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"Challenging but worth your time"

Over the course of four months, I learned so much material with the support of my fellow cohort mates and instructors. The instructors were incredibly nice, and knowledgable as they had gone through the course themselves and understood the stress of the... Read More

Kenneth Lee
Graduated: 2021

11/17/2021

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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"Great learning experience"

Pros: - Get to learn in demand skills. - Great support from cohort-mates and most instructors - Fast-paced learning environment that forces you to focus on the material on a daily basis. - Structured learning schedule - Promotes pair programming on a... Read More

Anonymous
Graduated: 2021

11/16/2021

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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"Great education and experience"

The curriculum was very thorough. I feel as though I learned a lot and I feel confident. I met great people ans have made some life long friends. Really happy that I chose App Academy. I highly recommend it to anyone pursuing a career in software engineering!... Read More

Josue Lugaro
Graduated: 2021

11/16/2021

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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"Fantastic experience, best career choice I could've made"

App Academy provides a fantastic student experience that is both professional and friendly. Although there were some bumps along the way, a/A was a great experience overall. From the fantastic staff to the amazing curriculum, there is little to complain... Read More

Christian B
Graduated: 2021

11/3/2021

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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"challenging but worth it"

App academy's 24 week online program excels at challenging their students and placing their students in a great learning environment. During my time at App academy I went from little to no knowledge of software development to being able to successfully... Read More

Y W
Graduated: 2021

10/29/2021

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Software Engineer Track: In-Person

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"nonstop and dense course"

After attended the 16-week program, I am now able to create apps and websites using MERN, Ruby on Rails, and JavaScripts, and most importantly, understand coding memes. This is coming from someone who never enrolled in a single computer/coding course... Read More

Vern Chien Chao
Graduated: 2021

10/26/2021

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Software Engineer Track: In-Person

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"Fast but fulfilling experience."

App Academy has a great environment and I would recommend anyone looking for an (online remote) experience to change career course. This organization has a great structure with anyone who has no experience in the tech field. I've already recommended App... Read More

Anonymous
Graduated: 2021

10/26/2021

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Software Engineer Track: In-Person

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"Overall a great experience and learned a lot"

Prior to App Academy, I got a Computer Science Minor from college but I believed it didn't properly prepare me to excel in the industry. Because of this, I joined App Academy in order to learn more about current frameworks and to learn how to create good-looking... Read More

Arwen Kim
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2021

10/26/2021

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"good curriculum"

I have finished the 16weeks bootcamps in a/A. It has really good curriculum, even though it could be little tough to finish everything in 16weeks, there are nice TAs who can help you out with keeping up good working strategies. Even after graduation,... Read More

Darrick Shin
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2021

10/26/2021

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Software Engineer Track: In-Person

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"App Academy"

App Academy's 16-week program was a very fast-paced Bootcamp. We learned a lot more than that I thought we would, including Javascript, React/ Redux, MERN, Rails, PostgreSQL, SQLite3, AWS, and Webpack. Overall it was a pretty positive experience. If you're... 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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