Not Sure Where to Apply?

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

Do you represent this school? Suggest edits.

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)

Overall
Curriculum
Job Support

4.68/5

(1066 reviews)
    6/28/2021
  • Chuks Ota
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2021

Overall Score

Curriculum

Job Support

"It was quite the learning experience."

From the beginning, App Academy is pretty transparent about how much work it'll be, but there's not a whole lot of preparation that will really prepare you for the program. Before you dive in, really do some soul searching if you have the work ethic,... Read More

Comment
    6/14/2021
  • Anonymous
  • Graduated: 2021

Overall Score

Curriculum

Job Support

"It was awesome!"

I had a great time going through App Academy. It was not easy, but with the help of the phenomenal instructors and the wonderful classmates I met a long the way I was able to make it to the end. Very happy with my choice to attend and would recommend... Read More

Comment
    6/8/2021
  • Anonymous | Junior Instructional Assistant
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2021

Overall Score

Curriculum

Job Support

"Worth It"

pros: direction on what to learn passionate staff the curriculum is frequently updated to the most recent in-demand skills. gain a community of like-minded individuals who love to program. gain valuable connections in the industry cons: intense program... Read More

Comment
    6/8/2021
  • Anonymous
  • Software Engineer Track: In-Person
  • Graduated: 2020

Overall Score

Curriculum

Job Support

"Overrated"

You feel incredibly hyped because you finished an intense program. You went through numerous assessments where a handful of people get dropped each time. You completed a few full stack applications. And so upon graduation you feel great and confident.... Read More

Comment
    6/3/2021
  • Icarus | Software Engineer
  • App Academy Open
  • Graduated: 2021

Overall Score

Curriculum

Job Support

"App Academy motivated me for life"

My time at App Academy was truly life-changing. I came into the program not sure what I wanted to do in life, kind of depressed and unsure what my future looked like. App Academy taught me things beyond coding, such as budgeting my time, managing stress,... Read More

Comment
    5/28/2021
  • Anonymous
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2021

Overall Score

Curriculum

Job Support

"App Academy has changed... not for the better!"

I am currently attending App Academy. I started at the beginning of May. App Academy is split into three week modules. The first module we went through was great. Full of examples and problems, discussions on where we would see the JavaScript concepts... Read More

Comment
    5/25/2021
  • Reginald | Full Stack Dev
  • Software Engineer Track: In-Person
  • Graduated: 2021

Overall Score

Curriculum

Job Support

"App academy teaches you how to break problems down into its base form."

pros - Great community, stays with you even after graduation. - Great peers, helpful classmates and a wonderful place to make new friends. - Excellent JavaScript course, Teaches both prototype and es6 classes. cons - Multiple assessments in order to move... Read More

Comment
    5/17/2021
  • WCL
  • Software Engineer Track: In-Person
  • Graduated: 2021

Overall Score

Curriculum

Job Support

"I highly recommend App Academy"

App Academy is a great bootcamp. I started App Academy at the beginning of 2021 as a student. The course design motivates the students to learn as much as they can during the 16 week period. The TAs and career coaches are very responsible and truly wish... Read More

Comment
    5/17/2021
  • Anonymous
  • Software Engineer Track: In-Person
  • Graduated: 2021

Overall Score

Curriculum

Job Support

"App Academy is a life-changing rollercoaster ride that is quicker than you think."

I attended a/A due to all of the great reviews and recommendations on different sites. After attending and graduating, I can tell you they were spot on. I never expected to feel so comfortable with applying for tech roles. Drinking from a fire hose is... Read More

Comment
    5/14/2021
  • Satomi Dean
  • Software Engineer Track: In-Person
  • Graduated: 2021

Overall Score

Curriculum

Job Support

"Very difficult but you’ll learn a lot"

I didn't have any computer science background and didn't know anything about coding before I decided to apply to app academy. I spent 1 month studying Js for app academy entry test. App academy was not easy, and I struggled the whole time. But you’ll... Read More

Comment

App Academy's average rating is 4.68 out of 5.0 based on 1066 review(s).

Related News

What was Cody McCabe's experience at App Academy?
By: The SwitchUp Team | 8/28/2018

Compare Similar Bootcamps

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.

You may also be interested in...

Person thinking

Need help making a decision?

We'll match you to the perfect bootcamp for your location, budget, and future career.