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Online, San Francisco, NYC
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 Ranked 2022 Best Bootcamp

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 (1080 reviews)

Student Submitted Reviews
kevin tran
Graduated: 2021

8/22/2021

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App Academy Open

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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

Josh Tupas
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2021

8/10/2021

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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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

Alexandra M Bouillon
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2021

8/10/2021

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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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

jane martin
Graduated: 2021

7/31/2021

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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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

Lauren Gustafson
Graduated: 2021

7/29/2021

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"Thankful For This Program!"

I just graduated from the 24 week online program and cannot recommend App Academy more. The material is well thought out, the project assignments tried and tested, and the community highly supportive. The instructors and TAs know their stuff, you are... Read More

Noah Carmichael-Hitsman
Full-Stack Software Engineer | Graduated: 2021

7/28/2021

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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"I took a leap and landed on my feet!"

I was here 7 months ago, in a very similar situation and you probably are. I looked up the best Online Bootcamps and the name App Academy kept coming up. I decided to look for into it, into reviews people had left, and did general research on it for weeks.... Read More

Jacob Leonhardt
Graduated: 2021

7/27/2021

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"Needed to Learn Full-Stack Dev"

I recently graduated from App Academy’s 24 week online program, and it was fantastic! The curriculum was informative, the instructors and TAs were knowledgeable and friendly, and the culture of my cohort was great!! I now understand so much more about... Read More

Miguel Flores
Full Stack Software Engineer | Graduated: 2021

7/19/2021

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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"Upgrade your career"

App Academy may be tough to complete, but I honestly wouldn't have it any other way. I learned many valuable skills that will help me in many fields. As a previous mechanical engineer, I really wanted to know more about software technologies and writing... Read More

Dean Mayne
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2021

7/17/2021

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Software Engineer Track: In-Person

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"Intense and Rewarding if you put in the work !"

App Academy is an intense program that is entirely rewarding for those for whom the curriculum fits. I wish that I had done more research on on what languages and technologies are in demand before enrolling in App Academy to have maximized my hireability... Read More

Steve Guttbinder
Graduated: 2021

7/8/2021

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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"Above and Beyond Program, Ineffective Current Communication Tools, Difficult for Parents"

I know there are a lot of reviews here that speak to the curriculum, work, hours needed, and tools used by App Academy to teach their curriculum. In a nutshell... The program is amazing. The work is hard. There is never enough time. You’ll meet amazing... 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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