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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 bootcamp that offers online and on-campus training programs with no tuition cost until you are hired as a Software Engineer earning over $50,000. The career changing outcomes that App Academy has produced since being founded in... Read More

Courses

16-Week Campus Software Engineering Program

Cost: $17,000
Duration: 16 weeks
Locations: San Francisco, NYC
In-person Only
Course Description:

The Campus Software Engineering Program consists of a Hybrid schedule in San Francisco and an In Person schedule in New York. In 16 weeks, you'll learn all the skills needed to begin a career as a software engineer. Through hands-on projects, we train you to build web applications with Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, React/Redux, SQL, and HTML/CSS. Prior programming experience isn't required. However, you will need lots of tenacity and a passion for building cool stuff.

App Academy offers the following tuition plans:
- 17k upfront plan
- 23k hybrid plan (9k due upfront, 14k deferred)
- 28k deferred plan (3k upfront, 25k deferred)

Subjects:
CSS, HTML, jQuery, Ruby on Rails, SQL, Algorithms, Node.js, JavaScript, DevOps, Data Structures

24-Week Online Full-Time Software Engineering Program

Cost: $20,000
Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

The Online Full-Time Software Engineering Program offers students an almost identical experience to our Campus Software Engineering Program with daily video demos, live remote Q&A instruction, projects, paired programming, live remote lectures from App Academy instructors, white-boarding, career services and more. The cutting edge fullstack JS and Python curriculum is widely sought after by employers. It costs $0 upfront, and you only pay tuition once you are making at least 50k (we also offer an upfront tuition option). The course is full-time, Monday-Friday, 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. However, NY residents are eligible for our Campus Software Engineering Program.

App Academy offers the following tuition plans:
- 20k upfront plan
- 31k deferred plan ($0 upfront, 31k deferred)

Subjects:
CSS, HTML, MongoDB, Docker, GraphQL, Python, Redux, React.js, SQL, Node.js, Express.js, JavaScript

52-Week Online Part-Time Software Engineering

Cost: $22,000
Duration: 52 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

The Online Part-Time Software Engineering Program offers students an almost identical experience to our Campus Software Engineering Program with daily video demos, live remote Q&A instruction, projects, paired programming, live lectures from App Academy instructors, white-boarding, career services and more. The cutting edge fullstack JS and Python curriculum is widely sought after by employers. The program costs $3,000 upfront, and you only pay the remainder of the tuition once you are making at least 50k (we also offer an upfront payment option). The course is part-time, Monday -Thursday (6-9 p.m. EST/7-10 p.m. PST), with class on Saturdays (9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. PST/12:00 - 6:30 p.m. EST). It will get you job-ready in 52 weeks. Please note: We are unable to accept applications from New York residents at this time to the part-time online program, but NY residents are welcome to apply to our Campus Program.

App Academy offers the following tuition plans:
- 22k upfront plan
- 36k deferred plan ($3,000 upfront, 33k deferred)

Subjects:
CSS, HTML, MongoDB, Docker, GraphQL, Python, Redux, React.js, SQL, Node.js, Express.js, JavaScript

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

App Academy Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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4.69/5 (1156 reviews)

Anonymous
Graduated: 2022

7/19/2022

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"My In-Person Cohort Experience"

Pros: - AppAcademy has a great network of alumni - Course is well-designed and allows students to explore different technologies / APIs during their projects - Career coaches are experienced professionals who teach the best methods Cons: - Curriculum... Read More

Frances Huang Lau
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

7/15/2022

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"App Academy is Life Changing!"

My husband went to App Acadamy about 5 years a go. When I needed to choose a bootcamp, he highly recommended it. The past 6 months at App Acadamy is truly life changing. The staff and instructors were all very knowledgeable and supportive, and most of... Read More

Mason Taylor
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

7/12/2022

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"A/Amazing!"

App Academy has truly been a blessing to experience. From the course material, to the classmates and teachers, it was an absolute blast to be a part of since day 1. The curriculum was intense most of the time, but this was built specifically to learn... Read More

Anonymous
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

7/12/2022

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"Excellent experience, but a lot of work"

I had a great experience with App Academy. The curriculum was excellent, and I think a huge part of the value is the assistance with the job search after you complete the program, for up to a year. I would recommend a/A to anyone looking for a serious... Read More

Brian May
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

7/8/2022

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"Great program with great resources"

When I was looking over various bootcamps, the one con that I saw with App Academy was how long it was. Going through the program I definitely understood why it was longer than the others. With how the program is set up, I feel like you actually get to... Read More

Anthony Bronca
Graduated: 2022

7/8/2022

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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"From accounting to SWE"

I originally come from an accounting/finance background. I was a property account manager and loved problem solving. Decided to make a career switch to SWE after hearing that my brother and cousin went through a/A and landed successful jobs doing what... Read More

Agustin Zucca
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

7/8/2022

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"The most formative/intense/amazing 6 months of my life!"

Going into App Academy I had minimal knowledge of software development. I had done some self-studying but never with the intensity or schedule that App Academy provides. I had wanted to do a career switch for a while back then and after reviewing several... Read More

Cody Degraffe-Niles
Graduated: 2022

6/30/2022

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Software Engineer Track: In-Person

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"A hard, but rewarding experience made all the better by my fantastic classmates."

Disclosure: while I did the 16-Week program, it was online rather than in person due to Covid. For me, App Academy was a great experience. From great instructors to amazing cohort mates, the people are what made the journey fun and enjoyable. When I started,... Read More

Adam Tang
Graduated: 2022

6/28/2022

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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"Best way to learn the skills needed and to become a software developer"

I joined the 24-week Immersive Full Stack Online Program in December 2021 and graduated in June 2022. As someone who was looking to make a career change, I recommend App Academy as it provided me with the best way to learn coding starting with my level.... Read More

Joe Delaney
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

6/23/2022

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Software Engineer Track: In-Person

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"App Academy is the perfect way to learn the skills needed to break into tech!"

As someone who wanted to leave the business world and start a career as a software engineer, App Academy provided the structure and resources I needed to take that step. Over the course of 16 weeks, I learned all of the skills needed to land my first... 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 16-Week Campus Software Engineering Program, 24-Week Online Full-Time Software Engineering Program, 52-Week Online Part-Time Software Engineering, App Academy Open, Bootcamp Prep

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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