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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

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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)

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4.68/5

(1063 reviews)
    5/6/2021
  • Solomon Bassalian | Software Engineer
  • Software Engineer Track: In-Person
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Amazing Bootcamp"

If you are looking to turn your life around then App Academy is the route to take. This bootcamp has given me not only a tremendous amount of knowledge, but confidence in myself to succeed. The teachers and the curriculum are both amazing! I would recommend... Read More

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    5/3/2021
  • Olga T
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Excellent experience"

My experience at App Academy went above and beyond my expectations for a coding bootcamp. When COVID hit, I was torn between going back to college or joining an online bootcamp. After researching many bootcamps, App Academy stood out to me because it... Read More

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    4/27/2021
  • Robert C Vogtritter | Software Engineer
  • Graduated: 2021

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"App Academy"

Hello all future software engineer and developers, If you're looking for a Bootcamp that offers problem solving, structure, and excitement; You're reading the right review! The last 6 months at App Academy have been amazing. I went from knowing nothing... Read More

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    4/27/2021
  • Peter Anderson
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Extremely difficult but extremely rewarding"

I can honestly say that a/A was a great choice. Are they perfect? No. The homework was intense and sometimes had spelling errors which distracted, and the lectures could be long, but the staff support and projects were absolutely incredible. Their goal... Read More

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    4/26/2021
  • Jasmine L.
  • Software Engineer Track: In-Person
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Great experience"

Pros: Covered a wide range of materials. Had a great support network from instructors, TA's, and peers. My career coach was phenomenal, would always make sure she was providing the best support possible. Was able to land a great job! Cons: Wish it was... Read More

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    4/19/2021
  • Stewart
  • Software Engineer Track: In-Person
  • Graduated: 2021

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"App Academy Experience"

App Academy is one of the best bootcamp out here in NYC and California. I took the vigorous 16 week course and managed to learn domain specific languages which communicates with databases and more than one programming language. The Instructors are super... Read More

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    4/19/2021
  • Hammad Khalid
  • Software Engineer Track: In-Person
  • Graduated: 2021

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"If you are looking to get into coding, this is for you."

I wanted to get into coding and do a career shift. I had absolutely no coding experience prior. I looked at some bootcamps and found App Academy to be a good fit. From my research, I knew App Academy was highly selective and very intense compared to some... Read More

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    4/16/2021
  • Josh
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Tough But Rewarding"

I started App Academy in the midst of Covid-19. I never had a chance to step foot in the actual building. To be honest, that scared me a lot at first. I though I needed the in person support I would have gotten if I went in. After taking the leap of faith... Read More

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    4/14/2021
  • Anonymous | Junior software developer
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Highway Robbery"

App Academy during Covid has been a giant disappointment. The TA's are lazy and uninformed -- the instructors mostly have no prior teaching experience and many are past graduates who were unable to land a "real" coding job after going through App Academy... Read More

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    4/13/2021
  • Courtney Newcomer
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Most Rewarding & Fulfilling Challenge!"

Once I decided to take the leap into a bootcamp, after many recommendations by current software engineers, and also, not having the funds to go back to school for another Bachelor's, I found App Academy my very first day of searching. With every step... Read More

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App Academy's average rating is 4.68 out of 5.0 based on 1063 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 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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