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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 (1121 reviews)

Emily
Graduated: 2022

2/1/2022

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Software Engineer Track: In-Person

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"Challenging and rewarding"

If you are interested in coding, I do recommend a/A. I know a lot of people tend to say ruby isn't used in a lot of places, which is the first language you learn - but it def helps to start with ruby because it reads like english, so it makes the transition... Read More

Ethan Harwell
Graduated: 2022

1/26/2022

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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"Very much worth it, but get ready to work!"

I attended the 24-week online program in 2021-2022 and it was the best decision I have ever made! I will not lie, it is a lot of work (60-80 hours a week). While I was attending, we learned Python, Javascript, React, and many more of the most used technologies... Read More

Anonymous
Graduated: 2021

1/21/2022

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Software Engineer Track: In-Person

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"Incredible program -- but you need to be extremely self-motivated"

I did App Academy's 16-week program and got a job that pays $110k within a few weeks of graduating. What more do you need to know? In all seriousness, this program is legit. I consider myself a strong learner with a good work ethic, but a/A pushed me... Read More

Ayla B.
Full Stack Engineer | Graduated: 2021

1/13/2022

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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"A worthwhile challenge"

This program was one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences I've been through. Coming from an Entertainment & Music Industry background I hadn't coded much. It was definitely much harder than I thought at times, and it kept me on my toes throughout... Read More

Zeki Can Kural
Graduated: 2021

1/4/2022

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Software Engineer Track: In-Person

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"Well Worth It"

Pros: - Great TAs to help you along the way - Daily projects to practice the concepts you learn - Three major projects for your portfolio towards the end of the course - They are honest when they say 'expect to work 80-90+ hours a week'. Cons: - They... Read More

Neil Pandya
Graduated: 2021

12/30/2021

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Software Engineer Track: In-Person

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"You don't need app Academy, but you kinda do."

In theory, app Academy doesn't provide you with anything you can't otherwise get for free to land a job as a software engineer. They do provide with things that make it a lot easier. They provide job support: coaches that will meet with you to debug your... Read More

Yehuda Goldschein
Graduated: 2021

12/29/2021

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Software Engineer Track: In-Person

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"Unbelievably Rewarding"

I was stuck with nowhere to go. I was a photographer in the middle of a pandemic... so there wasn't much work. I started searching online for coding programs and after not making much progress teaching myself, I found App Academy. It seemed too good to... Read More

Hao Chang
Graduated: 2021

12/16/2021

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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"Felt like school again."

I attended the 24-week course which taught Python and Javascript. My experience with this program was fairly laidback possible because of my awesome instructor. I think the first 3 weeks is rather rigorous and demanding but afterward, it was like attending... Read More

Arnold Cabang Jr
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2021

12/14/2021

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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"Completely worth the hard challenge."

App Academy is no joke when it comes to how hard the program is. I've seen reviews before I joined that mentioned how your life during the program will basically only consist of eat, breathe, and sleep coding. And honestly it pretty much did feel like... Read More

John F
Graduated: 2021

11/17/2021

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Software Engineer Track: In-Person

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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

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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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