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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 (1080 reviews)

Reginald
Full Stack Dev | Graduated: 2021

5/25/2021

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Software Engineer Track: In-Person

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"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

WCL
Graduated: 2021

5/17/2021

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Software Engineer Track: In-Person

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"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

Anonymous
Graduated: 2021

5/17/2021

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Software Engineer Track: In-Person

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"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

Satomi Dean
Graduated: 2021

5/14/2021

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Software Engineer Track: In-Person

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"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

Andy Huang
Graduated: 2021

5/14/2021

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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"Worth the work you have to put in"

The 16-week online program was a whirlwind of 70-80 hour weeks (starts at ~60 hours and ramps up) but it definitely gives you a firm foundation for your programming skills, including creating your own apps from scratch. The instructors were helpful and... Read More

Taylor Musolf
Graduated: 2021

5/11/2021

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Software Engineer Track: In-Person

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"Highly recommend App Academy, if you are looking to make a life change and get into the tech industry!"

I started App Academy in January 2021, after I had decided to quit my sales job in the medical manufacturing industry to get into tech. It was a challenging course, and you definitely have to be ready to put your life on hold and dedicate 16 weeks to... Read More

Michael Dean
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2021

5/10/2021

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"An intense but rewarding experience."

Well, I am pretty confident I could create or learn to create any kind of software now. At what cost though? App academy cost about the same as any other legit boot camp in money but that’s not the real cost. The real cost is the time and effort involved.... Read More

Solomon Bassalian
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2021

5/6/2021

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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

Olga T
Graduated: 2021

5/3/2021

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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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

Robert C Vogtritter
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2021

4/27/2021

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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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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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