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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)

Tristan Huckabee
Full Stack Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

6/20/2022

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"Great Way to Get In!"

I enrolled in the Full Stack Online Immersive 24-Week Program in December 2021 and graduated in June 2022, during my time at App Academy I met tons of people that helped me to grow, particularly the staff and lecturers. I learned 2 technology stacks and... Read More

Jared Kunhart
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

6/20/2022

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App Academy Open

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"App Academy not only molds you into a better person but sets you up to be a great Software Engineer"

This course separates those who can and those who can’t. If you are wondering what it takes to become a Full Stack Dev, look no further than App Academy. The value of this course is absolutely worth it. But don’t be fooled that it will be easy, it requires... Read More

Anonymous
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

6/16/2022

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"Legit and transform your career"

I changed career in my mid-30s and App Academy made it possible for me through their curriculums and support. a/A is no joke! They expect students to spend ~70 hours a week and I actually spent more hours each week throughout the entire 16-week period.... Read More

Sharon Fang
Graduated: 2022

5/25/2022

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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"If you need structure, do App Academy"

Finding self studying hard? Don't know where to start with coding? A bootcamp may be for you! App Academy has an amazing support system, whether it be the mod leads, the TAs, to your own cohort mates. It is fast-paced though, and if you don't study or... Read More

Will Kee
Graduated: 2022

5/19/2022

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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"Intensive, but rewarding overall experience"

I decided to enroll in the 6-month full-time online software engineering bootcamp and it was one of the best decisions that I have made. It is an intensive course that requires a time commitment of 60-80 hours per week due to the very fast-paced nature... Read More

Johnny San
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

5/19/2022

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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"App Academy is a place where they teach you how to learn efficiently and effectively"

App Academy is good at what it does, it teaches you how to learn things fast and apply them. The program is very fast paced and you do learn a lot, and when I say a lot I mean a lot. I took the 24 week online program, and it was a good experience especially... Read More

Maggie McDonald
Frontend Developer | Graduated: 2022

5/16/2022

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"If you are unhappy with your career, take the leap!"

To anyone considering changing career paths, I couldn’t recommend App Academy enough! Before I applied, I watched countless YouTube videos and read many reviews and reddit forums about whether or not App Academy was for me. I never really heard anything... Read More

Anonymous
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

5/4/2022

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"For what it is, it did teach me a lot."

Even though the program is set up to be a guided course with plenty of staff to help you along the way, I did feel that many times the amount of help needed to understand concepts by my classmates and I was lacking. There were many times where the TA's... Read More

Brandon Copeland
Graduated: 2022

5/4/2022

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"Stepping stone to a new adventure."

The course is very intense, and requires you to learn a lot in a short time. If you are the type of person who can lock in and persevere through any obstacle, this is definitely for you. You don't need any prior knowledge, I came in directly from working... Read More

Abigail Montemayor
Graduated: 2022

4/28/2022

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Software Engineer Track: Online

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"No tldr; sorry"

The curriculum will feel very vigorous and intense just like a daily dose of regretful bloat post-pie-eating contest if you aren't mentally ready to work 80+ hours a week. You can only fail 1 test and have 1 chance to retake, which used to give me nightmares.... 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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