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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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4.69/5

(1049 reviews)
    3/31/2021
  • Samuel Nunn
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2021

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"App Academy"

App Academy came at a point that I decided to change my life and try to pursue something that I really cared about but didn't necessarily have the means to do so. a/A provided me the support and tools I needed to achieve that which I didn't think I could.... Read More

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    3/16/2021
  • Jared G
  • Graduated: 2020

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"You Can Do This!"

This program is a serious undertaking, but the results are worth it! When they say 90+ hours a week, they're not kidding. I had a prior CS degree and still found some of the course content quite challenging. But do not let that deter you! I was constantly... Read More

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    3/13/2021
  • Anonymous
  • Software Engineer Track: In-Person
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Awesome"

I really felt App Academy was a great experience with instructors who really take their time to make sure you're learning the material. The exam structure makes sure you're disciplined and staying on top of the material. I thought everything we learned... Read More

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    3/10/2021
  • Onur Erdogan
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Awesome Program"

Glad I found this out because it’s really amazing to have access to this free curriculum. Freedom of access to information is what it’s called but it’s written as App Academy. Pros: Free Awesome tutors Learn on your own schedule Cons: Since you’re not... Read More

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    3/9/2021
  • Anonymous
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Glad I did it!"

Attending App Academy was definitely a challenging and rigorous experience, however I am so glad to have made this personal change in my life. I have been pushed outside of my comfort zone which helped me advance more than I could have on my own. Along... Read More

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    3/9/2021
  • Anonymous | Software Engineer
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Challenging, but doable for those who truly want to change their career."

I was very skeptical of the bootcamp process at first, but the App Academy curriculum made me believe that the bootcamp route is a very legitimate option for those who want to change their career. With that being said, it is very rigorous (9 hours of... Read More

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    3/6/2021
  • Nick M | Software Engineer
  • Software Engineer Track: Online
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Rigorous, But Worth It"

I have to say, I was skeptical of bootcamps since some are known to inflate their statistics. But with app academy, I was happy to know they took everything seriously. I worked close to a 100 Hours a week, and the stress of having weekly assessments,... Read More

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    3/5/2021
  • Anonymous
  • Software Engineer Track: In-Person
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Great Environment, Tough, Rewarding!"

I took the July 2020 in-person curriculum held remotely. I enjoyed my time at App Academy. The staff was great and a/A does a great job in providing a great learning environment (You are encouraged to always ask questions). I met a lot of great people... Read More

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    3/4/2021
  • Anonymous
  • Software Engineer Track: In-Person
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Great experience"

Pros - Great community of people and great alumni - Great instructional team Cons - Curriculum could be updated Overall, I really loved my experience at App Academy. There were times I wish it was in person because it would have been nice to have a full... Read More

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    3/2/2021
  • Jose Gaston | New Grad
  • Software Engineer Track: In-Person
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Restaurant Server turned Software Developer"

TLDR: Of course it's hard. But the payoff is greaaaaaat! :D If you're thinking of what bootcamp, just apply to App Academy. Pros: - Amazing experience - You can ask for help aaaaaaaaaall the time - Lots of resources - Relevant course materials - Software... Read More

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App Academy's average rating is 4.69 out of 5.0 based on 1049 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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