Not Sure Where to Apply?

App Academy

Online, San Francisco, NYC
Best Bootcamp

 Ranked 2022 Best Bootcamp

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)

App Academy logo

4.68/5 (1129 reviews)

Cody Degraffe-Niles
Graduated: 2022

6/30/2022

Course
Software Engineer Track: In-Person

Overall

Curriculum

Job Support

"A hard, but rewarding experience made all the better by my fantastic classmates."

Disclosure: while I did the 16-Week program, it was online rather than in person due to Covid. For me, App Academy was a great experience. From great instructors to amazing cohort mates, the people are what made the journey fun and enjoyable. When I started,... Read More

Adam Tang
Graduated: 2022

6/28/2022

Course
Software Engineer Track: Online

Overall

Curriculum

Job Support

"Best way to learn the skills needed and to become a software developer"

I joined the 24-week Immersive Full Stack Online Program in December 2021 and graduated in June 2022. As someone who was looking to make a career change, I recommend App Academy as it provided me with the best way to learn coding starting with my level.... Read More

Joe Delaney
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

6/23/2022

Course
Software Engineer Track: In-Person

Overall

Curriculum

Job Support

"App Academy is the perfect way to learn the skills needed to break into tech!"

As someone who wanted to leave the business world and start a career as a software engineer, App Academy provided the structure and resources I needed to take that step. Over the course of 16 weeks, I learned all of the skills needed to land my first... Read More

Tristan Huckabee
Full Stack Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

6/20/2022

Course
Software Engineer Track: Online

Overall

Curriculum

Job Support

"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

Course
App Academy Open

Overall

Curriculum

Job Support

"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

Course
Software Engineer Track: Online

Overall

Curriculum

Job Support

"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

Course
Software Engineer Track: Online

Overall

Curriculum

Job Support

"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

Course
Software Engineer Track: Online

Overall

Curriculum

Job Support

"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

Course
Software Engineer Track: Online

Overall

Curriculum

Job Support

"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

Overall

Curriculum

Job Support

"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

Related News

Compare Similar Bootcamps

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.

Person thinking

Need help making a decision?

We'll match you to the perfect bootcamp for your location, budget, and future career.