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General Assembly

Courses: Software Engineering Immersive, Software Engineering Immersive - Flex, User Experience Design Immersive, Data Science Immersive, Data Analytics, Data Science Part Time, Digital Marketing, +6 more.
Front-End Web Development, Product Management, Python Programming, React Development, User Experience Design Part Time, Visual Design

Locations

Online, Austin, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Dallas, +24 more.
Melbourne, NYC, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Sydney, Detroit, Houston, Minneapolis, Raleigh, Paris, Toronto, St. Louis, Nashville, Charlotte, Brisbane, Adelaide, Edinburgh, Manchester, Washington D.C., Denver, Singapore, Salt Lake City, Phoenix.

About General Assembly

General Assembly is creating a global community of individuals empowered to pursue work they love, by offering full-time immersive programs, long-form courses, and classes and workshops on the most relevant skills of the 21st century. General Assembly... Read More

Established in early 2011 as an innovative community in New York City for entrepreneurs and startup companies, General Assembly is an educational institution that transforms thinkers into creators through education in technology, business and design at over 25 campuses across four continents.

The 2018-2019 student outcomes and demographics, including graduation rates and job placement data, is reviewed by the KPMG accounting firm and can be found at: https://generalassemb.ly/blog/outcomes-report-2018-2019/.

2018-2019 OUTCOMES DATA FOR FULL-TIME PROGRAMS
Student Outcomes and Demographics

FULL-TIME STUDENTS
Enrolled 4,287 -
• Withdrawals 457 - 10.6%
• Non-Graduates 145 - 3.4%
• Graduates 3,685 - 86.0%
Total Graduation Rate - 86.0%

GA CAREER SERVICES
Full-Time Seekers 2,497 -
• Placement Within 180 Days of Graduation 2,283 - 91.4%
• Placement More Than 180 Days After Graduation 206 - 8.3%
• No Placement as of This Report 8 - 0.3%
Total Placement Rate (Of total placement rate 98.3% are full-time outcomes, 1.7% are part-time outcomes) - 99.7%

Extended Seekers 155 -
• Placement Within 365 Days of Graduation 133 - 85.8%
• Placement More Than 365 Days After Graduation 5 - 3.2%
• No Placement as of This Report 17 - 11.0%
Extended Seeker Placement Rate Of total placement rate 87.0% are full-time outcomes, 13.0% are part-time outcomes - 89.0%

Graduates Who Do Not Participate to Completion 1,032 -
• Unresponsive to Coach Outreach 352 - 9.5%
• Noncompliant With Career Service Requirements 268 - 7.3%
• Job Seeking Outside of Field of Study 134 - 3.6%
• Return to School 85 - 2.3%
• Family or Health Issue 70 - 1.9%
• Return to Previous Job 55 - 1.5%
• Personal Interest Only 36 - 1.0%
• Visa or Geographic Barrier 29 - 0.8%
• Return to Active Duty 3 - 0.1%
Overall Nonparticipant % - 28.0%

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Courses

React Development

  • Cost: $3,950
  • Duration: 10 weeks
Locations: Online, Detroit, Houston, Minneapolis, Raleigh, Paris, Boston, NYC, Los Angeles, San Francisco, St. Louis, Nashville, Charlotte, Brisbane, Adelaide, Edinburgh, Manchester, Salt Lake City, Toronto, London, Singapore, Melbourne, Sydney, Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Phoenix, San Diego, Seattle, Washington D.C.
Course Description:

Expand your JavaScript programming skills, and boost your profile at work — and on the job market. Learn to build sophisticated, scalable web applications.

User Experience Design Part Time

  • Cost: $3,950
  • Duration: 10 weeks
Locations: Online, St. Louis, Nashville, Charlotte, Brisbane, Adelaide, Edinburgh, Manchester, Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, NYC, Phoenix, Raleigh, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto, Washington D.C., London, Paris, Singapore, Melbourne, Sydney
Course Description:

Translate user wants and needs into intuitive digital experiences that power revenue, loyalty, and product success. Build confidence and credibility to tackle complex design problems on the job.

Visual Design

  • Cost: $2,800
  • Duration: 8 weeks
Locations: Online, Dallas, NYC, Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, San Diego, Washington D.C., Detroit, Houston, Minneapolis, Raleigh, Paris, Denver, St. Louis, Nashville, Charlotte, Brisbane, Adelaide, Edinburgh, Manchester, Salt Lake City, Toronto, Singapore, Melbourne, Sydney, Phoenix
Course Description:

Gain the vocabulary and tools to tackle diverse design challenges on the job. Kickstart your portfolio and create beautiful, responsive designs for the web.

General Assembly Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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4.28/5

(946 reviews)
    2/28/2021
  • Anonymous
  • User Experience Design Immersive
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Great for career change!"

Very intense boot camp style course, but well worth it. This course really made me feel that I’m ready to make a career change Into UX. Very well organized and the staff was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Be prepared to be consumed by the course... Read More

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    2/27/2021
  • Greg Dusek | Software Engineer
  • Software Engineering Immersive
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Modern day software engineering training."

Prior to starting the Software Engineering Immersive Remote (SEIR) programing at General Assembly, I didn't know what to expect. When you google bootcamp reviews the results coming back tend to be all over the place from reviews that are very bad to reviews... Read More

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    2/26/2021
  • Anonymous
  • Software Engineering Immersive
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Happy with my decision"

Overall I do not regret my decision to attend GA. I met some amazing people, and feel that I learned skills that will benefit me in my career change. It's been 10 months since I've graduated and I still do not have a job. The timing of when I finished... Read More

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    2/26/2021
  • Jordan
  • User Experience Design Immersive
  • Graduated: 2019

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"Buyer Beware"

General Assemblies UXDI course is a fun but ultimately shallow introduction to User Experience. From overly simplified coursework, packed classes, to career coaches who provide contempt instead of support; GA's only goal is to churn out students. Having... Read More

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    2/21/2021
  • Anonymous | Associate UX Director
  • User Experience Design Part Time
  • Graduated: 2018

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"good foundation for new UX career"

I took the part-time 10-week UX Design course, and it was a good foundation to get the basics around UX research and design. The fast-paced course was challenging, especially if you're working or are a student full-time, but it was worth it because it... Read More

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    2/19/2021
  • Anonymous | Frontend Software Engineer
  • Software Engineering Immersive
  • Graduated: 2021

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"General Assembly: You get out what you put in."

*** What background in coding did you have prior to the course? *** I came into my course having already coded a decent amount in my life. It was all hobby-based, but I felt pretty comfortable with HTML and CSS, as well as the basics of JavaScript. At... Read More

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    2/19/2021
  • jimena lain | designer
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Transformed my CV and skillset completely"

Great program for beginners in particular, however need to have passion in the UX field. GA also has high prestige in the design world. Learnt so much and developed many skills would highly recommend. The part-time is perfect if you are working alongside... Read More

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    2/18/2021
  • Anonymous
  • Digital Marketing
  • Graduated: 2017

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"Good Instructors"

I have mixed feelings about General Assembly. Below is a list of the pros and cons of when I attended pre-plague. Pros: 1. This is one of the few places left where you can get actual, in-person instruction. If you're one who can't stick to learning on... Read More

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    2/17/2021
  • Anonymous | Technical Writer
  • Software Engineering Immersive
  • Graduated: 2019

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"Great Experience, Just Not For Me"

I was a little disappointed on day one when I learned that it was a connected-classroom setting which means four different classes of 20 or so students are connected through Zoom for one instructor. That detail was probably mentioned during the initial... Read More

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    2/17/2021
  • Vincent L
  • Software Engineering Immersive
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Expensive, But Informative Experience"

As someone with no prior coding experience, I definitely learned a lot while attending General Assembly's software engineering program. Would I consider myself job ready the day I graduated? No. They do provide job support during and post course which... Read More

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General Assembly's average rating is 4.28 out of 5.0 based on 946 review(s).

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Frequently Asked Questions

What financing options are offered by General Assembly?

General Assembly offers many financing options, such as Scholarships, Income Share Agreements, Loan Financing, Deffered Payment, Upfront Payments, and 6 Month Deferred loans.

What courses are offered at General Assembly?

There are many courses you can take at General Assembly. These include Software Engineering Immersive, Software Engineering Immersive - Flex, User Experience Design Immersive, Data Science Immersive, Data Analytics, Data Science Part Time, Digital Marketing, +6 more. Front-End Web Development, Product Management, Python Programming, React Development, User Experience Design Part Time, and Visual Design.

What types of programs are offered at General Assembly?

General Assembly has Full-Time and Part-Time programs for students that can be taken online or in-person.

In these programs, students can learn from and take advantage of one-on-one/group meetings with career coaches, access to exclusive networking opportunities, and more.

What are the job outcomes for General Assembly?

After graduation, 91.90% of alumni find a job.

General Assembly alumni work at various tech companies, such as Microsoft, Google, Visa, L'Oréal, and more.

What is the application process at General Assembly like?

Prospective students will need to submit an online form in order to apply to General Assembly.

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