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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

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4.28/5

(946 reviews)
    2/16/2021
  • Marc A Louis-Charles
  • Product Management
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Product Management at General Assembly"

I had a great experience at General Assembly taking the product management course. I'm an aspiring product manager, so I found this course very helpful. Most topics in the class were discussed at a high level and some went in detail. The homework assignments... Read More

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    2/16/2021
  • Michael Marquez | Sr. Marketing Analyst
  • Digital Marketing
  • Graduated: 2015

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"Best decision I made for my career"

This was a great program to get started and it really help me help me pivot my career for anybody who’s wanting to make a change in their current career path and to move into digital marketing I believe this is a great start I was able to four times my... Read More

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    2/16/2021
  • Anonymous
  • User Experience Design Immersive
  • Graduated: 2020

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"GA was a life-changing experience"

GA was a life-changing experience for me. I took the UX Design immersive and because of the instructors I had (JC & Samantha Lane) and wonderful cohort, I can say it was worth the sacrifice and money. I learned a lot under the direction of the two instructors,... Read More

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    2/16/2021
  • Rowan Schaefer | Student
  • Data Analytics
  • Graduated: 2020

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"GA Part Time Analytics helps you learn on your schedule"

I took this course remotely. I was very impressed by both the content and the pacing of this course. I was thankfully able to take the course due to a local scholarship, and I found it to be very practical while balancing a work schedule. The content... Read More

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    2/16/2021
  • Anonymous
  • User Experience Design Immersive
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Nice experience"

If you already have a background in design this bootcamp might be repetitive. I already knew more than 60% of the information. I wish we had more practice and less slides, also less time with Figma tutorials. This is something you can learn on your own.... Read More

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    2/16/2021
  • Anonymous | UX DESIGNER
  • User Experience Design Immersive
  • Graduated: 2020

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"I enjoyed learning with GA!"

I attended the online course and despite the difficulties of online learning, GA managed to create the sense of team and group work that is needed for UX Designers. The Instructors are very knowledgable and welcoming; they make sure you get all the help... Read More

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    2/16/2021
  • Molly Haughey
  • Software Engineering Immersive
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Great overall experience with GA"

General Assembly's whole program is focused on getting students jobs. Its curriculum is based on current research into what programming languages are most commonly used in the job market, and its Outcomes support is rigorous and thorough. However, some... Read More

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    2/16/2021
  • Anonymous | Software Developer
  • Software Engineering Immersive
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Great program for someone new to technology - went from coding novice to full-time industry professional in 6 months."

I chose General Assembly because they started teaching coding from scratch - that is, without the intimidating lingo or skipping basic steps. The team at GA is not only great at teaching how to code, but also very cognizant of student's work-life balance... Read More

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    2/16/2021
  • James | Software Engineer
  • Software Engineering Immersive
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Fantastic and Worthwhile"

I found the GA program to be fantastic and worthwhile. I highly recommend the program and wish I would have enrolled in the program earlier. That being said, I have 20 years of professional programming experience as a backend java developer. For me the... Read More

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    2/16/2021
  • Anonymous | Quantitive Data Analyst
  • Data Science Immersive
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Great virtual experience!"

I am the type of person who likes in-class instruction. And I had taken 2.5 years off to be a stay-at-home mom while I decide what to do in my career. I had come from a GIS background but wanted to pursue something more. I heard a lot of good things about... 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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