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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)
    2/15/2021
  • Enkhtsetseg Unurbayar | Maharishi International Computer science second bachelor’s student
  • Front-End Web Development
  • Graduated: 2021

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"My experience taking GA course was awsome."

GA- Frontend Web Development course instructions team were very professional, friendly and helpful. I learned a lot from this course and i didn’t have any stress because i had very good help from all my 3 instructors. The program was very clear and everything... Read More

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    2/15/2021
  • Michael Sabzevari | Software engineer
  • Software Engineering Immersive
  • Graduated: 2019

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"General Assembly is a career change"

General assembly was the greatest experience of my life. Although it was tough at the beginning if you put your mind to it and work hard you will deserve a high paying job in return. They have the best instructors and career support. This is the best... Read More

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    2/15/2021
  • Anonymous | User Experience Researcher
  • User Experience Design Immersive
  • Graduated: 2017

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"Changed my life but not for everyone"

I graduated from General Assembly’s (GA) UX bootcamp in December 2017. I got a Job within 90 days as did many of my fellow students similar to the placement rate touted by GA. After 3 years in UX I have managed to nearly triple my pre-UX salary. However,... Read More

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    2/15/2021
  • Anonymous | Application Developer
  • Software Engineering Immersive
  • Graduated: 2018

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"Good jump-start"

Software Engineering immersive is a great way to jump into the industry, or refresh / polish your skills if you already have some knowledge. They will teach you how to build full-stack web-apps, but due to the short period of time for the course, they... Read More

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    2/15/2021
  • Krista
  • Visual Design
  • Graduated: 2020

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"General Assembly allowed me the gain the knowledge and confidence I needed to switch career."

General Assembly was an incredibly valuable experience for me. I learned so much about the course I was taking, as well out stuff that was not included in the curriculum. My instructor was so helpful and friendly, sometimes I even still send him an email... Read More

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    2/15/2021
  • Anonymous | UX Designer
  • User Experience Design Immersive
  • Graduated: 2018

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"Fabulous"

Pros: I loved it. I met amazing people, was taught by an amazing teacher, and had a huge amount of support from beginning to end. I would never have been able to have get a good job afterwards if it hadn't been for GA. Cons: I would have loved more lessons... Read More

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    2/15/2021
  • Joanna Johnston | Graphic Deisgner
  • Graduated: 2020

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"UX Design course"

I undertook the online UX Design course with GA. I really enjoyed it! I came out feeling prepared to use it more practically in the real world. It is fast passed and covers a lot, but circles back around in time. Make sure you keep up with the homework.... Read More

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    2/14/2021
  • Andy Chan
  • Data Science Immersive
  • Graduated: 2020

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"High Quality Instructor and Solid Methodology"

My experience with GA has been nothing but awesome. My instructor has a solid background in Math and Statistics, he is able to explain abstract concepts in a simple and easy-to-understand manner. Importantly, the curriculum is challenging but manageable,... Read More

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    2/14/2021
  • Emma Leigh Zigarovich | UX Professional
  • User Experience Design Immersive
  • Graduated: 2021

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"For online, it was a great experience"

Was looking into switching careers and reached out go GA to see what opportunities they have. Their recruiters were amazing and extremely helpful with all of the questions I had. I heard from friends about how great their UX program was (they did the... Read More

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    2/14/2021
  • Aaron Hume
  • Data Science Immersive
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Everything and More"

There are no cons. The curriculum is challenging in a good way and very well organized. The instructors are terrifically qualified and have patient attention to the detail of any question a student can have. I would recommend thew program to anyone that... 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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