Flatiron School vs General Assembly
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|Flatiron School||General Assembly|
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Online Data Science, Online Software Engineering, Product Design (UX/UI), Software Engineering
Product Management (Part-Time), Visual Design (Part-Time), Data Science Immersive, Data Science (Part-Time), Python Programming (Part-Time), React Development (Part-Time), Data Analytics Immersive
|Cost||$15,000 - $17,000||$2,800 - $15,950|
|Location(s)||Online, New York City, Washington D.C., Seattle, Houston, Chicago, San Francisco, Austin, Brooklyn, Denver||Online, Austin, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas, Melbourne, Providence, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Seattle, Sydney, Detroit, Houston, Miami, Minneapolis, Raleigh, Paris, Toronto, Denver, Singapore, Orlando, Scottsdale|
What is Flatiron School?
Flatiron School has four bootcamps that prepare students for a career in the tech industry.
Flatiron School is a global school that offers immersive programs that train and prepare people for careers in software engineering, data science, cyber security, and design. Students can attend an in-person bootcamp or learn remotely through their online programs. For those who want to explore a bootcamp is the right fit, several free prep courses and coding classes are also available.
Highlights: Whether in-person or online, program offerings cover in-demand careers. Both data science and cybersecurity bootcamps have been added, and Flatiron's coding bootcamp continues to evolve to teach the most current software engineering skills. Full-time bootcamps last 12-15 weeks.
Financing/scholarship options: Students have the option to pay upfront or sign an Income Share Agreement (ISA). The ISA ensures that students pay tuition once a minimum income is achieved. Students are required to pay an initial deposit, though monthly scholarships are available for individuals who have experienced barriers to education. Interested candidates may also qualify for other scholarships aimed at increasing diversity in the tech field. Additionally, some Flatiron programs include a money-back guarantee; graduates who meet all qualifications and requirements yet are unable to secure employment within 180 days are entitled to a tuition refund.
What makes Flatiron School unique?
Once graduated, students can work with a personalized career coach to practice networking, create a resume, and prepare for interviews.Go to Flatiron School's full page
What is General Assembly?
Along with an alumni network and professional partnerships, General Assembly strives to improve education access with financing options, free training, and scholarship programs. General Assembly has campuses in six countries. Full-time immersion programs in Web Development, Data Science, and UX Design are available.
Highlights: All students have access to personalized career coaching. There are also flexible course options, including part-time and full-time classes through online or campus-based learning. Online courses are designed to accommodate a student's schedule, with classes lasting between 10-13 weeks.
Financing/scholarship options: General Assembly's Social Impact team is available to provide more information about financial resources and opportunities for underrepresented individuals in the tech industry. Individuals may also consider the company's deferred tuition option that aims to diversify the tech industry and identify new talent. General Assembly offers resources to veterans and their families and accepts GI Bill funds.
What makes General Assembly unique?
Alongside coursework, students have access to workshops and events with industry leaders. Graduates from General Assembly programs have gone on to secure employment at'companies that include Google, Microsoft, and IBM.Go to General Assembly's full page
Flatiron School Reviews
- Graduated: 2020
I have a money-back guarantee with them for job search. It means, if I follow all the requirements and couldn’t find a job in a year. I will not own them any monies. However, they found reasons to disqualify me and asked me to pay them full amount. In... Read More
- Anonymous | Data Scientist
- Online Data Science
- Graduated: 2021
"Great learning Experience"
I had a great learning experience at Flatiron Coding Bootcamp. My instructor and career coach were motivating and supportive all through the job search. Also, the Instructors are knowledgeable! I will definitely recommend Flatiron school if you are looking... Read More
General Assembly Reviews
- Ravi Jain
- User Experience Design Part Time
- Graduated: 2022
"Waited over 3 months for my certificate of completion"
After completing and passing the course, I had to wait over 3 months for the company to provide me my certificate of completion. I had to pester and constantly follow up, and never was provided any more information than, 'we're working on it.' Only until... Read More
- Anonymous | Project Manager
- Product Management
- Graduated: 2022
"Project manager for land development engineering projects"
The bootcamp was helpful as someone who is new to the tech industry. It helped me learn the lingo and understand new concepts. It’s very general and doesn’t go into much depth, but it’s a good intro class, just very overpriced for what you actually get.... Read More