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General Assembly

Avg Rating:4.32 ( 425 reviews )

General Assembly offers short and long courses in web and mobile development, product management, data science and more, online and in-person, across 15 campuses in 4 continents. Focusing on the most relevant and in-demand skills across data, design, business, and technology, General Assembly is confronting a skills gap and providing access to opportunities in tech. General Assembly offers a breadth of different course offerings and classes range from full-time immersive courses for learners that want to switch to a new career, to part-time courses for learners that are looking to improve their career trajectory by acquiring a new skill set, and mentor-led online circuits for a more flexible way to acquire foundational skills.

To apply for an immersive bootcamp, applicants need to submit an online application, then connect with a General Assembly admissions representative who will evaluate whether the course is a fit for an applicant's experience and goals. Applicants then complete an admissions assessment to ensure they are prepared for the rigor of the curriculum. Once a student is accepted and has paid a down payment, their spot will be secured.

General Assembly career coaches work with students to create their career path, improve technical interview skills, and build a personal brand. Graduates can attend GA-hosted hiring events and meet hiring managers. The careers team partners with companies for course development and graduate placement and helps companies stay competitive in today's digital landscape. Additionally, General Assembly has made a commitment to affordable and accessible education combined with an education-to-employment approach that helps to create a diverse talent pipeline.

In addition to long-form course offerings, General Assembly courses are also available as short form bootcamps (1-2 day workshops) as well as evening and weekend classes.

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  • Data Analysis On-Demand

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    Data Science, SQL, Excel
    OnlinePart Time12 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationLos Angeles, Boston, New York City, London, Washington, Online, Atlanta, Singapore, Melbourne, Denver, Chicago, Dallas, San Diego, Stamford, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    The best resource for a comprehensive foundation in data analysis. Acquire the context, practical know-how, and practice you need to confidently analyze data with the program global leaders rely on. Cover fundamentals, including framing questions, cleaning data, visualizing data, and communicating insights. This learning path is ideal for anyone who wants to bolster their analytical toolkit, including business analysts, marketers, product managers, entrepreneurs, and leaders building data-driven teams.
    Financing
    Deposit$250
    ScholarshipNo
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelNo previous experience required.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Data Analytics (Part-Time)

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    Data Science
    In PersonPart Time6 Hours/week9 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$3,950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationLos Angeles, Boston, New York City, London, Washington, Atlanta, Singapore, Melbourne, Denver, Chicago, Dallas, San Diego, Stamford, Phoenix, Orlando, Houston, Seattle, Detroit, Miami, Raleigh, Minneapolis, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
      
    Tuition PlansPayment Plans Available
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelCourse is open to beginners. Familiarity with Excel is useful, but not required.
    Prep WorkApproximately 3 hours of self-guided pre-work to complete prior to starting the course.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Data Science Immersive

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    In PersonFull Time40 Hours/week
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$15,950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationLos Angeles, Boston, New York City, London, Washington, Atlanta, Singapore, Melbourne, Denver, Chicago, Stamford, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Learn the tools and techniques you need to make better decisions through data, and land a job in one of the most sought after fields in tech. Create predictive models by learning to wrangle, analyze, and visualize data from our team of professional Data Scientist instructors. Develop hard skills like Unix, Git, SQL, Python, machine learning, and modeling techniques while creating your own data projects and applications. Take advantage of the growing demand for data and use the guidance and resources of our in-house career coaches to help you find work. Find more information at https://generalassemb.ly/education/data-science-immersive. Questions or want to chat with our team -- email seattle_admissions@generalassemb.ly or call (206) 258-7033.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Lending partners available ie. Climb Credit- please contact our admissions team for more details.
    Tuition PlansPayment plans available.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBasic SQL query knowledge/scripting and familiarity with Python required. Strong familiarity with math and descriptive statistics required. 2-5 years of experience as an analyst is ideal. Macs are strongly preferred.
    Prep WorkApproximately 40 hours of self-guided pre-work to complete prior to starting the course.
    Placement TestYes
    InterviewYes
  • Data Science (Part Time)

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    Data Science, Python
    In PersonPart Time6 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,950
    Class size20
    LocationLos Angeles, Boston, New York City, London, Washington, Online, Atlanta, Singapore, Melbourne, Denver, Chicago, Dallas, San Diego, Stamford, Phoenix, Orlando, Houston, Seattle, Detroit, Miami, Raleigh, Minneapolis, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Use Python to mine datasets and predict patterns. Build statistical models -- regression, classification, clustering -- that generate usable information from raw data. Master the basics of machine learning and harness large datasets to forecast what’s next.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Lending partners available include Meritize and Climb
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelFamiliarity with math and statistics and Python syntax/programming fundamentals is required.
    Prep WorkApproximately 20 hours of self-guided pre-work to complete prior to starting the course.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Digital Marketing On-Demand

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    Digital Marketing
    OnlinePart Time4 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationLos Angeles, Boston, New York City, London, Washington, Online, Atlanta, Singapore, Melbourne, Denver, Chicago, Dallas, San Diego, Stamford, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    The best resource for a comprehensive foundation in modern marketing. Craft and launch effective multi-channel brand, acquisition, and retention campaigns with the program that global leaders rely on. Dive into marketing fundamentals, including segmentation, customer insight, CRM, analytics, and automation. This learning path is ideal for both experienced marketers updating their skills and non-marketers expanding their knowledge.
    Financing
    Deposit$250
    ScholarshipNo
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelNo previous experience required.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Digital Marketing (Part-time)

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    In PersonPart Time4 Hours/week
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationLos Angeles, Boston, New York City, London, Washington, Online, Atlanta, Singapore, Melbourne, Denver, Chicago, Dallas, San Diego, Stamford, Phoenix, Orlando, Houston, Seattle, Detroit, Miami, Raleigh, Minneapolis, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Skills & Tools Gain proficiency in social advertising and use Facebook, Google AdWords, and Google Analytics to find meaning in user behavior. Production Standard Develop and plan a campaign driven by data and paid‐search strategies — and measured by key performance indicators. The Big Picture Become a driver of your company's bottom line by using cutting‐edge techniques and platforms to market products and acquire users.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Lending partners available include Meritize and Climb
    Tuition PlansPayment plans available
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelN/A
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Front-End Web Development

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    HTML, Git, JavaScript, CSS
    In PersonPart Time6 Hours/week
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,950
    Class size25
    LocationBoston
    Skills & Tools Use HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, GitHub, and Sublime in concert. HTML, CSS, and JavaScript websites Production Standard Build a fully responsive, interactive website that stands apart from the usual templates. Master technical vocabulary The Big Picture Understand how a skillful mix of programming and layout powers the web we see – and how teams collaborate to create it.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Lending partners available, including  Pave and Climb Credit
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelN/A
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Front-End Web Development (Part-Time)

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    HTML, Git, JavaScript, CSS, Front End
    In PersonPart Time6 Hours/week11 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$4,500
    Class size22
    LocationLos Angeles, Boston, New York City, London, Washington, Online, Atlanta, Singapore, Melbourne, Denver, Chicago, Dallas, San Diego, Stamford, Phoenix, Orlando, Houston, Seattle, Detroit, Miami, Raleigh, Minneapolis, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Use HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, GitHub, and Sublime in concert. Build a fully responsive, interactive website that stands apart from the usual templates. Understand how a skillful mix of programming and layout powers the web we see – and how teams collaborate to create it.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Tuition PlansPayment Plans Available
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner Course is open to beginners. Some familiarity with HTML, CSS and/or JavaScript is useful but not required.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • HTML, CSS, and Web Design Circuit

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    HTML, User Experience Design, CSS
    OnlinePart Time14 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$1,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationLos Angeles, Boston, New York City, London, Washington, Online, Atlanta, Singapore, Melbourne, Denver, Chicago, Dallas, San Diego, Stamford, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    This course enables students to create a well-designed site with the user in mind, and master the technical vocabulary to communicate ideas to designers and engineers. Students will learn how to quickly translate their ideas into functional, stylized websites for personal or business purposes using HTML, CSS, responsive web design and design fundamentals. This course is offered on a flexible schedule to suit your time commitment. You'll receive useful feedback from a mentor who has extensive professional and academic knowledge of the field. By the end of the program students will have built a full functioning website to use as part of a portfolio.
    Financing
    Deposit$250
    Tuition PlansMost students choose to pursue a 3-part payment plan with a deposit of $250 and then 2 additional installments of $500.
    Refund / GuaranteePlease see our course catalogue: http://bit.ly/2c6WT3t
    ScholarshipNo
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelNo previous experience required.
    Prep Work1-2 hours pre-course.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • iOS Development (Part-time)

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    Mobile, iOS, Swift
    In PersonPart Time12 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    CostN/A
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationNew York City
    Bring together Swift, Xcode, the iOS SDK, and GitHub in work with third-party APIs. Construct a native iPhone or iPad app that loads on a mobile device, stores data locally and connects to larger networks. Gain a real understanding of how concepts for iOS applications translate into user-tested, feature-rich prototypes that can ship to the App Store.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Financing available through Earnest  Climb  Affirm or Pave.

    Tuition PlansPayment Plans Available
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelN/A
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • JavaScript Circuit

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    HTML, JavaScript, CSS
    OnlinePart Time
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$1,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationLos Angeles, Boston, New York City, London, Washington, Online, Atlanta, Singapore, Melbourne, Denver, Chicago, Dallas, San Diego, Stamford, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Master the skills required to create dynamic, interactive user experiences with the popular and powerful programming language, JavaScript. This course is offered on a flexible schedule to suit your time commitment. You'll receive useful feedback from a mentor who has extensive professional and academic knowledge of the field. By the end of the program students will have built a full functioning website to use as part of a portfolio.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    ScholarshipNo
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelNo previous experience required.
    Prep Work1-2 hours pre-course.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • JavaScript Development (Part-time)

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    Git, JavaScript, Front End
    In PersonPart Time6 Hours/week
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$4,500
    Class size22
    LocationLos Angeles, Boston, New York City, London, Washington, Online, Atlanta, Singapore, Melbourne, Denver, Chicago, Dallas, San Diego, Stamford, Phoenix, Orlando, Houston, Seattle, Detroit, Miami, Raleigh, Minneapolis, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Learn to code in JavaScript, the native language of the web used by developers the world over. Build a single-page web app that persists user data and connects to services like Twitter and Facebook via APIs. Learn the fundamentals of object-oriented programming while receiving support from industry experts and a community of peers.
    Financing
    Deposit$250
    Financing
    Lending partners available - please contact our admissions team for more details.
    Tuition PlansBy application
    Refund / Guarantee$0
    ScholarshipBy application
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelFamiliarity with HTML and CSS is required. Some exposure to JavaScript is useful, but not required. Macs are preferred.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Product Management (Part-time)

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    In PersonPart Time4 Hours/week
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationLos Angeles, Boston, New York City, London, Washington, Online, Atlanta, Singapore, Melbourne, Denver, Chicago, Dallas, San Diego, Stamford, Phoenix, Orlando, Houston, Seattle, Detroit, Miami, Raleigh, Minneapolis, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Guide a product through its lifecycle via lean methodologies like Agile, market research, UX, and financial modeling. Create a roadmap, business model canvas, MVP, key metrics, personas, wireframing, and a stakeholder management plan. Grow capable of launching viable, market‐ready products that anticipate user needs by making tough decisions and working with stakeholders.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Financing available 

    Tuition PlansPayment Plans Available
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelN/A
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Python Programming (Part-Time)

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    Data Science, Python, Data Structures
    In PersonPart Time6 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,950
    Class size15
    LocationLos Angeles, Boston, New York City, London, Washington, Online, Atlanta, Singapore, Melbourne, Denver, Chicago, Dallas, San Diego, Stamford, Phoenix, Orlando, Houston, Seattle, Detroit, Miami, Raleigh, Minneapolis, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Discover why professionals ranging from analysts to web developers rely on Python programming to excel in their work. Dive into fundamental concepts and techniques, and build your own custom web or data application. Tap into the demand for Python programming skills, and translate new knowledge into career gains. Our dynamic coursework is designed by industry experts to align with today’s employer demands.
    Financing
    Deposit$250
    Tuition PlansBy application
    Refund / Guarantee$0
    ScholarshipBy application
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelNo prerequisite knowledge required
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • React Development (Part-Time)

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    JavaScript
    In PersonPart Time6 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,950
    Class size15
    LocationLos Angeles, Boston, New York City, London, Washington, Online, Atlanta, Singapore, Melbourne, Denver, Chicago, Dallas, San Diego, Stamford, Phoenix, Orlando, Houston, Seattle, Detroit, Miami, Raleigh, Minneapolis, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Financing
    Deposit$250
    Tuition PlansBy application
    Refund / Guarantee$0
    ScholarshipBy application
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelN/A
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Software Engineering Immersive

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    HTML, Python, JavaScript, Django, SQL, Rails, CSS, React.js, Front End, Ruby
    In PersonFull Time40 Hours/week12 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$14,950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationLos Angeles, Boston, New York City, London, Washington, Online, Atlanta, Singapore, Melbourne, Denver, Chicago, Stamford, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Your best course for career transformation. Our award-winning program, expert instructors, dedicated career coaches, and 19K+ hiring partners get grads hired at A-list companies.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Financing options available through Climb Credit
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelN/A
    Placement TestYes
    InterviewYes
  • Software Engineering Immersive - Remote

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    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$14,950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationLos Angeles, Boston, New York City, London, Washington, Online, Atlanta, Singapore, Melbourne, Denver, Chicago, Dallas, San Diego, Stamford, Phoenix, Orlando, Houston, Seattle, Detroit, Miami, Raleigh, Minneapolis, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Your best course for career transformation. Our award-winning program, expert instructors, dedicated career coaches, and 19K+ hiring partners get grads hired at A-list companies.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Flexible financing options available through Climb Credit
    Tuition PlansAvailable - discuss with your Admissions Representative.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelN/A
    Placement TestYes
    InterviewYes
  • Software Engineering Immersive - Remote (Flex)

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    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$14,950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationLos Angeles, Boston, New York City, London, Washington, Online, Atlanta, Singapore, Melbourne, Denver, Chicago, Dallas, San Diego, Stamford, Phoenix, Orlando, Houston, Detroit, Miami, Raleigh, Minneapolis, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Your best course for career transformation. Our award-winning program, expert instructors, dedicated career coaches, and 19K+ hiring partners get grads hired at A-list companies.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Financing options available through Climb Credit
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelN/A
    Placement TestYes
    InterviewYes
  • User Experience Design (Accelerated 1 Week)

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    User Experience Design
    In PersonPart Time40 Hours/week1 Week
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationMelbourne, Seattle
    This is an accelerated version of our User Experience Design part-time course - condensed into one week. Use industry standard tools such as Sketch and Invision to prototype and wireframe design solutions. Put together a full suite of UX documentation for a digital product, from user personas and wireframes to interactive prototypes. Connect and convey how insights into customer behavior -- from problems to solutions -- can optimize any product or service. Find more information at https://generalassemb.ly/education/user-experience-design. Questions or want to chat with our team -- email seattle_admissions@generalassemb.ly or call (206) 258-7033.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Lending partners available - please contact our admissions team for more details.
    Tuition PlansPayment plans available.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelCourse is open to beginners.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • User Experience Design Immersive

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    User Experience Design
    In PersonFull Time40 Hours/week9 Weeks
    Start Date None scheduled
    Cost$14,950
    Class size22
    LocationLos Angeles, Boston, New York City, London, Washington, Atlanta, Singapore, Melbourne, Denver, Chicago, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Attend classes designed and taught by some of the industry’s best UX designers. Apply your UX skills across five class projects and build a working portfolio. Become an apprentice or junior UX designer.
    Financing
    Deposit$500
    Financing
    Financing options available through Climb Credit
    Tuition PlansPayment plans available
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • User Experience Design On-Demand

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    User Experience Design
    OnlinePart Time
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationLos Angeles, Boston, New York City, London, Washington, Online, Atlanta, Singapore, Melbourne, Denver, Chicago, Dallas, San Diego, Stamford, Seattle, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    The best resource for a comprehensive foundation in user experience (UX) design. Create intuitive digital experiences that solve user problems and meet business demands with the program that global leaders rely on. Dive into fundamentals, including user research, prototyping, personas, affinity mapping, and wireframing. This learning path is ideal for visual designers transitioning into the UX field, software engineers and product managers who work with UX designers, and entrepreneurs looking to build customer-focused strategies.
    Financing
    Deposit$250
    ScholarshipNo.
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelNo previous experience required.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • User Experience Design (Part-Time)

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    User Experience Design
    In PersonPart Time4 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$5,000
    Class size20
    LocationLos Angeles, Boston, New York City, London, Washington, Online, Atlanta, Singapore, Melbourne, Denver, Chicago, Dallas, San Diego, Stamford, Phoenix, Orlando, Houston, Seattle, Detroit, Miami, Raleigh, Minneapolis, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Use industry standard tools such as Sketch and Invision to prototype and wireframe design solutions. Put together a full suite of UX documentation for a digital product, from user personas and wireframes to interactive prototypes. Connect and convey how insights into customer behavior -- from problems to solutions -- can optimize any product or service.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Lending partners available include Meritize and Climb
    Tuition PlansPayment Plans Available
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelCourse is open to beginners.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Visual Design (Part-time)

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    Design
    In PersonPart Time4 Hours/week
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,000
    Class size22
    LocationLos Angeles, Boston, New York City, London, Washington, Online, Atlanta, Singapore, Melbourne, Denver, Chicago, Dallas, San Diego, Stamford, Phoenix, Orlando, Houston, Seattle, Detroit, Miami, Raleigh, Minneapolis, Austin, Sydney, San Francisco
    Apply Photoshop’s powerful functions to digital product design. Start with an idea and a moodboard: finish with a production‐ready mockup of a responsive webpage. Grasp how effective visual communication — from font pairings to style tiles — helps translate compelling ideas across any team, in any field.
    Financing
    Deposit$250
    Financing
    Financing options available through Climb Credit
    Tuition PlansBy application
    Refund / Guarantee$0
    ScholarshipBy application
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelCourse is open to beginners. Some familiarity with Photoshop or Adobe CC is useful, but not required.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo

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  • GA - Denver
    - 5/31/2018
    Remy P • UX Developer • Student
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    As I was looking into going back to school for web development I had a friend(fellow web dev) help me pick out schools. We looked at what they offered and ultimatley chose GA. The reason I chose GA was for a few reasons.

    1. They had a great curriculum that was not too long and not too short. A lot of the other schools are 5-7 months and it was hard to justify and be without work for that long. 3 months was the perfect amount.

    2. My web dev friend knew other people who went through the program and found success.

    3. I had 2 personal friends attend GA before me and they both strongly reccommend it.

     

    The Instructors were very helpful and explained thing really well. They did have to go fast because it was a lot to cover in 3 months, but they did an amazing job. Zeb and Joe are easy to talk to and really help you get to the answer without giving it away. 

     

    Job Assistance really turned up when they hired Nicole, She works very hard to make connections and network so that we students have better opportunites when we look for jobs. Nicole has made my resume and cover letters look better than they ever have before. She takes the time to speak to everyone and she never stops working because she wants everyone to succeed. I currently have a job, but I still talk to her weekly to stay in touch and push jobs her way for other students. 

    Overall I can't believe how quickly I got up and running in 3 months and was able to secure a job. I could not have done this withou GA. Being in the class room, struggling(in a good way) and learning this world was such a great experience. So many doors have opened up becuase I took the leap to change my carreer. I can't thank GA and the staff enough!

     

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    I took the online JavaScript Circuit. The curriculum covered quite a lot of information in a progressive fashion. The course covers JavaScript, JQuery, APIs and Deployment. The delivery of information in easy to digest chunks of information was very helpful, as were the coding exercises with helpful hints after each section. This new JavaScript knowledge has opened a whole new world to me that works hand in hand with my HTML/CSS, visual design and UX design skills. I would highly recommend the course.

    instructors:
    The weekly 1:1 online meetings were very positive. My mentor was extremely helpful. When I had questions and difficulties with the final project, another mentor was very helpful, answering emails promptly and setting up an online meeting to give some assistance.

    cons: 
    I was new to JavaScript and there was so much material presented at once. So, even though I was able to follow and understand the material and the logic most of the way through, by the end of the course it became difficult to be successful with the deployment coding. I ended with a project that is not fully functioning. I just finished the course and I still have some time with email access to mentors, so hopefully this will be resolved.

  • Steven Bell • Software Engineer • Graduate
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    GA give me the skills and confidence to become a Software Engineer at a Fortune 50 company. I started work just 4 weeks after graduating and have been working for 2 years now.  The best decision I have ever made was to attend GA.  The quality of instruction was best-in-class.  The facilities are fantastic.  Job assistance was very helpful in getting graduates in front of hiring managers and recruiters.  Everyone in the cohort who applied themselves in the class was quickly able to find meaningful development work.  That fact alone demonstrates the high quality of the GA instruction.  I can't say enough good things about GA.  

  • Ken M • CTO • Graduate
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    I had a great experience at the 1-week long General Assembly product management intensive.  I have experience in web development and found that I was learning non-stop during the week-long course, and feel proud of what my team came up with in our final project.

    Perks:

    Instructors (David & Vince) were terrific.  Not only were they extremely knowledgeable on the topics, but they also were great teachers and had a clear passion for what they were covering.  They were the best part of the course, by far!

    Team project environment made the course engaging.  Everything we were learning applied directly to the project that we were working on.  Individual assignments were organized in an intelligent way to build up to the finished final project.

    Feedback on work was great.  David looked through the assignments critically, giving insights on how to improve it and worked personally with our team to improve our work.

    Lectures on topics were clearly prepared and covered the topics in depth.

    Cons:

    At my full-time job, I kept some responsibilities and worked over email before & after class and on our lunch breaks.  Given the course material, homework, and intensity of the course, this was a little overwhelming.  I would strongly suggest ensuring you have no other responsibilities when taking this week-long intensive.

     

    Overall the course was great.  Worth the price of tuition and then some.  Thanks David & Vince!!

  • Data analytics
    - 5/3/2018
    LUIS GONZALEZ • Qc manager • Graduate
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    The course is intense and rewarding at the same time. 5 projects in 10 weeks, and juggling with lessons, seminars, meetups and schoolwork.
    However, I met friends that stayed beyond the end of the course, and valuable knowledge that helped me where I am working now. Also, GA has an excellent network of alumni and coursemates where i can seek help from. GA is also helpful in terms of assisting us with our job search and subsidies.

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    The material taught is good enough for you to get a job as a junior developer but there is not much coverage on computer science topics.

  • Jenny • Account Exec • Graduate
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    Completed a 5-week online course. For 5 weeks, it was a good amount of information and learning. Definitely good for beginners looking to learn more about digital marketing. The online course was very flexible and accommodating to my needs as I am a full-timer. I was able to complete units in my own time and 1 on 1 mentor hours were very flexible. Was also able to extend the course for a couple of weeks to ensure I could complete the units properly. Support team was great and the content was insightful. 

  • Bobbi VanHorn • Student
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    Excellent class.  I highly recommend this class to anyone who wants to market online.  The one on one sessions after each assignments was very helpful.  

  • Andrew • Graduate
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    Great introductory course to data science and great material. However, classes were full of slides and actual practice was about 20% of the course which made it a bit boring. Even tough we talk to the instructor many times about this he refused to chaged his metodology.

  • Swapnil Kasliwal • Full Stack Developer • Graduate
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    Getting the skills required to be a full stack developer could take 6 months to a year. However, enrolling in General Assembly's WDI program allows you to acquire those skills in 3 months. The instructors, fellow students, and campus on GA were top notch and enabled me to be engaged, excited, and learn a vast sum of knowledge with great joy. The cirriculm was upto date with technology in demand, which is no small feat considering how quickly things change, and thorough with students required to devote everything in order to compherend and master the material teached. As with any bootcamp what you put in is what you will get out, but the help/attention from the instructors and other students made life a little bit easier. I cannot reccomend GA enough.

  • UX Designer
    - 5/2/2018
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    Very good experience! I felt that all my questions were answered with this course. I was exposed to UX methods, techniques, and procedures. The staff was super friendly and the school had a great atmostphere.

  • Josh Ahadian • Graduate Student at NYU • Graduate
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    I selected the 1 week intense course in Product Management. I chose this because it aligned with my schedule given the I was working full-time. The class size was small, no more than 12 of us and everyone came from diverse backgrounds. This provided a unique aspect to the class when working together during group projects. Our instructor, Aditi Joshi, was extremely knowledgable about the subjects covered and showed personal interest in our success.

    The GA facility was an incredible space to learn in during and after class. I found myself spending majority of my time at the facility because I felt more encouraged to get work done. GA's facility, staff, and program was one I am very grateful for having been a part of. I highly recommend taking a course here whether your looking to learn something new, expand on a current skill, or simply want to be surrounded by people looking to better their lives.

  • Kate Nguyen • Graduate
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    I 100% honestly believe if it wasn't for my instructor, Shanu, I wouldn't have enjoyed it as much as I did.  Even after a long day at work, I still look forward going to class because she outlines the course to be relatable,  straightforward and engaging. She was flexible when it came to assignments if it was reasonable, she provided honest feedback on our progress and you can see she sincerely cares. Huge shout out to the GA staff in SF too for being accommodating. 

    The course itself really helped me apply the concepts to my real life projects at my workplace.  The only pro I can think of was it was a bit challenging using Schoology but that is more of their fault. ;)

    I would definitely recommend GA to any of my family, friends, peers, strangers, pretty much anyone looking to further their education in any of the courses GA offers. It is definitely worth the investment. 

  • Loved GA
    - 5/2/2018
    Aaron Klein • Art Director • Graduate
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    GA was exactly what I needed, as I was coming off of a bad experience at a graduate program in Los Angeles. I was looking to learn real-world skills, that are relevant to today's work. GA gave me exactly what I was looking for, and then some. I felt like I was becoming more professionally capable every day, I was able to work with talented people, and make great connections. The GA environment allows everyone to help everyone. It is competitive, but it is a friendly competition. I felt that my teachers and staff were more than qualified, and they truly cared about the future of everyone in the class. The way that the course was set up, there was no rest, and I liked that. I signed up and paid for the class because I wanted to push myself and learn, and that is what I was able to do. At GA, you get out what you put in. I put in a lot, and the returns were immeasurable. 

  • Data Analytics
    - 5/2/2018
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    Improve Excel skills, learn to parse and manage data with SQL, and visualize data in Tableau. https://generalassemb.ly/education/data-analytics

     

     

  • Mustafa Inamullah • Creative Director • Graduate
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    GA provides a community that will remain valuable to me for the rest of my life. Being in GA is like being in a giant band with reach throughout the country. Everytime you meet another GA graduate, you have an instant friend. The networking aspect is impecable. Not only is there hundreds of brilliant GA grads, but GA creates a space that attract some of the best minds and speakers in the industry. 

  • UX Designer
    - 4/24/2018
    Peter Lew • UX/UI Designer • Graduate
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    Overall I found General Assembly to be a great experience and was extremely valuable for me in making the transition into UX. When I finished the program I felt like I had the absolute minimum skills necessary for a UX Designer but I was able to build upon the foundation after many months of additional learning and practice. The program was heavy on research, presenting, collaborative teamwork, so it allowed me to work on skills that were not my greatest strengths.

  • Anya Melnyk • Interactive Developer • Graduate
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    GA has been great. It has opened the doors to a new career for me. 
    Our instructors were amazing, super helpful, knowledgable and personable. 
    The course was very intense, with tons of information in the class and a lot of homework. The course has definitely helped me build a foundation for understanding how programming works. And prepare us students for the real world projects.
    Overall I was very happy and have a great job now and feel accomplished with my career.

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    I have spoken to my attorney and I have been assured there is nothing the General Assembly legal team can do about my factual review. DO NOT LET THEM INTIMIDATE YOU.

    I was harassed constantly while attending the WDI course and despite making this proof evident to General Assembly, the bully was not disciplined, instead allowed to thrive. Clear violations of the alleged code of conduct were ignored. I have been told this is not the first time where rules were broken and the perpetrator was not reprimanded.

    Most of the harassment was sexual in nature which is not advantageous to an educational environment.

  • Nico • Graduate
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    The 10 weeks UX immersive bootcamp at General Assembly in Sydney was one of the best learning experiences of my life! The UX course was a good mix of theory and practice. We covered both research and design and worked on 5 projects to put everything we learned into practice. My instructor was very passionate about UX and had extensive industry knowledge, he provided a lot of constructive feedback throughout the course. The outcomes program was great, they helped me tailor my linkedin/resume/portfolio and assisted me until I found a job. Overall my experience at General Assembly was great, I can't recommend it highly enough! 

  • James Ferguson • Frontend developer • Graduate
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    This course is a great way to kick start a new career in web development. I took my course at the Sydney GA campus and found the course and staff were excellent.
    Over the 12 weeks the course covered a great deal of content and was structured in a way that was very conducive for learning.
    The course content and the network of people I met through General Assembly, helped me change career and become a Frontend developer in a full time job.

  • Data Analytics
    - 4/4/2018
    Aneesa Malik • Graduate
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    Having recently undertaken the accelerated Data Analytics course in Mar-18, I can safely say the course was well taught from start to finish. The instuctor, Joana and teaching asistant, Jasmine, were extremely approachable and made sure all students had a firm grasp of the contents and the concepts covered on the course. Alongside this, the facilities and staff at the General Assembly created a great flexible working environment which allowed students to continue with course work in the evenings in a safe and comfortable space. 

  • Anonymous • Product Designer • Graduate
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    I took the UXDI class and absolutely loved it. It was the perfect fit - instruction from an experienced designer, the theory behind UX design, real world examples, and hands on projects. My favorite part of the class was the hands-on client project. Being able to work on a project that had real world goals and impact made the work I had put in earlier in the class all come together. Plus, having that in my portfolio was huge boon when finding a new job! 

    The job support is thorough and well structured. While studying in the immersive, there are weekly assignments to ramp up your application process. It was nicely spread out so it was manageable and effective. By the end of our cohort I had updated my LinkedIn, resume, cover letter, and learned so many skills I would need when applying to a new job. Julie the outcomes coach is AMAZING.

    The community at GA is fantastic. I became close friends with people in my cohort, in the other cohorts down the hall, and the GA staff. Naida works at GA and is such a supportive and encouraging person. It was great having her and others there - it turned what could be a scary transition period into a fun time of personal growth and bonding. I was able to call GA my second home while I was there, and I love going back for alumni events.

  • David Lam • UX Designer • Graduate
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    Incredible learning environment and very supportive staff. Learning is very efficient by method of "I do, we do, you do". Learned lessons and practically by working on real projects. Felt really connected with industry as I was encouraged to attend meetups, was connected with a alumni mentor and attended office visits.

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