general-assembly-logo

General Assembly

Average Rating4.3
693 Reviews
17 Courses
General Assembly is a technical education provider that teaches students the skills, career advice and networking opportunities needed to make a career change into a tech role, in as little as three months. General Assembly offers part-time and full-time bootcamps and short courses in web and mobile development, product management, data science, and more. The bootcamp experience is led by instructors who are expert practitioners in their field. Students should expect ...
Write A Review

693 General Assembly Reviews

Sort by
Filter by
  • Joey L
    Software Engineer • Graduate • 2. Software Engineering Bootcamp (Full Time) • Singapore
    Verified by LinkedIn
    May 22, 2024
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance

    Fast-paced, but projects can be portfolio-worthy

    I thoroughly enjoyed my time at GA. With 4 projects within 3 months, these were a good start to having a portfolio upon graduation. Naturally, that depended on your effort and diligence throughout the project duration. The pace was pretty fast with a project week after every two weeks of classes, but that served to stretch my learning capabilities. The course covers the basics of full-stack software development. There is definitely a lot more to learn in the tech industry, but it’s a goo...
    Report
  • Amelia Ward
    Amelia Ward
    Graduate • 2. Software Engineering Bootcamp (Full Time) • Online
    Verified by GitHub
    May 09, 2024
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance

    Tough but great experience.

    I recently completed the Software Engineering Bootcamp at General Assembly and it has been an extraordinary journey. Very tough, but definitely worth it.  

    From day one, the course was well structured and a nice balance between theory and practical, hands-on projects. The curriculum is well-designed, covering a wide range of topics, from basic programming concepts to complex algorithms and data structures. My instructor was exceptional. They were able to bring their previous exper...
    Report
  • Evyn-Rose Goldstein
    Student • 2. Software Engineering Bootcamp (Full Time) • London
    Verified by LinkedIn
    Apr 29, 2024
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance

    A Disabled Students Journey

    Wow!
    Wow is all I can say. General Assembly is quite possibly one of the most accommodating, inclusive and accessible companies I've ever come across. If you are applying and are worried about achieving this course, as it is quite intense, please do not fret. JUMP! Apply! I received endless help, understanding, and accommodation throughout my course and completed it with flying colours.
    The student success team, Joanna and Somerset, are who will assist with anyth...
    Report
  • Michael Tharratt
    Software Developer • Graduate • 2. Software Engineering Bootcamp (Full Time) • Sydney
    Verified by LinkedIn
    Feb 26, 2024
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance

    A big help in transitioning careers

    I had already been taking some self guided studies in the software engineering domain for a few months prior to applying for GA but decided paying to do their program would be the quickest pathway to obtaining my first job in the field. Given the knowledge I had already obtained prior to the bootcamp commencing, I was initially a little frustrated with the basic content in the first two weeks but when I flagged this with my instructor he was more than happy to give me additional reading ...
    Report
  • M. Farhan Rais
    Graduate • 1. Data Science Bootcamp (Full Time) • Singapore
    Verified by LinkedIn
    Feb 15, 2024
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance

    Hollistic data science crash course

    The bootcamp is everything you need to get yourself up to speed in terms of data science competency.
    Being a bootcamp, there are some assumptions that you need to know upfront:
    • It will be FAST paced! It is a bootcamp after all. It will feel like cramming a few uni semesters into one.
    • You need to have some competency in Python and A level/uni maths.
    • Commit the ENTIRE 3 months to this course. Pretty much doesn’t leave much time for anything else.
    Report
  • Philip K.
    Philip K.
    Graduate • Melbourne
    Verified by GitHub
    Feb 06, 2024
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance
    N/A

    Embarking on Web Development

    Embarking on my journey into web development with General Assembly was nothing short of intensive, yet immensely rewarding. Over the duration of the course, we delved deep into the core pillars of web development, covering HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Boolean logic, and the invaluable skill of utilizing GitHub and specialised software. Each topic presented its own challenges, but the journey was enriched by the dedicated guidance of our course instructors. The course structure deman...
    Report
  • Abdullahi Ali
    Graduate • Los Angeles
    Verified by LinkedIn
    Jan 15, 2024
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance

    My Disheartening Journey with General Assembly's Bootcamp and Job Guarantees

    I attended General Assembly's bootcamp, and while my instructor was knowledgeable and supportive, I experienced disappointment with their job placement promises. Initially, I was led to believe that landing a job post-graduation would be more immediate. However, the reality was different. They often cited minor reasons, like not responding to one of their messages, to avoid accountability for job placement. Despite being punctual and diligently completing all requirements for over a year...
    Report
  • Kirti Sharma
    Technology Consultant • Graduate • Product Management (Short Course) • London
    Verified by LinkedIn
    Dec 22, 2023
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance

    Excellent Product Management Beginners Guide

    The GA Course instructors (Glen & Joe) were great at taking us through the material in a logical, engaging and digestible way. We got a great intro into product management principles with great examples of real world applications. 
    Report
  • Soo Yeong
    UX designer • Graduate • Atlanta
    Verified by LinkedIn
    Dec 14, 2023
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance

    Thank you for your patience

    A heartfelt shout-out to John Jacobs and Evan Maloney from General Assembly for illuminating the path. Their mentorship has opened up a world of possibilities! 🌟 Grateful for the journey and ready for new horizons! Their professionalism and patience have helped me succeed in learning coding as a designer, and I am able to continue learning after graduating. Their encouragement...
    Report
  • Ernest Tan
    Digital Engineer • Graduate • 2. Software Engineering Bootcamp (Full Time) • Singapore
    Verified by LinkedIn
    Nov 04, 2023
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance

    Detemination Paid Off

    If you have the determination and self-discipline to put in consistent effort to continously learn, you can excel in software engineering. The GA SEI course is excellent and I recommend it.
    Report
  • Hifsa Ahmad
    Graduate • JavaScript Development (Short Course) • Sydney
    Verified by LinkedIn
    Oct 16, 2023
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance
    N/A

    Rewarding and exciting!

    General Assembly stands out as outstanding bootcamp learning partner. I had a genuinely rewarding experience in completing the JavaScript Development bootcamp with General Assembly Australia. The instructors were exceptional in delivering concepts and put in great effort in practical demonstration of course. Code-alongs, class exercises and challenging home assignments made a positive impact towards my learning. The feedback and support was always available from my instructor and TA's, w...
    Report
  • Tan Justinn
    Tan Justinn
    Software Engineer • Student • 2. Software Engineering Bootcamp (Full Time) • Singapore
    Verified by GitHub
    Oct 12, 2023
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance

    Productive

    12-week fastpaced bootcamp focused on drilling in the bare essentials to function professionally as a web2 engineer/developer, with the knowledge easily extendable to general software development with a little bit of extra studying. Instructors were knowledgeable and enthusiastic, even when I asked about topics outside the scope of the bootcamp, which provided me direction to explore on my own. Career coaches were also very helpful and responsive and provided constructive advice on how I...
    Report

General Assembly Alumni Outcomes

N/A
Employment Rate
82%
Graduation Rate
-
Median Salary
Of the students who enroll at General Assembly, 82% graduated. 72% of graduates were job-seeking and N/A of job-seeking graduates found in-field employment after 180 days and report a median income of . Below is the 180 Day Employment Breakdown for 3148 graduates included in this report:
180 Day Employment Breakdown
DescriptionPercentage
Full Time, In-Field EmployeeN/A
Full-time apprenticeship, internship or contract positionN/A
Short-term contract, part-time position, freelanceN/A
Employed out-of-fieldN/A
Notes and Caveats
Download the GA 2021 Outcomes report here: https://ga.co/outcomes-report
* These outcomes are not audited by Course Report. In some cases, data is audited by a third party.

General Assembly Scholarships

$1500 Diversity Tuition Discount

Course Report is excited to offer an exclusive diversity discount for $1500 off tuition at General Assembly! To be eligible to receive $1,500 USD* toward your tuition for a full-time immersive course by General Assembly, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You’re 18 or older.
  • You self-identify as a woman, transgender person, genderqueer, gender non-conforming, or nonbinary person.
  • Your current income is less than $40,000 USD (£28,000 GBP,  30,000€ EUR, $40,000 AUD, $40,000 SGD, or $40,000 CAD) per year.
  • You’ve been admitted to one of the following courses: Software Engineering Immersive, Data Analytics Immersive, Data Science Immersive or UX Design Immersive.
  • Ineligible for NY residents.
  • Tuition discount can not be used in conjunction with any other General Assembly tuition discount or offer.

*$1,500 USD, £1,500 GBP, 1,500€ EUR, $1,500 AUD, $1,500 SGD, or $1,500 CAD

Eligibility

This scholarship cannot be combined with other offers.

Qualifying Courses

  • 1. Data Science Bootcamp (Full Time) (Online)
  • 2. Software Engineering Bootcamp (Full Time) (Online)
  • 3. User Experience Design Bootcamp (Full Time) (Online)
  • 4. Data Analytics Bootcamp (Full Time) (Online)

$1595 Military Tuition Discount

Course Report is excited to offer an exclusive military discount for $1595 off tuition at General Assembly! To be eligible to receive $1,595 USD* toward your tuition of a full-time immersive course by General Assembly, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You’re 18 or older.
  • You’ve been admitted to one of the following courses: Software Engineering Immersive, Data Analytics Immersive, Data Science Immersive or UX Design Immersive
  • You are an active military member or veteran, or partner of a military member or partner of a veteran.
  • Ineligible for NY residents.
  • Tuition discount can not be used in conjunction with any other tuition discount.

*$1,595 USD, £1,500 GBP, 1,500€ EUR, $1,500 AUD or $1,500 CAD

Eligibility

This scholarship cannot be combined with other offers.

Qualifying Courses

  • 1. Data Science Bootcamp (Full Time) (Online)
  • 2. Software Engineering Bootcamp (Full Time) (Online)
  • 3. User Experience Design Bootcamp (Full Time) (Online)
  • 4. Data Analytics Bootcamp (Full Time) (Online)

$1000 Merit Tuition Discount

Course Report is excited to offer an exclusive merit discount for $1000 off tuition at General Assembly! To be eligible to receive up to $1,000 USD toward your tuition of a full-time immersive course by General Assembly, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You’re 18 or older.
  • You’ve been admitted to one of the following courses: Software Engineering Immersive, Data Analytics Immersive, UX Design Immersive or Data Science Immersive.
  • You have completed a course on coding or data analytics or data science or ux design in the recent 12 months. These courses can be GA workshops.
  • Your course start date is between August 1, 2023 and November 15, 2023
  • Ineligible for NY residents.
  • Tuition discount can not be used in conjunction with any other tuition discount.

*$1,000 USD, £1,000 GBP, 1,000€ EUR, $1,000 AUD, $1,000 SGD, or $1,000 CAD

Eligibility

This scholarship cannot be combined with other offers.

Qualifying Courses

  • 4. Data Analytics Bootcamp (Full Time) (Online)
  • 3. User Experience Design Bootcamp (Full Time) (Online)
  • 2. Software Engineering Bootcamp (Full Time) (Online)
  • 1. Data Science Bootcamp (Full Time) (Online)

Recent General Assembly News

Imogen Crispe
Imogen Crispe
Updated December 08, 2017
Why do journalists and industry leaders think that two coding bootcamps are closing? And despite these shutdowns, why do companies like IBM still want to hire coding bootcamp graduates? We re covering all of the industry news from August. Plus, a 3 billion GI Bill that covers coding bootcamps for veterans, why Google and Amazon are partnering with bootcamps, and diversity initiatives. Listen to our podcast or read the full August 2017 News Roundup below. A TV Show, 2 Fundraises ...
Imogen Crispe
Imogen Crispe
Updated May 17, 2024
Atlanta is home to tech startups like MailChimp and Cardlytics, in addition to powerhouses like Home Depot, and Delta Airlines. Alternative education providers like General Assembly are fueling the hiring needs of these Atlanta companies, and we re diving into GA s Data Science Immersive with instructor Justin Pounders. Justin tells us about the extensive background he brings to the General Assembly teaching team, why data science skills are in-demand in Atlanta, and why ...
Imogen Crispe
Imogen Crispe
Updated July 25, 2017
With the closing of Dev Bootcamp (slated for December 8, 2017), you re probably wondering what other coding bootcamp options are out there. Dev Bootcamp changed thousands of lives , and built a great reputation with employers, so we are sad to see it go. Fortunately, there are still plenty of quality coding bootcamps in the cities where Dev Bootcamp operated. Here is a list of coding bootcamps with similar lengths, time commitments, and curriculums in the six cities where Dev ...
Imogen Crispe
Imogen Crispe
Updated June 27, 2017
Jason Fry enjoyed programming in high school, but went a different direction in college. After relocating, getting married, and starting a family, Jason reevaluated his career, and decided to enroll in General Assembly s Web Development Immersive Remote coding bootcamp to get back into tech. Jason tells us why he chose a full-time online bootcamp over a part-time in-person bootcamp, how much he enjoyed interacting with his General Assembly classmates from all around the ...
Liz Eggleston
Liz Eggleston
Updated May 13, 2024
In the past year, SaaS company Bazaarvoice has hired more than 10 General Assembly graduates into Implementation Engineer and Technical Success roles (which require JavaScript chops and soft-skills to onboard new customers). We sat down with Bazaarvoice Talent Acquisition Manager, Travis Baker, to hear his advice for employers hiring coding bootcampers and how General Assembly grads start contributing significantly faster than candidates hired through traditional ...
Imogen Crispe
Imogen Crispe
Updated July 21, 2017
Missed out on coding bootcamp news in April? Never fear, Course Report is here! We ve collected everything in this handy blog post and podcast. This month, we read about why outcomes reporting is useful for students, how a number of schools are working to boost their diversity with scholarships, we heard about student experiences at bootcamp, plus we added a bunch of interesting new schools to the Course Report school directory! Read below or listen to our latest Coding Bootcamp ...
Lauren Stewart
Lauren Stewart
Updated February 07, 2020
Learning to code at an intensive bootcamp takes dedication and focus. And even though you ll reach that finish line (we promise you will!), it s important to remember that the learning doesn t end at graduation! Whether you re acclimating to a new technology stack on the job, or you ve decided to add to your skillset through online resources, there s always room to grow. A great developer's job is never done, and the learning will continue. So how do you stay on top of the ever-evolving ...
Imogen Crispe
Imogen Crispe
Updated July 21, 2017
Haven’t had time to keep up with all the coding bootcamp news this March? Not to worry– we’ve compiled it for you in a handy blog post and podcast. This month, we read a lot about CIRR and student outcomes reporting, we heard from reporters and coding bootcamp students about getting hired after coding bootcamp, a number of schools announced exciting diversity initiatives, and we added a handful of new schools to the Course Report school directory! Read below ...
Lauren Stewart
Lauren Stewart
Updated March 31, 2017
Laura Ayala was in community engagement and marketing before deciding to study web development at General Assembly s NYC campus. She wanted to learn what it took to be an effective digital marketer, but also wanted software development expertise. Learn about Laura s experience with the Per Scholas and General Assembly partnership, which allowed her to attend on a full scholarship, and see how she landed a new role at Bark & Co! Q&A What is your pre-bootcamp story and ...
Liz Eggleston
Liz Eggleston
Updated May 15, 2024
Jeff Konowitch is a self-taught software developer who launched his career in an apprenticeship, so he can relate to his career-changing students. As an instructor in the Part-Time Front End Development course at General Assembly , Jeff emphasizes objective-driven teaching and learning by doing . Learn more about Jeff s teaching style at General Assembly , and why learning to teach yourself helps students adapt to the ever-changing evolution of technology. First, I'd love ...
Imogen Crispe
Imogen Crispe
Updated March 01, 2017
Here’s what we found ourselves reading and discussing in the Course Report office in February 2017! We found out the three most in-demand programming languages, we read about how coding could be the new blue collar job, and looked at how new schools are tweaking the bootcamp model to fit their communities. Plus, we hear about a cool app for NBA fans built by coding bootcamp graduates! Read below or listen to our latest Coding Bootcamp News Roundup Podcast. General News Coding ...
Lauren Stewart
Lauren Stewart
Updated February 07, 2020
There s something about a good mobile app that just helps you throughout the day be it your Linkedin, Google maps, CNN, Nike+ Training, or ESPN app we depend on our smartphones for a lot. Due to the global rise of smartphones and tablets, mobile apps can be the go-to source for information, entertainment, productivity, e-commerce, and more. By 2020, global mobile app store downloads will reach 288.4 billion! With the rise of mobile applications on the market, the demand for mobile ...

Course Report readers can receive an Exclusive Scholarship to General Assembly!

General Assembly Alumni Reviews Summary

Overall Experience
4.3
Instructors
4.4
Curriculum
4.3
Job Assistance
3.9
Write A Review
More Information
Guarantees Job
Job Assistance
Includes Housing
Offers Corporate Training
Accepts GI Bill
Licensing
All of General Assembly's regulatory information can be found here: https://generalassemb.ly/regulatory-information
Recent General Assembly News
By Jess Feldman
FAQs

How much does General Assembly cost?

General Assembly costs around $16,450. On the lower end, some General Assembly courses like Visual Design (Short Course) cost $3,500.

Where does General Assembly have campuses?

General Assembly has in-person campuses in London, New York City, Paris, Singapore, and Sydney. General Assembly also has a remote classroom so students can learn online.

Is General Assembly worth it?

The data says yes! General Assembly reports a 84% graduation rate, and 95% of General Assembly alumni are employed. The data says yes! In 2021, General Assembly reported a 82% graduation rate, a median salary of , and N/A of General Assembly alumni are employed.

Is General Assembly legit?

We let alumni answer that question. 693 General Assembly alumni, students, and applicants have reviewed General Assembly and rate their overall experience a 4.3 out of 5.

Does General Assembly offer scholarships or accept the GI Bill?

Yes, Course Report is excited to offer an exclusive diversity discount for $1500 off tuition at General Assembly! To be eligible to receive $1,500 USD* toward your tuition for a full-time immersive course by General Assembly, you must meet the following criteria: You’re 18 or older. You self-identify as a woman, transgender person, genderqueer, gender non-conforming, or nonbinary person. Your current income is less than $40,000 USD (£28,000 GBP,  30,000€ EUR, $40,000 AUD, $40,000 SGD, or $40,000 CAD) per year. You’ve been admitted to one of the following courses: Software Engineering Immersive, Data Analytics Immersive, Data Science Immersive or UX Design Immersive. Ineligible for NY residents. Tuition discount can not be used in conjunction with any other General Assembly tuition discount or offer. *$1,500 USD, £1,500 GBP, 1,500€ EUR, $1,500 AUD, $1,500 SGD, or $1,500 CAD Course Report is excited to offer an exclusive military discount for $1595 off tuition at General Assembly! To be eligible to receive $1,595 USD* toward your tuition of a full-time immersive course by General Assembly, you must meet the following criteria: You’re 18 or older. You’ve been admitted to one of the following courses: Software Engineering Immersive, Data Analytics Immersive, Data Science Immersive or UX Design Immersive You are an active military member or veteran, or partner of a military member or partner of a veteran. Ineligible for NY residents. Tuition discount can not be used in conjunction with any other tuition discount. *$1,595 USD, £1,500 GBP, 1,500€ EUR, $1,500 AUD or $1,500 CAD Course Report is excited to offer an exclusive merit discount for $1000 off tuition at General Assembly! To be eligible to receive up to $1,000 USD toward your tuition of a full-time immersive course by General Assembly, you must meet the following criteria: You’re 18 or older. You’ve been admitted to one of the following courses: Software Engineering Immersive, Data Analytics Immersive, UX Design Immersive or Data Science Immersive. You have completed a course on coding or data analytics or data science or ux design in the recent 12 months. These courses can be GA workshops. Your course start date is between August 1, 2023 and November 15, 2023 Ineligible for NY residents. Tuition discount can not be used in conjunction with any other tuition discount. *$1,000 USD, £1,000 GBP, 1,000€ EUR, $1,000 AUD, $1,000 SGD, or $1,000 CAD General Assembly accepts the GI Bill!

Can I read General Assembly reviews?

You can read 693 reviews of General Assembly on Course Report! General Assembly alumni, students, and applicants have reviewed General Assembly and rate their overall experience a 4.3 out of 5.

Is General Assembly accredited?

All of General Assembly's regulatory information can be found here: https://generalassemb.ly/regulatory-information

Get our FREE Ultimate Guide to Paying for a Bootcamp

By submitting this form, you agree to receive email marketing from Course Report.

Get Matched in Minutes

Just tell us who you are and what you’re searching for, we’ll handle the rest.

Match Me