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General Assembly

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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 ...
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  • Michael Tharratt
    Software Developer • Graduate • 2. Software Engineering Bootcamp (Full Time) • Sydney
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    Feb 26, 2024
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    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 ...
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  • M. Farhan Rais
    Graduate • 1. Data Science Bootcamp (Full Time) • Singapore
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    Feb 15, 2024
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    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.
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  • Philip K.
    Philip K.
    Graduate • Melbourne
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    Feb 06, 2024
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    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...
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  • Abdullahi Ali
    Graduate • Los Angeles
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    Jan 15, 2024
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    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...
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  • Kirti Sharma
    Technology Consultant • Graduate • Product Management (Short Course) • London
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    Dec 22, 2023
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    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. 
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  • Soo Yeong
    UX designer • Graduate • Atlanta
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    Dec 14, 2023
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    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...
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  • Ernest Tan
    Digital Engineer • Graduate • 2. Software Engineering Bootcamp (Full Time) • Singapore
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    Nov 04, 2023
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    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.
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  • Hifsa Ahmad
    Graduate • JavaScript Development (Short Course) • Sydney
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    Oct 16, 2023
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    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...
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  • Tan Justinn
    Tan Justinn
    Software Engineer • Student • 2. Software Engineering Bootcamp (Full Time) • Singapore
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    Oct 12, 2023
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    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...
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  • Cameron Locke
    UI|UX Designer • Graduate • 3. User Experience Design Bootcamp (Full Time) • Online
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    Oct 04, 2023
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    A great program, but be prepared to throw your whole self into this bootcamp

    As an Overall Review of GA's UXDI Immersive --
    For GA's UXDI Immersive, you're thrown headfirst into a crazy 40+ hour/week commitment with barely any time to take a breath of fresh air. Now, this seems daunting (and it absolutely is), but if you go into this program with the mindset that you want to succeed, that you want to get as much out of this program as you possibly can before those brief 12 weeks are up, then you'll be fine -- I can guarantee it. I cannot<...
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  • Joseph Gilberto
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    Oct 02, 2023
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    Life Changing

    General Assembly's Software Engineering Immersive (remote) has far exceeded my expectations of what a bootcamp can do for its students.  Over the course of 12 weeks, I learned more than I possibly could have imagined on day one with incredible support from my instructors, TAs, and outcomes coach.  These instructors really care about your success and prepare you not just to be a good software engineer, but a great employee who can work independently and actively contribute to a team.  Wou...
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  • Juvone Freeman
    UX Designer • Graduate • 3. User Experience Design Bootcamp (Full Time) • Online
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    Sep 19, 2023
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    Life Changing Transition

    My experience with GA was amazing! My instructors were all incredibly knowledgable, welcoming, and always available for my cohort. I was able to grasp the skills within the 3 months and the projects helped to build my portfolio that would later help me land a job. The teaching style was moderately fast paced but having helpful instructors that were always fine answering questions or slowing down when needed was great to have. My career coach was also very helpful in my development into t...
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General Assembly Alumni Outcomes

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Employment Rate
82%
Graduation Rate
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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

Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated August 27, 2021
General Assembly Immersive graduates Jess, Shane, and Scott learned everything they needed to know about prototyping, user interface design, and how to build applications during the bootcamp. In General Assembly s Social Impact Hackathon, they put all of those new skills to the test, and reinforced their soft skills of collaboration and communication. Learn more about Jess, Shane, and Scott s experience building their winning app, Serenity, in just three days during the ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated July 29, 2021
Course Report Course Report Coding Bootcamp News Roundup - July 2021 This July, we re reporting on one huge ( 850M!) bootcamp acquisition and 35 million in bootcamp fundraises. Two higher ed experts opined about both sides of the debate around expanding federal funding like Pell grants to short-term programs like bootcamps. We re also covering what bootcamps need to do beyond just teaching students to code, and we ll share a bunch of partnerships that are giving validity to the ...
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Jess Feldman
Updated July 22, 2021
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Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated July 01, 2021
Course Report Course Report Coding Bootcamp News Roundup - June 2021 Happy summer! Tech hiring is booming, but there s also an apparent shortage of tech workers. We re diving into all the news we read this June about hiring, reskilling, upskilling, and diversifying the tech pipeline through programs like coding bootcamps and employer-side training. Indiana is introducing innovative Income Share Agreement (ISA) legislation this July, and Eleven Fifty Academy s Founder ...
Liz Eggleston
Liz Eggleston
Updated June 09, 2021
How did Cesarina differentiate herself amongst all of the other bootcamp grads in 2020? After losing her job during the pandemic, Cesarina Garcia wanted to make a career switch to the tech industry and enrolled at General Assembly s Software Engineering Immersive . In Week 1, she was paired with Ramesh Jayavaram, who served as her Career Coach. Cesarina and Ramesh answer our questions about the relationship between a career coach and student and their advice on how to stand out ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated June 22, 2021
Course Report Course Report Coding Bootcamp News Roundup - May 2021 Happy (nearly) summer! As the COVID-19 vaccines roll out, we re happy to relay news that tech hiring is on the rise, which means plenty of job opportunities for bootcamp graduates. Also on our May episode, we re talking about reports that companies are partnering with coding bootcamps to reskill their internal workforce, and what this could mean for the future of education. Towards the end of May, there was plenty ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated May 18, 2023
Most data science bootcamps require prior knowledge a college-level understanding of linear algebra, probability, statistics, calculus, and Python to get accepted into their programs. That doesn t necessarily mean you ll need a college degree in those subjects or that attending college is a better way to get into data science than bootcamps. You can learn these skills through online courses, and a data science bootcamp will take a fraction of the time that college would, ...
Rachel Meltzer
Rachel Meltzer
Updated April 29, 2021
With almost all personal banking, lending, electronic payments, and trading done online these days, financial technology is an in-demand field for technologists in 2021. But do the top fintech companies actually hire coding bootcamp graduates? We re breaking down what to expect at a financial technology company, and the top 6 Fintech companies that hire bootcamp alumni. Plus, our tips for employers who are onboarding bootcamp grads onto their fintech teams! What is a FinTech ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated April 28, 2021
Andrew Hartzell had a background in sales and recruiting, but wanted to make a career switch to computer programming. After a tip from a friend, he enrolled in General Assembly s Software Engineering Immersive Online (Flex) bootcamp, which allowed him to balance his full-time gig as a tech recruiter during the day and take a bootcamp course at night. Andrew shares how the General Assembly bootcamp provided the flexibility and guidance he needed to land a Tech Solutions Engineer ...
Rachel Meltzer
Rachel Meltzer
Updated April 22, 2021
Before you dive into a digital marketing bootcamp , you might be wondering, Who hires digital marketing bootcamp graduates anyway? The quick answer is plenty of companies! Many companies rely on bootcamper talent for their cutting edge marketing know-how and real world experience. We ve rounded up some of the best companies to work for after your digital marketing program. These companies hire for entry level marketing jobs like social media management, SEO specialist, ...
Liz Eggleston
Liz Eggleston
Updated February 12, 2021
What is Business Intelligence? What s the difference between Business Intelligence and Data Analytics? We re diving into this lucrative career path with Candace Periera-Roberts, a General Assembly instructor with 20 years of experience in data. Learn about the BI Analyst career trajectory and average salaries, how to learn business intelligence (spoiler alert you don t need a data degree), and which personality traits make a great business intelligence analyst. Meet ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated January 07, 2021
Jules Wood was pursuing a rhetoric, writing, and linguistics degree when she began to question the financial situation academia was leaving her in. Jules shares how General Assembly s UX Design Immersive in Atlanta gave her the skill set, support, and confidence she needed to quickly climb the UX design career ladder. Plus, learn why Jules has no regrets about enrolling in General Assembly s Catalyst Program to fund her career change with an Income Share Agreement. Find out ...

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General Assembly Alumni Reviews Summary

Overall Experience
4.3
Instructors
4.4
Curriculum
4.3
Job Assistance
3.9
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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. 678 General Assembly alumni, students, and applicants have reviewed General Assembly and rate their overall experience a 4.29 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!

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You can read 678 reviews of General Assembly on Course Report! General Assembly alumni, students, and applicants have reviewed General Assembly and rate their overall experience a 4.29 out of 5.

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

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