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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 bootcamps and courses in web and mobile development, product management, data science and more. 

To help students land their first job in a tech role, the full time bootcamp experience is led by instructors who are expert practiti...

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  • Elijah Kubes
    Student • 2. Software Engineering Immersive Bootcamp • Online
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    Oct 31, 2022
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    Difficult, Fulfilling, and Life Changing

    This course was worth every penny. I learned so much and grew so much as a developer in this class. I would absolutely recommend this course to anyone looking to learn full stack Web Development. The Instructors and TA's are top notch, friendly, and helpful!
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  • Ben Blackwood
    Graduate • 3. User Experience Design Immersive Bootcamp • New York City
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    Oct 11, 2022
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    Experience of a lifetime

    Fantasically engaging and informative lessons, with a great blend of interaction and lectures to gain a vast amount of knowledge in a short period of time. There was constant support and help throughout from class mates and instructors to make it feel like one big community. A great atmospjere inside the cohort which promoted positivity and encouraged all members of the class to participate.
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  • Kristina K.
    Associate Product Manager • Student • Product Management (Part-time) • Online
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    Jun 27, 2022
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    Product Management

    I participated in the remote online Product Management course that spanned the course of 10 weeks. During which I had the opportunity to learn about the product lifecycle, how to conduct user interviews, and how to effectively present my discovery findings. There was also ample time during class to practice what we were learning with other classmates, learning from each others ideas as well as networking with one another. I thought the instructor was knowledgeable, patient, and engaging ...
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  • Stephanie
    UI UX Designer • Graduate • 3. User Experience Design Immersive Bootcamp • New York City
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    Jun 14, 2022
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    UXUI Designer

    Your experience is a hit or miss. Depends on how lucky you are. I was not so lucky but I found a job. That said, I DO NOT recommend GA. Here's why:

    1. Push to know your instructor before paying and LinkedIn research your instructor before starting
    The admissions team said they didn't know who would teach my cohort, I should have delayed paying until I knew. My instructor may be a great designer but had zero corporate experience. He started his own design comp...
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  • Fernando
    Student • Python Programming (Part-Time) • Los Angeles
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    Apr 08, 2022
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    Python Programming (Part-Time)

    The Python course was great! Easy to follow along and the professor was incredibly knowledgeable and skilled at guiding us through the course. It was a lot of material to cover and it only brushes on some topics but I understood it was never meant to be in-depth, which was great for me because it gave me enough grit to get it started and seek out more knowledge on my own. There's definitely a large component of discipline I had to have, being a non-programmer entering this course meant I...
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  • Ignacio
    Graduate • Data Science (Part-time) • London
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    Feb 23, 2022
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    Data Science

    My experience at GA was extremely positive. I was very impressed with GA's team knowledge, with their way of teaching and how the course was correctly structured and timely-measured. These guys they really know what they are doing and working on. Their resources and availability to help the students to understand re-explaining what as much as needed in order to make sure that the concepts are understood it's something remarkable. If you are looking to give your first-deep-steps in Data S...
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  • Deanna
    Graduate • 3. User Experience Design Immersive Bootcamp • Online
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    Feb 11, 2022
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    UXDI

    I really enjoyed taking the course and learning so much about UX Design. While I came from a Graphic Design background, the instructors were so thorough and helpful when it came to learning a whole new side of design. Especially for my classmates who maybe had no design/ artsy/ creative backgrounds. It is a lot of work jam packed into a short period, so make sure you don't have a lot of other responsibilities/ priorities. You will occasionally have to pull all nighters to get things done...
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  • Cristina Grosser
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    Feb 06, 2022
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    Python Accerlated Course

    Personally, their style didn't work for me. There are slides provided, the instructor briefly reads through them and then splits us into groups to work. They encouraged us to google if we got stuck, but I wanted guided instruction. There weren't any back-up instructors available so when our instructor became sick we lost that day of instruction. They tried to do make-up days, but they didn't work for most of the students and only made-up a fraction of the lost instruction. It didn't feel...
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  • Syakirah Nasser
    Freelance Designer • Student • User Experience Design (Part-Time) • Singapore
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    Jan 26, 2022
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    A great kickstart into UI/UX

    I'm based in Singapore and I enrolled into this part time course after seeing this institution being recommended by IMDA Singapore (Sg's Media Development Authority). Prior to this, I just graduated with a Bachelor in Communication Design. However, I'd like to expand my skillset and learn more about UI/UX design so that I'll be able to land a job in this field.  This part time course was held twice a week via Zoom over the period of 3 months. I personally felt that ...
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  • Timothy Cebula
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    Jan 25, 2022
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    Veterans using GI Bill: BEWARE

    I decided to enroll at GA, dropped out of college, did all the hours of prework, got my GI bill approved, and was ready to go. My class moved from in-person to remote pretty early on in the process. About two weeks go by until they finally decide to tell me on the Friday before my class start date that the VA was not going to approve my GI Bill. Highly confused, I call the VA who assures me that the loan will very much be accepted and that the financing people at GA need to submit a form...
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  • Riana
    Jr Developer • Graduate • 2. Software Engineering Immersive Bootcamp • New York City
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    Nov 09, 2021
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    Great Experience But It's Not Easy!

    I had a great experience at GA. My instructors were knowledgable and passionate about what they were teaching and they worked really well together, which led to a positive classroom experience. Bootcamps pack in a lot of information in a short amount of time, so you have to be good at learning things quickly or you might be at risk of falling behind and feeling overwhelmed. Luckily I also had a great group of classmates. We helped each other whenever one of us was stuck on a problem/topi...
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  • d
    Graduate • 3. User Experience Design Immersive Bootcamp • New York City
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    Nov 06, 2021
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    scam

    I took this "boot camp" few years back they accept anyone willing to pay. I took the UX program and my instructors were promoting their DJ stuff and playing favorites(certain females who brownnosed). In my cohort we had a guy who didn't even know how to use a computer. He sold his mechanic shop to apply for this program with a promise of a six figure salary. I looked his profile up on linkedin and saw that he wasn't currently working many years later. My "career" advisor changed right as...
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General Assembly Alumni Outcomes

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Employment Rate
82%
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Of the students who enroll at General Assembly, 82% graduated. 64% of graduates were job-seeking and 97% 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 2767 graduates included in this report:
180 Day Employment Breakdown
DescriptionPercentage
Full Time, In-Field Employee92.3%
Full-time apprenticeship, internship or contract position0.0%
Short-term contract, part-time position, freelanceN/A
Employed out-of-fieldN/A
Notes and Caveats
Download the General Assembly 2021 Outcomes report reviewed by KPMG here: https://ga-public-downloads.s3.amazonaws.com/General-Assembly-Outcomes-Report-Latest.pdf
* 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

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

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

$1000 Accessibility Tuition Discount

Course Report is excited to offer an exclusive accessibility 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.
  • Your annual income in the recent 12 months is less than $40,000 USD (£28,000 GBP,  30,000€ EUR, $40,000 AUD, $40,000 SGD, or $40,000 CAD).
  • Your course start date is between October 15th, 2022 and January 31st, 2023
  • Discount is limited to a maximum of 25 students per month across all courses.
  • 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 Immersive (Online)
  • 3. User Experience Design Immersive Bootcamp (Online)
  • 2. Software Engineering Immersive Bootcamp (Online)
  • 1. Data Science Immersive Bootcamp (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 
  • Your course start date is between October 15th, 2022 and January 31st, 2023
  • Discount is limited to a maximum of 15 students per month across all courses.
  • 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

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

Recent General Assembly News

Imogen Crispe
Published May 31, 2018
We read a lot of news about coding bootcamps in May 2018, so we chose the most interesting pieces, and we’re rounding it all up for you in this blog post and podcast! We look at yet another coding bootcamp acquisition, share many wonderful success stories about coding bootcamp graduates, touch on some partnerships between bootcamps and companies, and discuss the role of coding bootcamps i...
Imogen Crispe
Published April 30, 2018
In our April 2018 technology bootcamp news roundup we saw four overarching trends – bootcamp acquisitions, employers putting their own employees through bootcamp, a continued debate between college vs bootcamp, and efforts to expand accessibility to coding education for underrepresented groups in tech. We also look at apprenticeships, the evolution of bootcamp curricula, life after bootca...
Lauren Stewart
Published February 21, 2018
When you think of your next tech job, does “Digital Marketer” come to mind? It should; a solid understanding of marketing, combined with analytical and a few tech skills, can lead to a fulfilling, evolving career. By 2024, digital advertising revenue will amount to $460 billion dollars! With the increase in marketing buys over the last few years, experts have forecasted that digital will ev...
Imogen Crispe
Published February 01, 2018
What will your salary be after coding bootcamp? Coding bootcamps are judged almost entirely by their ability to find students high-paying jobs as web developers. Some schools release data about alumni jobs, others offer money-back job guarantees or deferred tuition, but how much are students earning when they graduate and how does their earning potential change as they gain experience? Every ...
Imogen Crispe
Published January 31, 2018
  Welcome to the first News Roundup of 2018! We’re already having a busy 2018 – we published our latest outcomes and demographics report, and we’re seeing a promising focus on diversity in tech! In January we saw a significant fundraising announcement from an online bootcamp, we saw journalists exploring why employers should hire bootcamp and apprenticeship graduates, we read about communi...
Liz Eggleston
Published January 03, 2018
As an instructor at General Assembly’s Data Science Immersive, Phillippa Thomson not only teaches the basics like Python and SQL; she’s also digging deep into neural networks and ensuring that her students become ethical data scientists. Phillippa describes the data science curriculum at General Assembly, why PhDs are no longer a requirement for working in data, and even walks us through ...
Imogen Crispe
Published December 12, 2017
Gladia Castro enjoyed working as a program director with the YMCA in San Francisco, but after 10 years, she couldn’t see herself working at nonprofits for her whole life. When she saw General Assembly’s User Experience Design Immersive, she immediately knew that UX Design was her destiny. Gladia tells us about working on a real client project for senior citizens at General Assembly and wh...
Imogen Crispe
Published November 01, 2017
October 2017 was a busy month for the coding bootcamp industry with news about growing pains in bootcamp outcomes, mergers, acquisitions, investments, a trend towards bootcamp B2B training, and diversity initiatives. To help you out, we’ve collected all the most important news in this blog post and podcast. Plus, we added 12 new schools from around the world to the Course Report school di...
Imogen Crispe
Published October 12, 2017
The General Assembly team saw Austin grads getting web developer roles all over Texas, and realized expanding its offerings to Dallas was a growth opportunity for local talent and employers. General Assembly chose Dallas because of its population size and abundance of web development job opportunities — including Fortune 500 jobs. We sat down with GA Senior Regional Director Paul Gleger a...
Imogen Crispe
Published September 28, 2017
Need a rundown of everything that happened in the coding bootcamp industry this September? You’re in luck! We’ve collected all the most important news in this blog post and podcast. This month, we kept up with the status of the bootcamp industry, learned about how bootcamps are thriving in smaller markets, and explored different ways to pay for bootcamp. Plus, we added 7 new schools from ar...

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General Assembly costs around $16,450. On the lower end, some General Assembly courses like Data Analysis On-Demand cost $950.

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General Assembly offers courses like 1. Data Science Immersive Bootcamp, 2. Software Engineering Immersive Bootcamp, 3. User Experience Design Immersive Bootcamp, 4. Data Analytics Immersive and 15 more.

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.

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