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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

Lauren Stewart
Lauren Stewart
Updated November 15, 2018
Josh Pearson served in the US Army for 5 years in operations management and as a helicopter pilot. When he was ready to transition into a civilian career, he chose to combine his project management background with a new set of coding skills from General Assembly s Web Development Immersive in Washington, DC. Learn how using The GI Bill with General Assembly was a simple process for Josh, see how important networking is for the job search (with advice specifically great for fellow ...
Imogen Crispe
Imogen Crispe
Updated October 31, 2018
Just as coding languages are always changing, things also change very quickly in the coding bootcamp industry! In October we read about two big acquisitions, some fundraises, and partnerships and rivalries between universities and bootcamps. We heard about the interesting backgrounds of some female bootcamp founders, and what demand there is for software developers in the tech industry! There were also articles about companies teaming up with bootcamps and two coding ...
Lauren Stewart
Lauren Stewart
Updated January 08, 2021
Dwayne Jarrell had been working in marketing analytics for the majority of his career (20+ years!), but he wanted to transition into the exciting world of machine learning. He chose to quit his director-level analytics job and took time off to enroll in General Assembly s Data Science Immersive. Dwayne tells us how he made the most of a bootcamp even though he already had a strong technical background, and why Facebook recruited him to become a Decision Scientist after General ...
Lauren Stewart
Lauren Stewart
Updated October 04, 2018
We usually talk to bootcampers shortly after they ve graduated and while it s so cool to see how quickly they get jobs after bootcamp, we wondered, what are these bootcampers up to 3 years later? We caught up with four bootcamp alumni to see how their careers have grown! Hear from Frances Coronel ( Fullstack Academy ), Pedro Martin ( General Assembly ), Alon Robinson ( Hack Reactor ), and Jennifer Sardina ( Flatiron School ) to see how coding bootcamps helped them achieve their goals ...
Imogen Crispe
Imogen Crispe
Updated October 04, 2019
General Assembly recently announced their Income Share Agreement (ISA) program, meaning students pay 10% of their salary after graduating instead of shelling out for upfront tuition. We sat down with the General Assembly team to learn how they designed the ISA, all of the details and terms (including where the ISA is available), and who can qualify for the ISA. See how this new payment option is creating greater accountability between bootcamps and students, while expanding ...
Imogen Crispe
Imogen Crispe
Updated July 31, 2018
What happened in the world of coding bootcamps in July 2018? In our latest news roundup we look at the fascinating merger of two prominent bootcamps, an exciting fundraise for a bootcamp which focuses on apprenticeships, and a settlement worth 1 million. We also delve into the college versus coding bootcamp debate, celebrate lots of successful bootcamp graduates, and look at the proliferation of coding bootcamps in up-and-coming tech areas. Finally we look at new, innovative ...
Imogen Crispe
Imogen Crispe
Updated July 20, 2018
So you re thinking of hiring a coding bootcamp graduate, but not sure how to approach it. After speaking with 12 real employers from companies like Cisco, Stack Overflow, and JPMorgan Chase, we ve compiled the best advice and lessons learned when hiring a coding bootcamp graduate. Following these steps will help you build a diverse, open-minded, loyal engineering team that finds creative solutions to software challenges. If you re a prospective bootcamp student, this is also ...
Imogen Crispe
Imogen Crispe
Updated February 16, 2021
In the coding bootcamp industry in June 2018 the biggest trend we saw was coding bootcamps funneling grads into apprenticeships! We also saw two big fundraises by bootcamp-adjacent organizations, we heard about some interesting new legislation which could change how online bootcamps operate, and some bootcamp alumni launched exciting new careers. We also look at the effect bootcamps are having on tech industries in areas around the world, which bootcamps are offering ...
Imogen Crispe
Imogen Crispe
Updated June 08, 2018
In this series, we re asking alumni the question on everyone s mind Is a Coding Bootcamp Worth It? Because let s face it when you re spending 12,000 to 20,000 on a coding bootcamp, you want to be sure that it will be worth your money and your time. First up General Assembly graduate Ileana Ordonez tells us how much she budgeted for coding bootcamp, how she squeezed the most value out of her coding bootcamp experience, and whether her new salary makes the investment "worth it. Watch the ...
Rachel Seitz
Rachel Seitz
Updated May 09, 2023
If you re planning to take out a loan to pay for your coding bootcamp tuition, READ THIS FIRST. Borrowing money can be confusing and stressful, but there are a number of ways to make sure your debt doesn t pile up more quickly than you were expecting. The team at Climb Credit , a student lender focused on career-building education, drew from their experience working with bootcamp students to put together this list of ways to be smart about your loan, and avoid accruing unmanageable ...
Imogen Crispe
Imogen Crispe
Updated 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 in the future of education and talent pipelines. We also chat about diversity in tech at coding ...
Imogen Crispe
Imogen Crispe
Updated May 02, 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 bootcamp, and new bootcamps! Read the roundup below or listen to the podcast! Acquisitions ...

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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. 679 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 679 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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