general-assembly-logo

General Assembly

Average Rating4.3
675 Reviews
15 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

675 General Assembly Reviews

Sort by
Filter by
  • Dorina
    Anonymous
    Product Designer • Graduate • Product Management (Short Course) • Sydney
    Jan 14, 2020
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance

    Great experience

    Had a great experience in the part time 10 week product management course. The instructor was very helpful, knowledgeable and very passionate about product with years and years of experience.

    Everyone at GA was really helpful, it's a great environment to learn in!

    Report
  • Ilya Kvyatkovskiy
    Anonymous
    Data scientist • Graduate • 1. Data Science Bootcamp (Full Time) • New York City
    Dec 18, 2019
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance

    Data Science Immersive

    A great course for someone with a solid background in statistics and calculus, otherwise you're going to suffer.

    Report
  • Lauren
    Anonymous
    Teacher • Student
    Dec 04, 2019
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance

    NOT WORTH THE MONEY

    After takeing two courses through General Assembly I would highly recomend PASSING onto another university! They are very quick to get you enrolled and will contact you within the same day HOWEVER, they will not refund you your money after you withdrawl during the course. Bootcamps are marketed as a "One and Done" type of course ensuring you will leave with a portfolio presentable for the career of your choosing. What they do NOT INFORM you of, is that you will NOT BE READY to enter the ca...

    Report
  • Michelle C.
    Anonymous
    Student • 1. Data Science Bootcamp (Full Time) • Boston
    Sep 25, 2019
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance

    Data Science Immersive - Well Worth It

    I took the Data Science Immersive Program in Boston and I'm very happy with the experience. I made the career switch after being in my previous career for more than 10 years and was also 5-8 months pregnant while taking the program.

    My greatest advice to others taking the program: manage your time well the whole time and work hard. It's a short 3 months compared to going back to graduate school/college, so grit your teeth and just push through. The program was 

    Report
  • Andy Lam
    Anonymous
    Product Designer • Student • 3. User Experience Design Bootcamp (Full Time) • Boston
    Sep 04, 2019
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance

    Art director incorporating UX to become a better designer. Loved the experience. I would recommend it to anyone... with a caveat.

    Understand that this program is only 10 weeks. A lot is crammed into the curriculum, and a lot is left out of it as well.  Understand that you need to put in 100% to get out 100%, inside and outside of the program. If you're not ready for that, you will struggle.

    If you're ready, read on.

    My background is in visual design and management. Those skills flow very nicely into UX. If you have a similar background, you will have an advantage. If you don't, you just have to wo...

    Report
  • Adriana Smith
    Anonymous
    Student • User Experience Design Immersive (Full-Time) • Seattle
    May 22, 2019
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance

    Very poor execution due to Corporate Culture

    This bootcamp has serious limitations. Unless you have a  background in design, graphic design and/or have previously started working on a portfolio you might probably be better off investing in a different bootcamp that is serious about the quality of its teachers. There is some learning, but it is important for a  prospective student to seriously ponder if such learning justify $14,000, and forgoing at least 3 months of salary.

    The bootcamp is designed for the student to delive...

    Report
  • Jeana
    Anonymous
    Software Engineer • Graduate • 2. Software Engineering Bootcamp (Full Time) • Boston
    Mar 21, 2019
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance

    Web Development Immersive

    I took the Web Development Immersive in Providence which is supported by the Boston GA office. The immersive was everything I wanted it to be. Expectations for course content were very clear and there was support at every step from instructors and outcomes staff. 

    Taking a bootcamp feels like a big risk and I looked into a few different options before choosing GA. I chose this bootcamp because it had positive reviews, friendly and informative staff, relevant programming langauage...

    Report
  • Mike
    Anonymous
    Graduate • 2. Software Engineering Bootcamp (Full Time) • Boston
    Mar 18, 2019
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance

    Great school!

    Hi,

    I graduated from General Assembly's Web Development Immersive Bootcamp in June of 2018.They offerred amazing support and great lessons in how to build web applications. I didn't have a strong technical background and, at first, the material was hard to grasp. However, I was able to complete the bootcamp and learn a great deal about computer programming and gained a skillset in a number of coding languages!

    Best,

    Mike

     

    Report
  • Ben
    Anonymous
    Graduate • Washington
    Jan 09, 2019
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance

    Jack of all flavors, master of none

    The course content was nothing more than could be obtained for a fraction of the price on various sites: exclusively lectures that provided a very broad overview of JS and various flavors (jQuery, APIs, React, etc.) but never got into depth with any of them. The scope would have been excusable, but there was none of the interaction/cooperation with peers or the instructor that I expected from an in-person class. Additionally, the little homework that was assigned was barely graded and the ...

    Report
  • Andrew
    Anonymous
    Student • 2. Software Engineering Bootcamp (Full Time) • London
    Nov 10, 2018
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance

    disappointing

    Here is a honnest summary of my experience at GA:

    The instructor was often disrespectful and would make fun of foreign student accents, show lack of patience or inappriopriate humour.

    During projects, he would just go out to the hairdresser or disappear, and sigh when we ask questions.

    The content of the curriculum was ok, but would not be explained in details. If you want to learn to code, then learn it beforehand...

    At times, the teacher was showin...

    Report

    Julien Deslangles-Blanch of General Assembly

    Senior Regional Director - Europe

    Dec 17, 2018

    Thank you for sharing your feedback. We always strive to provide a stellar experience to all of our students, and we take your comments very seriously. While we do not have a student matching the name on this review, we would welcome the opportunity to connect and discuss these concerns. We encourage you to reach out to our team at studentserviceslondon@generalassemb.ly? Thanks, and we hope to hear from you soon.
  • Kurien Kalarickal
    Anonymous
    Graduate • 3. User Experience Design Bootcamp (Full Time) • Singapore
    Nov 06, 2018
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance

    Its ok for a 10-week course

    You'll get a broad understanding of core UX principles and methodologies. The structure and schedule was a bit disrupted mid-course. Class schedule and dispersal of course materials could be improved.

    Report
  • Amy
    Anonymous
    Student • Online
    Jul 05, 2018
    Overall Experience
    Instructors
    Curriculum
    Job Assistance
    N/A

    Product Management Remote

    Very comprehensive and well-paced class. I have project management experience and this class really helped enforce a clear framework for clear decision making and action as a PRODUCT manager, as well as a rundown of all terms one needs to know.

    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

Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated March 04, 2024
It s 2024 and the average bootcamp tuition is still 14,000 — the same as it s been for the last decade. So why does it feel harder to pay for a bootcamp these days? In this Live Q&A, admissions representatives from four coding bootcamps Springboard, General Assembly, Flatiron School, and Tech Elevator offer their expert insights on creative ways to pay for a coding bootcamp. They re answering popular questions, like What are coding bootcamps doing to make bootcamp tuition ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated January 03, 2024
Jason Klundt was struggling to find a career he was passionate about when he learned about the UX Design bootcamp at General Assembly . He attended General Assembly in-person in New York City and almost quit, but the dedicated staff at General Assembly ensured that he finished strong! Thanks to the immersive program and robust career services, Jason used his newfound networking skills to land a contract design job at Bank of America that he later spun into a full-time Product ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated December 29, 2023
2023 was a bit of a rollercoaster year! We re rounding up the most impactful news we saw about coding bootcamps in 2023. Follow along as we highlight 2023 s top trends and break down the year s biggest coding bootcamp acquisition, fundraises, and initiatives. Plus, we re sharing our predictions for 2024 — from tech hiring to AI skills to bootcamp tuition financing! Course Report 2023 The Year in Review for Coding Bootcamp News 2023 Course Report in Numbers We added 113 new schools ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated December 29, 2023
December was busy with news of the federal government announcing a new bipartisan Pell Grant bill, and releasing new initiatives to modernize the National Apprenticeships System and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Newly released studies capture the popularity of skills-based hiring among employers, and the demand for even non-tech employees to have AI skills. Plus, find out which 4 coding bootcamps we added to the Course Report school directory this ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated February 15, 2024
With the release of new artificial intelligence tools and capabilities, technical careers are rapidly changing. We spoke with four bootcamp graduates from Springboard, General Assembly, Coding Temple, and NYC Data Science Academy to find out how they ve expanded their tech careers into working with AI. These bootcamp grads are all working in different technical fields (data science, UX design, and software engineering) check out their insights on how they ve upskilled ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated December 06, 2023
We recently took General Assembly s one-hour Intro to Generative AI course and found it to be an excellent way for beginners to grasp the fundamentals of Large Language Models like ChatGPT. Artificial intelligence can seem intimidating, but this free course was refreshingly accessible, requiring no background in tech or coding. Here's a glimpse into what we learned (and what we didn t get to) in the Generative AI course. After this free intro course, the next step is General ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated December 05, 2023
Kick-start your career in tech by taking advantage of an exclusive Black Friday or Cyber Monday promo code. Plenty of coding bootcamps offer special discounts during the holiday season, making this a great time to invest in your future. If you miss the window on any of these holiday deals, head to our exclusive coding bootcamps scholarship page for more savings on your tuition! We will continuously update this list as we learn of more deals, so check back frequently to find the ...
Nat Davis
Nat Davis
Updated October 18, 2023
Canada is a leading tech country with data science bootcamps in its five major tech cities Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, and Ottawa. Learning data science in Canada means having many opportunities of working at large, respected companies or cutting-edge tech startups. Whether you re looking for a full-time or part-time program, we ve rounded up all of the in-person data science bootcamps in Canada, plus our recommendations for online data programs in Canada! The ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated October 02, 2023
Happy Fall! AI was all everyone wanted to talk about this September, and rather than reading more doomsday headlines, we saw more nuanced (and longer!) articles on how AI integration will actually improve and create more jobs. We saw two tech training programs receive sizable gifts from MacKenzie Scott s charitable foundation, and a new coding bootcamp merger in south Florida. We ll let you know how the respected (and free) tech training provider, Per Scholas, is expanding ...
Liz Eggleston
Liz Eggleston
Updated September 13, 2023
The evolution of artificial intelligence or AI is quickly shaping how Software Engineers, Data Scientists, Cybersecurity Analysts, and UX / UI Product Designers do their jobs. So what s happening with AI in tech bootcamps in 2023? They re adapting! From hosting free workshops and events at General Assembly to launching AI enhancements to all of Flatiron School s bootcamp curriculum, coding bootcamps are already working AI into their schools. We invited tech experts from ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated September 29, 2023
As we slowly transition into Fall, going back to school is on many of our readers minds, so this month we rounded up 27 bootcamps with Fall cohorts ! This August, we also released the 28 Best Data Science Bootcamps , the 16 Best UX Design Bootcamps , and the 8 Best QA Testing Bootcamps . And we announced our most recent winner of the alumni review sweepstakes, Jen of Careerist ! As for news about the larger coding bootcamp world, we heard of a bootcamp fundraise in Europe and an acquisition ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated October 20, 2023
Do you want to make a career change into tech, but are stuck on how to pay for the bootcamp tuition? Clara Graham de Souza (Admissions Manager at General Assembly) and Cristina Rodriguez (Director of Financial Aid at General Assembly) walk us through the options to afford General Assembly and access a career you love! From the Catalyst ISL Program to scholarships to monthly payments, learn about all the payment options at General Assembly. Plus, we ve got 4 free resources for anyone ...

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
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. 675 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 675 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