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General Assembly

Average Rating4.29
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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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  • Anonymous
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    Software Engineer • Graduate • Web Development Immersive • Seattle
    Aug 03, 2016
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    Good school, would recommend

    Learned a lot taking the Web Development immersive.  Instructors can be hit or miss --- I had one that was great and one that was not so great, but they both helped me learn a ton over the 3 months of class.  Finishing the course definitely does not get you a job easily,  and the job search was the most difficult/frustrating part.  But it all worked out okay as I'm now a contractor with Microsoft.

     

    Learned a lot, but there's always still more learn.

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  • Katy Feng
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    Jr. Web Developer • Student • Web Development Immersive • Boston
    Aug 03, 2016
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    Web Development Immersive

    Great program, good pace. Instructors have good availability and attitudes. Will help you while also encouraging you to learn/figure out how to fix things on your own. Worked well for me.

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  • Jesse
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    Developer • Graduate • Web Development Immersive • New York City
    Aug 03, 2016
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    OK, but could be more rigorous

    I can't speak for campuses across the country and world, but the New York campus I experienced was a tremendously helpful/open community of people interested in learning web development and growing in the tech industry. I never experienced (though I have heard stories) of people who felt ostracized or put down by those with more knowledge/skills. Overall, I think the community as a student is a good one for fostering learning.

    In terms of the coursework, we had very experienced i...

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  • Alex Bannon
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    Software Developer • Graduate • Web Development Immersive • Washington
    Aug 03, 2016
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    Great, Minus Management

    General Assembly is great if you only focus on the teachers, the environment, the students, the curriculum, and the outcomes. But, after all, these are for-profit businesses. More and more you started to see these things creep into life at general assembly. While they say not everyone who has the money can get in, I'm not sure I believe it. They have less of a focus on paying upper echelon teachers now than when they started. There's more of a reliance on TAs who get paid fairly low amount...

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  • Frankie
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    Graduate • San Francisco
    Aug 03, 2016
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    Web dev bootcamp

    Great program, classes were fun and learned so much. Outcomes support can use a little more help.

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  • ANDREW
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    Student • HTML, CSS & Web Design - On Demand • Online
    Aug 03, 2016
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    GA HTML CSS Basics

    I had a great experience with this course. Well paced. Plenty of one-on-one time with tutors who were helpful and patient.

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  • Joshua
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    Front End Web Developer • Student • Web Development Immersive • New York City
    Aug 03, 2016
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    WDI to fully employed

    General Assembly's Full stack web development course got me a full time job with benefits within 3 months. Concise course plan, knowledgable and engaging professors, dedicated job placement support.

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  • Denise B.
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    Jr. Web Developer • Graduate • Web Development Immersive • New York City
    Aug 03, 2016
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    Life Changing

    I truly enjoyed my bootcamp experience. While I think the market is currently oversaturated, it was a great experience and career changing vehicle for those of us who have already gone through it. Everyone I know who went through the bootcamp has gotten a job in the field. Mission accomplished.

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  • Laura
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    Sr. Product Manager • Product Management (10 week part-time) • Seattle
    Aug 02, 2016
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    A+ for basic Product Managment

    Product Managment Certification (Part-Time)

    I found the program solid and helpful. I’ve been in product management for about seven years now. This program is much for new professionals or those seeking to enter the profession. However, I went in with the objective of defragmenting my knowledge from years of various PM roles is very different kinds of companies and products. The program did its job, I was able to:

    • Defragment my experience into co...
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  • Lindsay
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    Account Coordinator • San Francisco
    Jul 26, 2016
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    Intro to Adobe Photoshop

    This class was a complete waste of time. The teacher sped through all of the crucial aspects of basic Photoshop, but spent an exorbitant amount of time going over the simplest tasks (like opening a new file). I expected to come out of the class having at learned at least the basics of inserting an image onto a different background. The teacher was obviously very skilled with the program, but was not good at slowing down to repeat herself and show how she made her changes. The teacher also ...

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  • Bonnie Morata
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    Business Owner • Student • Austin
    Jul 26, 2016
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    Digital Marketing Course @ Austin Campus

    Part-time course taken on campus in Austin, Texas. Designed to give students an all-encompassing and actionable understanding of digital marketing best practices. Upon enrolling in the course I had about 8 months marketing experience/learning and was employed full-time in a marketing position (note: by a company that knew as much about marketing as Jon Snow knows about anything) and pursuing my own venture on the side. This course was great for filling in the knowledge gaps for me and givi...

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  • stephen
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    Graduate • User Experience Design Immersive • San Francisco
    Jul 25, 2016
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    User Experience Design Immersive

    I took the User Experience Design Immersive course that ended in May 2016.  Overall, I had a great experience.  I feel like I gained a really solid foundation for understanding what UX is, and also some great practical skills for moving forward.  I think the fact that the GA course is structured around 5 projects allowed me to gain invaluable experience in working on teams, and design presentation/storytelling that will be very useful for me as I move forward in my career.  I found my clas...

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General Assembly Alumni Outcomes

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Employment Rate
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Graduation Rate
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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 May 30, 2024
Hackathons are exhilarating (albeit sometimes stressful!) events where technologists come together to innovate and build projects within a limited timeframe. We re delving into four reasons to participate in hackathon events, and insights on what you can expect once you re signed up. Find out where to find your next in-person or online hackathon, plus learn from the hackathon experiences of ten recent bootcamp graduates! What is a Hackathon? A hackathon is an event where ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated May 20, 2024
User Experience (UX) design is where creativity meets technology, and with the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI), UX designers are discovering new tools to revolutionize how they craft digital experiences. From image and prompt generators to enhancing wireframing and collaboration, learn about the seven, most commonly used AI tools in UX design today. Plus, we re weighing the benefits and challenges of implementing AI into the UX design process with some expert insights ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated May 07, 2024
This just in General Assembly is launching a new, part-time software engineering bootcamp! Packed with the same expert instruction, curriculum, and community support as the full-time immersive, the eight-month, part-time bootcamp is aimed at those who need more flexibility. We talked with Beatrice Partain (Senior Product Manager) and Lauren Perez (Software Engineering Instructor) to find out how students will be prepared for software engineering roles while balancing ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated April 01, 2024
This March, AI literacy, skills-based hiring, and apprenticeships continued to be top of mind in the coding bootcamp space. Three reports released this month detailed the rising importance of upskilling the current workforce on the use of AI. The federal government issued an executive order on creating more apprenticeship opportunities, and skills-based hiring saw a boost in overall job listings. Plus, find out which 9 coding bootcamps we added to the Course Report listings ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated May 17, 2024
Curious about what you ll learn in General Assembly s Product Management course? Alum-turned-instructor, Britni Jackson and Senior Admissions Specialist, Tony Navetta, share what it s like to learn from a short course at General Assembly . The course includes instruction from industry-leading professionals, interactive and engaging online discussions, and collaborative learning environments, plus options for payment plans! Whether you re looking to upskill, change ...
Jess Feldman
Jess Feldman
Updated May 31, 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 May 10, 2024
Jobs in AI are in high demand across many industries, and the responsibilities for these exciting technical roles only continue to evolve. Even with the turbulent tech job market of 2023, LinkedIn's chief economist points to a 21x increase in AI job postings ! If you re interested in the artificial intelligence career path, we ve rounded up the top 10 AI and machine learning jobs that hiring managers are focusing on in 2024. Learn more about the typical responsibilities and average ...
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 May 31, 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 May 07, 2024
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 ...

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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. 689 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 689 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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