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Big Nerd Ranch vs App Academy

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Big Nerd Ranch

Bootcamp

Big Nerd Ranch

Developers looking to expand their skills in iOS or Android development, front-end or back-end web, or design can learn the tools they need in one week or less from Big Nerd Ranch. We offer ...

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App Academy

Bootcamp

App Academy

App Academy’s 12-week bootcamps teach everything from JavaScript to Ruby on Rails. At least 98% of App Academy graduates find jobs as software developers, with average annual ...

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Bootcamp

Big Nerd Ranch

App Academy

Program

Bootcamp

Bootcamp

Founded

2001

2012

Duration

1 week

12 weeks

Cost

$3,700-5,200

18% of first year salary and $5,000 refundable deposit

Topics

Android, Cocoa, CSS, Design, HTML, iOS, JavaScript, Python, Ruby on Rails, Swift

Algorithms, CSS, Git, HTML, JavaScript, MVC, PostgreSQL, React, Ruby on Rails

Cities

Atlanta, San Francisco

New York, San Francisco

Admissions

Open to anyone

Application, 2 coding tests, interview

Placement stats

Undisclosed

98% of graduates eventually get hired with an average salary of $105k in SF and $89k in NY - time to hire unknown

Scholarships

No

No

Job Guarantee

No

No

Financing

No

Yes

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