Bootcamp comparison

App Academy vs Codesmith

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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 salaries of $89,000 (N...

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Bootcamp

Codesmith

Codesmith is a 12 week program in Los Angeles teaching full stack JavaScript and software engineering, and preparing graduates for roles as leading software engineers.

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Bootcamp

App Academy

Codesmith

Program

Bootcamp

Bootcamp

Founded

2012

2015

Duration

12

12

Cost

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

$17,200

Topics

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

Algorithms, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, Node, React

Cities

New York, San Francisco

Los Angeles

Admissions

Application, 2 coding tests, interview

Application, coding challenge, interview

Placement stats

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

96% hiring rate

Scholarships

No

For women, under-represented minorities, and veterans

Job Guarantee

No

No

Financing

Yes

Yes