Bootcamp comparison

App Academy vs Designation

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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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Full-Stack Design Bootcamp

Designation

Designation’s 18-week bootcamp includes six weeks of virtual study and a three-month intensive in Chicago. The program focuses on UX and UI, and is geared for those seeking careers in front-end dev...

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Bootcamp

App Academy

Designation

Program

Bootcamp

Full-Stack Design Bootcamp

Founded

2012

2013

Duration

12

12

Cost

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

$11,800

Topics

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

CSS, Design, HTML, JavaScript, Prototyping, UI, UX

Cities

New York, San Francisco

Chicago

Admissions

Application, 2 coding tests, interview

Application, 6 weeks of prep work

Placement stats

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

94% of graduates eventually land a job - time to hire unknown

Scholarships

No

No

Job Guarantee

No

No

Financing

Yes

Yes