Bootcamp comparison

App Academy vs Digital Unicorn

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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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Web Development

Digital Unicorn

We start with HTML5 and CSS3 to make your application responsive. Improve UX by animating with jQuery and 3rd party libraries. Skill up your JavaScript with Node.js — the largest ecosystem of open ...

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Bootcamp

App Academy

Digital Unicorn

Program

Bootcamp

Web Development

Founded

2012

2016

Duration

12

12

Cost

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

£8000

Topics

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

APIs, Express, Git, HTML, JavaScript, LAMP, MVC, MySQL, PHP, REST, SQL, Symfony, WordPress

Cities

New York, San Francisco

London

Admissions

Application, 2 coding tests, interview

Application, interview, 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

Undisclosed

Scholarships

No

50% scholarships available

Job Guarantee

No

Yes - You pay 50% of your fees before the course and 50% once you’ve landed a job. If you fail to get a developer role within 6 months, you won't pay the outstanding 50%.

Financing

Yes

No