Bootcamp comparison

App Academy vs Thinkful

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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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Full-time Web Development Bootcamp

Thinkful

Thinkful’s Full Time Web Development Bootcamp shares the same in-depth, project based approach of the Flexible pace. The main difference is that the Full Time pace pushes students to become web dev...

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Bootcamp

App Academy

Thinkful

Program

Bootcamp

Full-time Web Development Bootcamp

Founded

2012

2012

Duration

12

4

Cost

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

$14,000

Topics

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

CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Node, React

Cities

New York, San Francisco

Remote

Admissions

Application, 2 coding tests, interview

Open to anyone

Placement stats

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

93% of graduates land an engineering job within 6 months of graduation.

Scholarships

No

For women and veterans

Job Guarantee

No

Yes - Thinkful guarantees you a job within 6 months of graduation or your money back

Financing

Yes

Yes