Diversity and Inclusion at App Academy

We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for students from all backgrounds.

We Care About



We work to create an environment in which people from underrepresented backgrounds feel supported and able to succeed.


Empathy & Respect

We strive to graduate engineers who will be respectful, conscientious members of their teams and communities.



We structure and adapt our program to make careers in tech accessible to people from all backgrounds.

What We're Doing

Tuition Accessibility

Our success-based tuition model makes a coding education more accessible to people with diverse financial situations. We also offer deposit assistance to applicants from communities underrepresented in tech.

Community Building

We regularly host community events with organizations focused on increasing and fostering diversity in tech. Repeat visitors include Women Who Code and Rails Bridge.

Resource Groups

We offer resource groups for students and staff from backgrounds underrepresented in tech to support each other and build community. Current groups include our LGBTQ and Women's groups.

Code of Conduct

We take our Code of Conduct seriously. It requires students and staff to treat each other with respect and dignity.

Deposit Assistance Program

We are committed to supporting students from communities underrepresented in tech, such as women, trans folks, people of color, refugees, and veterans, to name a few. As part of this commitment, we offer deposit assistance to five students from these communities each cohort.

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Let's work together

Have any ideas, experience, or partnership opportunities to share? Get in touch with us at diversity@appacademy.io to help make tech more diverse and inclusive.