Diversity and Inclusion at App Academy

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

Our Values



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.

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.

Let's work together

Have any ideas, experience, or partnership opportunities to share? Collaborate with us to help make tech more diverse and inclusive.

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