Funding Your Future at General Assembly

We want our students to be able to focus on class, not costs. Whether you want to level up or start a brand-new career, we offer a range of student financing and payment options to make your path to education easy.

Programs for Every Type of Student

Catalyst Program

Catalyst Program


Take an Immersive course at select campuses with no upfront cost. Repay your tuition once you land a job earning at least $40,000.

Installment Plan

Installment Plan


Spread out the cost of your part-time or full-time tuition. Pay in multiple installments over the duration of your course.

Loan Options

Loan Options


Apply for a loan to finance your education. We’ve partnered with high-quality lenders that offer affordable rates to our community members.

GI Bill® Benefit

GI Bill® Benefit


Veterans can use their GI Bill benefit to learn web development, user experience design, and data science at select U.S. campuses.

Social Impact

Social Impact


These programs and scholarships provide paths to education for underrepresented communities in tech and adults with low income.

Employer Sponsorship

Employer Sponsorship


Leverage your workplace education benefits to cover the cost of your program, and bring new tech skills to your current role.

Find the Right Payment Option for Your Goals

Education financing is not one-size-fits-all. We offer a variety of programs that work for different learning paths, student preferences, and financial needs.

Catalyst Program

Catalyst Program


Learn now, pay later. Currently available at select U.S. campuses, our Catalyst program lets students take a career-changing Immersive course at no upfront cost. Pay back your tuition in manageable monthly installments only once you’ve landed a job making $40,000 or more.

Employer Sponsership

Employer Sponsorship


More than 45% of General Assembly’s part-time students receive tuition reimbursement from their employers. Employer sponsorship option is an effective way for organizations to invest in their talent — and their teams' future — through education in new, relevant skills.

Installment Plan

Installment Payment Plan


For students who are unable to pay the full cost of tuition at one time, we offer installment plan options that spread payment out over the duration of a course.

Depending on the course format, various payment increments are available. Contact our team to learn more.

Loan Options

Loan Options


For students interested in financing the cost of their education, we've partnered with high-quality lenders that offer affordable rates to our community members. Financing options differ in each market and are only available to students accepted into our programs. Apply to Climb Credit (U.S.), Meritize (U.S.), zipMoney (Australia), or Study Loans (Australia).

GI Bill® Benefit

GI Bill® Benefit


Veterans in select cities can put their GI Bill® benefit to work at General Assembly in one of our full-time Immersive programs. Learn web development, user experience design, or data science, and take full advantage of our robust career support programming to land a new full-time role.

Social Impact

Social Impact Programs


We partner with nonprofits, governments, and companies to provide access to GA courses to adults with low income and underrepresented communities in tech. Regardless of previous barriers to education and employment, Social Impact programs aim to give everyone the opportunity to pursue meaningful careers they love.

“GA gave me an opportunity to change my life… I couldn’t afford going to college or attending GA on my own — the Opportunity Fund was the only way that I would be able to afford coming to GA.”

Dominic Prescod, Opportunity Fund recipient and Web Development Immersive graduate

How Do GA’s Financing Options Compare?

Financing Options Chart
*Note: Catalyst is only available at GA locations in the United States. Catalyst is not currently offered at our New York City campus.