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  • Get what matters!
    Suffescom is a leading mobile app development company offering top-notch solutions across diverse industries.  [... view the full profile of Suffescom Solutions Inc]
    Los Angeles, California
    250 - 499 Inquire $10,000 - $25,000
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  • AllianceTek Inc.

    Empowering IT Solutions
    AllianceTek has more than 18+ years of experience providing end-to-end software engineering services, with extensive experience in building Mobile, Cloud, Web, and Salesforce solutions.  [... view the full profile of AllianceTek Inc.]
    Malvern, Pennsylvania
    100 - 249 $50/hr $25,000 - $50,000
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  • Designli

    Building apps is hard... when you're distracted.
    When hiring an app or web development team to build custom software, one variable matters most: are the developers fully dedicated to your success, or are you one client of many?  [... view the full profile of Designli]
    Greenville, South Carolina
    50 - 99 $85/hr $10,000 - $25,000
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  • Cubix

    Building Custom Software and Mobile App Solutions Since 2008
    Cubix is the preferred partner for Fortune 500 companies, SMEs, and enterprises. We help businesses innovate, transform, and scale through cutting-edge mobile app, and custom software solutions.  [... view the full profile of Cubix]
    West Palm Beach, Florida
    250 - 499 Inquire $25,000 - $50,000
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  • Yalantis

    Trusted software engineering and IT consulting company
    We deliver cutting-edge, scalable, and fully functional software products and ecosystems that help clients achieve their specific objectives.  [... view the full profile of Yalantis]
    Warsaw, Poland
    500 - 999 $45/hr $25,000 - $50,000
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  • Twistag

    Product & Software Development Agency
    Weve worked with some incredible companies. We build digital brands, products and experiences that represent youyour product, your company, and your audience.Key  [... view the full profile of Twistag]
    Lisbon, Portugal
    Under 49 $50/hr $25,000 - $50,000
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  • Nozomi

    Trusted partner to create top-notch engaging, scalable and secure digital health products fast.
    Nozomi is a digital product studio helping healthcare companies with product design, UI/UX design and software development.We've built 50+ solutions mainly inside telehealth, medical & wellness  [... view the full profile of Nozomi]
    Warsaw, Poland
    Under 49 $49/hr Inquire
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  • Build Me App Inc.

    Toronto's Most Affordable App Development Shop
    Based in the heart of Toronto, Build Me App Inc. stands as the most affordable option for web and mobile apps development in the city. We specialize in creating high-quality, cost-effective  [... view the full profile of Build Me App Inc.]
    Toronto, Canada
    Under 49 $10/hr $1,000 - $10,000
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  • Get Widget

    Flutter App Development Company
    GetWidget is a Premier Flutter app development company that delivers robust Flutter app development services with an in-house team of 50+ developers across various Tech stack like  [... view the full profile of Get Widget]
    Bengaluru, India
    50 - 99 $25/hr $10,000 - $25,000
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  • Simublade

    Your Custom Product Lab
    Dedicated to crafting impactful digital solutions that drive positive change on a global scale, Simublade stands as a comprehensive product lab with a mission to harness contemporary technologies for  [... view the full profile of Simublade]
    Houston, Texas
    100 - 249 $50/hr $50,000 & Up
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  • Naked Development

    We are a Creative Development Agency & Consultancy.
    First we listen and strip down your idea to reveal the core of your business objectives.This means designing a strategy that will best support the users total experience, end-to-end.Then our  [... view the full profile of Naked Development]
    Irvine, California
    Under 49 Inquire $25,000 - $50,000
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  • Vrinsoft Pty Ltd

    We Believe In Innovation
    Vrinsoft Pty Ltd is a top software and mobile app development company in Melbourne, Australia. With over a decade of experience in the Australian market, we have demonstrated a history of success in  [... view the full profile of Vrinsoft Pty Ltd]
    Melbourne, Australia
    Under 49 $45/hr $10,000 - $25,000
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  • Calibrate

    DesignRush Design Award Winner
    We craft digital experiences that spark joy
    Calibrate designs and builds websites, dashboards, mobile apps, and enterprise tools in a cost effective and scalable manner.  [... view the full profile of Calibrate]
    Chicago, Illinois
    Under 49 $72/hr $25,000 - $50,000
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  • TopDevs

    We have been developing WEB, iOS and Android apps since 2009
    TOPDEVS is a web and mobile app development agency that crafts intricate digital solutions for international clients, empowering them to reach their business goals through advanced technologies!  [... view the full profile of TopDevs]
    London, United Kingdom
    50 - 99 $30/hr $10,000 - $25,000
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  • Zazz

    The app creation specialists you need!
    Zazz is a leading American mobile app development company with a team of 275+ software engineers and designers dedicated to building and maintaining mobile and web applications and government apps.  [... view the full profile of Zazz]
    Seattle, Washington
    250 - 499 $45/hr Inquire
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  • Top Mobile App and Web Development Company
    Promatics Technologies is a premier web and mobile apps development company. As a seasoned team of 100+ developers we have built a strong foundation of web and mobile app development processes with  [... view the full profile of Promatics Technologies]
    New York City, New York
    100 - 249 $15/hr $10,000 - $25,000
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  • TekRevol

    Your Vision. Our Expertise. Shaping the Future!
    TekRevol is a global leader in digital innovation, dedicated to creating advanced products ranging from mobile apps to AI-enhanced software solutions. Our goal is to help businesses outperform their  [... view the full profile of TekRevol]
    Houston, Texas
    250 - 499 $35/hr $25,000 - $50,000
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  • NetzOptimize

    NetzOptimize is a leading end-to-end software company.
    NetzOptimize is a leading end-to-end software company that offers full-cycle software development services to businesses of varying sizes. We provide a comprehensive range of services catering to all  [... view the full profile of NetzOptimize]
    Miami, Florida
    Under 49 $36/hr $1,000 - $10,000
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  • Snotor

    Delivering results. Efficiently and effectively
    Snotor creates Web and Mobile software that helps you enhance the value of your business, reach your strategic goals, and win the market. With 15 years of experience and 400+ projects delivered we  [... view the full profile of Snotor]
    Riga, Latvia
    50 - 99 $40/hr $10,000 - $25,000
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  • EffectiveSoft

    You have challenges. We have solutions.
    EffectiveSoft is the go-to partner for companies looking for mobile and web development services. With a focus on quality and efficiency, we are committed to delivering exceptional results that drive  [... view the full profile of EffectiveSoft]
    San Diego, California
    250 - 499 $50/hr $25,000 - $50,000
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  • Appening

    Appening - Fusion of Design and Technology
    Appening has been helping startups from all over the world since 2017 with next-generation web and mobile apps. Our passion lies in developing visually stunning and user-friendly solutions, making us  [... view the full profile of Appening]
    Bengaluru, India
    Under 49 $10/hr $10,000 - $25,000
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  • ScienceSoft

    Healthcare Software from ISO 13485-Certified Vendor
    In healthcare software development for 18 years. Core features in 2-6 months, compliant with HIPAA, GDRP, FDA, and MDR. Their 150+ healthcare customers report 95% CSAT, 90+% diagnostic accuracy, $7M  [... view the full profile of ScienceSoft]
    McKinney, Texas
    500 - 999 $50/hr Inquire
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  • ELEKS

    ELEKS, a trusted partner for guaranteed software engineering excellence, quality, and transparency.
    ELEKS is the partner of choice for many leading enterprises, SMEs and technology challengers. We help businesses elevate their value through custom software development, product design, QA and  [... view the full profile of ELEKS]
    Chicago, Illinois
    1000 & Up $50/hr $25,000 - $50,000
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  • Rubyroid Labs

    Ruby on Rails Development Company
    Rubyroid Labs is a firm that specializes in full-cycle Ruby on Rails development. Since 2013, our company has developed software for both startups and established businesses all around the globe that  [... view the full profile of Rubyroid Labs]
    Warsaw, Poland
    50 - 99 $35/hr $10,000 - $25,000
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  • Ahex Technologies

    Advanced Solutions For Your Business
    Innovative Tech Company crafting comprehensive quality Software Solutions to transform your business.  [... view the full profile of Ahex Technologies]
    Hyderabad, India
    100 - 249 $20/hr Inquire
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  • Groovy Web

    DesignRush Design Award Winner
    Top Mobile App and Web Development Company.
    Groovy Web is highly recommended for building cutting-edge digital solutions like web, mobile apps, SaaS, MVP, MERN, bots, and browser extensions to help businesses ranging from startups to mid-sized  [... view the full profile of Groovy Web]
    Nadiad, India
    100 - 249 $25/hr $10,000 - $25,000
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  • SEM Nexus

    Startup App Experts
    SEM Nexus is an award-winning startup app agency focused on building and marketing startup mobile apps. We live, breathe, and dream startups. They are our life, our passion. Let us help you make your  [... view the full profile of SEM Nexus]
    New York City, New York
    Under 49 $100/hr $25,000 - $50,000
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  • MindSea

    START HERE to Create Your Winning Health App
    We work with experienced entrepreneurs and business owners like you, taking your first steps into mobile app development. Healthcare | Medical | Wellness | Fitness  [... view the full profile of MindSea]
    Halifax, Canada
    Under 49 Inquire Inquire
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  • TechAvidus

    Building Custom Software, web and mobile solutions
    Outsmart the competition with best-in-class Custom Software development, web & mobile app development & digital marketing services. Build digital products that let people do things differently.  [... view the full profile of TechAvidus]
    Chicago, Illinois
    50 - 99 $18/hr $1,000 - $10,000
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  • Diffco

    Your trusted partner for software development and team augmentation
    Diffco is a global software development and team augmentation company based in Silicon Valley. With over 15 years of experience delivering robust software solutions in mobile, web, and AI development  [... view the full profile of Diffco]
    Sunnyvale, California
    Under 49 $85/hr $50,000 & Up
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  • Trango Tech

    Driving Change Through Technology - Apps, Ecommerce, Staff Aug, BPO, Next Gen Tech and more!
    We are the nerds that every company wants in their tech division; experience, innovative and imaginative to the core!With more than 200 innovative software products and solution delivered, Trango  [... view the full profile of Trango Tech]
    San Jose, California
    100 - 249 Inquire $1,000 - $10,000
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  • Binmile

    Creating Impactful Software Solutions
    Binmile is a globally recognized software engineering company that empowers businesses to excel digitally and craft successful software solutions.  [... view the full profile of Binmile]
    Claymont, Delaware
    250 - 499 $35/hr $10,000 - $25,000
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  • You are launched

    Launching Startups that get Success Stories
    Full cycle software development company that launches high-quality digital products with Lean Startup approach. In other words, we are building scalable apps in a wise staged approach that allows to  [... view the full profile of You Are Launched]
    Dnipro, Ukraine
    Under 49 $40/hr $10,000 - $25,000
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  • RNO1

    RNO1 is a global branding & digital growth agency for modern brands.
    RNO1 is a Global Branding & Digital Growth Agency. Guiding Tech and Commerce Brands across Platforms and Places. Creating Radical Digital Experiences.  [... view the full profile of RNO1]
    San Francisco, California
    50 - 99 Inquire Inquire
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  • Innofied Solution

    Guaranteeing a 5 star experience!
    Innofied Solution stands as an accomplished mobile and web app development company, with a global presence across six offices in India, California, New York, and Australia. Boasting a dedicated team  [... view the full profile of Innofied Solution]
    Kolkata, India
    50 - 99 $25/hr $1,000 - $10,000
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  • Hubspire

    An innovation driven app development company
    Hubspire stands as a premier mobile app development firm situated in the heart of New York City. Renowned for our exceptional and unique end-to-end app solutions and educational app, we cater to both  [... view the full profile of Hubspire]
    New York City, New York
    50 - 99 $100/hr $10,000 - $25,000
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  • Resourcifi

    Your Vision, Our Excellence.
    Resourcifi is a leading outsourcing company that specializes in providing high-quality and cost-effective solutions for businesses worldwide. With a team of skilled professionals and a client-centric  [... view the full profile of Resourcifi]
    Wilmington, Delaware
    100 - 249 $30/hr $10,000 - $25,000
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  • Twenty Ideas

    Partnering with innovators to create a healthier world through technology
    We're a product design agency developing custom software solutions for health, learning, and more. We partner with innovators to bring purpose to the digital world through what we make and how we make  [... view the full profile of Twenty Ideas]
    Eugene, Oregon
    Under 49 $100/hr $50,000 & Up
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  • Singsys

    Top class app development solutions
    Singsys is a leading digital transformation company that offers innovative and cutting-edge solutions to empower businesses in today's fast-paced digital landscape. With a strong presence in the IT  [... view the full profile of Singsys]
    Singapore, Singapore
    100 - 249 $50/hr $10,000 - $25,000
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  • Appfur

    Best app developers in Nigeria.
    Appfur is a mobile app development company in Nigeria, we will help you create a custom mobile app to bring your idea to life  [... view the full profile of Appfur]
    Abia, Nigeria
    Under 49 $50/hr $1,000 - $10,000
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  • Glorium Technologies

    Your Idea. Our Innovation and Engineering
    Glorium Technologies specializes in tech consulting and engineering for Healthcare and Real Estate. We offer comprehensive software development services, from planning to maintenance. Our mission is  [... view the full profile of Glorium Technologies]
    Princeton, New Jersey
    250 - 499 $50/hr $25,000 - $50,000
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  • Scopic

    Your Cross-continental, Digital Innovation Partner
    With over 15 years of experience as a software product development company, we plan, build and promote new applications so you don't have to.Scopic excels in desktop, web, and mobile app  [... view the full profile of Scopic]
    Marlborough, Massachusetts
    250 - 499 $40/hr $1,000 - $10,000
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  • Phenomenon Studio

    Full service studio for both startups and established businesses
    Phenomenon is an international full-cycle product development company focused on building products that matter. Phenomenon has grown into a top-rated international agency with offices in Poland  [... view the full profile of Phenomenon Studio]
    Wroclaw, Poland
    50 - 99 $55/hr Inquire
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  • DigitilizeWeb

    Make things happen
    DigitilizeWeb takes pride in everything we do and collaborate with our clients to develop the most effective strategies for their businesses. We create a unique tone for your business and communicate  [... view the full profile of DigitilizeWeb]
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Under 49 $20/hr $1,000 - $10,000
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  • Simpalm

    Promising customized mobile and web app solutions
    Discover excellence with Simpalm's digital solutions. We are more than an app development company; we are your partner in crafting exceptional mobile and web experiences.  [... view the full profile of Simpalm]
    Rockville, Maryland
    Under 49 Inquire $10,000 - $25,000
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  • Codup

    Web, App & Custom Software Development for SMBs, Retailers and eCommerce Brands
    We're a Web and Software Development Company with 100+ team members who all work together to make your project a success. With 10 years of expertise and 1500+ projects under our belt, we've efficient  [... view the full profile of Codup]
    Houston, Texas
    100 - 249 $25/hr $1,000 - $10,000
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  • Wolfpack Digital

    Powerful Web and Mobile Apps Start-to-End
    Winner of the European Technology Awards for the App Development category!  [... view the full profile of Wolfpack Digital]
    Cluj-Napoca, Romania
    50 - 99 $70/hr $25,000 - $50,000
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  • AppsChopper

    Ideas Delivered
    AppsChopper develops market-winning apps by bringing your distinctive vision to fruition. Our digital solutions combine personalized technology with your company's character, increasing the value of  [... view the full profile of AppsChopper]
    New York City, New York
    100 - 249 $55/hr Inquire
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  • Essential Designs

    Software Application Developers for Web, Mobile and Desktop
    Essential Designs is a team of custom application developers based ion Canada. We specialize in custom software and app development. Save 35% on your project with the Canadian Dollar!  [... view the full profile of Essential Designs]
    Vancouver, Canada
    50 - 99 $50/hr $25,000 - $50,000
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  • HDWEBSOFT

    Bring your vision to life
    HDWEBSOFT is a leading software outsourcing company in Vietnam, known for its high-quality services, affordable pricing, and reliable team. With over 250 experienced engineers and a decade of  [... view the full profile of HDWEBSOFT]
    Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
    250 - 499 $35/hr $10,000 - $25,000
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Educational App Developer Hiring Guide

What is an educational app development company?

An educational app development company builds scalable programs and platforms to facilitate virtual learning. It does this by using modern technology and tools, such as: 

  • Augmented reality (AR)/virtual reality (VR) 
  • Cloud computing 
  • Artificial intelligence (AI)/machine learning (ML) 
  • Video streaming 
  • Voice recognition 
  • Blockchain 

The educational app market has been rising for the past 10 years, with an expected annual growth rate of 10% from 2022-2027. Moreover, data shows that its market volume will reach $10 billion by 2027. The factors affecting its growth are: 

  • Demand for STEM-based applications 
  • Adoption of digital solutions in schools 
  • Government regulations and initiatives 

In 2022, the language learning app Duolingo was the most downloaded education application worldwide with 98 million downloads. Ranking second was the educational worldbuilding app Toca Life World with 72 million downloads. 

What do educational app developers do?

Educational app developers create, modify, test, optimize, and maintain applications for online learning. Some even provide IT training and in-house support. Generally, educational app development companies offer the following services: 

Custom web and app design and development  

  • Minimum viable product (MVP) development  
  • UI/UX design 
  • Prototyping 
  • Wireframing 
  • Data architecture and analytics 
  • User testing and quality assurance 
  • Software maintenance and optimization 

The range of services you will need depends on your project scope. For example, a brain training mobile app might only need custom app development and maintenance. Meanwhile, a learning management system will require more comprehensive services and support, as it must have different dashboards for the student, teacher, and parent. It will also need to comply with your country’s educational regulations. 

Here are common types of educational apps with examples: 

  • Learning management systems (LMS): Canvas, Edmodo, Adobe Learning Manager 
  • Classroom apps: Class Dojo, Seesaw, Prodigy Education 
  • Test preparation apps: SAT Flashcards, IELTS Prep App, Professional Pocket Prep 
  • Reading and writing apps: AdaptedMind, Writing Wizard, HOMER 
  • Language learning apps: Duolingo, Babbel, Rosetta Stone 
  • Online courses: Coursera, edX, LinkedIn Learning 
  • Brain training apps: Elevate, Lumosity, Wordle 
  • Multipurpose learning apps: Khan Academy, Kahoot!, Skillshare 
  • Onboarding and Orientation apps: BambooHR, Absorb LMS, Rippling 
  • Corporate training apps: EduBrite, Udemy, Hoopla 

How long does it take to develop an educational app?

It takes at least 519 hours to develop an educational app. However, the process can take longer, depending on your product scope, features, and platform. Below is a breakdown of the developmental hours for an EdTech app per stage of the development process. 

Stage Estimated number of hours 
Wireframing 32  
Designing 40 
SRS 17
Test case 10
App development 220
Backend development 160
App testing 40

The timeline for education app development can also vary depending on the features you want to incorporate: 

Features Estimated number of hours 
Sign up/login page 43
Navigation/search filters 23
Profile page/dashboard 41
Course17
Payment portals 36
Menu 95
Push notifications 14
Student management system 56
Course text/examination 55

These estimates cover only one platform or operating system. A cross-device educational app will require more hours. 

What is the difference between education and eLearning apps?

The difference between an education app and an eLearning app is the structure. Although some use the terms interchangeably, eLearning applications are often tied to educational institutions, making them more formal in structure and scope. On the other hand, educational applications are broader in scale, as they can encompass anything from word games to LMS. 

Here is a table, showing the differences and similarities between eLearning and education apps: 

 Education applications eLearning applications 
Requires teacher-student interactions Not always Yes 
Follows a set curriculum or learning module Not always Yes 
Has to comply with educational regulations and policies Not always Yes 
Enables online learning YesYes 
Examples Duolingo, Coursera, Evernote Google Classroom, Edmodo, Zoom Education 

How much do educational app developers charge for their services?

An educational app developer charges at least $10,000 for an MVP. Meanwhile, the top 50 educational app developers on DesignRush charge an average of $54/hour. 6.3% of education app developers on DesignRush accept projects with a minimum budget under $1,000, and 4% accept a minimum budget over $50,000. 

The cost of developing an educational app varies depending on the agency’s location and level of expertise as well as the complexity of your app. Here’s how much educational app developers charge per region: 

Region Hourly rate Cost of developing an MVP Cost of developing a full-scale app 
US $95 - $150 $90,000 - $110,000 $160,000 - $200,000 
Europe $45 - $80 $40,000 - $95,000 $75,000 - $160,000 
Canada  $90 - $130 $34,000 - $80,000 $136,000+ 
Australia $90 - $130 $34,000 - $80,000 $136,000+ 
Asia $25 - $500 $7,000 - $27,000 $30,000+ 

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While creating an educational app can be costly, it can also be profitable. In 2022, Chegg Study earned $766 million in revenue, making it the highest-earning education app globally. Additionally, the US education app industry generated $274 million in revenue in 2022. This is expected to increase further as the market grows. 

Why should you hire educational app developers?

You should hire educational app developers because they have the expertise and technology to produce high-quality apps within a reasonable timeline and budget. They also help ensure your app's long-term growth by making it scalable, improving the user experience, performing quality assurance, and implementing security measurements.  

Below are the specific benefits of hiring educational app developers: 

1. Specialized expertise 

An educational app requires more than technical expertise, it also requires in-depth industry knowledge of the education sector. This can range from knowing the different learning levels to understanding the technological capabilities of teachers. While this may come as readily available knowledge for experienced educational app developers, general app developers may have to conduct time-consuming industry research. 

Moreover, educational app developers may also hold instructional design certificates and other accreditations that allow them to tailor solutions to meet the unique requirements of educational institutions, learners, and instructors. 

For example, the educational app development company Appiventiv has over six years of experience in the education industry. So, when Vodafone India Foundation partnered with the agency to build the online learning platform Gurushala, it knew that the app should not only focus on students. The app also needed to engage teachers.   

That is why Appiventiv also included games and reward systems for both students and teachers when it created Gurushala. As a result, Vodafone India Foundation received $2.1 million in funds for the app and onboarded 150,000+ teachers and students onto Gurushala. 

2. Compliance with the latest policies  

Educational apps need extra security and accessibility measures compared to regular apps because children and people with specialized needs often use them. For example, compliance with the COPPA, ADA, and User Agent Accessibility Guidelines (UAAG) may be necessary. 

Educational apps must also follow the latest teaching and developmental learning principles, like the ISTE Standards. General app developers can easily miss these compliance measures. 

In contrast, educational app developers follow these guidelines and policies daily. Moreover, they often collaborate with educational institutions, industry partners, and accessibility to stay updated on the best practices. As such, you can be certain that your educational app complies with the latest educational technology policies and guidelines. 

For instance, X2 Mobile is part of the European EdTech Alliance and EIT Urban Mobility. Because of this, its educational apps have the advantage of using the latest educational and accessibility guidelines and being registered in the European EdTech ecosystem. 

3. Cross-platform development 

Small in-house app development teams have limited skills and often specialize in one platform or operating system. On the flip side, educational app development agencies will provide you with a wide range of talents.  

They’re also certified Android, iOS, and Windows developers. As such, they can ensure that your app functions on Android and iOS operating systems as well as on the desktop and website. 

One such example is Techugo. With expertise in Android, iOS, and web development, the educational app developer helped Sterkla become an accessible coaching platform. It developed intuitive mobile and web app platforms so customers can easily use the app from their mobile, tablet, and desktop. As a result, Sterkla gained 30,000+ downloads. 

4. Cost efficiency 

Having an in-house educational app development team can be more expensive than hiring an agency. That’s because you will have to invest in employee salary and training. Additionally, you will also need to buy the necessary technology, software, credentials, and other tools to build an educational app. For example, Apple requires an annual fee of $99 - $299 to distribute an app on its store. 

This can be quite expensive for an educational institution, as information technology makes up merely 4.9% of its annual spending. Plus, a community college’s IT department has less than 38 full-time staff members on average.  

When you hire an educational app developer, you do not have to worry about all these expenses, as they often offer a packaged rate for all their services. Their prices might be more affordable due to their supplier discounts. Other educational app developers can even scale their teams as your demands for IT services grow. 

5. Speed to market 

An in-house IT team may need a longer timeline to develop your app because they have other responsibilities. This includes maintaining your enrollment and financial systems and helping students, staff, and teachers with their daily IT issues. 

Meanwhile, educational app developers have streamlined the end-to-end process. They will also provide you with a dedicated team of experts. As such, you can experience faster development cycles and reduced time-to-market. 

How do you choose the best educational app developers?

You can choose the best educational app developer by following the steps below: 

  1. Project scope: Identify your educational app type, target audiences and their learning levels, features, and budget. 
  2. Technology: Understand the different technologies and platforms used for learning apps and choose the ones that best suit your target audiences. For example, educational institutions often use one type of operating system for the entire school. However, if you’re targeting more general audiences, you will need a multi-platform educational application. 
  3. Educational policies: Research on educational guidelines and policies that affect your target audiences. For example, Australia has national guidelines for screen time for children under the age of 17.  
  4. Experience: Search for educational app developers with the skills, experience, and tech stack that match your project scope. Educational app developers who have worked with projects like yours can give you valuable advice on how to improve your product.  
  5. Educational app developer location: Consider the educational app developer’s location. It is important to note that while offshore agencies have more affordable rates, they might not be as familiar with the educational laws in your country as inshore agencies. 
  6. Due diligence: Verify their credibility by checking their portfolio, case studies, and client testimonials and reviews. 
  7. Verification: Set up interviews with your shortlisted educational app development companies to see if they’re compatible with your team.  
  8. Budget: Send a request for a proposal (RFP) together with your project scope and timeline to your shortlisted educational app developers. 
  9. Selection: Choose the educational app development company and establish your project management process. 

For a tailored list of educational app developers, contact us. Our team will help you find the most suitable agency based on your list of requirements. You can browse our Marketplace for more details. 

What questions should you ask educational app developers before you hire one?

You can ask educational app developers the following: 

Its Relevant Background 

  1. What is your educational app development expertise?  
  2. Do you have experience developing educational apps for my specific target audience and their learning levels? 
  3. How familiar are you with my country’s educational guidelines and policies? Do you have certificates and accreditations to prove it? For instance, are you familiar with the Common Core State Standards? 
  4. Do you have experience developing cross-platform apps? How do you ensure that my apps can be used by learners at home, school, and other environments? 
  5. Have you built and grown apps like my educational app? If so, can you share your experiences? 

Company Services and Processes 

  1. What technology, methodologies, and coding languages do you specialize in? 
  2. What UI/UX best practices do you use that are specific to my target audience’s learning level? 
  3. How do you test for quality, usability, and accessibility? How do you comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), Human Interface Guidelines, ADA, and UAAG? 
  4. How do you ensure that my educational app will comply with data security and privacy regulations like the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule? 
  5. Do your services come with a warranty? 
  6. Do you offer continued support and maintenance after product launch? 
  7. What’s your process for fixing bugs and issues? 

The Project 

  1. How do you ensure that my product aligns with current teaching practices? 
  2. Can you provide integrations with other educational apps? For example, can you integrate my educational app with the different LMS? 
  3. How do you set project milestones, timelines, and KPIs? 
  4. How do you update clients on current project progress? 
  5. How much involvement will I have during the product’s development? 
  6. What flexibility do you offer in adjusting resources, timelines, and budgets when project scope changes? 
  7. What’s your turnover process? Do you provide skills training and workshops to both my team and future users, like schools and colleges? 
  8. Who owns the source code after development? 
  9. How will you help grow my app? How will you monetize my educational app? 

What are the best educational app developers in the US?

The top 10 educationnal app developers in the US are: 

  • Techugo 
    • 4.6 stars on Google (9 reviews) 
    • Top clients: Milkbun, Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University, Lifology, Byju 
  • SoluLab 
    • 3.0 stars on Google (2 reviews) 
    • Top clients: Cambridge, Georgia Tech, Goldman Sachs, Instaclass 
  • Hidden Brains Infotech 
    • 5.0 stars on Google (3 reviews) 
    • Top clients: DHL, Caterpillar Inc, StudyGate, ATP STAR 
  • Innowise Group 
    • 4.9 stars on DesignRush (19 reviews) 
    • 3 stars on Google (2 reviews) 
    • Top clients: Deloitte, Accenture, BMW, VOKA 
  • Designli 
    • 4.9 stars on DesignRush (20 reviews) 
    • 5.0 stars on Google (73 reviews) 
    • Top clients: Rotary, Goodwill, Michelin, Bank of London 
  • Zazz 
    • 5.0 stars on DesignRush (95 reviews) 
    • 5.0 stars on Google (12 reviews) 
    • Top clients: Harvard Innovation Labs, Citibank, BBC News, JP Morgan 
  • Admios 
    • 4.7 stars on DesignRush (6 reviews) 
    • Top clients: Converse, Salesforce, Invoca, Business Talent Group 
  • ELEKS 
    • 4.9 stars on DesignRush (27 reviews) 
    • Top clients: Aramex, Blackboard, KukaTree, Autodesk 
  • TechAvidus 
    • 4.9 stars on DesignRush (28 reviews) 
    • 5.0 stars on Google (2 reviews) 
    • Top clients: Pfizer, EShopBox, Origin, GateKeeper Press 
  • Diffco 
    • 4.9 stars on DesignRush (26 reviews) 
    • 5.0 stars on Google (22 reviews) 
    • Top clients: Nokia, International Business Times, Nimbus Web Inc, LE Solutions 

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About The Author and Expert Reviewer
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Julie Celestial is experienced in journalism and digital marketing. She was a news and current affairs writer at ABS-CBN and The Watchers News before transitioning into digital marketing as an SEO Content Manager at Plastic Phobia UK. Her articles have landed the #1 spot on SERPs, including the website and app trends on DesignRush. She has also built agency expertise after working with over a thousand agency profiles on the site.
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