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Apple’s school for programmers on the coast of Italy has a lower admissions rate than Harvard (AAPL)

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Apple’s school for app developers on the Italian coast opens its doors on Thursday.

But if you were hoping to snag a seat at the Apple-funded and designed school, you face long odds. For the first year, about 4,000 people applied for spots, and only 200 were accepted, the Guardian reports.

That’s roughly a 5% admissions rate — about the same as Harvard, Stanford, and other elite colleges.

Next year, the center plans to admit 400 students.

Apple’s iOS development center is located in San Giovanni a Teduccio, a suburb of Naples. The program is a nine-month course focused on read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com