JAMB Releases Most Preferred Universities in Nigeria Chosen by Jamb Candidates.. Number 1 Will Shock You

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Most Preferred Universities in Nigeria Chosen by Jamb Candidates

Most Preferred Universities in Nigeria Chosen by Jamb Candidates, The Joint admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the most sought after universities in Nigeria.

According to JAMB’S statistics, University of Ilorin had the highest number of admission applications for any university in Nigeria between 2012 and 2016.

Premium Times recently obtained figure of 10 most sought-after universities in Nigeria in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016.

However, details for 2015 and 2017 were not included.

The statistics shows university of Ilorin leading the way as admission seekers’ favourite for three years.

The University of Benin only came behind in 2012.

Consequently, in all four years covered, UNILORIN had 411,340 or 25.76 per cent total applications for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

UNIBEN came second with a total of 331,178 or 20.56 per cent applications.

Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, had third highest number of aggregate applications of 305,790 or 18.65 per cent.

University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and University of Lagos respectively held the fourth and fifth places.

Imo state University, Owerri, was the only state university that appeared on the ranking twice, that is 2012 and 2013.

Here are the tables below:

2012 UTME applications statistics by institution.

Top 9 institutions

(Universities)

Most Preferred Universities in Nigeria Chosen by Jamb Candidates

2013 UTME applications statistics by institution.

Top 10 institutions (Releases Most Preferred Universities in Nigeria Chosen by Jamb Candidates)

(Universities)

Most Preferred Universities in Nigeria Chosen by Jamb Candidates

2014 UTME applications statistics by institution.

Top 10 institutions

(Universities)

Most Preferred Universities in Nigeria Chosen by Jamb Candidates

2015 UTME applications statistics by institution.

(Colleges of Education) – First choice

Most Preferred Universities in Nigeria Chosen by Jamb Candidates

2016 UTME applications statistics by institution.

Top 10 institutions (Releases Most Preferred Universities in Nigeria Chosen by Jamb Candidates)

(Universities)

As for the determinants earlier mentioned by Economic Confidential, Benjamin said JAMB was not in a position to know why students choose their institutions.

University of Ilorin, University of Benin, Ahmadu Bello University, University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Bayero University, Kano were the most popular federal university choices for 2016 by magazine. Nasarawa State University, Imo State University, Kaduna State University, Delta State University and Adekunle Ajasin University were also the most popular state university choices for 2016. While the most popular private university choices for 2016 are Covenant University, Afe Babalola University, Babcock University, Igbinedion University and Bowen University.

Releases Most Preferred Universities in Nigeria Chosen by Jamb Candidates

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