Tertiary education in Nigeria is divided into:College of EducationPolytechnicUniversityCollege ofCollege ofCollege ofCollege ofEducationEducationEducationEducationPolytechnicPolytechnicPolytechnicPolytechnicUniversityUniversityUniversityUniversity≡≡≡Total of 116 Colleges of Educationwere listed for UTME 2013Polytechnics, Monotechnics andInnovation Enterprise Institutions (IEI)amounted to 191 for UTME2013Total of 122 (of 128) Universitieswere listed for UTME 2013.& IEI& IEI& IEI& IEI
UniversityUniversityUniversityUniversityFederalFederalFederalFederalStateStateStateStatePrivatePrivatePrivatePrivateTechnologyTechnologyTechnologyTechnologyScience &Science &Science &Science &AgricultureAgricultureAgricultureAgriculture(38)(38)(38)(38)(40)(40)(40)(40)(50)(50)(50)(50) (3)(3)(3)(3)(15)(15)(15)(15)1st Generation: before 19652nd Generation: 1970 -19853rd Generation: 1985 - 1999New Generation: 2000 till date
MostMostMostMost PreferredPreferredPreferredPreferred UniversitiesUniversitiesUniversitiesUniversitiesUniversity of Benin (UNIBEN) emerged for the firsttime, the university of first choice among Applicantswith almost a 100,000 applications. Up until now, theUniversity of Lagos (UNILAG) has been the firstchoices with 93,562 applicants in UTME 2011However; in UTME 2013, the University of Ilorin(UNILORIN) (94,869) and Nnamdi Azikwe University(NAU) beat UNILAG to the 2nd and 3rd position,UNILAG emerged 4th with 86,850 applicationThe explanation to this may not be far from ApplicantApplicantApplicantApplicant:::: AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission ratio of UNILAG in time past, which is lessthan 10%. Nevertheless, there is no doubt that it is stillthe dream of thousands.
Top 5 Universities with Most ApplicantsTop 5 Universities with Most ApplicantsTop 5 Universities with Most ApplicantsTop 5 Universities with Most Applicants000010,00010,00010,00010,00020,00020,00020,00020,00030,00030,00030,00030,00040,00040,00040,00040,00050,00050,00050,00050,00060,00060,00060,00060,00070,00070,00070,00070,00080,00080,00080,00080,00090,00090,00090,00090,000100,000100,000100,000100,000UNIBEN UNILORIN NAU UNILAG UNN2013201320132013 2012201220122012 2011201120112011
Distribution of University ApplicantsDistribution of University ApplicantsDistribution of University ApplicantsDistribution of University ApplicantsOwnerOwnerOwnerOwner TotalTotalTotalTotal %%%%Federal 1,177,951 67.86Private 17,549 1.01State 522,309 30.09Affiliates* 17,322 1.03TotalTotalTotalTotal 1,735,7291,735,7291,735,7291,735,729OwnerOwnerOwnerOwner SchoolsSchoolsSchoolsSchools CoursesCoursesCoursesCoursesFederal 38 453Private 47 276State 37 332TotalTotalTotalTotal 12212212212267.86% of 1.7million applicants to study 453 courses in 38 Universities;Course per Applicant ratio is 1:2,600 – 1 course to 2,600 Applicants.Course per Applicant ratio for State universities is 1:1,573Course per Applicant ratio for Private universities is 1:64However, Federal universities have morecarrying capacity compared to State andPrivate universities.*A total of 55 Polytechnics and Colleges of Education are affiliated to some Universities
Federal UniversityFederal UniversityFederal UniversityFederal University –––– top 16top 16top 16top 16UniversityUniversityUniversityUniversity TotalTotalTotalTotalUniversity Of Benin, Benin City 98,975University Of Ilorin, Ilorin 94,869Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka 88,087University Of Lagos 86,850University Of Nigeria Nsukka. 80,785Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife 69,856Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria 59,427University Of Uyo 52,359University Of Ibadan, Ibadan 50,274Bayero University, Kano 50,037University Of Port-Harcourt 43,115University Of Calabar, Calabar 40,050University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta 39,978University Of Jos, Jos 38,000Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto 33,266Federal University Of Technology, Owerri 32,590
State UniversityState UniversityState UniversityState University –––– top 16top 16top 16top 16UniversityUniversityUniversityUniversity TotalTotalTotalTotalImo State University, Owerri 53,368Nasarawa State University, Keffi 47,523Kogi State University, Anyigba 40,238Delta State University, Abraka 39,669Benue State University, Makurdi 35,319Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma 29,381Kaduna State University, Kaduna 26,590Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko 24,293Niger Delta University , Wilberforce Island 23,370Ladoke Akintola University Of Technology, Ogbomoso 21,154Rivers State University Of Science And Technology, PH 17,895Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti 16,976Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina 14,923Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki 13,640Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai 13,367Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye 12,102
Private UniversityPrivate UniversityPrivate UniversityPrivate University –––– top 16top 16top 16top 16UniversityUniversityUniversityUniversity TotalTotalTotalTotalTai Solarin University Of Education, Ijagun 4,637Ignatius Ajuru University Of Education, PH 2,755Covenant University, Canaan Land, Ota 2,652Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo 1,412Afe Babalola University , Ado-Ekiti 914Katsina University, Katsina 645Benson Idahosa University, Benin City 523Bowen University, Iwo 460Madonna University, Okija 382Redeemers University 340American University Of Nigeria , Yola 315Baze University, Fct, Abuja 264Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City 232Bingham University, Karu 208Nigeria Turkish Nile University , Abuja 201Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State 166
Science & Technology UniversityScience & Technology UniversityScience & Technology UniversityScience & Technology UniversityUniversityUniversityUniversityUniversity TotalTotalTotalTotal OwnerOwnerOwnerOwner LocationLocationLocationLocationFUTO 32,590 Federal ImoFUTA 22,066 Federal OndoLAUTECH 21,154 State OyoRSUST 17,895 State RiversFUTMinna 16,492 Federal NigerATBU 12,161 Federal BauchiMODIBBO 10,598 Federal AdamawaESUSTECH 9,575 State EnuguCRUTECH 7,481 State Cross RiversKASUTECH 3,305 State KanoFUPRE 2,709 Federal DeltaKEBSUSTECH 1,188 State KebbiOSUSTECH 405 State OndoBELLSTECH 165 Private OgunWUSTECH 21 Private Ondo
University of AgricultureUniversity of AgricultureUniversity of AgricultureUniversity of AgricultureUniversityUniversityUniversityUniversity TotalTotalTotalTotal OwnerOwnerOwnerOwner LocationLocationLocationLocationUNAAB 39,978 Federal OgunMOUA 24,328 Federal UmuahiaFUAM 16,502 Federal MakurdiNo State or Private institution are yet to establish anyUniversity of Agriculture. Nigeria yearly importation ofagricultural product are in Billions , we have the Lands andalso the proper weather condition.Benue is the “FoodFoodFoodFood BasketBasketBasketBasket ofofofof thethethethe NationNationNationNation”; the government –State and Federal – and also individuals can make real thisslogan.The survival of any Nation is hugely dependent on self-sustaining food production capacity. CanCanCanCan NigeriaNigeriaNigeriaNigeria feedfeedfeedfeedherself?herself?herself?herself?
Most Preferred University as Second ChoiceMost Preferred University as Second ChoiceMost Preferred University as Second ChoiceMost Preferred University as Second ChoiceSome Universities; though not selected as First Choice byapplicants, they were selected as Second choice. Below showsUniversities that are most preferred second choice.InstitutionInstitutionInstitutionInstitution SecondSecondSecondSecondDELSU 80,216IMSU 71,462UNILORIN 64,551NASARAWA 50,299ABU 44,985UNIBEN 44,162OAU 42,039UI 41,529UNICAL 40,908UNILAG 39,545AAUA 38,011UNN 37,923InstitutionInstitutionInstitutionInstitution SecondSecondSecondSecondNAU 36,526ANSU 36,388UNAAB 35,685KOGSU 35,204UNIPORT 35,047UNIUYO 33,646OOU 32,558BSU 32,387ESUSTECH 31,830EKSU 31,529BAYERO 31,278UDUS 30,732UNIJOS 30,632
First Choice & Second Choice ComparisonFirst Choice & Second Choice ComparisonFirst Choice & Second Choice ComparisonFirst Choice & Second Choice ComparisonDelta State University is theschool of second choiceamong Applicants.On the average; UNILORINemerged top with anaverage score of 79,710.Selecting some Universitiesas second choice issometimes a waste of optionas they do not considerSecond choice for admission.InstitutionInstitutionInstitutionInstitution As Second ChoiceAs Second ChoiceAs Second ChoiceAs Second Choice As First ChoiceAs First ChoiceAs First ChoiceAs First ChoiceDELSU 80,216 39,669IMSU 71,462 53,368UNILORIN 64,551 94,869NASARAWA 50,299 47,523ABU 44,985 59,427UNIBEN 44,162 98,975OAU 42,039 69,856UI 41,529 50,274UNICAL 40,908 40,050UNILAG 39,545 86,850AAUA 38,011 24,293UNN 37,923 80,785NAU 36,526 88,087ANSU 36,388 6,140UNAAB 35,685 39,978KOGSU 35,204 40,238UNIPORT 35,047 43,115UNIUYO 33,646 52,359OOU 32,558 12,102BSU 32,387 35,319ESUSTECH 31,830 9,575EKSU 31,529 16,976BAYERO 31,278 50,037UDUS 30,732 33,266UNIJOS 30,632 38,000
30303030 MoreMoreMoreMore PreferredPreferredPreferredPreferred PolytechnicsPolytechnicsPolytechnicsPolytechnics::::InstitutionInstitutionInstitutionInstitution TotalTotalTotalTotalFed. Polytechnic, Nekede 170,616Yaba College Of Tech, Yaba 138,066Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi 113,895Fed. Polytechnic, Oko 89,693Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna 71,638Rivers State Poly, Bori 66,791Fed. Polytechnic, Nassarawa 66,698Akwa-Ibom State Poly, Ikot-Osurua 59,489Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin 53,388Fed. Poly. Offa 51,704Fed. Polytechnic, Ede 50,599Kano State Polytechnic, Kano 42,168Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti 40,242Moshood Abiola Poly, Abeokuta 38,808The Polytechnic, Ibadan 38,206InstitutionInstitutionInstitutionInstitution TotalTotalTotalTotalInst. Of Mgt. And Tech, Enugu 37,639Fed. Polytechnic, Ida 37,618Nasarawa State Poly, Lafia 37,107Lagos State Poly, Ikorodu 33,998Fed. Polytechnic, Bauchi 33,571Akanu Ibiam Federal Poly, Afikpo 30,817Benue State Poly, Ugbokolo 29,819Plateau State Poly, Barkin-Ladi 29,672Fed. Polytechnic,Ilaro 28,209Fed. Polytechnic, Bida 28,019Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo 24,160Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja 21,448Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic,Zaria 20,729Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro 19,684Hassan Usman Katsina Poly 19,270Federal Polytechnic, Nekede is the Polytechnic of FirstChoice for three consecutive years.
Trend: More Preferred PolytechnicsTrend: More Preferred PolytechnicsTrend: More Preferred PolytechnicsTrend: More Preferred PolytechnicsInstitutionInstitutionInstitutionInstitution 2013201320132013 2012201220122012 2011201120112011 AverageAverageAverageAverageFed. Polytechnic, Nekede 170,616 163,843 145,173 159,877Yaba College Of Tech, Yaba 138,066 116,415 119,011 124,497Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi 113,895 99,818 101,806 105,173Fed. Polytechnic, Oko 89,693 83,785 52,607 75,362Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna 71,638 71,519 98,704 80,620Rivers State Poly, Bori 66,791 59,827 59,301 61,973Fed. Polytechnic, Nassarawa 66,698 55,810 51,111 57,873Akwa-Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot-Osurua 59,489 47,790 46,827 51,369Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin 53,388 45,235 38,102 45,575Fed. Poly. Offa 51,704 39,589 40,325 43,873Fed. Polytechnic, Ede 50,599 38,447 39,691 42,912Kano State Polytechnic, Kano 42,168 28,076 29,822 33,355Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti 40,242 40,633 42,966 41,280Moshood Abiola Poly, Abeokuta 38,808 28,025 20,796 29,210The Polytechnic, Ibadan 38,206 57,083 51,341 48,877Inst. Of Mgt. And Tech, Enugu 37,639 21,343 66,193 41,725Fed. Polytechnic, Ida 37,618 30,579 23,194 30,464Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Lafia 37,107 30,501 26,429 31,346Lagos State Poly, Ikorodu 33,998 41,661 53,074 42,911Fed. Polytechnic, Bauchi 33,571 28,981 28,754 30,435Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Afikpo 30,817 26,712 22,251 26,593Benue State Poly, Ugbokolo 29,819 24,448 24,599 26,289Plateau State Polytechnic ,Barkin-Ladi 29,672 24,939 21,034 25,215
Preferred Polytechnics of Second ChoicePreferred Polytechnics of Second ChoicePreferred Polytechnics of Second ChoicePreferred Polytechnics of Second ChoiceInstitutionInstitutionInstitutionInstitution As Second ChoiceAs Second ChoiceAs Second ChoiceAs Second Choice As First ChoiceAs First ChoiceAs First ChoiceAs First Choice AverageAverageAverageAverageFed. Polytechnic, Nekede 146,971 170,616 158,794Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi 86,113 113,895 100,004Yaba College Of Tech, Yaba 85,257 138,066 111,662Fed. Polytechnic, Oko 79,967 89,693 84,830Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna 68,494 71,638 70,066Lagos State Poly, Ikorodu 66,780 33,998 50,389Rivers State Poly, Bori 63,320 66,791 65,056Fed. Polytechnic, Nassarawa 62,558 66,698 64,628Moshood Abiola Poly, Abeokuta 60,235 38,808 49,522Akwa-Ibom State Poly, Ikot-Osurua 58,006 59,489 58,748Fed. Poly. Offa 57,014 51,704 54,359Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin 48,675 53,388 51,032Inst. Of Mgt. And Tech, Enugu 46,359 37,639 41,999Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Lafia 41,355 37,107 39,231Kano State Polytechnic, Kano 41,316 42,168 41,742Fed. Polytechnic, Ede 40,357 50,599 45,478The Polytechnic, Ibadan 34,875 38,206 36,541Fed. Polytechnic, Ida 32,874 37,618 35,246Still, Federal Polytechnic, Nekede emerged thePolytechnic of Second Choice.
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PreferredPreferredPreferredPreferred CollegesCollegesCollegesColleges ofofofof EducationEducationEducationEducationAlvan Ikoku College Of Education Owerri is the Collegeof Education of First Choice with 176,749 Applicants.InstitutionInstitutionInstitutionInstitution TotalTotalTotalTotalAlvan Ikoku College Of Educ. Owerri 176,749Adeniran Ogunsanya Col Of Educ, Otto/Ijanikin 112,150Adeyemi College Of Education, Ondo 105,840Fed. College Of Educ.(Tech.), Akoka 77,577College Of Education, Port Harcourt 70,386Fed. College Of Educ. Zaria 67,483Akwa-Ibom State College Of Educ, Afaha-Nsit 54,841Fct College Of Education, Zuba 52,819College Of Education, Ekiadolo 50,101Fed. College Of Educ. , Abeokuta 46,317Nwafor Orizu College Of Education, Nsugbe 45,453College Of Education, Akwanga 41,636Fed. College Of Education, Kano 40,554InstitutionInstitutionInstitutionInstitution TotalTotalTotalTotalCollege Of Education, Ilorin 40,484Fed. College Of Educ. Pankshin 39,977College Of Education, Warri 39,875College Of Education, Agbor 36,024Enugu State College Of Edu (Tech.) Enugu 30,162Emmanuel Alyande College Of Edu, Oyo 30,054Fed College Of Educ. Okene 29,914College Of Education, Katsina-Ala 29,905Fed. College Of Educ., Eha-Amufu 26,259Tai Solarin College Of Edu, Ijebu-Ode 25,864College Of Education, Ankpa 25,038Shehu Shagari College Of Edu, Sokoto 22,867Fed. College Of Educ. Yola 20,373
Trend: MoreTrend: MoreTrend: MoreTrend: More Preferred Colleges of EducationPreferred Colleges of EducationPreferred Colleges of EducationPreferred Colleges of EducationFor three consecutive years, Alvan Ikoku College Of Education Owerriremains the College of First Choice with 176,749 Applicants.InstitutionInstitutionInstitutionInstitution 2013201320132013 2012201220122012 2011201120112011 AverageAverageAverageAverageAlvan Ikoku College Of Educ. Owerri 176,749 162,646 141,111 160,169Adeniran Ogunsanya College Of Edu, Otto/Ijanikin 112,150 97,701 98,517 102,789Adeyemi College Of Education, Ondo 105,840 101,296 104,530 103,889Fed. College Of Educ.(Tech.), Akoka 77,577 72,379 69,756 73,237College Of Education, Port Harcourt 70,386 67,892 74,781 71,020Fed. College Of Educ. Zaria 67,483 63,534 80,113 70,377Akwa-Ibom State College Of Education, Afaha-Nsit 54,841 45,696 45,437 48,658Fct College Of Education, Zuba 52,819 42,618 42,254 45,897College Of Education, Ekiadolo 50,101 40,955 44,883 45,313Fed. College Of Educ. , Abeokuta 46,317 37,317 34,660 39,431Nwafor Orizu College Of Education, Nsugbe 45,453 40,700 39,423 41,859College Of Education, Akwanga 41,636 33,673 29,745 35,018Fed. College Of Education, Kano 40,554 28,907 35,956 35,139College Of Education, Ilorin 40,484 34,726 28,730 34,647Fed. College Of Educ. Pankshin 39,977 34,175 28,416 34,189College Of Education, Warri 39,875 34,438 34,996 36,436College Of Education, Agbor 36,024 32,714 36,530 35,089Enugu State College Of Education (Tech.) Enugu 30,162 24,622 27,049 27,278
Preferred College of Second ChoicePreferred College of Second ChoicePreferred College of Second ChoicePreferred College of Second ChoiceInstitutionInstitutionInstitutionInstitution SecondSecondSecondSecond FirstFirstFirstFirst AverageAverageAverageAverageAlvan Ikoku College Of Educ. Owerri 169,984 176,749 173,367Adeniran Ogunsanya College Of Edu, Otto/Ijanikin 121,672 112,150 116,911Adeyemi College Of Education, Ondo 80,442 105,840 93,141College Of Education, Port Harcourt 69,310 70,386 69,848Fed. College Of Educ. Zaria 65,947 67,483 66,715Fed. College Of Educ.(Tech.), Akoka 64,808 77,577 71,193Akwa-Ibom State College Of Education, Afaha-Nsit 54,355 54,841 54,598Fct College Of Education, Zuba 52,052 52,819 52,436College Of Education, Ekiadolo 46,944 50,101 48,523College Of Education, Agbor 44,197 36,024 40,111Nwafor Orizu College Of Education, Nsugbe 44,109 45,453 44,781College Of Education, Akwanga 42,507 41,636 42,072Fed. College Of Educ. , Abeokuta 40,687 46,317 43,502College Of Education, Warri 38,019 39,875 38,947Fed. College Of Education, Kano 37,987 40,554 39,271Fed. College Of Educ. Pankshin 37,116 39,977 38,547College Of Education, Ilorin 35,015 40,484 37,750Enugu State College Of Education (Tech.) Enugu 32,375 30,162 31,269