The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has released the list of the top 10 most preferred tertiary institutions in Nigeria for the 2022/2023 academic year. The list is based on the number of applicants who chose the institutions as their first choice in the 2022 UTME.
The Top 10
The top 10 most preferred tertiary institutions in Nigeria for 2022 are:
- University of Ilorin, Kwara State (73,749 applicants)
- University of Lagos (61,606 applicants)
- Lagos State University, Ojo. Lagos State (55,954 applicants)
- Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State (53,235 applicants)
- University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State (48,026 applicants)
- University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State (43,660 applicants)
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State (41,959 applicants)
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State (41,759 applicants)
- Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, Kaduna State (41,323 applicants)
- University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State (41,134 applicants)
The University of Ilorin has consistently been the most preferred tertiary institution in Nigeria for over three years. The university is known for its high academic standards and its strong alumni network.
The University of Lagos is also a popular choice for students. The university is located in the heart of Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, and it offers a wide range of courses.
The Lagos State University is a new entrant on the list of the top 10 most preferred tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The university has been expanding its facilities and programs in recent years, and it is now attracting more students.
The list of the top 10 most preferred tertiary institutions in Nigeria is a good indication of the quality of education that is available in the country. These institutions offer a wide range of courses and programs, and they are all accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC). If you are looking for a high-quality education in Nigeria, then these are the institutions that you should consider.