See Top 10 Most-Sought After Private Universities In Nigeria

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB has released the  top10 most sought after ten private universities in Nigeria judging from the choice of candidates that sat the 2021  UTME exam.

It also stated the number of students that gained admission into these various private institutions.

This was announced at the policy meeting held in Abuja on Tuesday, August 31, 2021.

The table below is the breakdown of the application statistics, showing the top ten private universities judging by how many candidates picked them and how many gained admission.

Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State had 3,854 applicants while 3,251 candidates gained admissions into this institution. Followed by Bamidele Olumilua University of Edu. Science and Tech. Ikere Ekiti,  Ekiti State.


S/NInstitution NameQuotaNumber of ApplicationNumber of Candidates Admitted
1Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State3,8813,8543,251
2Bamidele Olumilua University of Edu. Science and Tech. Ikere Ekiti,  Ekiti State2,1701,9722,562
3Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State2,6702,5691,964
4Covenant University, Canaan Land, Ota, Ogun State     3,0322,4881,698
5Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo State1,6851,2721,600
6Madonna University, Elele, Rivers State3,6381,7701,550
7Bells University of Technology, Ota, Ogun State     1,4738491,326
8Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State1,7051,2841,303
9Bingham University, Karu, Nasarawa State1,5251,4371,200
10Al-Qalam University, Katsina, Katsina State2,7561,8601,127

Source: Frank Talk

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