Top 10: Most Preferred Universities, Polytechnic and College of Education in Nigeria

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Top 10: Most Preferred Universities, Polytechnic and College of Education in Nigeria


uni_table1The University of Benin emerged the top most preferred university in Nigeria. The Federal Polytechnic Ilaro and Federal College of Education Zaria are the most preferred Polytechnic and College of Education respectively in 2013.
In a document obtained by the Economic Confidential on the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in 2013, University of Benin emerges as the most preferred university in Nigeria when it received a total of 102, 900 applicants followed by University of Ilorin which had 97,563 applicants while University of Lagos received 91,291 applications.

Other universities in the top ten include Nnmadi Azikiwe University Awka; University of Nigeria Nsukka; Obafemi Awolowo University le-Ife; Ahmadu Bello University Zaria; Imo State University, Owerri; University of Uyo and University of Ibadan.
The Economic Confidential also confirms that Federal Polytechnic Ilaro is the most preferred polytechnic in Nigeria with 3035 Applicants in 2013, followed by Akwa-Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot-Osurua receiving 2645 applications and Federal Polytechnic, Offa with 2433 applicants. Other in the top ten polytechnics in Nigeria are: Kaduna Polytechnic; Federal Polytechnic Ede; Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic, Bauchi; Federal Polytechnic Bauchi; College of Agriculture, Jalingo; Federal Polytechnic Kaura Namoda and Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Afikpo.

All the top ten preferred Colleges of Education are in Northern Nigeria. Federal College of Education Zaria tops the list with 2767 applicants, followed by Saadatu Rimi College of Educaton, Kumbotso with 2404 applications and College of Education, Gidan Waya which has 2087 applications. Others on the top ten Colleges of Education are: College of Education, Hong; Federal College of Education (Tech), Gombe; Federal College of Education, Kano; Federal College of Education Yola; College of Education, Akwanga; Federal College of Education (tech) Potiskum and College of Education, Waka-Biu

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3 Responses to “Top 10: Most Preferred Universities, Polytechnic and College of Education in Nigeria”

  1. Badmus says:

    we need improvment in aocoed

  2. Suleman y bomai says:

    F.c.e potiskum is a second of colleage of education

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