Are you a JAMB candidate looking for universities in Nigeria that accept second choice candidates for admission? Well, you’ve come to the right place! In this guide, we’ll be sharing with you the latest list of Federal, State, and Private Universities that accept second choice candidates in Nigeria for JAMB this year.
The list of universities that accept second choice candidates which we’re about to share with you was sourced directly from each school’s Post UTME eligibility criteria from last year. While we can’t guarantee that the criteria will remain exactly the same for this year, it’s highly likely that they will. So, with that said, let’s dive into the list!
There are three types of universities in Nigeria: federal, state, and private. Each of these types of universities has its own admission requirements and procedures. Here is a list of universities that accept second choice candidates in Nigeria, divided by type:
None of the Federal Universities in Nigeria accept second choice candidates for JAMB admission. However, this doesn’t mean you can’t still select them as a backup option. Just be aware that if you do choose a Federal University as your second choice, you may have to switch them to your first choice later using the JAMB change of institution option if you’re really keen on gaining admission there.
- TAI SOLARIN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION (TASUED) located in OGUN STATE
- CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY (COOU) located in ANAMBRA STATE
- UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES (UNIMED) located in ONDO STATE
- KWARA STATE UNIVERSITY (KWASU) located in KWARA STATE
- ABIA STATE UNIVERSITY (ABSU) located in ABIA STATE
- EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY (EKSU) located in EKITI STATE
- BAZE UNIVERSITY (BAZE) located in FCT ABUJA
- ADMIRALTY UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA (ADUN) located in DELTA STATE
- ANCHOR UNIVERSITY LAGOS (AUL) located in LAGOS STATE
- ACHIEVERS UNIVERSITY (ACHIEVERS) located in ONDO STATE
- ATIBA UNIVERSITY (ATIBA) located in OYO STATE
- UNIVERSITY OF MKAR (UNIMKAR) located in BENUE STATE
- CRESCENT UNIVERSITY (CRESCENT) located in OGUN STATE
- WESLEY UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (WUSTO)
- MICHAEL AND CECILIA IBRU UNIVERSITY (MCIU) located in DELTA STATE
- VERITAS UNIVERSITY (VERITAS) located in FCT ABUJA
- WESTLAND UNIVERSITY (WESTLAND) located in OSUN STATE
You can choose any of the above listed universities that accept second choice as your second choice in your jamb form or change of institution form.
Yes! But if the school wishes to admit you and your name is not on the list of first-choice candidates, you will not be offered admission on JAMB CAPS; you will have to change the school to your first choice before you can be offered admission both on the school portal and on JAMB CAPS.
Yes! You can change your second choice to first choice on JAMB with the Change of institution form, and that will be after you’ve seen your JAMB result.
Choosing a second choice university in Nigeria can be a great option for students who want to increase their chances of being admitted to a university and have more options for their education. By researching universities that accept second choice candidates and understanding the requirements for applying to these universities, you can make an informed decision about the university that is right for you. If you have any question, kindly reach out to us in the comments section.