Universities that Accepts Second Choice for Admission in Nigeria in 2021

Nigerian Universities That Accepts 2nd Choice for Admission.

Universities That Accepts Second Choice – See the full list of Nigerian universities that That Accepts Second Choice for Admission in this article.

JAMB had earlier stopped the selection of two public universities as both first and second choice because most universities do not accept second choice candidates that apply to them.

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Fortunately for many candidates, JAMB has currently enabled candidates to select two universities as first and second choice. What this entails is that candidates can now apply for state universities or federal universities that accept second choice candidates as their second choice institutions during registration.


List Of Nigerian Institution That Accepts Second Choice

Federal Universities that Accept 2nd Choice

  • University of Maiduguri, Borno State (UNIMAID)
  • Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Ekiti State (FUOYE)
  • Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State (FULOKOJA)
  • Federal University Dutse, Jigawa State (FUD)
  • Federal University, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State (FUBK)
  • Federal University Dutsin-ma, Kastina State (FUDMA)
  • Federal University Gashua, Yobe State (FUGASHUA)
  • Federal University Lafia, Nasarawa State (FULAFIA)
  • Federal University Gusau, Zamfara State (FUGUS)
  • Federal University Kashere, Gombe State (FUK)
  • Federal University Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI)
  • Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa State (FUOTUOKE)
  • Federal University Wukari, Taraba State (FUWUKARI)

⇒ State Universities that Accept 2nd Choice for Admission

  • Cross Rivers University of Technology, Calabar, Cross River State (CRUTECH)
  • Abia State University, Uturu, Abia State (ABSU)
  • Adamawa State University, Mubi, Adamawa State (ADSU)
  • Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden, Akwa Ibom State (AKSU)
  • Anambra State University, Uli, Anambra State (ANSU)
  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Bauchi State (ATBU)

Private Universities that Accept

  • Paul University, Awka, Anambra State
  • Tansian University, Oba, Anambra State
  • University of Mkar, Gboko, Benue State
  • Western Delta University, Ogbara, Delta State
  • Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State
  • Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State
  • American University of Nigeria, Yola, Adamawa
  • Modibo Adama University of Technology, Yola, Adamawa
  • Obong University, Obong, Ntak Akwa-Ibom State
  • Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State


Keep visiting this page as we will be adding a brief description of each of the enlisted universities here and how to contact them.

List Of Federal Universities That Accept Third Choice

You need to know that no Federal university currently accept third(3rd) choice in JAMB for admission.

List Of State Universities That Accept Third Choice In JAMB

Also, no state university currently accept third choice for admission. Only Polytechnics accept third choice for admission. Now, you can check out some of the federal and state polytechnics that accept third choice for admission below.


01 Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic Unwana, P.M.B 1007, Afikpo, Ebonyi State.
02 Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State.
03 Federal Polytechnic Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State.
04 Federal Polytechnic Bali, Taraba State.
05 Federal Polytechnic Bauchi, P.M. B 231, Bauchi State.
06 Federal Polytechnic Bida, P.M.B 55, Niger State.
07 Federal Polytechnic Damaturu, P.M.B 1006, Yobe State.
08 Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun State.
09 Federal Polytechnic Ekowe, Bayelsa State
10 Federal Polytechnic Idah P.M.B 1035, Kogi State.
11 Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, P.M.B 50, Ogun State.
12 Federal Polytechnic Ile-Oluji, Ondo State
13 Federal Polytechnic Kaura Namoda, P.M.B, 1012, Zamfara State.
14 Federal Polytechnic Mubi, PMB 35 Mubi, Adamawa State.
15 Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa, P.M.B. 01 Nasarawa State.
16 Federal Polytechnic Nekede, P.M.B 1036, Owerri, Imo State.
17 Federal Polytechnic Offa, P.M.B 420, Kwara State.
18 Federal Polytechnic Oko, Anambra State.
19 Federal Polytechnic of Oil and Gas Bonny, Rivers State
20 Federal Polytechnic Ukana, Akwa Ibom State
21 Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic, P.M.B 5004, Kazaure Jigawa State.
22 Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna.
23 National Institute of Construction Technology Uromi
24 Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic, P.M.B. 1034, Birnin Kebbi.
25 Yaba College of Technology, P.M.B. 2011, Yaba, Lagos State.
25 Airforce Institute of Technology (AFIT) Kaduna
27 Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environmental Studies (NAITES) Makurdi
28 Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) Effurun


1. Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata Mafara P.M.B. 1021, Talata Mafara,
Zamfara State.
2. Abia State Polytechnic, Aba,
P.M.B. 7166, Aba, Abia State.
3. Abraham Adesanya Polytechnic, Dogbolu/Akanran Ibadan Road, Atikori,
Ijebu Igbo,P.M.B. 1020, Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun State.
4. Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic, Bauchi,
Jos Rd, Bauchi, Bauchi State.
5. Adamawa State Polytechnic, Yola,
P.M.B. 2146, Yola,Adamawa State.
6. Akwa Ibom State College of Art & Science, Nung Ukim,
P.M.B. 1044, Akwa Ibom State.
7. Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic,
Ikot Osurua, Ikot -Ekpene,Akwa Ibom State.
8. Bayelsa State College of Arts and Science, Elebele, P.O. Box 1766, Yenogoa 2002
9. Benue State Polytechnic, Ugbokolo,
P.M.B. 01 Ugbokolo, Benue State.
10. Cross River State Institute of Technology And Management, Ugep 2012
11. D.S. Adegbenro ICT Polytechnic, Itori-Ewekoro,
P.M.B. 5026, Ifo, Ogun State.
12. Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku,
P.M.B. 1030, Ogwashi-Uku,Delta State.
13. Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe-Oghara, P.M.B. 03, Otefe-Oghara, Delta State 2002
14. Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro,
P.M.B. 05, Ozoro, Delta State.
15. Edo State Institute of Technology and Management, Usen.
P.M.B. 1104, Benin City, Edo State.
16. Gateway Polytechnic, Saapade
Prof. Wole Soyinka Way, Saapade Estate, P.M.B. 2003, Isara Ode-Remo, Ogun State.
17. Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic (HUK),
P.M.B. 2052, Katsina, Nigeria.
18 Ibarapa Polytechnic, Eruwa
Oyo State
19. Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, Ohaji, P.M.B. 1472, Umuagwo, Ohaji Owerri,
Imo State
20. Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu,
P.M.B 01079, Enugu, Enugu State.
21. Jigawa State Polytechnic, Dutse
Block 40-42, Old Secretariat,P.M.B. 7040, Dutse, Jigawa State.
22. Kano State Polytechnic, Kano,
P.M.B. 3401, Kano, Kano State.
23. Ken Sarowiwa Polytechnic, Bori,
P.M.B. 20, Bori, Rivers State.
22. Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja,
P.M.B. 1101, Lokoja Kogi State.
24. Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin
P.M.B. 1375, Ilorin, Kwara State.
25. Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu,
P.M.B. 21606, Ikeja, Lagos, Lagos State.
26. Mai-Idris Alooma Polytechnic, GeidamP.M.B. 1020 Geidam, Yobe State. 2002
27. Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, P.M.B. 2210, Abeokuta, Ogun State. 1979
28. Nasarawa State Polytechnic,
P. M. B. 109, Lafia, Nasarawa State.
29. Niger State Polytechnic, Zungeru,
P.M.B. 1 Zungeru, Niger State.
30. Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria,
P.M.B. 1061 Zaria Kaduna State.
31. Ogun State Institute of Technology, Igbesa
Oba Adesola Market Road,P.M.B. 2005, Igbesa, Ogun State.
32. Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Shaki,
Oyo State
33. Osun State College of Technology,
P.M.B. 1011, Esa – Oke, Osun State.
34. Osun State Polytechnic, Iree,
P.M.B. 301, Iree, Osun State.
35. Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkin-Ladi,
P.M.B. 02023, Jos, Plateau State.
36. Port-Harcourt Polytechnic
P.M.B. 5936, Port-Harcourt,Rivers State.
37 Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri,
P.M.B. 1+1, Maiduguri,Borno State.
38. Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo,
P.M.B. 1019 Owo Ondo State.
39. The Polytechnic Ibadan,
P.M.B. 22, Ibadan, Oyo State.
40 Umaru Ali Shinkafi Polytechnic, Sokoto,
P.M.B. 2356 Sokoto, Sokoto State.
41 Zamfara State College of Arts and Science, Sani Abacha Way, Sokoto Road, P.M.B. 1107, Gusau 2000


1 Ajayi Polytechnic,
Km 10 Ado/Ikere Express Way, Ikere EkitiEkiti State
2 Al-Hikma Polytechnic Karu
1st Close, Off Tafawa Balewa Street, Before Al-Hikma International Acadeny P.O. Box 453 Mararaba Gurku, Karu, Nasarawa State
3 Allover Central Polytechnic, Sango Ota,
Plot 3A & B Abiodun Popoola Street, Sango Ota, Ogun State.
4 Best Solution Polytechnic, Akure
KM 8 Akure – Ondo RoadP.O. Box 518, Akure, Ondo State.
5 Bolmor Polytechnic, GPO Box 11221 Dugbe, Ibadan, Oyo State. 2015
6 Calvary Polytechnic, Owa-Oyibo
Delta State
7 College of Technology,
Iresi, Osun State
8 Covenant Polytechnic, Aba,
P.M.B. 7065, Aba/Owerri Road, Abayi, AbaAbia State.
9 Crown Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti
P.M.B. 5424, Km 10, Ilawe Road, Odo,Ekiti State
10 Dorben Polytechnic, Abuja,
P. O. Box 6322 Garki, Bwari, Abuja.[email protected]
11 Eastern Polytechnic
80c. Igwuruta Road (Tank), Rumuokwurusi, P.O. Box 12667 Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
12 Fidei Polytechnic, Gboko, P.M.B. 185, Km 8 Gboko-Aliade Road, Benue State. 2007
13 Gboko Polytechnic, Gboko,  PMB 131, Gboko, Benue State 2016
14 Global Polytechnic, Akure, Oyemekun Road, Akure, Ondo State 2016
15 Grace Polytechnic, Surulere, P.O. Box 9067, Lagos State. 1962/1999
16 Heritage Polytechnic, Ikot Udota, Eket,
Akwa Ibom State
17 Ibadan City Polytechnic,
Alakia-Isebo/Iyana Church Road PMB 10426, Ibadan Oyo State
18 Igbajo Polytechnic, Igbajo P.M.B. 303, Osun State. 2009
19 Interlink Polytechnic, Ijebu-Jesa, Km 1, Ado-Ekiti Road P.M.B. 5060, Ijebu-Jesa, Osun State 2008
20 Kalac Christal Polytechnic, 1A, Sikiru Adewale Street, Opposite Shoprite, Sangotedo, Lekki, Lagos State. 2014
21 Kings Polytechnic, Ubiaja,
Edo State
22 Lagos City Polytechnic, Ikeja, P.M.B. 21200, Ikeja, Lagos State. 1990/1995
23 Lens Polytechnic Kilometer 2 Irra Road Beside Naval Base Offa, Kawara State 2016
24 Lighthouse Polytechnic, Sunshine Hills Evbuobanosa Km 3, Asaba Road, P.M.B. 1724, Benin City, Edo State 2008
25 Marist Polytechnic, Umuchigbo, Iji-Nike, Emene, Enugu State 2016
26 Nacabs Polytechnic, Akwanga P.M.B. 001 Akwanga, Nasarawa State 2013
27 Nogak Polytechnic, Ikom, Cross Rivers State 2012
28 Our Saviour Institute of Science, Agriculture & Technology, Enugu, P.M.B. 01161, Enugu, Enugu State. 1989/1991
29 Prime Polytechnic, Jida Bassa, Ajaokuta, Kogi State. 2015
30 Ronik Polytechnic, Ejigbo, P.M.B. 21764, Ikeja, Lagos, Lagos State. 2001/2003
31 Shaka Polytechnic, No1 Prince Shaka Momodu Street, Ogiso, Off M.M. Way, P.M.B. 1240, Benin City, Edo State. 2013
32 St. Mary Polytechnic, Kwamba, P.M.B 418, Suleja, Niger State 2015
33 Sure Foundation Polytechnic, Ikot Akai, Ukanafun LGA, Akwa Ibom State 2016
34 Temple Gate Polytechnic, Abayi, Osisioma, P. O. Box 3448, Aba, Abia State. 2009
35 The Polytechnic, Igbo-Owu, Kwara State 2015
36 The Polytechnic, Ile Ife,
P.M.B. 009, O.A.U. Ile-Ife, Osun State.
37 The Polytechnic, Imesi-Ile, Km 2, Imesi-Ile/Igbajo Road, Osun State. 2013
38 The Polytechnic Otada Adoka, P.O.Box 280 Otukpo, Benue State 2016
39 Tower Polytechnic, Ibadan, 136, Liberty Road, P.O. Box 13039 G.P.O, Dugbe, Ibadan. 2010
40 Trinity Polytechnic Uyo, Akwa Ibom State 2016
41 Uma Ukpai Polytechnic Asaga Ohafia, Abia State 2017
42 Uyo City Polytechnic, P.M.B. 1067, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State 2014
43 Valley View Polytechnic, Ohafia Abia State 2016
44 Wolex Polytechnic, Iwo. 1Km. 2, Iwo-Ejigbo Road, P.O. Box 255, Osun State. 1996/1999


S/N College Type Location
1 Federal College of Education (Technical), Asaba Federal College of Education Asaba, Delta State.
2 Federal College of Education, Kano Federal College of Education Kano City, Kano State.
3 Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo Federal College of Education Oyo, Oyo State.
4 College of Education, Gindiri State College of Education Gindiri, Plateau State.
5 Adamawa State College of Education, Hong State College of Education Yola, Adamawa State.
6 Tai Solarin College of Education, Ijebu-Ode State College of Education Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.
7 College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti State College of Education Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State.
8 Ebonyi State College of Education, Ikwo State College of Education Ikwo, Ebonyi State.
9 College of Education, Warri State College of Education Edjeba Road, Warri, Delta Stat
10 FCT College of Education, Zuba State College of Education Zuba, Garki, FCT Abuja.
11 Institute of Ecumenical Education, (Thinkers Corner), Enugu Private College of Education Enugu, Enugu State.
12 Osisatech College of Education, Enugu State College of Education Enugu, Enugu State.
13 Delar College of Education Private College of Education Agodi Gate, Ibadan, Oyo State
14 Federal College of Education, Abeokuta Federal College of Education Abeokuta, Ogun State
15 Federal College of Education, Eha-Amufu Federal College of Education Eha Amufu, Enugu State.
16 Federal College of Education (Technical), Gombe Federal College of Education Gombe, Gombe State.
17 Federal College of Education, Kontagora Federal College of Education Kontagora, Niger State.
18 Federal College of Education, Okene Federal College of Education Okene, Kogi State.
19 Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku Federal College of Education OMoku, Rivers State.
20 Federal College of Education (Tech), Potiskum Federal College of Education Potiskum, Yobe State
21 Nasarrawa State College of Education, Akwanga State College of Education Akwanga, Nassarawa State.
22 Isa Kaita College of Education, Dutsin-Ma State College of Education Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State.
23 College of Education, Ekiadolor-Benin State College of Education Ekiadolor-Benin, Edo State
24 College of Education, Gashua, Damaturu State College of Education Gashua, Yobe state.
25 Kaduna State College of Education, Gidan-Waya, Kafanchan State College of Education Kafanchan, Kaduna State.
26 Osun State College of Education, Ilesa State College of Education Ilesa, Osun State.
27 Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin State College of Education Ilorin, Kwara State.
28 Kwara State College of Education State College of Education Oro, Kwara State.
29 College of Education, katsina-Ala State College of Education Katsina-Ala, Benue State.
30 Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso, Kano State College of Education Kumbotso, Kano State.
31 College of Education (Technical), Lafiagi State College of Education Lafiagi, Kwara State.
32 Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe State College of Education Nsugbe, Anambra State.
33 Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Otto/Ijanikin State College of Education Otto/Ijanikin, Lagos State.
34 Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri Federal College of Education Owerri, Imo State.
35 Emmanuel Alayande College of Education (EACOED), Oyo State College of Education Oyo, Oyo State.
36 College of Education, Waka BIU State College of Education Waka BIU, Borno State.
37 St. Augustine College of Education (Project Time), Lagos State College of Education Yaba, Lagos State.
38 City College of Education, Mararaba, Gurku Private College of Education Mararaba, Gurku, Nasarawa Stat
39 Federal College of Education (Technical), Akoka Federal College of Education Akoka, Lagos State.
40 Federal College of Education (Technical), Bichi Federal College of Education Bichi, Kano State
41 Federal College of Education (Technical), Gusau Federal College of Education Gusau, Zamfara State.
42 Federal College of Education, Katsina Federal College of Education Katsina, Katsina State.
43 Federal College of Education, Obudu Federal College of Education Obudu, Cross River State.
44 Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo Federal College of Education Ondo, Ondo State.
45 Federal College of Education, Pankshin Federal College of Education Pankshin, Plateau State.
46 Federal College of Education, Yola Federal College of Education Yola, Adamawa State.
47 Delta State College of Education, Agbor State College of Education Agbor, Delta State
48 Federal College of Education, Zaria10. Federal College of Education Zaria, Kaduna State.
49 Akwa Ibom State College of Education, Afahansit State College of Education Afahansit, Akwa Ibom State.
50 Kogi State College of Education, Ankpa State College of Education Ankpa, Kogi state.
51 Adamu Augie College of Education, Argungu State College of Education Argungu, Kebbi State.
52 College of Education, Azare State College of Education Azare, Bauchi State
53 Umar Ibn Ibrahim El-Kanemi College of Education, Science and Technology, Bama State College of Education Bama, Borno State.
54 Nigerian Army School of Education (NASE), Ilorin Federal College of Education Ilorin, Kwara State.
55 College of Education, Jalingo State College of Education Jalingo, Taraba State.
56 Zamfara State College of Education, Maru State College of Education Maru, Zamfara State.
57 Jigawa State College of Education, Gumel State College of Education Gumel, Jigawa State.
58 Niger State College of Education, Minna State College of Education Minna, Niger State.
59 Rivers College of Education, Rumuolumeni State College of Education Port-harcourt, Rivers State.
60 Shehu shagari College of Education, Sokoto State College of Education Sokoto, Sokoto State.
61 Jama’Atu College of Education (JACE), Kaduna State College of Education Kaduna, Kaduna State.
62 Ansar-Ud-Deen College of Education, Isolo Private College of Education Oshodi, Isolo, Lagos State.
63 Yewa Central College of Education, Ayetoro Private College of Education Ayetoro, Ogun State.
64 Federal College of Education (T), Umunze Federal College of Education Umunze
65 College of Education, Arochukwu, Abia State College of Education Arochukwu Abia State
66 College of Education, Ila-Orangun, Osun State State College of Education Ila-Orangun, Osun State
67 Michael Otedola Coll. of Prim. Education, Lagos State College of Education Noforija-Epe Lagos
68 Kashim Ibrahim College of Educ., Maiduguri State College of Education
69 Delta State Coll. of Physical Education, Mosogar State College of Education Mosogar, Sapele, Delta State
70 Enugu State Coll. of Education (T), Enugu State College of Education Abakaliki Road, Enugu State
71 Cross River State Coll. of Education, Akampa State College of Education Akampa, Calabar, Cross River S
72 Edo State College of Education, Igueben State College of Education Igueben, Edo State
73 Isaac Jasper Boro COE, Sagbama State College of Education Sagbama, Yenogoa, Bayelsa Stat
74 Kogi State College of Education, Kabba State College of Education Kabba, Kogi State
75 OSISA Tech. Coll. of Education, Enugu Private College of Education Enugu, Enugu State
76 St. Augustine Coll. of Education, Lagos Private College of Education Akoka, Lagos
77 African Thinkers Community of Inquiry, Enugu Private College of Education Enugu, Enugu State
78 Muftau Olanihun College of Education, Ibadan Private College of Education Ibadan
79 Havard Wilson College of Education, Aba Private College of Education Aba, Abia State State
80 Muhyideen College of Education, Ilorin Private College of Education Ilorin
81 College of Education, Offa Private College of Education Offa, Kwara State
82 Bauchi Institute of Arabic & Islamic Studies, Bauchi Private College of Education Bauchi
83 Corner Stone College of Education, lagos Private College of Education Unilag, Lagos
84 Peaceland College of Education, Enugu Private College of Education Enugu
85 The College of Education, Nsukka Private College of Education Enugu



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