1. University of Ilorin with the highest students applicants 104,038
2. Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria in Kaduna with 89,688 applicants
3. University of Benin, Edo State, is third in the ranking with 85,486 applicants.
4. University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu, with 79,073 applicants.
5. University of Lagos, UNILAG, is the fifth with 78,899 students applicants
6. Bayero University Kano, BUK, comes sixth with 68,241 students applicants.