JAMB Application Statistics.

The management of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board(JAMB) has released the statistics by faculty(Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education) of JAMB applicants for 2019.

The general public and applicants or candidates are to know that the courses they chose as their choice of study (irrespective of how people see it) is a very competitive one.

The statistics announced by JAMB is not to put fear in the hearts of candidates but to fuel their drive to study hard and smart.

The application statistics are communicated below;

JAMB Application Statistics by Faculty.

NOTE: This is subject to changes by candidates after examination from one faculty to the other.


According to the stats released, the Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy & Health Sciences topped the list with a total of 435,897 registered candidates applying for various courses under the faculty. 

A. Universities

1. Faculty of Administration (Degree): 
Male: 78, 713
Female: 87, 635
Total: 166, 348

2. Faculty of Agriculture (Degree)
Male: 18, 143
Female: 14, 586
Total: 32,729

3. Faculty of Arts and Humanities (Degree):
Male: 51, 594
Female: 57, 215
Total: 108,809

4. Faculty of Education (Degree)
Male: 39, 350
Female: 51, 548
Total: 90,898

5. Faculty of Engineering/Tech/Env (Degree)
Male: 188, 676
Female: 20, 256
Total: 208,932

6. Faculty of Law/Legal Studies (Degree)
Male: 44, 868
Female: 58,093
Total: 102, 961

7. Faculty of Medicine/Pharm/Health Science (Degree)
Male: 160, 574
Female: 275, 323
Total: 435, 897

8. Faculty of Sciences (Degree)
Male: 176, 335
Female: 104, 445
Total: 280,780

9. Faculty of Social Science (Degree)
Male: 213, 475
Female: 162, 913
Total: 376, 388

B. Polytechnics

10. Faculty of Engineering/Tech./Env (ND)
Male: 9, 561
Female: 1, 653
Total: 11, 214

11. Faculty of Social Science (ND)
Male: 10, 337
Female: 8, 946
Total: 19, 283

12. Faculty of Sciences (ND)
Male: 2, 805
Female: 962
Total: 3, 767

13. Faculty of Agriculture (ND)
Male: 1, 354
Female: 949
Total: 2, 303

14. Faculty of Health (ND)
Male: 2, 444
Female: 4, 594
Total: 7, 038

C. College of Education

15. Faculty of Arts (COE)
Male: 14, 099
Female: 9, 358
Total: 23, 457

16. Faculty of Sciences (COE)
Male: 6,949
Female: 3, 735
Total: 10, 684.

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