Private Schools Top University of Liberia Entrance Registration Preliminary List


Monrovia – The University of Liberia Center for Testing and Evaluation (CTE) has released preliminary statistics leading to the conduct of the UL 2019 Second Entrance and Placement Examination, with private school topping the list.

According to the statistics, candidates from secondary schools in five categories, including company, community, private, faith-based and public schools did mass registration for the 2nd Entrance, while public institutions show limited number.

UL said the mass registration of provide candidates shows that more students from these institutions are becoming more interested in attending the nations’ premier university. 

The total of 3,472candidates completed registration for the Second Entrance Exams fromthe Undergraduate Colleges and the College of General Studies.

Of the total number of undergraduate candidates who registered, 2,120,constituting 61.1 percent are males, while 1,350accounting for 38.9 percent are females.

According to UL, thestatistics further indicate that 621 candidates constituting 17.89 percentof the candidates who registered are from Public Schools, 1,328, constituting 38.25 percent are from private Schools, 1,412 or 40.67 percent are from faith-based Schools, 81 or 2.33% are from the Company Schools while 30 or 0.86% are from community schools.

Additionally, the report states, 99.68 percentof the candidates that completed registration are Liberians while the rest are Nigerians, Sierra Leoneans or Ghanaians. 

Also, according to the Center for Testing and Evaluation report, 78.17 percentof the candidates are high school graduateswhile the rest are either current 12th graders or students from other universities constituting 20.45 percent and 1.38 percent respectively.

Meanwhile, the Center for Testing and Evaluation is reporting that 392 candidates have registered forthe Graduate and Professional Schools Entrance Exams up to the release of this report.

At the same time, of the total number who registered, 242 candidates constituting61.73 percent are males, while 150or 38.27 percent are females.

These findings according to UL, are based on data already processed by the Data Entry Clerks from May 29, 2019 to June 29, 2019.