Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Accounting in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Accounting(Accounting)
  • Major Subject: Accounting
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Accounting

  •  Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso  
    Admission requirements:
    Admission to 100 level is on the basis of performance in the University Matriculation Examination (U.M.E.) conducted by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) or good performances in the Pre-Degree Science Programme final examination.
    In addition, candidate must have at least five credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology at the S.S.C.E/G.C.E O'Level or its equivalent in order to qualify for admission into any of the faculties. For this purpose, a combination of credit passes at ”0” Level in five science subjects and at not more than two sittings is acceptable.
    Candidates are also required to fulfill such faculty and department entry requirements as may be prescribed from time to time.

    Admission by Direct Entry
    Admission to 200 level by Direct Entry is based on the performance at the G.C.E. ”A” Level Examination or its equivalent. Applicants with any of the following qualifications may be considered for admission by Direct Entry, provided all the five subjects at '0' Level are obtained at not more than two sittings;
    ND with upper credit/HND/N.C.E. at credit level in relevant subjects (plus U.M.E. requirements) may be considered for admission into the 200 Level.
    Penalty for Gaining Admission with Falsified Credentials/Certificates
    Candidates admitted to the University are seriously warned in their own interest, not to present false credentials/certificates to the University for their admission. The laws that established LAUTECH empowers the Senate to deprive any person of any degree, diploma or other award of the University which has been conferred upon him/her if, after due enquiry, it is discovered that the candidate has fraudulently gained admission into the University or obtained that award.
  •  Osun State University, Osogbo  
    Admission requirements:
    U.T.M.E. Candidates
    For admission into the first degree programme in Accounting, Banking and Finance, a candidate must have the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or its equivalents with credit level passes in five (5) subjects: English and Mathematics to form the core subjects, with credit in any of the following: Economics, Geography, Commerce, Government, Accounts and Book-Keeping at not more than two sittings. The candidate must also earn an acceptable score in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

    Direct Entry Candidates
    Candidates seeking admission by direct entry into 200 level Accounting, Banking and Finance programme, must have Advanced Level passes in at least two of the following: Economics, Geography, Commerce, Government, Accounts and Book-Keeping, in addition to credit level passes in five of the subjects listed above at the SSCE or its equivalents. Candidates with ND and approved equivalents in relevant fields with at least a lower credit may be considered for direct entry into the programme.

    Also candidates with ICAN ATS (Final Level) and Foundation pass of recognized professional bodies; ICAN, ACCA (London), CIMA (UK), CIBN, CITN and others who are members of International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) may be considered for direct entry. Candidates with acceptable pass in the UNIOSUN Foundation Programme are also eligible for admission for entry into 200 level, provided they possess the requisite qualification for entry into the 100 level of the programme.
  •  Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa  
    Admission requirements:
    For admission into 100 level, candidates must possess credit level passes in five subjects at the SSCE/GCE O'Level/NECO/NABTEB or equivalent, obtained in not more than two sittings. The subjects passed must include English Language and Mathematics for the Sciences & Management Sciences programmes and English Language for the Humanities Programmes Candidates awaiting SSCE/GCE O'Level/NECO/NABTEB results may also apply provided the result would be available at the time of Matriculation.

    (B) Direct Entry into 200-Level:
    Candidates for admission into 200-level must have, in addition to requirement for admission into 100-level, passed G.C.E(A/L) in 2 relevant subjects or passed NCE, OND, HND or equivalent at not less than lower credit level.

    100 Level Candidates are required to sit for the 2017/2018 UTME of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and attain the prescribed cut-off marks. This is a statutory requirement for admission into Samuel Adegboyega University. Applicants are to ensure that their UTME subject combinations qualify them for their chosen programmes. Direct Entry candidates must obtain the JAMB Direct Entry Forms. Candidates, who did not choose Samuel Adegboyega University initially in their 2017 UTME but are interested, are also eligible to apply for admission and participate in the admission screening exercise of the University.
  •  Wesley University, Ondo  
    Entry Requirements:
    A. General Admission requirement:
    Minimum entry qualification into part one B.Sc. Accounting degree programme is five credits in relevant related subjects including English and Mathematics obtained in not more than two sittings in any of the following examination:
    – SSCE, WAEC,NECO, GCE WAEC, GCE NECO, NBTEB or their equivalents

    B. Direct Entry Requirement
    entry point- part two (200 level) – in addition to the general admissions requirement stated above, an applicant is expected to posses any of the under-listed qualifications:
    i A minimum of two relevant subjects passed at GCE Advanced level Examination
    ii. at least, a lower credits pass grade of National Diploma in accountancy or related disciplines
    iii. NCE, at least 3 subjects passed on merit
    iv. a foundation level pass at the professional stage of any relevant professional examination
    ICSA – Institute of chattered Secretaries and Administration of Nigeria.
    IPMN – Institute of personnel Management of Nigeria
    ICAN – Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria
    CIBN – Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria
    CISBN – Chartered Institute of Stock Brokers of Nigeria
  •  Madonna University, Okija  
    Admission requirements:
    A candidate seeking admission into the B.Sc programme in Accountancy has to satisfy both the university minimum entry requirements, and Departmental requirements. The basic entry requirements into Accountancy Department are clearly spelt out by the NUC, and further elaborated in the Madonna University General Academic Rules and Regulation (MUGARR). Admission is usually through:

    Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME);

    Direct Entry;

    Inter-University Transfer

    Inter-Departmental Transfer; and

    ATS/ICAN Final Certificate.

    Admission through UTME. Candidates must possess a minimum of Five O’Level credits in SSCE, GCE, NECO or their equivalent. These credits must include English Language, Mathematics, Economics, and any other two subjects in not more than two sittings. In addition, the candidate must have acceptable scores in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)

    Direct entry admission. In addition to satisfying the above basic requirements, the candidate must possess at least two A’Level passes or any of the following qualifications: OND/HND from a recognized polytechnics or a B.Sc degree from a recognized university.
  •  Koladaisi University , Ibadan  
    Admission Requirements:
    UTME Admission:

    All Candidates applying for the 100 Level Undergraduate Programmes at KolaDaisi University, Ibadan, must possess a minimum of five (5) ‘O’ Level Credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings in SSCE, GCE, NECO, NABTEB or equivalent. Candidates awaiting results may also apply.
    All applicants are required to have sat for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and must meet the required national Cut-Off score.
    Applicants are to complete the online application form by visiting KolaDaisi University, Ibadan website at
    A Pass grade in Mathematics may be waved for the Arts programmes.
    Applicants will be mandated to participate in the KolaDaisi University, Ibadan, Screening Exercise.
    Interested candidates wishing to change their choice of institution to KolaDaisi University are required to:
    Apply for change of institution through JAMB (visit JAMB website)
    Complete the KolaDaisi University, Ibadan on-line Application Form
    Participate in the KolaDaisi University, Ibadan Screening Exercise.
  •  Western Delta University, Oghara  
    Admission requirements:
    Senior School Certificate (SSC) from West African Examination School Certificate (WAEC) and National Examination Council (NECO) with credit passes in at least five (5) subjects which should include English Language, Mathematics and Economics (obtained in not more than two (2) sittings, or its equivalent (credits) passes in General Certificate of Education (GCE) at the Ordinary Level (also obtained in not more than two (2) sittings), or equivalent passes in the Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE).
    Merit passes in English Language and Mathematics at Teachers Grade II Certificate Examination may be accepted as equivalent to Credit Passes in West African Senior School Certificate (SSC) or General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level in the same subjects.
    The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) subjects are:
    Use of English
    Plus any other School Science subject.
  •  Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Minna  
    Minimum entry requirement:
    1. UTME
    The minimum admission requirement is credit passes in five (5) 0’ level subjects, includingEnglish Language, Mathematics and Economics in not more than two sittings.

    2. Direct Entry
    In addition to satisfying the UTME candidates’ requirements, applicants should possess any of the following:
    -A minimum of 9 points (i.e. minimum of a three credit passes in relevant subjects) in IJIVIB ‘A’ level examinations
    -National Diploma in Business Studies. Accounting. Insurance. Banking and Finance or any other related discipline with at least a lower credit; and
    -Associate membership by examination of the following professional bodies: CIIN, ICAN, CIBN, CIS, CIA. etc.
  •  Federal University, Birnin Kebbi, Birnin Kebbi  
    Entry requirements:
    Candidates for admission into the four – year degree in Geography should possess a Senior Secondary School Certificate, General Certificate of Education (GCE), NECO or their equivalents with at least five credit passes,at not more than two sittings including Mathematics, English Language and Geography. In addition, candidates must have acceptable passes in UME.

    Direct Entry
    Candidates for Direct Entry admission shall possess five Credits in GCE, SSCE, NECO, or their equivalents, of which at least two shall be at Advanced Level, provided that such passes are not counted at both levels of the examination. For emphasis, credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and Geography are required.
  •  University of Lagos, Lagos  
    Admission requirements:
    Direct Entry :
    Very good passes in three (3) JUPEB subjects:
    Economics and any two (2) of Financial
    Accounting, Business Management, Government
    and Geography.
    Two (2) ‘A’ level passes chosen from Economics,
    Accounting, Business Management, Government
    and Geography

    Five O/Level credit passes to include
    English Language, Mathematics,
    Economics, Literature in English and
    any two (2) subjects from the following:
    Financial Accounting/ Principle of
    Accounting, Further Mathematics,
    Geography, Government, Biology,
    Business Management, Data
    Processing/Computer Studies and
    Literature in English.
  •  Obong University, Obong Ntak  
    Admission requirements:
    To qualify for admission into a four-year B.Sc. degree programme in Accounting, the candidates must register and sit for UTMB examination on the following subject; English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other subject from Commerce, Bookkeeping, CRK etc., and have a minimum score as stipulated by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board for that session. They are also required to have passed SSCE or its equivalent at not more than two sittings with credits in 5 subjects which should include:

    English Language
    Economics and
    Any other two social science subjects, plus an acceptable level of pass in post UTME screening/interview.
  •  Benson Idahosa University, Benin City  
    Entry requirements:
    Five Ordinary Level credits passes at WASSCE, SSCE, or GCE, which must include: English Language, Government/History, another Arts subject and any other two Arts or Social Science subjects.

    Students are expected to pass the following courses in the University Matriculation Examination (UME): English Language, History or Government and other relevant courses in the Arts or Social Sciences.

    Direct Entry Students will be expected to possess (in addition to the basic UME requirements) a diploma in relevant and related areas, with minimum of Upper Credit pass from institutes recognized by the Senate of Benson Idahosa University.

    Duration:4 years
  •  Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina  
    Entry requirements:
    UME Entry:
    Minimum of Credit passes in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Economics at not more than two sittings in SSCE/NECO/GCE (O/L)

    Direct Entry:
    Direct entry candidates must possess five Credit passes in the GCE or equivalent examination, at least two of which shall be at Advanced Level or four Credit passes, at least three of which shall be at the Advanced Level provided that same subjects are not counted at both Levels of examinations. Credit passes at the Ordinary Level must include English Language and Mathematics. Also, either of O’ Level or A’ Level Credit passes must include economics.
  •  American University of Nigeria, Yola  
    Course outline:
    ACC 301: Intermediate Financial Accounting I (3)
    ACC 302: Intermediate Financial Accounting II (3)
    ACC 303: Cost Accounting (3)
    ACC 306: Taxation I (3)
    ACC 401: Advanced Financial Accounting (3)
    ACC 410: Auditing (3)
    ACC 403: International Accounting (3)
    FIN 310: Financial Statements Analysis (3)
    ACC 402: Accounting Information System (3)
    ACC 404: Public Sector Accounting (3)
    ACC 405: Consolidated Accounting (3)
    ACC 406: Taxation II (3)
    BLW 302: Business Law II (3)
    FIN 340: Corporate Finance (3)
  •  Lead City University, Ibadan  
    Admission Requirements (JAMB/Direct Entry):
    The minimum entry requirement for admission into Lead Ciity University is GCE O/L, SSCE/NABTEB/ NECO or equivalent credit level pass in five(5) subjects, including English Language, and Mathematics, obtained at not more than two sittings. Those with additional (Direct Entry) qualification such as University Diploma, NCE, IJMB, OND, GCE 'A' Level or equivalent professional qualification etc are to proceed from part II. However, candidates awaiting result may apply provided evidence of results would be available before resumption.

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