Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Arts in Economics in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Arts in Economics(Economics)
  • Major Subject: Economics
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Arts in Economics

  • Wesley University Wesley University, Ondo  
    Entry Requirements:
    (A) General Admission Requirement:
    Minimum entry qualification into part-time B.Sc. Economics degree programme is five credits relevant related subjects including English and Mathematics obtained in not more than two sittings in any of the following examinations:
    • SSCE, WAEC, NECO, GCE WAEC, GCE NECO, NABTEB or their equivalents

    (B) Direct Entry Requirement
    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. NCE, at least 3 subjects passed on merit
    iii. 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
  • Nasarawa State University Nasarawa State University, Keffi  
    Admission requirements:
    Candidates for admission into four – year degree program in the department should possess a Senior Secondary School certificate or General certificate of Education or their equivalent with at least five credit passes of which three shall be Economics, Mathematics and. English. In addition, candidates must, have acceptable passes in University Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)
    Candidates for Direct Entry admission (i.e. three – year program) shall possess five credit passes in general certificate of Education or its equivalent of which at least two shall be in advanced level, provided such passes are not counted at both levels of the examination.
    Candidates wishing to join the department for four – year degree program through the Remedial Program must have at least credit passes in four subjects including Economics at ordinary level. After the Remedial Program, such candidates must acquire credit passes in at least five subjects including Mathematics and English Language (a Faculty requirement)
  • Taraba State University Taraba State University, Jalingo  
    Admission requirenments:
    (a)An acceptable pass in UME (University Matriculation Examination), Which must include Economics and Mathematics, and any other relevant social science, or Arts subjects chosen from the following: Government, History, Literature in English, French; Geography, and CRK/IRK. In addition, candidates must have O’ Level Credit passes in Economics, Mathematics, English Language and two relevant Social Science, Science or Arts subject; or

    (c)Two “A” level passes in Economics and one of Mathematics, Statistics, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Agric Science, Business Management, History and Government. In addition, candidates must have minimum of five credit passes including Mathematics, Economics and English language; or

    (d)Diploma in a relevant field with a minimum pass of upper credit (CGPA 3.5 and above). In addition, candidates must have a minimum of five O’ level Credit passes including Mathematics, Economics and English language.
  • Imo State University Imo State University, Owerri  
    Admission Requirements


    A candidate through this mode must possess/ obtain:
    (a) A Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSC) or G.C.E. ‘O’ Level with 5 credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two other social science subjects in not more than two sittings.
    (b) A satisfactory score in UTME (or the prevailing admission examination) in the year of admission.
    (c) A satisfactory score in PUTME (or the prevailing University screening exercise) in the year of admission.

    Direct Entry:

    Candidates for Direct Entry admissions 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 Economics are required. Other requirements include the possession of NCE, OND or its equivalents.
  • Western Delta University Western Delta University, Oghara  
    Admission requirements:
    Admission through Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)
    Possession of Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSC), General Certificate of Education (GCE), National Examination Council (NECO) or their equivalents with at least five Credit Passes in relevant subjects, at not more than two sittings including Mathematics, English and Economics.
    Candidates must have acceptable passes in UTME.
    Candidates must be successful in the post JAMB test/screening if conducted by the university.
  • Caleb University Caleb University, Lagos  
    Direct entry requirement:
    Two GCE A-level passes or equivalents in Economics, Accounts or Business Studies or Geography, Mathematics.
    O-level credits should include all prescribed UTME requirements obtained at one sitting.

    UTME requirements:
    SSS certificate credit passes or GCE O-level credits in five subjects including English Language, mathematics, and Economics, Accounts or Business Studies or Geography
  • Valley View Polytechnic Valley View Polytechnic, Ohafia  
    - Original certification of credit passes in five(5) requisite O/Level subjects at not more than two(2) sittings, and minimum total score of 110 at the JAMB examination (UTME) in the required UTME subjects.
  • American University of Nigeria American University of Nigeria, Yola  
    Course duration: 4 years

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Awgu Institute of Administration and Technology Awgu Institute of Administration and Technology, Enugu  
  • Adeyemi College of Education Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo  
  • Kwara State College of education, Ilorin Kwara State College of education, Ilorin, Ilorin  
  • Niger State College of Education, Minna Niger State College of Education, Minna, Minna  
  • International School of Management International School of Management, Lagos  
  • University of Uyo University of Uyo, Uyo  
  • Ekiti State University Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti  
  • Kaduna State University Kaduna State University, Kaduna  
  • Adekunle Ajasin University Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko  
  • Igbinedion University Igbinedion University, Okada  
  • Evangel University Evangel University, Akaeze  
  • Crescent University Crescent University, Abeokuta  
  • Covenant University Covenant University, Ota  
  • National Open University of Nigeria National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos  
  • Bells University of Technology Bells University of Technology, Ota  
  • Babcock University Babcock University, Ilishan Remo  
  • Bayero University Bayero University, Kano  

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