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How To Gain Admission To Study Economics In Nigerian University

Economics is one of the competitive courses in Nigerian University due to the high demand of Economists in Nigeria. It is one of the best fields of studies at the University because of its high employability rate in the country. As an Economist, you can work in places like KPMG, PWC, Ernest & Young, Deloitte Nigeria, Banks, etc.

Economics is a four-year course in Nigerian University. So, to gain admission to study it in the University there are certain things you need to know that will give you an edge over other candidates. Among the things you need to know is that you must meet the basic requirements of the course.

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There is a need for you to know that some Universities grouped Economics under Faculty of Administration while others placed it under Faculty of Social/Management Science.

General Admission Requirements to Study Economics

  • Direct Entry: Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Economics and any one (1) of Mathematics, Statistics, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Accounting, Business Management, History, and Government.
  • O‚Äôlevel: Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two (2) of Arts or Social Science subjects.
  • JAMB subject combination for Economics: Economics, Mathematics and any of Government, History, Geography, Literature in English, French and Christian Religious Studies /Islamic Studies.

You have to make sure that you have an excellent WAEC/NECO result, score at least 200 In JAMB, and have an excellent Post-UTME score (preferably 70% and above)

List Universities offering Economics – Under Social/Management Sciences

  • Ambrose Alli University
  • Adekunle Ajasin University
  • Ahmadu Bello University
  • Afe Babalola University
  • University of Abuja
  • Achievers University
  • Adamawa State University
  • Ajayi Crowther University
  • AKSU
  • AL-HIKMAH
  • AL-QALAM
  • ANCHOR-UNI
  • ARTHUR-JARVIS
  • AUE
  • AUGUSTINE
  • AUN
  • Babcock University
  • BASU
  • Bayero University
  • Baze University
  • Bells University
  • Bingham University
  • BIU
  • Bowen University
  • Benue State University
  • University of Calabar
  • Caleb University
  • Caritas University
  • Chrisland University
  • Christopher University
  • Clifford University
  • Coal-City University
  • COOU
  • Covenant University
  • Crawford University
  • Crown-Hill University
  • Delta State University
  • DOMINICAN-UNI
  • Ebonyi State University
  • Edo State University
  • Edwin Clark University
  • Ekiti State University
  • Elizade University
  • EPU
  • ESUTECH
  • FED-DUTSINMA
  • FED-GUSAU
  • FED-KEBBI
  • FED-LAFIA
  • Fountain University
  • GOUU
  • Gregory University
  • Gombe State University
  • Hallmark University
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Ilorin
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University
  • University of Jos
  • Kaduna State University
  • Koladaisi University
  • KSU
  • KWARARAFA
  • Kwara State University
  • University of Lagos
  • Landmark University
  • LAPAI
  • Lagos State University
  • Lead City University
  • LEGACY
  • Madonna University
  • University of Maiduguri
  • MC-IBRU
  • MCPHERSON
  • MKAR
  • Mountain Top University
  • Nasarawa State University
  • NDA
  • NDU
  • MAITAMA
  • NOVENA
  • NTNU
  • Obafemi Awolowo University
  • OBONG
  • ODUDUWA
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • PAN-ATLANTIC
  • PAUL
  • PHC
  • PLASU
  • POL-ACAD
  • REDEEMERS
  • RENAISSANCE
  • RHEMA
  • RITMAN
  • SALEM
  • SAU
  • SOSU
  • SOUTHWESTERN
  • SUMMIT
  • TANSIAN
  • TASUED
  • TSUJ
  • UDU
  • UMYUK
  • UNIHEZ
  • UNIKINGS
  • UNIOSUN
  • UNIZIK
  • University of Nigeria
  • University of Uyo
  • VERITAS
  • WELLSPRING
  • WESTERN-DEL
  • WESLEYUNI
  • YOSU

List Universities offering Economics – Under Faculty of Administration

  • ABSU
  • AUN
  • IMSU
  • MCPHERSON
  • PLASU
  • WELLSPRING

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Bolarinwa Olajire

A lecturer, Educationist, PhD student at FUNAAB, and a Blogger.

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