Nigerian Universities Offering Actuarial Science 2023

The List of Universities in Nigeria That Offer Actuarial is compiled below. The JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements, O’Level Subjects and Requirements, and other information you need to obtain admission and successfully complete your Actuarial studies.

List of Universities that Offer Actuarial Science as a Course

The following is the list of universities that offer Actuarial Science as a course

  • Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State
  • Kwara State University, Malete, Ilorin
  • Redeemers University
  • Rhema University, Obeama, Rivers State
  • Salem University, Lokoja
  • University Of Benin, Benin City
  • University Of Jos, Jos
  • University Of Lagos

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements

In UTME, please note that the English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combinations needed to study Actuarial Science under the Faculty of Administration in the above Universities include;

Mathematics, Economics, and one (1) other subjects.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

  • UNIJOS requires ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any three (3) subjects from Principles of Accounts, Commerce, Business Methods, Statistics, Government or Economics.
  • UNILAG requires ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics, and any two (2) of Financial Accounting, Data Processing, CRS/IS, Further Mathematics, Geography, Government, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Commerce, Civic Education, Insurance

O’Level Requirements

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Actuarial Science;

You require; Five (5) SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, and Economics plus any other two (2) relevant subjects.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNIJOS requires Mathematics and any other two (2) subjects from Principles of Accounts, Commerce, Business Methods, Statistics, Government, or Economics.

(ii) UNILAG requires Mathematics, Economics, and any (1) of Geography, Government, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Commerce.

Direct Entry Requirements

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Actuarial Science if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes to include English Language and Mathematics.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

UNIJOS accepts

  • Passes at A’ level/IJMB or an approved equivalent examination in Accounting, Business Management, or Economics.
  • Holders of the following qualifications may also be considered for admission into the 200 level: ND lower credit in Accounting, Financial Studies, Business Administration, Banking and Finance, Insurance, or any other business course from any recognized Institution (Polytechnic, Technical Institution, e.t.c.).
  • LAGOS accepts very good passes in three (3) JUBEB/’A’ Level subjects: Mathematics and any two (2) of Financial Accounting, Geography, Government, Biology, Economics, Business Studies, Chemistry, and Physics.
  • ABU requires ‘A’ level Mathematics


We hope this article clarifies the Nigerian Universities Offering Actuarial Science, irrespective of the program you want to enroll in.

We will be sure to update this article if there are any amendments by the school authority.

We wish you luck in your academic pursuit.

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