Nigerian Universities Offering Banking & Finance

This is a compilation of the List of Universities Offering Banking & Finance in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
– The subject combinations needed to study Banking & Finance
– JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
– O’Level Subjects and Requirements
– and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Banking & Finance

List of Universities that Offer Banking And Finance as a Course

The following are the list of universities that offer Banking And Finance as a course:

Number of Universities: 79

  • Abia State University, Uturu
  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi
  • Achievers University Owo
  • Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko
  • Afe Babalola University , Ado-Ekiti
  • Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo
  • Al- Hikmah University, Ilorin
  • Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  • Anambra State University, Uli
  • Augustine University, Ilara, Lagos
  • Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
  • Bayero University, Kano
  • Baze University, Fct, Abuja
  • Bells University Of Technology, Ota
  • Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
  • Bowen University, Iwo
  • Caleb University, Imota
  • Caritas University, Amorji-Nike, Enugu
  • Chrisland University, Owode, Ogun State
  • Christopher University, Mowe, Ogun State
  • Covenant University, Canaan Land, Ota
  • Crawford University,Faith City, Km 8, Atan-Agbara Road, Igbesa
  • Crescent University, Abeokuta
  • Delta State University, Abraka
  • Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  • Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State
  • Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
  • Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State
  • Enugu State University Of Science And Technology, Enugu
  • Evangel University, Akaeze, Ebonyi State
  • Federal University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta
  • Federal University Of Agriculture, Makurdi
  • Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State
  • Fountain University, Osogbo
  • Godfrey Okoye University, Urgwuomu- Nike
  • Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State
  • Hallmark University,Ijebu-Itele,Ogun State
  • Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City
  • Imo State University, Owerri
  • Kogi State University, Anyigba
  • Kwara State University, Malete, Ilorin
  • Madonna University, Okija
  • Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ogun State
  • Michael And Cecilia Ibru University, Owhrode, Delta State
  • Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike
  • Modibo Adama University Of Technology, Yola
  • Mountain Top University, Makogi/Oba, Ogun State
  • Nasarawa State University, Keffi
  • Niger Delta University , Wilberforce Island
  • Nigeria Turkish Nile University , Abuja
  • Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  • Obong University, Obong, Ntak
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye
  • Osun State University, Osogbo
  • Pan-Atlantic University, Ahmed Onibudo Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
  • Redeemers University
  • Renaissance University, Ojiagu-Agbani, Enugu
  • Rhema University , Obeama, Rivers State
  • Rivers State University Of Science And Technology, Port Harcourt
  • Salem University, Lokoja
  • Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa, Edo State
  • Southwestern University, Okun-Owa, Ogun State
  • Summit Univerity, Offa, Kwara State
  • Tansain University, Oba, Anambra State
  • University Of Abuja,Abuja
  • University Of Benin, Benin City
  • University Of Calabar, Calabar
  • University Of Jos, Jos
  • University Of Mkar, Gboko
  • University Of Nigeria Nsukka
  • University Of Port-Harcourt
  • University Of Uyo ( – Elearning), Uyo
  • University Of Uyo
  • Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto
  • Usmanu Danfodiyo University ( – Elearning), Sokoto
  • Wellspring University, Irhihi/Ogbaneki, Benin City
  • Wesley University Of Science And Technology. Ondo
  • Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements

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

Mathematics, Economics, plus any one (1) of Government and Geography.


(i) AUN requires Mathematics, plus any other subjects from the following: Economics, Geography, Government, History, Literature in English, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and French.

(ii) EBSU and IGBINEDION – as in Accounting.

(iii) ESUTECH, UNN, OOU – Mathematics, Economics, plus any Social Science subject.

(iv) EVANGEL requires Mathematics, Economics and any other subject.

(v) UNILAG  – Same as in Business Administration.

O’Level Requirements

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Banking and Finance;

You require;Five (5) SSCE credit passes to include: English Language, Mathematics and any other relevant subjects. For NBC, the other two (2) relevant subjects could be from any of the following, Accounting, Principles of Accounts, Commerce, Office Practice and Economics.


(i) AAUA requires ‘O’ level credit passes in Economics plus one (1) Social Science subject and any other subject.

(ii) AUN does not accept ‘O’ level credit passes in the following; Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, Home Economics, Home Craft, Home Management, Physical Education, Physical and Health Education, Music, Commerce, Accounting, Financial Accounting, Book Keeping, Islamic Studies, History, Religious Studies, Tajweed, Library Studies, Diction, Kiswahili, Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba, Arabic, Turkish, Study Skills.

(iii) AUN requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, and any other three (3) subjects from the following: Economics, Geography, Government, History, Literature in English, Further Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Visual Arts, Computer Studies, Information Technology, Civics, Environmental Science, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and French.

(iv) AAUA, UYO, UNIZIK, ESUTECH, EKSU, IMSU, UNIPORT and UNILAG require ‘O’ level credit passes in Economics and two (2) other subjects.

(v) EKSU requires ‘O’ level credit passes in   Economics plus other Social Science subjects.

(vi) IMSU and BIU accept credit/merit in English Language in TC II.

(vii) UNILAG requires ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two (2) of Government, Geography, Commerce, Financial Accounting, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Business Management and Book Keeping.

(viii) MAKURDI, EBSU and RSUST – Same as in Accounting.

(ix) UNIPORT requires Economics and does not accept commercial subjects.

(x) UNN requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include: English Language, Mathematics and any other relevant subjects. For NBC the other two (2) relevant subjects could be from any of the following:  Accounting, Principles of Accounts, Commerce, Office Practice and Economics.

Direct Entry Requirements

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Banking and Finance, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;Two (2) ‘A’ level passes chosen from Accounting, Economics, Management, Mathematics, Geography and Statistics.


(i) ABU accepts a) Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Accounting or Economics and any one (1) other subject b) NCE with passes at Merit level in relevant subjects. c) ND at Credit level.

(ii) AAUA accepts a) HND lower credit in Banking and Finance; b) ND at Credit levels in relevant disciplines.

(iii) DELSU and ABSU accept ND in Banking/Finance with a minimum of ‘B’ overall average.

(iv) EBSU accepts ACIB, ND, NCE or HND passed at merit level in relevant programmes in addition to the ‘O’ Level requirements.

(v) EKSU accepts ND upper credit in relevant programmes.

(vi) ESUTECH accepts ND in Management, Marketing, Accounting and Finance.

(vii) ESUTECH accepts ND in relevant programmes within the Faculty into 200 level in addition to the UTME requirements.

(viii) EVANGEL requires two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Economics and any of Science, Social Science or Management subjects plus “O’ level requirements.

(ix) IGBINEDION as in Accounting.

(x) IMSU and UNIPORT – No Direct Entry

(xi) UNILAG accepts very good passes in three (3) JUPEB/A-LEVEL   subjects: Economics and any other two (2) subjects from Financial Accounting, Business Studies, Mathematics, Geography and Government.

(xii)  MCPHERSON accepts a) ND upper credit in relevant programmes. b) Foundation of professional examinations such as ICAN, ACCA, ICMA& CIBN c) JUPEB/IJMB ‘A’ level or equivalent in related programmes.

(xiii) OOU accepts  a) ‘A’ level passes in Economics and other subjects plus ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language and Mathematics; b) ‘A’ level passes in Economics and Accounting. c) ND/HND and NCE not below the equivalent of upper credit in relevant subjects from recognized institutions as well as Foundation/ Intermediate Passes of the ICAN, ACCA, ICMA and CIPFA.

(xiv) PHC, ESUTECH and UNIZIK require Direct Entry applicants to possess the UTME requirements.

(xv) RSUST – Same as in Accountancy.

(xvi) UNIZIK does not accept Geography.

(xvii) UNN accepts
a) AIB and other professional qualifications or HND in relevant programmes plus the UTME requirements.
b) As in Accountancy.

(xviii) UYO accepts ND/HND in relevant programmes not below lower credit level. All Direct Entry candidates must satisfy the UTME requirements.

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