OAU Department of Accountancy/Accounting Admission Requirement 2023/2024

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Accountancy /  Accounting under the Faculty of Administration at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU).


It is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered to carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

Obafemi Awolowo University offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in specialization spanning the humanities, the arts, the natural sciences, the social sciences, the medical sciences, engineering, and technology.

The university has 13 faculties and two colleges the Postgraduate College and the College of Health Sciences — administered in more than 60 departments. It was previously associated with Loma Linda University in California, USA.

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O’Level Subject Combination

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Accountancy / Accounting; You require;

Five (5) SSCE credit passes, including English Language, Mathematics, Economics, and two other (2) relevant subjects.

For NBC holders, the other two (2) relevant subjects could be from any of Principles of Accounts, Commerce, Office Practice, and Secretarial Duties.

Jamb Subject Combination

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 Accountancy / Accounting under the Faculty of Administration in the above Universities include;

Mathematics, Economics, plus any Social Science subject.


Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

  • OAU requires Principles of Accounts, not Commerce.

Direct Entry Requirements

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Accountancy / Accounting if you don’t intend to use UTME. You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes chosen from Economics, Accounting, Business Management, Government, and Geography.

Jamb Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into OAU for the 2023/2024 session should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 200  or above in your JAMB result.


We hope that this article is helpful to all aspirants and students of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU). We will update this article should the school authority make any changes.

We wish you the best of luck.


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