10 Best Universities to Study Business Administration in Nigeria

10 Best Universities to Study Business Administration in Nigeria.

Business Administration is one of the core social sciences courses offered in Nigerian universities. Even though most universities in Nigeria offer the course, it is not all of them that have high reputation when it comes to delivering high quality lectures and learning environment that ensures the students get the best out of the program. Hence, some universities have a higher reputation in business management programs than others, and offer excellent learning experience to the students.

In this article, we are going to give you 10 of the best universities in Nigeria where you can apply to study Business Administration with ease and peace of mind, and get quality education at the end of the day. We are also going to give you the admission requirements, both at the UTME and Direct Entry (DE) levels.

10 Best Universities to Study Business Administration in Nigeria

10 Best Universities to Study Business Administration and Their Requirements.

1. University of Ilorin.

The University of Ilorin is one of Nigeria’s premier universities noted for its high quality of teaching. To study business administration in Unilorin, here are the requirements:
JAMB Subjects
English Language, Economics, Mathematics and any other Social Science Subject
Post-UTME Requirements
Five ‘O’ level credit passes that include the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Economics, and any two from Accounting, Business Methods, Commerce, Geography and Government.

Direct Entry Requirements

(1) At least two ‘A’ level passes in Economics and one of Business Administration, Accounting, Statistics, Mathematics, Geography and Government.
(2) UNILORIN accepts the following qualifications for Direct Entry admission:
(a) Unilorin Diploma in Management Studies
(b) Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Business Studies/Business Management with Upper Credit from any of the recognized institutions.

2. University of Lagos.

JAMB Requirements
English, mathematics, economics, and any other social science subject
Post-UTME Requirements
Five O\Level credits in English, Mathematics, Economics, and any two relevant subjects from Arts, Science and Social Sciences

DIRECT ENTRY Requirements
Direct entry students should meet up the following conditions:

Very good passes in three JUPEB subjects: Economics and any other two subjects from Accounting, Business Studies, Government and Geography.

3. University of Nigeria Nsukka.

JAMB Requirements
For the jamb requirements, the applicant should possess credit level passes in English, Mathematics, Economics, and any other social science subject.
Post-UTME Requirements
For post-UTME requirements, the following are needed:

Five O\Level credits in English, Mathematics, Economics, and any two relevant subjects from Arts, Science and Social Sciences

Direct Entry Requirements
Two A’ level passes chosen from Economics, Accounts, Business Management, Government, Geography or Statistics.

UNN accepts NCE/OND/JUPEB/HND.
UNN accepts AIB or three year Diploma or other professional qualifications and HND in relevant fields.

4. Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)

O/LEVEL and JAMB Requirements
Five ‘0’ level credit passes including English Language, Economics, Mathematics and any other two (2) Management/Social Science subjects.

DIRECT ENTRY Requirements

1) Two ‘A’ level / IJMB passes in Management/Social Science subjects one of which must be Economics.
2) A credit/Merit Pass in ABU Diploma in Accounting, Banking or Insurance is accepted

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5. Covenant University (CU)

For candidates that are looking for admission to study Business Administration in Covenant University, the following are the requirements:

Credit passes in the Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSC) or General Certificate of Education (GCE) or National Examination Council Examination (NECO) or their equivalence in the following subjects:

English Language; Economics; Mathematics or Further Mathematics, plus any of the following: Accounting, Commerce, Geography, Government or Business Methods.

The candidate must also partake in the current jamb examinations for the year and get the required cut-off mark (180 and above) to be eligible
In addition, the candidate must also pass the screening exercise usually conducted for all applicants by Covenant University (known as CUSAS) for the Programme.
Other universities in the top ten that offer Business Administration in Nigeria are:

6. ABIA STATE UNIVERSITY (ABSU)

Jamb requirements
Five O’Level subjects that comprise English, Mathematics, Economics, and any other two Social Science subjects
Direct entry Requirements
Two ‘A’ level / IJMB passes in Management/Social Science subjects one of which must be Economics.
ABSU accepts Diploma at credit and pass levels in Banking, Insurance and Business Management.

7. BAYERO UNIVERSITY

Bayero University also offers Business Administration and is one of the top ten universities in the country where the standards are very high. Below are the requirements for admission:
JAMB Requirements
Five O’Level subjects that include English, Mathematics, Economics, plus any other two relevant subjects.
Direct Entry Requirements
Bayero university accepts A’Level and IJMB passes management and social science courses
The university also accepts Diploma and NCE in Business Management and related courses.

8. DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY (DELSU)

For JAMB, you need to have five of the following at either WAEC or NECO: English, Mathematics, Economics, Accounting and any other business-related subject.
Direct Entry Requirements
DELSU accepts diploma In Business Management, Banking Insurance and Marketing for its 3 year degree program.

9. UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA

One of the more respected universities located in the federal capital territory, Abuja. To study business management in the University of Abuja, you must fulfil the following conditions:
JAMB Requirements
Five subjects that include English, Mathematics, Economics, and two other relevant social sciences subjects
Direct Entry Requirements
The University of Abuja accepts Diploma and NCE in Business Management, Banking, Insurance. It also accepts NCE in business studies from an accredited College of Education.

10. UNIVERSITY of UYO (UNIUYO)

To study Business Management in Uniuyo, you must first pass jamb with the following subjects made either through WAEC or NECO: English, Mathematics, Economics, Accounting, Commerce or any other relevant subject
For Direct Entry, you should have an A’Level in any of the management courses. Alternatively, you must have a diploma in Banking, Insurance, Marketing, and Business Management.

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