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Best Universities to Study Accounting in Nigeria?

Several Universities in Nigeria offer Accounting, also known as Accountancy. But which school should you pick?

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Discover some of the best Universities to study Accounting in Nigeria. One thing that often comes to mind when deciding on the school to choose is the quality of education you stand to get.

There’s no doubt whatsoever that some Universities stand out in terms of academic excellence. Therefore, many students long to study at such institutions.

Top universities to study Accounting in Nigeria

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Below are some of the best universities where you can study Accounting/Accountancy in Nigeria:

1. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (ABU Zaria)

Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, is a federal government research university in Zaria, Kaduna State Nigeria. The institution came into being in 1962, just 2 years after Nigeria’s independence, making it one of the oldest universities in Nigeria.

ABU is one of the top-rated universities in Nigeria for studying several courses, including Accounting.

Notable alumni who studied Accounting at ABU Zaria include Ahmed Makarfi, former governor of Kaduna State; and Ibrahim Dankwambo, former governor of Gombe State.

2. University of Ilorin

The University of Ilorin, also known as Unilorin, is a federal government-owned university in Ilorin, Kwara State. It was established in August 1975 and features among several lists of best Universities in Nigeria for many years.

Students at the university experience uninterrupted education, as they are most times exempt from the ever-niggling ASUU strikes.

Bearing that in mind, UNILORIN is one of the best universities to study Accounting.

3. University of Lagos (UNILAG)

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The University of Lagos, fondly known as Unilag, is a federal government-owned research university in Lagos State. It rated among the best universities in Nigeria and as such a good option for you.

4. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU)

Obafemi Awolowo University, previously called the University of Ife, is a federal government-owned university. It is rated among the best in a wide range of courses, including Accounting.

5. The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)

Founded in 1955, the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, popularly known as UNN, is one of the top institutions of higher learning.

UNN boasts a students’ capacity of nearly 40,000 and currently offers Accountancy among its over 100 courses.

Other top universities in Nigeria where you can study accounting include:

  • The University of Uyo (UNIUYO)
  • Madonna University, Okija (MADONNA)
  • University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  • Igbinedion University Okada
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)

See a full list of Universities where Accounting/Accountancy is offered.

Note, the list above is not intended at throwing shades at any Universities. Some of the universities not featured on our list are also top universities, so browse through and make proper research before deciding upon which school to study.

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