Accounting is the process of classifying, recording, measuring, selecting, interpreting, communicating financial data to enable users make decisions.

Accounting is divided into several fields, such as management accounting, financial accounting, government Accounting, tax accounting and auditing and Investigation, etc. The accounting process is done by an accountant in the organization or by hiring an accounting firm to perform Accounting tasks.

There are many universities in Nigeria where people who have passion for Accounting and numbers can get a degree, but we have prepared a list of 10 best universities in Nigeria where you earn an accounting degree.

1. UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN

Best Universities To Study Accounting In Nigeria
Univeristy of Ilorin

The university was established in 1975. It is owned by the Federal government of Nigeria. The institution is situated in Ilorin city in Kwara State. The school has a large territory and it occupies around 5000 hectares. The accounting department is very popular among students, the university offers first degree, masters and Ph.D. degree in Accounting.

2. UNIVERSITY OF BENIN

Best Universities To Study Accounting In Nigeria
Univeristy of Benin

The University of Benin was established in 1971 and is one of the first generation federal institution. The university also offers Bachelor degree in accounting, master degree, etc. UNIBEN as it is popularly called is well known among Nigerians because of its high quality of education.

3. BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO

Best Universities To Study Accounting In Nigeria
Bayero Univeristy

Bayero Univeristy is located in Kano, Kano state. four out of ten northerners you meet in Nigeria attended the prestigious institution. It was founded in 1977, when it was renamed from Bayero University College and upgraded from university college to university

The university offers a four years accounting course. The institution is one of the best in Accounting in Nigeria.

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4. UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR

Best Universities To Study Accounting In Nigeria
Univeristy of Calabar

A Malabite is always a Malabite. The institution is situated in Calabar, Cross River State. It is one of Nigeria's second generation federal universities. The University of Calabar was a campus of the University of Nigeria until 1975. There is a wide range of courses in the institution. The accounting department became operational in 2000.

5. AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY

Best Universities To Study Accounting In Nigeria
Afe babalola Univeristy

The university was established in 2009 in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State. The institution has six colleges, and one of them provides accounting courses. It is a very modern and progressive university that gained a good reputation among other it counterparts.

6. LANDMARK UNIVERSITY, OMU-ARAN

Best Universities To Study Accounting In Nigeria
Landmark Univeristy

Landmark univeristy is a private Christian university. It was established on March 21, 2011 and located in Omu-Aran Kwara State. It has a business school, and the department of accounting is a part of the school. In 2014, Landmark Univeristy was recognized as one of top 5 universities in Nigeria.

7. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, OYE EKITI

Best Universities To Study Accounting In Nigeria
Federal Univeristy, Oye

The new generation federal university is located in Oye-Ekiti city, Ekiti State. The institution is a new because it was established in 2011. The Univeristy recently got approval from ICAN to become one of its examination centres. The school offers courses in accounting and it is one of the best in the country

8. AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY, EKPOMA

Best Universities To Study Accounting In Nigeria
Ambrose Alli Univeristy

The institution has campuses in both Edo state and Delta State since 1981. The Univeristy offers B.Sc degree in accounting.

9. KWARA STATE UNIVERSITY

Best Universities To Study Accounting In Nigeria
Kwara state University

Kwara State University, also known as KWASU, is the 77th university to be registered by the Nigerian Universities Commission. it was established in 2009 in Kwara State. Accounting is taught in the college of social sciences in the institution.

10. BABCOCK UNIVERSITY

Best Universities To Study Accounting In Nigeria
Babcock Univeristy

The institution is situated in Ogun state, Nigeria. There is a Babcock Business School and accounting is one of the department. It is a very business oriented school that helps students acquire knowledge in the field of accounting. Accounting students of Babcock university are mandated to register and write ICAN examination so they can graduate as chartered accountants.

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