Recently updated on October 18th, 2023 at 09:06 am
This assessment by PositiveNaija aims to provide a reliable guide on the overall standard of Nigerian universities offering accounting as an academic course and degree.
This assessment conducted in honor of Esther Oladayo, aims to promote the culture of impactful scholarship and academic excellence in the Nigerian educational sector.
Accounting or accountancy is the measurement, processing, and communication of financial and non financial information about economic entities such as businesses and corporations.
Accounting can be divided into several fields including financial accounting, management accounting, external auditing, tax accounting and cost accounting.
best Nigerian Universities Offering Accounting
This assessment on the quality of Nigerian universities offering accounting as an academic course and degree is hinged on certain parameters or factors.
- Factor 1: Accreditation
Indicator: Accreditation report by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria (NUC).
This factor takes into consideration the qualifying elements for the course of accounting: library strength; physical and technological infrastructure; number and quality of relevant staff; etc.
Thus, in this assessment of recommended universities (undergraduate), only universities with full accreditation have been provided.
- Factor 2: Quality of Education
b) NUC Ranking Of Universities In Nigeria
This factor takes into consideration: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer), etc.
Thus, in this assessment of recommended universities, only the best universities in Nigeria according to the latest indicator/source rankings are featured (note: for NUC, universities with a total of 300 points and above).
The recommended Nigerian universities have also been listed in the order of their performance in the rankings.
- Factor 3: Job employability
Indicator: Most employable Nigerian universities
Source: The Nigerian Graduate Report by Stutern.
This factor will be recorded in percent as stated in the report of the source relied on.
- Factor 4: Accessible information relevant about the Faculty.
Indicator and source: Online – website of the respective university/faculty
This factor takes into consideration course information available on the following: curriculum; names and contact of the faculty (email and/or phone number); profile/CV and contact of staff and management; number of total students; seminars, conferences, research; tuition and other relevant fees; internet safety of the website; etc.
This factor will be recorded as “Available”, “Good” and “Excellent” accordingly.
|Universities||Job employability||Accessible information|
|Covenant University (CU)||63.22%||Good|
|Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA)||40.57%||Good|
|Bayero University, Kano (BUK)||–||Good|
|University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)||51.89%||Good|
|University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN)||54.02%||Good|
|Afe Babalola University (ABUAD)||–||Good|
|University of Benin (UNIBEN)||–||Good|
|Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)||–||Good|
|Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH)||35.65%||Good|
|Lagos State University (LASU)||62.50%||Good|
|Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (NAU)||60.00%||Good|
|Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)||62.70%||Good|
|University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)||–||Good|
*This compilation was first researched, written, poster designed and last updated by Toju Micheal Ogbe – without interference or sponsorship by the featured universities.
*This research is open for/to suggestion, donation, sponsorship, collaboration, partnership or advertisement (+2349064503292).
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