JAMB Subject Combination for Economics

Economics JAMB combination » Admission requirements to study Economics in any accredited Nigerian university.



The Bachelor’s Degree in Economics is competitive. Knowing the prerequisites will enable you have seamless registration and also avoid unnecessary mistakes.

This page provides the following:

  • Economics O’Level Subjects and Requirements;
  • Economics Direct Entry Subject and Requirements;
  • Economics UTME Subjects Combination;
  • And other useful information that will enable you to make the right choices so that you gain admission to study Economics.

Please read the Economics programme admission requirements below carefully. If you meet the required prerequisites you may proceed with your UTME/Direct Entry registration.

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List of Universities Offering Economics and Requirements.

Economics [1]

  • AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY, EKPOMA, EDO STATE – AAU
  • ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA-AKOKO, ONDO STATE – AAUA
  • AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA, KADUNA STATE – ABU
  • AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE – ABUAD
  • UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA, ABUJA, FCT – ABUJA
  • ACHIEVERS UNIVERSITY, OWO, ONDO STATE – ACHIEVERS
  • ADAMAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, MUBI, ADAMAWA STATE – ADSU
  • ADMIRALTY UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, IBUSA, DELTA STATE – ADUN
  • AIR FORCE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, KADUNA, KADUNA STATE – AFIT-DEG
  • AJAYI CROWTHER UNIVERSITY, OYO, OYO STATE – AJAYI
  • AKWA IBOM STATE UNIVERSITY, IKOT-AKPADEN, AKWA IBOM STATE – AKSU
  • AL- HIKMAH UNIVERSITY, ILORIN, KWARA STATE – AL-HIKMAH
  • AL-QALAM UNIVERSITY, KATSINA, KATSINA STATE – AL-QALAM
  • ANCHOR UNIVERSITY, AYOBO, LAGOS STATE – ANCHOR-UNI
  • ARTHUR JARVIS UNIVERSITY, AKPABUYO, CROSS RIVER STATE – ARTHUR-JARVIS
  • ATIBA UNIVERSITY, OYO, OYO STATE – ATIBA
  • ADELEKE UNIVERSITY, EDE, OSUN STATE – AUE
  • AUGUSTINE UNIVERSITY, ILARA, LAGOS, LAGOS STATE – AUGUSTINE
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, YOLA, ADAMAWA STATE – AUN
  • BABCOCK UNIVERSITY, ILISHAN-REMO, OGUN STATE – BABCOCK
  • BAUCHI STATE UNIVERSITY, GADAU, BAUCHI STATE – BASU
  • BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO, KANO STATE – BAYERO
  • BAZE UNIVERSITY, ABUJA, FCT – BAZE
  • BELLS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OTA, OGUN STATE – BELLS
  • BINGHAM UNIVERSITY, KARU, NASARAWA STATE – BINGHAM
  • BENSON IDAHOSA UNIVERSITY, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE – BIU
  • BOWEN UNIVERSITY, IWO, OSUN STATE – BOWEN
  • BENUE STATE UNIVERSITY, MAKURDI, BENUE STATE – BSU
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR, CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE – CALABAR
  • CALEB UNIVERSITY, IMOTA, LAGOS STATE – CALEB
  • CARITAS UNIVERSITY, AMORJI-NIKE, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE – CARITAS
  • CHRISLAND UNIVERSITY, OWODE, OGUN STATE – CHRISLAND
  • CHRISTOPHER UNIVERSITY, MOWE, OGUN STATE – CHRISTOPHER
  • CLIFFORD UNIVERSITY, OWERRINTTA, ABIA STATE – CLIFFORD
  • COAL CITY UNIVERSITY, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE – COAL-CITY
  • CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY, ULI, ANAMBRA STATE – COOU
  • COVENANT UNIVERSITY, CANAAN LAND, OTA, OGUN STATE – COVENANT
  • CRAWFORD UNIVERSITY, IGBESA, OGUN STATE – CRAWFORD
  • CROWN HILL UNIVERSITY, EIYENKORIN, KWARA STATE – CROWN-HILL
  • DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA, DELTA STATE – DELSU
  • DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE – DOMINICAN-UNI
  • EBONYI STATE UNIVERSITY, ABAKALIKI, EBONYI STATE – EBSU
  • EDWIN CLARK UNIVERSITY, KIAGBODO, DELTA STATE – EDWIN CLARK
  • EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE – EKSU
  • ELIZADE UNIVERSITY, ILARA-MOKIN, ONDO STATE – ELIZADE
  • EASTERN PALM UNIVERSITY, OGBOKO, IMO STATE – EPU
  • ENUGU STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE – ESUTECH
  • EDO UNIVERSITY, IYAMHO, EDO STATE – EUI
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, DUTSE, JIGAWA STATE – FED-DUTSE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, DUTSIN-MA, KATSINA STATE – FED-DUTSINMA
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, GUSAU, ZAMFARA STATE – FED-GUSAU
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, BIRNIN-KEBBI, KEBBI STATE – FED-KEBBI
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, LAFIA, NASARAWA STATE – FED-LAFIA
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, WUKARI, TARABA STATE – FED-WUKARI
  • FOUNTAIN UNIVERSITY, OSOGBO, OSUN STATE – FOUNTAIN
  • GODFREY OKOYE UNIVERSITY, URGWUOMU- NIKE, ENUGU STATE – GOUU
  • GREGORY UNIVERSITY, UTURU, ABIA STATE – GREGORY
  • GOMBE STATE UNIVERSITY, TUDUN WADA, GOMBE, GOMBE STATE – GSU
  • HALLMARK UNIVERSITY, IJEBU-ITELE, OGUN STATE – HALLMARK
  • IGNATIUS AJURU UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE – IAUED
  • UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN, OYO STATE – IBADAN
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN, ILORIN, KWARA STATE – ILORIN
  • JOSEPH AYO BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, IKEJI-ARAKEJI, OSUN STATE – JABU
  • UNIVERSITY OF JOS, JOS, PLATEAU STATE – JOS
  • KADUNA STATE UNIVERSITY, KADUNA, KADUNA STATE – KASU
  • KOLADAISI UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE – KOLADAISI
  • KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY, ANYIGBA, KOGI STATE – KSU
  • KWARARAFA UNIVERSITY, WUKARI, TARABA STATE – KWARARAFA
  • KWARA STATE UNIVERSITY, MALETE, ILORIN, KWARA STATE – KWASU
  • UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, LAGOS STATE – LAGOS
  • LANDMARK UNIVERSITY, OMU-ARAN, KWARA STATE – LANDMARK
  • IBRAHIM BADAMASI BABANGIDA UNIVERSITY, LAPAI, NIGER STATE – LAPAI
  • LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY, OJO, LAGOS STATE – LASU
  • LEAD CITY UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE – LCITY
  • LEGACY UNIVERSITY, OKIJA, ANAMBRA STATE – LEGACY
  • MADONNA UNIVERSITY, ELELE, RIVERS STATE – MADONNA
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI, BORNO STATE – MAIDUGURI
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI ( – eLEARNING), MAIDUGURI, BORNO STATE – MAIDUGURI-ELUON
  • YUSUF MAITAMA SULE UNIVERSITY, KANO, KANO STATE – MAITAMA
  • MICHAEL AND CECILIA IBRU UNIVERSITY, OWHRODE, DELTA STATE – MC-IBRU
  • McPHERSON UNIVERSITY, SERIKI SOTAYO, OGUN STATE – MCPHERSON
  • UNIVERSITY OF MKAR, GBOKO, BENUE STATE – MKAR
  • MOUNTAIN TOP UNIVERSITY, MAKOGI-OBA, OGUN STATE – MOUNTAIN TOP
  • NASARAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, KEFFI, NASARAWA STATE – NASARAWA
  • NIGERIAN ARMY UNIVERSITY, BIU, BORNO STATE – NAUB
  • NIGERIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY, KADUNA, KADUNA STATE – NDA
  • NIGER DELTA UNIVERSITY, WILBERFORCE ISLAND, BAYELSA STATE – NDU
  • NILE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, Abuja – NILE
  • NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA – Elearning, LAGOS STATE – NOUN-ELUON
  • NOVENA UNIVERSITY, OGUME, DELTA STATE – NOVENA
  • OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE-IFE, OSUN STATE – OAU
  • OBONG UNIVERSITY, OBONG, NTAK, AKWA IBOM STATE – OBONG
  • ODUDUWA UNIVERSITY, IPETUMODU, OSUN STATE – ODUDUWA
  • OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY, AGO-IWOYE, OGUN STATE – OOU
  • PAN-ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY, AHMED ONIBUDO STREET, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS STATE – PAN-ATLANTIC
  • PAUL UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE – PAUL
  • PRECIOUS CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE – PC-UNI
  • UNIVERSITY OF PORT-HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE – PHC
  • PLATEAU STATE UNIVERSITY, BOKKOS, PLATEAU STATE – PLASU
  • REDEEMERS UNIVERSITY, OSUN STATE – REDEEMERS
  • RENAISSANCE UNIVERSITY, OJIAGU-AGBANI, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE – RENAISSANCE
  • RHEMA UNIVERSITY, ABA, ABIA STATE – RHEMA
  • RITMAN UNIVERSITY, IKOT-EKPENE, AKWA IBOM STATE – RITMAN
  • SALEM UNIVERSITY, LOKOJA, KOGI STATE – SALEM
  • SAMUEL ADEGBOYEGA UNIVERSITY, OGWA, EDO STATE – SAU
  • SKYLINE UNIVERSITY NIGERIA, KANO, KANO STATE – SKYLINE
  • SOKOTO STATE UNIVERSITY, SOKOTO, SOKOTO STATE – SOSU
  • SPIRITAN UNIVERSITY, NNEOCHI, ABIA STATE – SPIRITAN
  • SUMMIT UNIVERITY, OFFA, KWARA STATE – SUMMIT
  • TANSIAN UNIVERSITY, OBA, ANAMBRA STATE – TANSIAN
  • TARABA STATE UNIVERSITY, JALINGO, TARABA STATE – TSUJ
  • USMANU DANFODIO UNIVERSITY, SOKOTO, SOKOTO STATE – UDU
  • USMANU DANFODIYO UNIVERSITY ( – eLEARNING), SOKOTO, SOKOTO STATE – UDU-ELUON
  • UMARU MUSA YARADUA UNIVERSITY, KATSINA, KATSINA STATE – UMYUK
  • UNIVERSITY OF AFRICA, TORU-ORUA, BAYELSA STATE – UNI-AFRICA
  • HEZEKIAH UNIVERSITY, UMUDI, IMO STATE – UNIHEZ
  • KINGS UNIVERSITY, ODE-OMU, OSUN STATE – UNIKINGS
  • OSUN STATE UNIVERSITY, OSOGBO, OSUN STATE – UNIOSUN
  • NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE – UNIZIK
  • UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA, ENUGU STATE – UNN
  • UNIVERSITY OF UYO, AKWA IBOM STATE – UYO
  • UNIVERSITY OF UYO (E – LEARNING), UYO, AKWA IBOM STATE – UYO-ELUON
  • VERITAS UNIVERSITY, ABUJA, FCT – VERITAS
  • WELLSPRING UNIVERSITY, IRHIHI-OGBANEKI, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE – WELLSPRING
  • WESLEY UNIVERSITY, ONDO, ONDO STATE – WESLEYUNI
  • WESTERN DELTA UNIVERSITY, OGHARA, DELTA STATE – WESTERN-DEL
  • YOBE STATE UNIVERSITY, DAMATURU, YOBE STATE – YSU

Direct Entry Requirement:

  • Two (2) A Level passes in Economics and any one of Mathematics, Statistics, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Accounting, Business Management, History and Government.

UTME Requirement:

  • Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two (2) of Arts or Social Science subjects.

UTME Subject combination:

  • Economics, Mathematics and any of Government, History, Geography, Literature in English, French and Christian Religious Studies /Islamic Studies.

Economics [2]

  • ABIA STATE UNIVERSITY, UTURU, ABIA STATE – ABSU
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, YOLA, ADAMAWA STATE – AUN
  • IMO STATE UNIVERSITY, OWERRI, IMO STATE – IMSU
  • McPHERSON UNIVERSITY, SERIKI SOTAYO, OGUN STATE – MCPHERSON
  • PLATEAU STATE UNIVERSITY, BOKKOS, PLATEAU STATE – PLASU
  • WELLSPRING UNIVERSITY, IRHIHI-OGBANEKI, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE – WELLSPRING

Direct Entry Requirement:

  • Two (2) A Level passes in Economics and any one of Mathematics, Statistics, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Accounting, Business Management, History and Government.

UTME Requirement:

  • Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two (2) of Arts or Social Science subjects.

UTME Subject combination:

  • Economics, Mathematics and any of Government, History, Geography, Literature in English, French and CRS/IS.

Economics [3]

  • EVANGEL UNIVERSITY, AKAEZE, EBONYI STATE – EVANGEL
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, DUTSE, JIGAWA STATE – FED-DUTSE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, KASHERE, GOMBE STATE – FED-KASHERE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, LOKOJA, KOGI STATE – FED-LOKOJA
  • ALEX EKWUEME FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, NDUFU-ALIKE, EBONYI STATE – FED-NDUFU
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, WUKARI, TARABA STATE – FED-WUKARI
  • UMARU MUSA YARADUA UNIVERSITY, KATSINA, KATSINA STATE – UMYUK

Direct Entry Requirement:

  • ND/NCE with upper/merit credit in the relevant programme in addition to five (5) credit passes at SSC at not more than two (2) sittings

UTME Requirement:

  • Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and at least two (2) other relevant subjects from Commerce, Government and Accounting .

UTME Subject combination:

  • Economics, Mathematics and any of Government, History, Geography, Literature in English, French and CRS/IRS.

NOTE: Kindly make references to JAMB Brochure for remarks/waiver for Economics. CLICK HERE TO ACCESS JAMB BROCHURE.



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