List of Universities In Nigeria Offering Nursing & Admission Requirements

There are various reasons candidates choose either Federal, states or private universities in Nigeria for studying Nursing. Well, before delving into that, we have detailed the list of all universities In Nigeria offering Nursing and their admission requirements most especially for for fresh student.

Universities Offering Nursing In Nigeria

Nursing In Nigeria is fast becoming a lot demanding, statistics proves Nigeria to have the highest number of doctors and Nurses in Diaspora than in our native country, Most of these nurses in diaspora graduated as a registered Nurse (RN) from Nigeria before going abroad for further training.

Admission requirements into any of the Nursing schools in Nigeria is practically the same, there are two ways to become a nurse in Nigeria, either by attending a nursing school or taking a five year course in any university of your choice, we wrote a well detailed post on Nursing schools in Nigeria and all you need to know, it would help young aspiring nurses in making an informed judgement before going fully into the profession.

Admission Requirements Into School of Nursing In Nigeria

However, the criteria for getting into a private university offering nursing is that ,you must have completed your secondary school education with 5 (Five) credits which are inclusive of English, mathematics, chemistry, biology or health science.

Without deviating from the onus of this post, we have done a thorough research on the list of Universities in Nigeria Offering Nursing In Nigeria, at the end of this, prospective nursing students should be clear about the following:

A) List of Private Universities in Nigeria offering Nursing and their admission requirements

B) List of Federal Universities in Nigeria offering Nursing

C) List of State Universities in Nigeria offering Nursing

See below for the list of Universities in Nigeria offering Nursing

List of Universities In Nigeria Offering Nursing

1) Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma (AAU Ekpoma)

2) Ahmadu Bello University (ABU Zaria)

3) Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD)

4) Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU)

5) Bayero University, Kano (BUK)

6) Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo

7) Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)

8) Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki (EBSU)

9) Evan Enwerem University, Owerri (EEU)

10) Igbinedion University, Okada (IUO)

11) Ladoke Akintola University of Science and Technology, Ogbomosho (LAUTECH)

12) Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island (NDU)

13) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU Ile-Ife)

14) University of Benin, Benin City (UNIBEN)

15) University of Calabar, Calabar (UNICAL)

16) University of Ibadan, Ibadan (UI)

17) University of Jos, Jos (UNIJOS)

18) University of Ilorin, Ilorin (UNILORIN)

19) University of Lagos, Lagos (UNILAG)

20) University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri (UNIMAID)

21) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)

22) University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)

23) Bowen University (Bowen)

24) Madonna University

25) Lead City University (LCU)

26) Achievers University

27) NOUN (National Open University of Nigeria) – given full accreditation by the  Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) in April 2018

28) Rhema University

29) University of Delta (UNIDEL)

From time to time, the Nigeria University Commission (NUC) commissions or better put, accredit some courses in various universities, we shall keep updating this article with universities in Nigeria where Nursing is newly accredited, your inputs would be highly appreciated.