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Universities Offering Nursing – UTME Subjects/DE Grade and SSCE (O’level) Requirement

UPDATED LIST OF NIGERIA UNIVERSITIES OFFERING NURSING AND REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION

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Degree Awarding Institutions for Nursing in Nigeria
  1. Adeleke University, Ede (AUE)
  2. Bayero University, Kano (BUK)
  3. Achievers University, Owo Ondo State
  4. Ebonyi State University (EBSU)
  5. Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)
  6. University of Calabar, Cross-Rivers State (UNICAL)
  7. Ambrose Alli University, Edo State (AAU)
  8. University of Ibadan (UI) UNIBADAN
  9. Abia State University (ABSU)
  10. Edo University, Iyamho (EDSU)
  11. Babcock University, Ikenne, Ogun State (BABCOCK)
  12. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  13. Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDU)
  14. University of Benin (UNIBEN) 
  15. University of Medical Sciences, Ondo (OSUMS)
  16. Federal University, Birnin Kebbi (FUBK)
  17. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  18. Osun State University (UNIOSUN)
  19. Madonna University, Elele, Enugu State (MADONNA)
  20. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  21. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH)
  22. Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK)
  23. Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)
  24. Igbinedion University, Okada (IGBINEDION)
  25. University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  26. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  27. Lagos State University (LASU)
  28. Niger Delta University, Bayelsa State (NDU)
  29. University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)

 
DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT
(i) Two (2) A level passes in Biology/ Zoology, Chemistry and Physics plus three (3) other O level credit passes in Mathematics, Physics and English Language.
NRN or its approved equivalent plus five (5) O level credit passes in English Language and four (4) Science subjects chosen from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Human Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene, Health Science, Further Mathematics and General Science.

SSCE (O'LEVEL) RESULTS REQUIREMENTS
Five (5) SSC credit passes in Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and English Language.

JAMB UTME SUBJECT COMBINATION
Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Special Conditions to Note For Nursing Admissions

DIRECT ENTRY:
(i) AAU accepts:
a) Registered Nurse/Midwife RN, RM with one (1) year post registration experience; as well as RN, RPN or RN, RNA, or RN, RNT plus the UTME requirements.
b) accepts good first-degree programme e.g. Biochemistry, Anatomy, Human Physiology, Health Education, Psychology, Guidance and Counselling.
c) does not accept a degree in Zoology and Botany
(ii) ABU accepts:
a) A Level/IJMB passes in three (3) subjects from Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Zoology.
b) Registered Nurse (RN) certificate with at least five (5) O level credits passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.
(iii) ABUAD requires: three (3) A level passes in Chemistry, Physics and Biology.
(iv) AUE ND credit plus the UTME minimum requirements.
(v) BENIN requires three (3) A level passes in Biology/Zoology, Chemistry and Physics plus O level credit passes in five (5) subjects including Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.
(vi) CALABAR requires: NRN or its approved equivalent plus five (5) O level credit passes to include English Language and one (1) Science subject from the subjects listed in Direct Entry Requirements column plus two (2) years registration nursing experience.
(vii) CALABAR accepts HND in Public Health, ND in Environmental Health, Public Health Nursing from West African Health Examination Board in addition to the UTME requirements.
(viii) EBSU accepts HND, NCE and ND with a minimum of Merit and Upper credit respectively in the relevant programme.
(ix) FUTO requires at least A-level passes not below C in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Accepts ND/HND upper credit in Health-Related programme plus the UTME requirements. It does not accept a first degree or NCE.
(x) IBADAN accepts possession of any one (1) of the following professional qualifications:
a) General Nursing
b) Psychiatric Nursing
c) Mid-Wifery
d) Nursing
e) Nursing Admin
f) Two (2) A level passes in Chemistry, Biology and Physics plus the UTME requirements.
g) Two (2) years post registration experience with preference to more than five (5) years experience for candidates with 1st Degree in health-related programme.

h) ILORIN requires: two (2) A level passes or equivalents in relevant subjects: Biology, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics/Mathematics.
(xi) JOS requires three (3) A level passes in Chemistry, Physics and Biology/Zoology plus O level credit passes in Mathematics and English Language.
(xii) LAGOS requires
a) all direct entry candidates to satisfy the minimum UTME requirements.
b) registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria as RN or RN/RM with at least two (2) years post-registration cognate experience.
c) passes in three (3) JUPEB subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
d) A level passes or equivalents in at least two (2) subjects from Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Zoology.
e) a degree in any health-related subjects from a recognized University with a minimum entry requirement for College of Medicine programme.
f) without prejudice to all requirements above, the Department may also conduct an interview for prospective candidates.
(xiii) LAUTECH accepts:
a) A level or equivalents with passes in Chemistry, Biology and Physics (or Zoology)
b) Registered Nurse (RN) Certificates plus the UTME requirements or its equivalent (as approved by Senate) plus O level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.
c) First Degree of LAUTECH approved by Senate in any related programme or profession plus the UTME requirements.
(xiv) NDU accepts:
a) NURSES: Registered Nurses (NRN), Registered Midwives (RM), Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPN) plus five (5) O level credit passes in English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology, at not more than two (2) sittings.
b) NON-NURSES: B.Sc. not lower than Second Class in relevant programme such as: Biochemistry, Medical Microbiology, Human Nutrition, Medical Laboratory Sciences and any other relevant programme.
(xv) OAU accepts: Certificate of Registered Nurse (RN) or SRN or its equivalent as approved by Senate plus O level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.
(xvi) PHC - No Direct Entry.
(xvii) UNN accepts:
a) Nurses registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (N&MCN), plus the UTME requirements.
b) three (3) A level passes in Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry at not more than two (2) sittings plus the UTME requirements.
c) first degree in related programme.

SSCE RESULTS
(i) AAU requires five (5) O level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Chemistry at a sitting.
(ii) ABU and IBADAN - No admission through UTME.
(iii) IBADAN requires five (5) or six (6) O level credit passes at one (1) or two (2) sittings to include English Language, Biology/Health Science, Chemistry, Mathematics and any one (1) of Economics, Government, Literature in English, History, Geography or Physics, (this will be an advantage).
(iv) NDU requiresO level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings.
(v) UNN requires O level credit passes or its equivalent at not more than two (2) sittings.

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