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34 Universities Offering Nursing and Requirements

UPDATED LIST OF NIGERIA UNIVERSITIES OFFERING NURSING AND REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION

Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life.

Degree Awarding Institutions for Nursing in Nigeria

Below is the list of universities offering Nursing/Nursing Science in Nigeria, their addresses, UTME and O'level (SSCE) requirements.

1. Adeleke University, Ede (AUE)

Adeleke University is a privately owned university located in Ede, a town in Osun State, southwestern Nigeria.

The university awards BSN after a five-year Nursing course like every other university.

For Direct Entry Nursing admission, the Adeleke university accepts:
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. ND credit plus the UTME minimum requirements.

For JAMB UTME Nursing admission, the university accepts 
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes in Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and English Language.
  2. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 200 and above - though may change)

2. Bayero University, Kano (BUK)

Bayero University Kano is a university situated in Kano, Kano State, Nigeria. It was founded in 1975, when it was renamed from Bayero University College and upgraded from university college to university. It is the first university in Kano State.

For Direct Entry Nursing admission, the Bayero University accepts:
  1. 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.
  2. 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.

For UTME admission, BUK accepts 
  1. Five (5) SSC credit passes in Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and English Language.
  2. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 250 and above - though may change)

3. Achievers University, Owo Ondo State

Achievers University is in Owo, Ondo State Nigeria The university is a private-sector initiative, established in 2007 and accredited by the National Universities Commission.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, Achievers University accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, the university accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 200 and above - though may change)

4. Ebonyi State University (EBSU)

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki was founded in 1999 in Abakaliki, Nigeria. The university's medical faculty was established in 1991 as ESUT's Faculty of Health Sciences.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, Ebonyi State University accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. EBSU accepts HND, NCE and ND with a minimum of Merit and Upper credit respectively in the relevant programme.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, EBSU accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSC credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 200 and above - though may change)

5. Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)

Ahmadu Bello University is a federal government research university in Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria. ABU was founded on 4 October 1962, as the University of Northern Nigeria. The university operates two campuses: Samaru and Kongo in Zaria.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, Ahmadu Bello University accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, ABU accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 250 and above - though may change)

6. University of Calabar, Cross-Rivers State (UNICAL)

The University of Calabar is a university situated in Calabar, Cross River State, south-south Nigeria. It is one of Nigeria's second generation federal universities. The University of Calabar was a campus of the University of Nigeria until 1975. The architecture was designed by John Elliott.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, University of Calabar  accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. HND in Public Health, ND in Environmental Health, Public Health Nursing from West African Health Examination Board
  6. UNICAL may demand two (2) years registration nursing experience.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, UNICAL accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 250 and above - though may change)

7. Ambrose Alli University, Edo State (AAU)

Ambrose Alli University is a university in Nigeria established in 1981. It was established by the then governor of Bendel State, Professor Ambrose Folorunsho Alli.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, Ambrose Alli University accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Does not accept a degree in Zoology and Botany
  7. Good first-degree programme e.g. Biochemistry, Anatomy, Human Physiology, Health Education, Psychology, Guidance and Counselling.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, AAU accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSC credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 250 and above - though may change)

8. University of Ibadan (UI) UNIBADAN

The University of Ibadan is the oldest degree-awarding institution in Nigeria, and is located five miles from the centre of the major city of Ibadan in Western Nigeria. It is popularly known as Unibadan or UI.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, University of Ibadan accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Two (2) years post-registration experience with preference to more than five (5) years experience for candidates with 1st Degree in a health-related programme. Accepted certificates may include General Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Mid-Wifery, Nursing, Nursing Admin.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, UI accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology in one sitting.
  2. Also accepts (6) O level credit passes at 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).
  3. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  4. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 250 and above - though may change)

9. Abia State University (ABSU)

Abia State University is one of the state-owned universities in Nigeria. These state academic institutions were created to expand admissions and bring professional skills, expertise and modern research facilities close to the city and rural dwellers, and have helped talented students to obtain higher education.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, Abia State University accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, ABSU accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 250 and above - though may change)

10. Bowen University, Iwo Osun State (BOWEN)

Bowen University is a private Baptist Christian Nigerian university owned and operated by the Nigerian Baptist Convention. Bowen University is located at Iwo in Osun State, Nigeria, and is housed in the old 1,300-acre campus of the Baptist College, a teacher-training institution on a hill just outside the city.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, Bowen University accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, Bowen accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 200 and above - though may change)

11. Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD)

Afe Babalola University is a private university located in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. It was founded by a lawyer and philanthropist, Afe Babalola, in 2009.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, Afe Babalola University accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, ABUAD accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSC credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 200 and above - though may change)

12. Edo University, Iyamho (EDSU)

Edo University, Iyamho is a state government-owned tertiary institution founded in 2016. It is located in Iyamho, a town in Etsako West local government area of Edo State, Nigeria. On 23 March 2016, the university was approved by the National Universities Commission as Nigeria's 41st state university.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, Edo University accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, EDSU accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 200 and above - though may change).

13. Babcock University, Ikenne, Ogun State (BABCOCK)

Babcock University is a private Christian co-educational Nigerian university owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Nigeria. The university is located at Ilishan-Remo equidistant between Ibadan and Lagos.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, Babcock University accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, Babcock accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 200 and above - though may change).

14. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)

The Delta State University, Abraka - popularly known as DELSU - is a State government-owned university in Nigeria with the main campus located at Abraka, Delta State and two campuses at Anwai, Asaba and Oleh. 

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, Delta State University accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, DELSU accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 200 and above - though may change).

15. Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDU)

Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, also known as Udusok and formerly the University of Sokoto is one of the initial twelve universities founded in Nigeria by the federal government in 1975. It is a research university located in the city of Sokoto, Northwest Nigeria.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, UDU accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 200 and above - though may change).

16. University of Benin (UNIBEN)

The University of Benin is a research university located in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. It is among the universities owned by the Federal Government of Nigeria and was founded in 1970.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, University of Benin accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, UNIBEN accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSC credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 200 and above - though may change).

17. University of Medical Sciences, Ondo (OSUMS)

University of Medical Sciences, Ondo is a university of medical sciences in Ondo City, Nigeria, owned by the Ondo State Government, established in 2015. It is the third specialized medical university in Africa and Nigeria's first specialized medical university to be accredited by the National Universities Commission.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, University of Medical Sciences, Ondo accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, OSUMS accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 200 and above - though may change).

19. Federal University, Birnin Kebbi (FUBK)

Federal University, Birnin Kebbi is a university-based in Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State, Nigeria. The Federal University Birnin-Kebbi was established on 18 February 2013 alongside those of Gusau and Gashua.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, Federal University, Birnin Kebbi accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, FUBK accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 200 and above - though may change).

20. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)

The University of Maiduguri is a Federal higher institution located in Maiduguri, the capital city of Borno State in northeast Nigeria. The university was created by the federal government of Nigeria in 1975, with the intention of its becoming one of the country's principal higher-education institutions.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, University of Maiduguri accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, UNIMAID accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 200 and above - though may change).

21. University of Lagos (UNILAG)

The University of Lagos, popularly known as UNILAG, is a public research university in Lagos, Nigeria. It is one of five first-generation universities in Nigeria and was founded in 1962.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, University of Lagos accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. UNILAG may require at least two (2) years post-regon cognate experience.
  6. Degree in any health-related subjects from a recognized University with a minimum entry requirement for the College of Medicine programme.
  7. Without prejudice to all requirements above, the Department may also conduct an interview for prospective candidates.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, the UNILAG accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 250 and above - though may change).

22. Osun State University (UNIOSUN)

Osun State University is a multi-campus university established by Osun State Government under the administration of Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola. The university currently operates six campuses distributed across the six administrative/geopolitical zones of the state.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, Osun State University accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, the UNIOSUN accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 240 and above - though may change).

23. Madonna University, Elele, Enugu State (MADONNA)

Madonna University is a private catholic university in Nigeria. Founded on 10 May 1999 in Okija, Anambra State, it was established by Father Edeh. Edeh had founded Our Saviour Institute of Science and Technology in Enugu the previous year. In 2004, under the approval of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Madonna University's main campus was moved to Elele in Rivers State.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, Madonna University accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, Madonna University accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 200 and above - though may change).

24. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)

The University of Nigeria, commonly referred to as UNN, is a federal university located in Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria. Founded by Nnamdi Azikiwe in 1955 and formally opened on 7 October 1960, the University of Nigeria has four campuses – Nsukka, Enugu, and Ituku-Ozalla – all located in Enugu State and Aba campus in Abia State.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, University of Nigeria accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Nurses registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (N&MCN), plus the UTME requirements.
  6. First degree in a related programme.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, UNN accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology. It also accepts 2 sittings.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 200 and above - though may change).

25. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH)

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology is a tertiary institution located in Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria. The university enrolls 30,000 students and employs more than 3,000 workers including contract staff.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. First Degree of LAUTECH approved by Senate in any related programme or profession 

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, LAUTECH accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 200 and above - though may change).

26. Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK)

Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka also called UNIZIK or NAU in short is a Federal university in Nigeria. It consists of four campuses in Anambra State. Its main campus is located in the capital of Anambra State, Awka while three other campuses are located in Nnewi, Agulu and Ifite-Ogwali, Anambra State.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, Nnamdi Azikiwe University of Technology accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, UNIZIK accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSC credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 200 and above - though may change).

27. Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Obafemi Awolowo University, formerly known as the University of Ife, is a federal government-owned and operated Nigerian university. The university is in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, Obafemi Awolowo University accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, OAU accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 250 and above - though may change).

28. Igbinedion University, Okada (IGBINEDION)

Igbinedion University, Okada is the first private university in Nigeria, established in 1999. The University is located at Okada, headquarters of Ovia North-East Local Government Area, Edo state.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, Igbinedion University accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, Igbinedion University accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 250 and above - though may change).

29. University of Jos (UNIJOS)

The University of Jos, abbreviated as Unijos, is a Federal University in Jos, Plateau State, central Nigeria. The University was established in November 1971 from the ellite campus of the University of Ibadan. The first students were admitted in January 1972 as pre-degree students and the first Bachelor of Arts degree program begun in October 1973. In October 1975, then military government under General Murtala Mohammed established the Unijos as a separate institution. 

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, University of Jos accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, UNIJOS Jos accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 250 and above - though may change).

30. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)

The University of Ilorin, also known as Unilorin, is a federal government-owned university in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. It was established by a Decree of the Federal Military Government in August, 1975.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, University of Ilorin accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, UNILORIN accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 250 and above - though may change).

31. Lagos State University (LASU)

Lagos State University, also known as LASU, was established in 1983 by the enabling Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, for the advancement of learning and establishment of academic excellence. The university caters for a population of over 35,000 students enrolled for full-time.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, Lagos State University accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, LASU accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 250 and above - though may change).

32. Niger Delta University, Bayelsa State (NDU)

Niger Delta University is in Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State in Nigeria. It is a Bayelsa state government-funded university. It was established in 2000 by Chief DSP Alamieyeseigha, then governor of Bayelsa state.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, Niger Delta University accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, NDU accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology. It also accepts 2 sittings.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 250 and above - though may change).

33. University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)

The University of Port Harcourt is a university in the Nigerian city of Port Harcourt. It was established in 1975 as University College, Port Harcourt and was given University status in 1977. The University of Port Harcourt was ranked the sixth in Africa and the first in Nigeria by Times Higher Education in 2015.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, University of Port Harcourt accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, UNIPORT accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSCE credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 250 and above - though may change).

34. National Open University of Nigeria

The National Open University of Nigeria is a Federal Open and Distance Learning (ODL) institution, the first of its kind in the West African sub-region. It is Nigeria's largest tertiary institution in terms of student numbers and is popularly referred to as 'NOUN'.

For the Direct Entry Nursing admission, National Open University accepts:
  1. 'A' Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
  2. ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. BSC not lower than Second Class in a relevant programme such as Biochemistry, Medical Microbiology, Human Nutrition, Medical Laboratory Sciences and any other relevant programme.

For the JAMB UTME Nursing admission, NOUN accepts:
  1. Five (5) SSC credit passes including English Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.
  2. English Chemistry, Biology and Physics in UTME.
  3. JAMB UTME cut off marks to be decided by the management (usually 250 and above - though may change).

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