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Universities Offering Medicine and Surgery in Nigeria

While seeking admission in Nigeria, aspirants may want to consider any of the universities, to be listed in this post, during the UTME registration or while going for the change of institutions and courses. To be sure if a school has Medicine and Surgery, you may need to read this post to the very end.

In this post, I will be covering the list of universities offering Medicine and Surgery in Nigeria. Among this list are the federal, state, and private-owned institutions, their localities, and states.

  1. University of Ibadan (UI), Ibadan, Oyo State
  2. Madonna University Nigeria, Elele - Rivers State, Okija - Anambra State, and Akpugo - Enugu State.
  3. Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Osogbo, Osun State
  4. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) Maiduguri, Borno State
  5. Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Lagos State
  6. University of Calabar (UNICAL), Calabar, Cross River State
  7. University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), Port Harcourt, Rivers State
  8. Benue State University (BSU), Makurdi, Benue State
  9. Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDU) (formerly University of Sokoto), Sokoto State
  10. Ebonyi State University (EBSU) Anambra State
  11. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso, Oyo State
  12. Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State
  13. University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, Lago State
  14. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU) formerly Anambra State University, Uli, Anambra State.
  15. Kogi State University (KSU), Anyigba, Kogi State
  16. Edo State University Uzairue (EDSU/EUI), (formerly Edo University Iyamho), Edo State
  17. Bayero University Kano (BUK), Kano, Kano State
  18. Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, Delta State
  19. Afe Babalola University (ABUAD) Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  20. Bowen University Iwo, Osun State
  21. Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK/NAU), Awka, Anambra State
  22. Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State
  23. University of Nigeria (UNN), Nsukka, Enugu State
  24. University of Abuja UNIABUJA), Abuja
  25. University of Uyo (UNIUYO), Akwa Ibom State
  26. University of Medical Sciences, Ondo (OSUMS), Ondo
  27.  Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUTECH) formerly Anambra State University of Technology, Agbani, Enugu State
  28. Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Kaduna State
  29. Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State
  30. Bingham University, Karu, Nasarawa State
  31. Bauchi State University Gadau, (BASUG) Bauchi State
  32. University of Benin (UNIBEN), Edo State
  33. Federal University Dutse (FUD/FED-DUTSE), Jigawa State‎
  34. Abia State University Uturu (ABSU), Abia State
  35. Gombe State University (GSU) Gombe State
  36. Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago Iwoye, Ogun State
  37. Gregory University Uturu, Abia State
  38. Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja (NTNU)
  39. Imo State University (IMSU), Owerri, Imo State
  40. Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, Edo State
  41. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Ilorin, Kwara State
  42. Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State
  43. University of Jos (UNIJOS), Jos Plateau State
  44. University of Calabar (UNICAL), Calabar, Cross River State
  45. Eko University of Medicine and Health Sciences (EKO-UNI), Ojo, Lagos
  46. Federal University, Birnin Kebbi (FED-KEBBI), Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State
  47. Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu (FED-NDUFU), Alike Ikwo, Ebonyi State
  48. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU), Lapai, Niger State
  49. Kebbi State University of Science and Technology (KSUSTA),  Aliero, Kebbi State
  50. Federal University Wukari Katsina, Katsina State
  51. Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTY), (also called Federal University of Technology), Yola, Adamawa State
  52. Federal University Lafia, (FULAFIA) Nasarawa State
  53. Baze University, Abuja. Nigeria
  54. Rivers State University, formerly Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Diobu, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
  55. Rhema University, Aba, Abia State
  56. Pamo University Of Medical Sciences, Elelenwo, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
  57. Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano, Kano State
  58. Niger Delta University (NDU), Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State
  59. Kaduna State University (KASU), Kadnua, Kaduna State

As an admission seeker, you may want to know what will be required of you from SSCE (O'level), UTME subjects, etc for you will be admitted for Medicine and Surgery by any of the above-listed universities.

Below is the summary of the SSCE and UTME requirements for Medicine and Surgery. Links will be made available that will take you to comprehensive posts on what to know more.

Direct Entry Requirements for Medicine and Surgery Admissions

Direct Entry applicants are usually candidates who had completed their IJMB, JUPEB, or similar A'level course, National Diploma, Higher National Diploma, National Certificate in Education, and BSC of any kind but want to continue their studies at another university.

While seeking admission, as a DE applicant for Medicine and Surgery, you have to possess a competitive grade in a relevant course,

generally, the JAMB brochure requires applicants to possess:

  1. 'A' Level passes in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology or Zoology in addition to the SSCE subjects required. 
  2. BSC, BOS, etc in the relevant programmes.

Whereas, the post "Direct Entry Requirements for Medicine and Surgery" details more requirements for Medicine and Surgery.

SSCE (O'level Subjects Required for Medicine and Surgery Admissions

According to the JAMB brochure, candidates seeking admissions for Medicine and Surgery must generally possess at least credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Once you have the five subjects, it won't matter if your grades are As, Bs or Cs. What matters is having the five subjects with at least C6. The only exception here is if such a university is using a screening method for admission where the higher grades may count.

It won't matter whether the result is WAEC, NECO, or NABTEB too. All these SSCE are acceptable for Medicine and Surgery.

However, there are some universities offering Medicine and surgery but usually insist on possing just one sitting of the results. In the post, "SSCE subjects and Grades for Medicine and Surgery", you will see the list of universities offering Medince and accepting one sitting and those that accepting two sittings.

UTME Subjects Required for Medicine and Surgery Admissions

Candidates are required to sit and write four papers/subjects in UTME. As for Medicine and Surgery, the required subjects are English, Biology, Physics, and Chemistry.

There is no need to worry about making the wrong choice of UTME subjects for Medicine and Surgery as the subjects listed above will automatically be chosen for you by the system as soon as it understands your proposed course in Medicine.

Meanwhile, if you've wrongly chosen the subjects or you'd proposed another course other than medicine initially but now wish to change to Medicare, you can still use your subjects for other courses if those choices align with what some universities state they can accept in place of the general four stated above.

In "UTME Subjects Required for Medicine and Surgery Admissions", you'll see the list of some universities that will accept Mathematics in place of Physics and so on.

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