Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Nursing Science in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Nursing Science()
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Institutions Offering Bachelor of Nursing Science

  • Achievers University Achievers University, Owo  
    Course entry requirements:
    (a) UTME CANDIDATES
    (i) Candidates are required to have sat for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) with a minimum score as approved by JAMB.

    (ii) Achievers University Cut off mark is 140

    (iii) Applicants must also obtain a minimum of five credit passes at not more than two sittings in WAEC (SSCE)/ NECO (SSCE) or NABTEB. These should include English Language, Mathematics and any three other subjects relevant to the proposed course of study.

    (b) DIRECT ENTRY CANDIDATES
    (ii) DIRECT ENTRY CANDIDATES (200 LEVEL)
    -As for A (ii.) above, but with 2 passes at either A Level, IJMB or JUPEB examinations. Holders of ND, NCE, or ATS results in relevant disciplines are also eligible for admission. Candidates are also expected to have purchased the Direct Entry form of JAMB for the 2021/2022 Academic Session.

    -Bachelor of Nursing Science (B.NSc.) candidates shall, in addition to A (ii.) above, hold at least two A Level passes in Biology/Zoology and any one of Chemistry or Physics; OR the Registered Nursing Certificate (RN) of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria; OR a B.Sc. degree (with at least Second Class Lower) in any of the Biological Sciences.

    -Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (B.MLS) candidates shall, in addition to A (ii.) above, hold at least two A Level passes in Biology/Zoology and any one of Chemistry or Physics; Medical Laboratory Technician Diploma of the medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN); B.Sc. degree (with at least Second Class Lower) in any of the Biological Sciences; or HND (with at least Lower Credit) in Microbiology and Science Laboratory Technology.

    -Candidates applying for any of the Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) programmes, shall, in addition to A (ii.) above, hold at least two A Level passes, including Mathematics and Physics; OR National Diploma (Upper Credit) in Engineering.

    -LL.B., candidates shall, in addition to A (ii.) above, have obtained two papers at Principal or Advanced level in HSC, GCE, IJMB or JUPEB; OR an acceptable bachelor’s degree. A minimum of WAEC/NECO SSCE/GCE O Level credit pass in Literature in English is mandatory for all intending candidates.

    (ii) DIRECT ENTRY CANDIDATES (300 LEVEL)
    Candidates should be holders of HND in their respective fields of study. HND in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Statistics or Mathematics is acceptable for B.Sc. Computer Science. HND in Computer Engineering or Electrical & Electronics Engineering is acceptable for B.Eng. Electrical and Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering and Biomedical Engineering.

    Holders of professional certificates such as ACA, ACIB, ACIS, ACIN and ACIT are eligible for admission at this level.
  • Afe Babalola University Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti  
    Admission criteria:
    -Current Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) Result
    -Five O' Level (WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and IGCSE) Credit Passes at one sitting to include English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English, and any other 2 Social Sciences or Arts Subjects are required for admission into College of Law.
    -Five O' Level (WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and IGCSE) Credit Passes at one sitting to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology are required for admission into the MBBS Programme.
    -Other Programmes: Five O' Level (WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and IGCSE) Credit Passes at not more than two sittings to include English Language, Mathematics and three (3) other subjects relevant to course of study.
    -Results of PAST Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examinations (UTME) are not allowed.
    -Candidates awaiting SSCE results or its equivalent can also apply for admission provided they qualify when results are available.

    Course duration: 5 years
  • McPherson University McPherson University, Seriki Sotayo  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) SSCE REQUIREMENTS
    -Five SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Chemistry at not more than two sittings

    (ii) UTME SUBJECTS
    -English, Physics, Biology, Chemistry

    (iii) DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    1.) Two ‘A’ level passes (graded A-E) at the Advanced Level in Biology and Chemistry.
    2.) OND/HND in Medical/Biological Sciences may also be admitted by direct entry into 200 level, provided they satisfy other University admission requirements.
    3.)Registered Nurse or Midwifery Certificate and five credits at ordinary level GCE or SSCE which must include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Chemistry at not more than two sittings can be considered for admission.
  • Oduduwa University Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Five (5) Credits in the required Subjects of the chosen course of study, Including English Language and Mathematics in not more than two sittings.
  • Veritas University Veritas University, Bwari  
  • Southwestern University Nigeria Southwestern University Nigeria, Okun-Owa  
  • Chrisland University Chrisland University, Abeokuta  
  • University of Medical Sciences University of Medical Sciences, Ondo  
  • Rivers State University Rivers State University, Port Harcourt  
  • Western Delta University Western Delta University, Oghara  
  • Redeemer's University Redeemer's University, Ede  
  • University of Lagos University of Lagos, Lagos  
  • Fountain University Fountain University, Osogbo  
  • Bowen University Bowen University, Iwo  
  • Skyline University Nigeria Skyline University Nigeria, Kano  




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