Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Nursing in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Nursing(Nursing)
  • Major Subject: Nursing
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso  
    Admission requirements:
    Admission to 100 level is on the basis of performance in the University Matriculation Examination (U.M.E.) conducted by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) or good performances in the Pre-Degree Science Programme final examination.
    In addition, candidate must have at least five credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology at the S.S.C.E/G.C.E O'Level or its equivalent in order to qualify for admission into any of the faculties. For this purpose, a combination of credit passes at ”0” Level in five science subjects and at not more than two sittings is acceptable.
    Candidates are also required to fulfill such faculty and department entry requirements as may be prescribed from time to time.

    Admission by Direct Entry
    Admission to 200 level by Direct Entry is based on the performance at the G.C.E. ”A” Level Examination or its equivalent. Applicants with any of the following qualifications may be considered for admission by Direct Entry, provided all the five subjects at '0' Level are obtained at not more than two sittings;
    ND with upper credit/HND/N.C.E. at credit level in relevant subjects (plus U.M.E. requirements) may be considered for admission into the 200 Level.
    Penalty for Gaining Admission with Falsified Credentials/Certificates
    Candidates admitted to the University are seriously warned in their own interest, not to present false credentials/certificates to the University for their admission. The laws that established LAUTECH empowers the Senate to deprive any person of any degree, diploma or other award of the University which has been conferred upon him/her if, after due enquiry, it is discovered that the candidate has fraudulently gained admission into the University or obtained that award.
  • University of Maiduguri University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri  
    Admission Requirements:
    There are three modes of admission into the MBBS programme, namely: JAMB Direct Entry (DE), JAMB Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and placement through successful completion of the one-year Remedial Science programme of the University.

    Candidates wishing to study MBBS must have obtained a minimum UTME score of 200 with at least five (5) O’level credits at not more than two (2) sittings. The credits must be in the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, English Language, Mathematics and Physics.
    A grade point score of 4.0 and above in the Remedial Science Programme of the University of Maiduguri, with minimum UTME and O’level requirements as in (i) above.
    Candidates with an average of 3.0 “A” level passes at minimum of C in Biology, Chemistry and Physics plus five (5) O/level credits (as in i above) are admitted through the JAMB DE. Also candidates with first class or second class upper degree in relevant courses (Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry).
  • University of Lagos University of Lagos, Lagos  
    Admission requirements:
    Direct Entry:
    Passes in three (3) JUPEB subjects: Biology,
    Chemistry and Physics.
    b) all direct entry candidates to satisfy the
    UTME requirements.
    c) Registration with the Nursing and
    Midwifery Council of Nigeria as RN or
    RN/RM with at least two (2) years postregistration
    cognate experience.
    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 requirements for College of
    Medicine programme.
    f) without prejudice to all requirements
    above, the
    Department may also conduct an interview for
    prospective candidates.

    Five O/Level credit passes in English
    Language, Mathematics, Biology,
    Chemistry and Physics.
  • University of Ilorin University of Ilorin, Ilorin  
    Admission requirements:
    Direct Entry Requirements

    G.C.E. 'A' Level or its equivalent in Chemistry, Biology or Zoology, Physics or Mathematics, 'O' Level Credits in Physics or Mathematics, whoever not pass at 'A' Level.
    Graduate of related discipline of this or other Universities recognized by the Senate may normally be considered. Only candidates with at least second class upper division equivalent are normally considered.

    U.M.E. Entry Requirement

    Credit at G.C.E. `O’ Level or equivalents to include Physics, Biology, Chemistry Mathematics and English language, all at one sitting.

    U.M.E. Subjects

    English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics
  • Federal University, Birnin Kebbi Federal University, Birnin Kebbi, Birnin Kebbi  
    Admission requirements:
    To be admitted into the 5 years B.Sc. Nursing programme, the candidate must possess credit passes in 5 WASCE/GCE/NECO Subjects in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.

    Direct Entry
    To be admitted into 4 years B.Sc. Nursing Programme, the candidate must possess: 'A' Level passes in Biology, Chemistry and Physics ND/HND in relevant fields such as Diploma in Nursing and Dietetics, Science Laboratory Technology and Food Science and Technology with a minimum of Lower Credit plus 5 credits in WASCE/NECO/GCE.
  • Cherish Enterprise Institute Cherish Enterprise Institute, Batsari  
    Course entry requirements
    -5 credits with English and Maths at SSCE and JAMB

    Course duration: 3-4 years
  • Crescent University Crescent University, Abeokuta  
  • Foreign Links College of Education Foreign Links College of Education, Osun  
  • Lead City University Lead City University, Ibadan  
  • Enugu State University of Science and Technology Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu  
  • Bingham University Bingham University, Karu  
  • Stars Maritime Academy Stars Maritime Academy, Ota  
  • University of Jos University of Jos, Jos  
  • Bowen University Bowen University, Iwo  
  • Babcock University Babcock University, Ilishan Remo  
  • Bayero University Bayero University, Kano  

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