In this post, I will show you the best universities to study Medicine and Surgery in Nigeria. Medicine and Surgery is one of the most popular science courses in Nigeria and very competitive. You must be a science student with a good background in science subjects for you to study Medicine and Surgery in Nigeria Universities.

The curriculum of Medicine and Surgery and Surgery aims at educating and training of competent medical doctors and other health personnel for the promotion of good health and eradication of diseases. It is also designed to promote the integration of modern scientific ideas in Medicine and Surgery and to develop research capability.

To gain admission into the universities to study Medicine and Surgery, these are the 9 WAEC, NECO or GCE subject that you should write.

  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Chemistry
  4. Biology
  5. Physics
  6. Economics/Further Mathematics
  7. Geography/Agriculture
  8. Yoruba/Igbo/Hausa
  9. A trade subject

The table below, in no particular order, shows the 10 best universities to study Medicine and Surgery

UniversitiesAcceptance Rate
UI11 – 19%
UNILAG17- 22%
UNIBEN21 – 27%
LASU19 – 24%
BUK24- 31%
UNILORIN22 – 31%
OAU19 – 25%
UNN19 – 23%
DELSU28- 33%

Although there are 40 universities in Nigeria where you can study Medicine and Surgery, admission competition is still very high for the above-mentioned universities. You must study smart and excel above the cut off mark for Medicine and Surgery. You may be considered for POST UTME if you score an average cut off mark in JAMB but your score in POST UTME will determine if you will be given admission.

The table above is provided for informational purposes only and you should not act on the basis of the content on the table. The information contained in this table is derived from data obtained from sources believed by Fatherprada to be reliable and in good faith, but no warranties or guarantees with regard to the accuracy, completeness or suitability of the table. Any opinions expressed reflect the current judgment of the author of the post and may change without notice.

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