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

Degree in Nursing/Nursing Science is one of the known courses that deals with the management of human health and its immediate environment with or without a physician. You learn a complete set of medical skills. Your training spans health science, social science, technology and theory.

To gain admission into the universities to study Nursing, 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 order, shows the 10 best universities to study Nursing

UniversitiesAcceptance Rate
UI17 – 23%
UNIPORT32- 39%
DELSU38 – 44%
LASU18 – 23%
UNIMAID32- 41%
MADONNA41 -45%
UNILORIN22 – 26%
BUK29 – 33%
OAU23 – 32%
UNIBEN22- 31%

Although there are over 50 universities in Nigeria where you can study Nursing, admission competition is still very high for the above-mentioned universities. You must study smart and excel above the cut off mark for Nursing. You may be considered for POST UTME if you score 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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