List Of Schools Of Nursing In Nigeria And Locations

Nursing is one of the most sought after courses in Nigeria institutions because of how lucrative it is, nursing are very important in every country as they offer supportive role to the doctors in the mission to save lives and cure the sick people.

List of nursing schools in Nigeria

It is very necessary to attending a standard nursing school were you will be properly trained, there are about 70 nursing schools in Nigeria and every states in Nigeria have at least one moreover, am going to show you the list of schools of nursing in Nigeria in this article.

However, Nursing is one of the most secure and reliable profession unlike some other courses that after studying it the probability of getting a job will be two over ten, they are not only in high demand but also one of the most paid profession in the world because nurses are foundation of the healthcare system in any country.

There are two options available for those who wish to become Nurses in Nigeria, The first alternative is to undertake a five year course in Nursing in any University offering the course in Nigeria. Due to the difficulty of getting admission into Nigeria higher institutions the easier option is therefore to attend a School of Nursing.

Getting admission into a nursing school requires you to have finished your secondary school education and that you were able to pass at least 5 subjects including English language and mathematics at credit level in your WAEC or NECO at not more than two sittings. Other important subjects include; Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

School of Nursing are post-secondary school institutions in Nigeria where individuals who have the desire to become a nurse could go for training.

On graduating from the school, you would become a qualified nurse and would be able to work in any institution of your choice. It takes about 3 years to finish the School of Nursing and become a qualified Nurse in Nigeria.

Things to consider before you choose a nursing school

  1. Type of programme you want to study
  2. The location of the school
  3. The school nursing requirements
  4. The school fees
  5. Is the school accredited by National University Commission (NUC)
  6. The ranking of the school.

List of schools of nursing in Nigeria 2021

There are many best nursing school in Nigeria were you can attend and some of those best nursing schools in Nigeria are what am about to list out now!

Niger State.

  • School of Nursing, Bida

Gombe State

  • School of Nursing, Gombe

Lagos State.

  • Dept. of Nursing science, University of Lagos
  • School of Psychiatric Nursing, Federal Neuropsychiatric, Yaba.
  • School of Nursing, Igando
  • School of Nursing, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba
  • School of Nursing, Military Hospital, Yaba
  • School of Post Basic A&E Nursing, Lagos University Teaching Hospital
  • School of Post Basic Paediatric Nursing, Lagos University Teaching Hospital
  • School of Post Basic Ophthalmic Nursing, Lagos University Teaching Hospital
  • School of Post Basic Peri-Operative Nursing, Lagos University Teaching Hospital
  • School of Post Basic A&E Nursing, National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos
  • School of Post Basic Orthopaedic Nursing, NOH, Igbobi, Lagos.
  • Adamawa State.
  • College of Nursing and Midwifery, Dept. of Nursing, Yola

Akwa-Ibom State.

  • School of Nursing, Anua-Uyo
  • School of Nursing, Ikot-Ekpene
  • School of Nursing, Eket.

Anambra State

  • Dept. of Nursing, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi
  • School of Nursing, Iyi-Enu
  • School of Nursing, Ihiala
  • School of Nursing, Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Nnkpor
  • School of Nursing, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi

 

Bauchi State

  • School of Nursing, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital, Bauchi

Bayelsa State

  • Dept. of Nursing, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island
  • School of Nursing, Tombia

Benue State

  • Two of existing nursing schools were withdrawn, as they did not receive accreditation.

Borno State

  • School of Psychiatric Nursing, Maiduguri
  • School of Post Basic Nursing Peri-Operative, University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Maiduguri
  • School of Nursing, Maiduguri
  • School of Nursing, University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Maiduguri

Cross River State

  • Dept. of Nursing, University of Calabar
  • School of Psychiatric Nursing, Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital, Calabar
  • School of Nursing, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital
  • School of Nursing, Itigidi

Delta State.

  • Dept. of Nursing, Delta State University, Abraka
  • School of Nursing, Agbor
  • School of Nursing, Eku
  • School of Nursing, Warri

Ebonyi State.

Edo State.

  • Dept. of Nursing, Igbinidion University, Okada
  • Dept. of Nursing, University of Benin
  • School of Psychiatric Nursing, Uselu
  • School of Nursing, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin
  • School of Post Basic Ophthalmic Nursing, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin
  • School of Post Basic Peri-Operative Nursing, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin
  • School of Post Basic Peri-Operative Nursing, Irrua Specialist Hospital, Irrua

 

Ekiti State.

  • Dept. Of Nursing, Afe Babalola University, Ekiti
  • School of Nursing, Ado-Ekiti

Enugu State.

  • Dept. of Nursing, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus
  • School of Psychiatric Nursing, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu
  • School of Nursing, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu
  • School of Post Basic Nursing, Anaesthetics, Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Enugu
  • School of Post Basic Nursing, Burns & Plastic, National Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu
  • School of Post Basic Nursing, Cardiothoracic, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu
  • School of Post Basic Nursing, Ophthalmic, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu
  • School of Post Basic Peri-Operative Nursing, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu
  • School of Post Basic Orthopaedic Nursing, National Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu

Imo State

  • College of Nursing & Health, Orlu
  • Dept. of Nursing, Imo State University, Owerri
  • School of Nursing, Amaigbo
  • School of Nursing, Emekuku
  • School of Nursing, Mbano
  • School of Nursing Umulogho, Obowu

Jigawa State

  • School of Nursing, Birnin-Kudu

Katsina State.

  • School of Nursing, Katsina

Kebbi State.

  • School of Nursing, Birnin-Kebbi

Kogi State.

  • School of Nursing, Egbe
  • School of Nursing, Obangede

Kaduna State.

  • College Of Nursing, Kafanchan
  • Dept. Of Nursing, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  • School of Psychiatric Nursing, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Barnawa, Kaduna
  • School of Nursing, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria
  • School of Nursing, St. Gerald’s Hospital, Kakuri
  • School of Nursing, Wusasa
  • School of Post Basic Nursing, Ear Nose and Throat, Kaduna
  • School of Post Basic Ophthalmic Nursing, Kaduna National Eye Centre

Kano State.

  • Dept. of Nursing Science, FAHS, Bayero University, Kano
  • School of Nursing, Kano
  • School of Nursing, Madobi
  • School of Post Basic Orthopaedic Nursing, National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dala-Kano
  • School of Post Basic Paediatric Nursing, AKTH

Kwara State.

  • College Of Nursing, Oke-Ode
  • School of Nursing, Ilorin
  • School of Nursing, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital
  • School of Post Basic A&E Nursing, University of Ilorin
  • School of Post Basic Nursing, Paediatric, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin

Abia State.

  • Dept. of Nursing, Abia State University, Uturu
  • School of Nursing, Amachara
  • School of Nursing, Umuahia

Nasarawa State.

  • School of Nursing, Lafia

Ogun State.

  • Dept. of Nursing, Babcock University, Illishan-Remo
  • School of Psychiatric Nursing, Aro, Abeokuta
  • School of Nursing, Abeokuta
  • School of Nursing, Ilaro
  • School of Nursing, Lantoro

Ondo State.

  • School of Nursing, Akure

Osun State.

  • Dept. Of Nursing, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
  • Dept. of Nursing, Ladoke Akintola University Of Technology, Osogbo
  • School of Nursing, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Ilesa
  • School of Nursing, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Ile-Ife
  • School of Nursing, Osogbo
  • School of Nursing, Seventh Day Adventist Hospital, Ile-Ife
  • School of Post Basic Peri-Operative Nursing, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Ile-Ife

Oyo State.

  • Dept. Of Nursing, University of Ibadan
  • School of Nursing, Baptist Medical Centre, Saki
  • School of Nursing, Bowen University Teaching Hospital, Ogbomosho
  • College of Nursing and Midwifery, Dept. of Nursing, Eleyele, Ibadan
  • School of Nursing, University College Hospital, Ibadan
  • School of Post Basic Peri-Operative Nursing, University College Hospital, Ibadan

Plateau State.

  • Dept. Of Nursing, University Of Jos
  • School of Nursing, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos (MMH)
  • School of Nursing, Vom, Jos
  • School of Post Basic Anaesthetic Nursing, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos
  • School of Post Basic Critical Care Nursing, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos

Rivers State.

  • Dept. of Nursing, Madonna University, Elele
  • Dept. Of Nursing, University Of Port-Harcourt
  • School of Nursing, Port-Harcourt
  • School of Post Basic A&E Nursing, University of Port-Harcourt Teaching Hospital
  • School of Post Basic Paediatric Nursing, University of Port-Harcourt Teaching Hospital

Sokoto State.

  • School of Psychiatric Nursing, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Kware
  • School of Nursing, Sokoto
  • School of Nursing, Usuman Danfodio University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto

Taraba State.

  • School of Nursing, Jalingo

Yobe State.

  • School of Nursing, Dr. Shehu Sule, Damaturu

Zamfara State.

  • School of Nursing, Gusau

Federal Capital Territory, ABUJA (FCT).

  • School of Nursing, Gwagwalada
  • School of Post Basic Critical Care Nursing, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Abuja.
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