LASU Department of Dentistry and Dental Surgery Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Dentistry and Dental Surgery in  faculty of medical, pharmaceutical Lagos State University  as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in LASU  to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

Lagos State University, also known as LASU, was established in 1983 by the enabling Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, for the advancement of learning and establishment of academic excellence. The university caters for a population of over 35,000 students enrolled for full-time. The university also offers courses at Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. Lagos State University is located in Ojo, a town in Lagos State, Nigeria. LASU is the only state university in the former British colony. Lagos State University offers diploma, degree and post graduate programmes including an MBA programme.

Also see: Nigerian Universities And Courses They Offering


The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Dentistry And Dental Surgery;

You require;

Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics



(i)  UNIJOS, UNICAL, UNN, UNIBEN, UNILAG and OAU require Physics as the other science subject.

(ii) UI – Same as in Medicine and Surgery.

(iii) UNIMAID requires Physics, Chemistry and Biology

(iv) UNILAG requires English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

(vi) ABU requires Use of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(vii) UNIPORT requires Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Mathematics


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Dentistry And Dental Surgery under the Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences in the above Universities include;

Chemistry, Biology and one (1) other Science subject

(i) UNIJOS, UNICAL, UNIPORT, UNN, UNIBEN, UNILAG and OAU require Physics as the other science subject.

(ii) UI – Same as in Medicine and Surgery


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Dentistry And Dental Surgery, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

Three (3) ‘A’ level passes to include Chemistry, Biology/Zoology and Physics


(i) UNIBEN accepts B.Sc Second Class Lower in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Zoology, Botany, Anatomy, Physiology, Nursing, B.Sc or ND Optometry, B.Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy

(ii) UI as in Medicine and Surgery.

(iii) UNIJOS accepts passes in IJMB/‘A’ Level in Physics, Chemistry and Zoology or Biology. Such candidates must also have obtained five (5) ‘0’ level credits passes in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Zoology, English Language and Mathematics.

(iv) UNILAG accepts passes in three (3) JUPEB/’A’-level subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(v) OAU accepts B.Sc. with a minimum of second class Honours in relevant programme (Sciences).

(vi) UNIPORT – No Direct Entry.

(vii) UNN requires;

a) Direct entry candidates in addition to satisfying the UTME requirements should also have three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Biology or Zoology, Chemistry and Physics at one (1) sitting.

b) Accepts B.Sc in related programme for admission into the five (5) year standard programme.

c) MBBS may be admitted into the three (3) year clinical programme in Dentistry

(viii) ABU accepts ‘A’ Level/IJMB Passes in three subjects in Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Zoology.

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into LASU for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 160 or above in your JAMB result.

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