LASU Department of Nursing/Nursing Science Admission Requirement 2022/2023

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Nursing/Nursing Science  Faculty of  Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences at Lagos State University.

It is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered at 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 to a population of over 35,000 students enrolled 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 postgraduate programs including an MBA program.

O’Level Subject Combination

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Nursing / Nursing Science; You require;

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

Jamb Subject Combination

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

Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Direct Entry Requirement

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Nursing / Nursing Science if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;(i)  ‘A’ Level passes in any two (2) of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics

  • ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology.
  • Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Biology/ Zoology, Chemistry, and Physics plus three (3) other ‘O’ Level credit pass in Mathematics, Physics, and English Language.
  • NRN or its approved equivalent plus five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language and four (4) Science subjects chosen from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Human Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene, Health Science, Further Mathematics, and General Science.

Jamb Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into LASU for the 2022/2023 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 160 or above in your JAMB result.


We hope that this article is helpful to all aspirants and students of Lagos State  University, (LASU) We will update this post if there are any changes by the school authority.

We wish you the best of luck.

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