School Of Nursing In Nigerian And Thier Fees

In this article, we are going to be looking at the official list of Nigerian Universities Nursing and the O’level and JAMB Subject combination for each of the school

Nursing is a health-care profession providing physical and emotional care to the sick and disabled and promoting health in all individuals through activities including research, health education, and patient consultation.

Nursing includes providing physical and emotional care, promoting comfort, serving as patient advocates, assisting in rehabilitative efforts, teaching self-care and health promotion activities, and administering treatments prescribed by a licensed physician or doctor.

Nursing is one of the highly respected professions in Nigeria, the rush for the course by many candidates is impressive.

Nursing has also become easy nowadays because of some online nursing schools offering online nursing courses. You can register for any online nursing courses and take the course at your convenient time.

You can become a nurse in two ways in Nigeria

Registered Nurse: This is when you apply to any school of nursing for a three years programme, and upon completion, he/she would be subjected to an external exam conducted by the Nursing and Midwifery council of Nigeria. Passing this exam would make him a registered nurse.

A person who studied Nursing is called a Nurse.


Below are the school of Nursing in Nigeria which consist of the Federal school of Nursing and the State school of Nursing.

  • School of Nursing, Abia State University Teaching Hospital, Aba
  • School of Nursing, Amachara
  • School of Nursing, Umuahia
  • School of Nursing Ituk-Mbang
  • School of Nursing, Anua-Uyo
  • School of Nursing, Eket
  • School of Nursing, Ikot-Ekpene
  • School of Nursing, Ihiala
  • School of Nursing, Iyi-Enu
  • School of Nursing, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi
  • School of Nursing, Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Nkpor
  • School of Nursing, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital
  • School of Nursing Makurdi
  • School of Nursing, Mkar
  • School of Nursing Maiduguri
  • School of Nursing, University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Maiduguri
  • School of Nursing Calabar
  • School of Nursing, Itigidi
  • School of Nursing, Ogoja
  • School of Nursing, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital
  • School of Nursing, Agbor
  • School of Nursing, Eku
  • School of Nursing, Warri
  • School of Nursing, Akpo
  • School of Nursing, FETHA
  • School of Nursing, Benin City
  • School of Nursing, Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital, Okada
  • School of Nursing, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin
  • School of Nursing, Ado-Ekiti
  • School of Nursing Gombe
  • School of Nursing, Amaigbo
  • School of Nursing, Emekuku
  • School of Nursing, Mbano
  • School of Nursing, Owerri
  • School of Nursing Umulogho, Obowu
  • School of Nursing, Birnin-Kudu
  • School of Nursing St. Gerald’s Hospital, Kakuri
  • School of Nursing, Ahamadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria
  • School of Nursing, Wusasa
  • School of Nursing, Kano
  • School of Nursing, Madobi
  • School of Nursing, Birnin-Kebbi
  • School of Nursing, Egbe
  • School of Nursing, Obangede
  • School of Nursing, Ilorin
  • School of Nursing, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital
  • School of Nursing, Igando
  • School of Nursing, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba
  • School of Nursing, Military Hospital, Yaba
  • School of Nursing, Lafia
  • School of Nursing, Bid
  • School of Nursing, Abeokuta
  • School of Nursing, Ijebu-Ode
  • School of Nursing, Ilaro
  • School of Nursing, Lantoro
  • School of Nursing, Akure
  • 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 Nursing, Baptist Medical Centre, Saki
  • School of Nursing, Bowen University Teaching Hospital, Ogbomosho Provisional
  • College of Nursing and Midwifery, Dept. of Nursing, Eleyele, Ibadan
  • School of Nursing, University College Hospital, Ibadan
  • School of Nursing, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos (MMH)
  • School of Nursing, Vom, Jos
  • School of Nursing, PortHarcourt
  • School of Nursing, Sokoto
  • School of Nursing, Usuman Danfodio University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto
  • School of Psychiatric Nursing, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Kware
  • School of Nursing, Gwagwalada

University Degree: This where you apply to any university offering Nursing. The program run for five years and also be subjected to sit for external exams conducted by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, and the West Africa Health Examination Board.

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In order to gain admission into any University to study nursing, you must have at least five (5) Credits at ‘O’ Level in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. This must not be more than two (2) sittings.

Jamb subject combination for Nursing: English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Physics.

Also one of the important admission requirements is that you must score at least 200 in JAMB

Nursing school fees

School fees are not static. They are subjects to review. Therefore, I may not be able to give you an accurate fee, but you can get that from the school. For example, based on my finding the LUTH nursing school fees for 2015/2016 session is #145,000, this has changed over session. But we will give you a few of them

Nursing Schools In Nigeria And Their School Fees

There are many Nursing schools with exceptional characteristics. Some nursing schools award diploma in nursing (i.e Registered Nurse), while others award degree in nursing science (i.e Bachelor of Nursing Science Degree).

However, based on our data, there are over 70 approved schools of nursing in Nigeria and you can find them in every state of the country.

On the otherhand, there are 21 universities that offer the Bachelor of Nursing Science degree. These include federal universities, State universities and Private universities.

Underlisted below are nursing schools in Nigeria and their Schools fees:

1. School of Nursing University Of Benin Teaching Hospital(UBTH)

The UBTH school of nursing prides itself as an institution that produces nurses that can provide high quality care that meet the physical, psychological, spiritual, and social needs of their patients/clients based on scientific principles.

Admission is by a written exam after which shortlisted candidates proceed for an oral interview.


Address: Along Benin-Lagos express way ugbowo Benin city

Programme duration: 3 years

Fee structure per annum: tuition- 80,000

Hostel- 25,000

Stationery- 20,000

Contact info:

2. F.C.T School of Nursing Gwagwalada Abuja

Located in the federal capital territory the F.C.T school of nursing is amongst the top nursing schools in the country that offer a robust curriculum to accommodate the nursing profession.

Admission is by a written and oral examination.


Address: University Of Abuja School of Nursing Gwagwalada, Abuja.

Fee structure: less than 200,000

Programme Duration: 3 years

Contact info:     08030756430

3. School of Nursing University College Hospital Ibadan

The UCH Ibadan whose vision is to be the Flagship tertiary health care in the West Africa sub region, offering world-class training, research and services, operates a school of nursing to cater for the training of competent nurses for the growing health care industry.


Address: Queen Elizabeth road, Oritamefa, Ibadan.

Programme duration: 3years

Fee structure: not more than 250,000

Contact info: 08174607569

4. University of Nigeria School of Nursing

The UNN school of nursing department offers a 5 year Bsc. Nursing programme.

The school prides itself as one of the nursing schools with the best facilities to aid in the learning process.


Address: UNN parklane, Nsukka, Enugu.

Programme Duration: 5years

Contact info: 08159476241

5. Ahmado Bello University Teaching Hospital School of Nursing

The school offers a 3 year basic general nursing training to suitable candidates of not less than 17.5 years and not more than 26 years of age. To gain admission you must first possess the basic requirements then sit for an entrance examination and selection interview afterwards.


Address:  Ahmadu Bello University School of Nursing Zaria, Kaduna state.

Programme duration: 3 years

Fee structure: Less than 200,000

Contact info: +2348028341811

6. ECWA School of Nursing, Egbe

This nursing institution located in kogi state is amongst the top nursing institutions in Nigeria whose mission is to train Christians who are highly respected, disciplined, dedicated, and who will be able to serve in different parts of Nigeria and beyond, in government and private establishments to promote quality nursing through nursing education and research.

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ECWA school of nursing, Egbe is known for its dedicated faculty which has the expertise and knowledge to best prepare students for a nursing career.


Address: ECWA school of nursing Egbe, Kogi State.

Fee structure: Less than 250,000

Programme duration: 3 years

Contact info:   09056129864

7. Mater School Of Nursing

The Mater school of nursing is owned by the Mater Misericordiae Hospital managed by the catholic archdiocese of Abakaliki. The hospital was founded by St Patrick missionaries to help tackle health problems around the country.

The main objective of its nursing programme is to produce nurses that can harness their cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains to function effectively within the nursing profession anywhere.


Address: Mater School of nursing, Afikpo, Ebonyi state.

Fee structure: Less than 250k

Programme duration: 3 years

Contact info: 08063267858

8. School Of Nursing, Joint Hospital Mbano

The school of nursing mbano was founded by Late Sam .O. Mbakwe, the first executive governor of the old Imo state and the first bishop of Okigwe Diocese Dr. Anthony .E. Ilonu.

The goal of the institution is to attain a comprehensive academic, as well as positive attitudinal enrichment, and qualitative training of nurses, and ensurement of quality health care delivery services to people.

Admission is by a common entrance examination and oral interview.


Address: School of Nursing Joint Hospital Mbano, Imo State.

Fee Structure: less than 200,000

Programme duration: 3 years

Contact info: 08039450698

9. School of Nursing, Lagos University Teaching Hospital(LUTH)

The school of nursing LUTH vision statement is to produce professional nurses who will fit into the overall vision of the hospital for efficient patient care both nationally and internationally.

They offer courses based on the Nursing council curriculum, and boast of having the necessary facilities to make you study at ease.


Address: School of Nursing Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Lagos.

Fee structure: Less than 250,000

Programme duration: 3 years

Contact info: +2341791617

10. School Of Nursing, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital

The school enjoys the full support of the management of Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, which placed the school among the top ranking nursing institution in Nigeria with excellent results.

The mission of the school is to promote excellence in clinical, and community based Nursing practice and research.


Address: Illesa road, P.M.B 5538 Ile-ife, Osun state.

Fee structure: less than 200,000

Programme duration:

Contact info: +234152092768


Below is the UTME subject combination for Nursing Science, Public Health, Public Health Technology AND Public & Community Health, in Faculty/College of MEDICAL/PHARMACEUTICAL/HEALTH SCIENCES;

English Language(*), Physics, Chemistry and Biology.


Below is the O’level Subjects required for Nursing Science, Public Health, Public Health Technology AND Public & Community Health, in Faculty/College of MEDICAL/PHARMACEUTICAL/HEALTH SCIENCES;

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


  • AAU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Chemistry at a sitting.
  • ABU and IBADAN (UI) – No admission through UTME.
  • IBADAN (UI) requires five (5) or six (6) ‘O’ level credit passes at one (1) or two (2) sittings to include English Language, Biology/Health Science, Chemistry, Mathematics and any one (1) of Economics, Government, Literature in English, History, Geography or Physics, (this will be an advantage).
  • NDU requires’0’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings.
  • UNN requires ‘0’ level credit passes or its equivalent at not more than two (2) sittings.

Below is the Direct Entry Requirements for Nursing Science, Public Health, Public Health Technology AND Public & Community Health, in Faculty/College of MEDICAL/PHARMACEUTICAL/HEALTH SCIENCES.

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