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Full List of Nursing Schools in Nigeria, Admission Forms and How to apply and get admission

Nigeria School of Nursing admission forms, steps on how to apply successfully and a detailed guide on how to become a certified nurse in Nigeria. This article covers the full list of School of Nursing institutions in Nigeria and when they sell their Admission Forms, in this case for the 2019/2020 Academic session, the guidelines on how to apply for any of the nursing schools are stated below. You can go through it, and select the one you prefer most and apply using the link provided.

How to become a certified Nurse in Nigeria

To become a nurse in Nigeria, there are two major options available to you, in order to achieve your dream.

School of Nursing Admission Form in Nigeria

First Option to become a certified Nurse in Nigeria

  • Apply to become a nurse using JAMB. Buy JAMB form fill it with your desired course of study (in this case nursing), write the exams, ensure you use the right subject combination (English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry).
  • Wait for JAMB result, ensure you score up to the approved cut-off mark for Nursing (click here to see the approved cut-off mark for Nursing in all schools in Nigeria).
  • Get POST UTME form for the school, write the exam/screening.
  • If you are admitted successfully, you can now undertake the professional course in Nursing. It is a 5 years course.

Second Option to become a certified Nurse in Nigeria

This second method is more straight forward than the first option. You do not need to take JAMB to gain admission using this method.

  • Successfully complete your secondary school
  • Pass your O’level (WAEC/NECO) well in not more than 2 sittings. The required subjects are Mathematics, English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and other health related subjects.
  • Apply for school of nursing program.
  • Get admission.

This type of nursing program is usually for duration of 3 years, after graduating, you will be able to work as a qualified nurse in any place you desire.

List of Nursing Schools (SCHOOL OF NURSING) In Nigeria 2019/2020

School of Nursing in Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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

School of Nursing in Abia State

Abia State has 3 nursing schools namely-

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

School of Nursing in Adamawa State

Adamawa State has 1 named-

  • College of Nursing and Midwifery, Dept. of Nursing, Yola

School of Nursing in Akwa-Ibom State

Akwa-Ibom State has 3 nursing schools namely

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

School of Nursing in Anambra State

Anambra State has 5 schools

  • 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

School of Nursing in Bauchi State

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

School of Nursing in Bayelsa State

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

School of Nursing in 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

School of Nursing in 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

School of Nursing in Delta State

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

School of Nursing in Ebonyi State

  • Dept. of Nursing, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  • School of Nursing, Afikpo
  • School of Nursing, FETHA

School of Nursing in Edo State

  • Dept. of Nursing, Igbinedion 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

School of Nursing in Ekiti State

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

School of Nursing in 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

School of Nursing in Gombe State

  • School of Nursing, Gombe

School of Nursing in 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

School of Nursing in Jigawa State

  • School of Nursing, Birnin-Kudu

School of Nursing in 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

School of Nursing in 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

School of Nursing in Katsina State

  • School of Nursing, Katsina

School of Nursing in Kebbi State

  • School of Nursing, Birnin-Kebbi

School of Nursing in Kogi State

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

School of Nursing in Kwara State

School of Nursing in 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

School of Nursing in Nasarawa State

  • School of Nursing, Lafia

School of Nursing in Niger State

  • School of Nursing, Bida

School of Nursing in 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

School of Nursing in Ondo State

  • School of Nursing, Akure

School of Nursing in 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

School of Nursing in 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

School of Nursing in 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

School of Nursing in 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

School of Nursing in Sokoto State

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

School of Nursing in Taraba State

  • School of Nursing, Jalingo

School of Nursing in Yobe State

  • School of Nursing, Dr. Shehu Sule, Damaturu

School of Nursing in Zamfara State

  • School of Nursing, Gusau

PLEASE NOTE- Benue State does not have a school of nursing, the existing schools were not accredited and it was closed.

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