Nursing schools in Nigeria and their requirements

Nursing schools in Nigeria and their requirements

In this article, we are going to review nursing schools in Nigeria. Where are they located? How much does this studying cost? We will also learn about all nursing schools requirements. If you are searching for reliable public or private nursing school of Nigeria – this article is what you need.

Nursing schools in Nigeria and their requirements

Nursing is one of the most high demand occupations in our country. And that’s why many people are very keen to get this education. These schools will give you a lot of opportunities. Your responsibilities will include the next types of nursing:

  • general;
  • psychiatric;
  • public health nursing;
  • post-operative care;
  • orthopedic;
  • obstetrical care;
  • pediatric and so on;

You can master any of these above-mentioned skills. The nursing schools will give you all necessary knowledge and experience.

School for nurses

Two ways that will help you to become a nurse

  1. You need to choose any school for nurses that has three-year programme, and at the end of your studying you’ll be examined by the Nursing and Midwifery council of Nigeria. After this you’ll become a registered nurse.
  2. The second way you can choose is university degree. Apply to any university where you can study nursing and to get 5-year education, and upon completing you will also be examined by the West Africa Health Examination Board and the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

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Passing all exams will make you registered professional nurse.

Nursing school requirements

If you want to study in nursing school Nigeria, apply to school and know about all requirements. It’ll help you to be prepared to admission. The main requirements for all candidates is availability of documents, such as the Senior Secondary School Certificate with five credits. It should comprise Chemistry, Health Science, English, Biology and Physics. The certificates required for nursing schools are NAPTEB, WAEC, NECO). However, it’s important to know that NAPTEB isn’t accepted in some schools.

School for nurses in Nigeria

List of nursing schools in Nigeria

Well, it’s time to know what nursing schools are in some states of Nigeria. Perhaps, you will apply to one of them.

Schools for nursing in Bauchi State

  • School of Nursing, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital
  • Community Midwifery Programme-School of Basic Midwifery
  • School of Basic Midwifery Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital
  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital

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Nursing Schools in Bayelsa State

  • School of Nursing (located in Tombia)
  • Dept. of Nursing, Niger Delta University (located on Wilberforce Island)

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Nursing schools in Lagos

Schools in Yaba

  • School of Post Basic Midwifery, Military Hospital
  • School of Nursing, Military Hospital
  • School of Psychiatric Nursing, Federal Neuropsychiatric

Schools in Igando

  • School of Basic Midwifery
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Post Basic Orthopaedic Nursing, NOH. Igbobi in Lagos
  • School of Post Basic Ophthalmic Nursing, Lagos University Teaching Hospital
  • School of Post Basic Paediatric Nursing, Lagos University Teaching Hospital
  • School of Post Basic A&E Nursing, National Orthopedic Hospital
  • Department of Nursing, UNILAG
  • School of Post Basic A&E Nursing, Lagos University Teaching Hospital
  • School of Post Basic PeriOperative Nursing, Lagos University Teaching Hospital
  • School of Post Basic Midwifery, Lagos University Teaching Hospital
  • School of Nursing, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (in Idi-Araba)

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Nursing schools in Abuja

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

Schools for nurses in Taraba State

  • School of Basic Midwifery. Dr. Shehu Sule located in Damaturu
  • School of Nursing, Dr. Shehu Sule in Damaturu

Nursing Schools in Sokoto State

  • School of Basic Midwifery (in Sokoto)
  • School of Post Basic Midwifery, Usuman Danfodio University Teaching Hospital
  • Community Midwife Programme, School of Basic Midwifery
  • School of Nursing, Usuman Danfodio University Teaching Hospital
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Psychiatric Nursing, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital in Kware

Nursing schools in Delta State

  • School of Post Basic Midwifery located In Asaba
  • Dept. of Nursing, Delta State University in Abraka
  • School of Nursing (Warri)
  • School of Post Basic Midwifery in Sapele
  • School of Nursing in Agbor
  • School of Nursing in Eku

Schools for nurses in Ekiti State

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  • School of Nursing, Ido-Ekiti
  • School of Post Basic, Midwifery located in Ado-Ekiti
  • School of Nursing located in Ado-Ekiti
  • Department Of Nursing, Afe Babalola University in Ekiti

Schools for nurses in Imo State

  • School of Nursing, Emekuku
  • Department of Nursing, Imo State University, Owerri
  • School of Nursing which is located in Amaigbo
  • School of Nursing in Owerri
  • School of Nursing in Mbano
  • School of Post Basic Midwifery Emekuku
  • School of Nursing Umulogho in Obowu
  • School of Post Basic Midwifery located in Awo-Omamma
  • College of Nursing & Health located in Orlu
  • School of Basic Midwifery in Aboh Mbaise

Schools for nurses in Jigawa State (Birnin-Kudu)

  • School of Basic Midwifery
  • School of Nursing
Exam in nursing school

And this is not the whole list of nursing schools in Nigeria. There are also many schools in Cross River State, Ebonyi State, Edo State, Enugu State, Kaduna State, Ogun State and many others.

As for the tuition fee in nursing schools, it can be different depending on school itself, state where it’s located and course. The prices also change time to time because of economic circumstances. We can’t give you clear information about fees for this reason. But you can visit official website of that school in what you are interested and find out about it.

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