|NAME OF SCHOOL||ACCREDITATION STATUS/DATE||STUDENT INTAKE QUOTA|
|Department Of Nursing, Abia State University, Uturu||Provisional, Sept. 2015||50|
|School Of Nursing, Abia State University Teaching|
Hospital (ABSUTH), Aba
|Provisional, November, 2016||embargo on|
|School Of Nursing, Umuahia.||Provisional, April, 2018||30|
|School Of Nursing, Amachara||Full, April, 2018||50|
|SOPBM, Umuahia||Full, April, 2018||50|
|SOPBM, Abia State University TeachingHospital (ABSUTH), Aba||Provisional, November, 2016||50|
|SOPBM, Abiriba||Provisional, February, 2016||50|
|SOBM, Amachara||Provisional, April, 2018||Nil|
|School of Mental Health Nursing, Aba.||Withdrawn and embargo placed on admission.||Nil|
|College of Nursing & Midwifery, Dept. of||Full, February, 2016||75|
|College of Nursing & Midwifery, Dept. of|
Community Midwifery, Yola
|Full, October, 2018|
Provisional, October, 2018
|School of Peri-operative Nursing, FederalMedical Center, Yola,||Provisional, October, 2018||30|
|School Of Nursing, Anua-Uyo.||Full, January, 2018||75|
|School Of Nursing, Eket||Provisional, January, 2018||40|
|School Of Nursing, Ikot-Ekpene||Full, January, 2018||40|
|School Of Nursing, Ituk-Mbang.||Withdrawn, October, 2014||Nil|
|SOPBM, Anua-Uyo||Provisional, January, 2018||50|
|SOPBM, Iquita-Oron||Provisional, April, 2018||50|
|SOPBM, Ituk-Mbang||Provisional, April, 2018||50|
|SOPBM, Urua-Akpan||Withdrawn, September, 2012||Nil|
|School of Mental Health Nursing, Eket||Withdrawn, January, 2013||Nil|
|Department Of Nursing, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi.||Full, September 2015||50|
|School Of Nursing, Ihiala||Full, November, 2017||75|
|School Of Nursing, Iyi-Enu||Provisional, December, 2018||50|
|School Of Nursing, Nnamdi Azikiwe University TeachingHospital, Nnewi||Full Accreditation, January, 2018||50|
|School Of Nursing, COOUTH, Nkpor||Provisional, December, 2018||50|
|School Of Nursing, Adazi-Nnukwu||Provisional, October, 2018||60|
|College of Nursing, Diocesan Hospital,||Provisional, November, 2017||50|
|College of Nursing, St. Charles BorromeoHospital, Onitsha||Provisional, November, 2017||50|
|SOBM, Adazi||Provisional, March, 2016||50|
|SOBM, COOUTH, Nkpor||Provisional, December, 2018||50|
|SOPBM, Ihiala.||Full, November, 2017||60|
|SOBM Iyi-Enu.||Provisional, December, 2018||50|
|SOPBM, Waterside, Onitsha||Full, November, 2017||50|
|School Of Nursing, ATBUTH, Bauchi||Full, December, 2018||75|
|College of Nursing and Midwifery, SON,Bauchi||Provisional, April, 2017||50|
|SOBM ATBUTH, Bauchi||Full, December, 2018||60|
|Community Midwifery Programme-SOBM,ATBUTH, Bauchi||Provisional, September, 2015.||40|
|College of Nursing and Midwifery, SON,|
|Provisional, November, 2017||50|
|College of Nursing and Midwifery, School|
of Midwifery, Bauchi
|Provisional, March, 2017||50|
|Department Of Nursing, Niger Delta University, WilberforceIsland||Full, April. 2018.||75|
|School Of Nursing, Tombia||Full, October, 2018||75|
|SOBM, Tombia||Provisional, October, 2018||40|
|School Of Nursing Makurdi.||Provisional, June, 2019||40|
|School Of Nursing, Mkar||Provisional, October, 2016||50|
|SOBM, Makurdi||Provisional, June 2019||35|
|SOBM, Mkar.||November, 2017||stuEdmebnat’rsg ion toanke|
|Department Of Nursing, University of Maiduguri.||Full Accreditation, April. 2017||50|
|School Of Nursing Maiduguri||Provisional, Nov. 2017||50|
|School Of Nursing, UMTH, Maiduguri||Provisional February, 2016||50|
|a. SOBM, Maiduguri.||Provisional, November 2017||50|
|b. Community Midwifery Programme-|
|Provisional, November 2017||20|
|SOPBN Peri-Operative, UMTH, Maiduguri||Provisional, February, 2016||30|
|School of Mental Health Nursing, FNH,Maiduguri||Provisional, October, 2018||30|
|SOPB Critical Care Nursing, UMTH,Maiduguri||Provisional, November, 2017.||30|
|Department Of Nursing, University Of Calabar|
SON, St. Margaret’s Hospital, Calabar.
|Provisional, September, 2015.|
Provisional October, 2018
|School Of Nursing, UCTH, Calabar||Full, June, 2018.||50|
|School Of Nursing, Itigidi.||Full, June, 2018||75|
|School Of Nursing, Ogoja.||Provisional June 2018||35|
|SOPBM Calabar||Full, June, 2018.||70|
|SOPBM, Obudu.||Provisional June 2018||50|
|SOPBM Ogoja, Moniaya||Full, January, 2018.||50|
|SOPB Otorhinolaryngology NursingUCTH, Calabar||Embargo June, 2012.||Nil|
|School of Mental Health Nursing, Fed.Neuro Psy. Hosp., Calabar||Provisional, April, 2018.||30|
|Department Of Nursing, Delta State University, Abraka||Full, January, 2018.||75|
|School Of Nursing, Agbor||Full, August, 2017||75|
|School Of Nursing, Eku||Full, April, 2018||75|
|School Of Nursing, Warri||Full, April, 2018||50|
|Provisional, April, 2018.|
Provisional, April, 2018.
|DON, Ebonyi State University EBSU,||Full, January, 2018||50|
|School Of Nursing, MMH, Afikpo||Full, June, 2018||100|
|School Of Nursing FETHA, Abakaliki|
|Provisional, June, 2018|
Full, September, 2015.
|SOBM, FETHA, Abakaliki||Provisional, June, 2018||50|
|College of Nursing Sciences, Uburu||Provisional, October, 2018|
|Department Of Nursing, University of Benin, Benin-City||Full, January, 2018|
|Department Of Nursing, Igbinedion University, Okada||Full, January, 2018|
|Department Of Nursing, Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma|
School Of Nursing, Benin City.
|Provisional, September, 2017|
Withdrawn, January, 2013
|School Of Nursing, UBTH, Benin||Full, January, 2018.|
|School Of Nursing, Igbinedion University Teaching|
|Provisional, December, 2016|
|SOPBM U.B.T.H. Benin-City.||Full, January, 2018.|
|SOBM, Benin-City||Withdrawn, Embargo on admission, January,2013.|
|SOBM, St. Philo’s Hosp. Benin-City.||Full, November, 2017|
|SOBM, St. Camillus Hosp. Uromi||Full, January, 2018|
|SOBM. Zuma Memorial Hosp. Irrua.||Withdrawn, January, 2018|
|SOPB Paediatric Nursing, UBTH, Benin||Provisional, June, 2018.|
|SOPB Ophthalmic Nursing, UBTH, Benin||Full, June, 2018.|
The nursing profession is presently one of the most desirable jobs in the labor market. They are not only in high demand but also one of the most paid professions in the world because nurses are a pivotal part of the healthcare system in any country. They make up the more significant chunk of the health care profession.
In Nigeria, nursing is the most secure and reliable profession. Unlike some other occupations, one wouldn’t sit at home for years in the name of a job hunt. Moreover, it is presently becoming a lucrative profession in the country. These days, students rush toward nursing because the profession offers fantastic opportunities within and outside the country.
So, If you have chosen the nursing profession as your career path, Kudos! You are on the right track. There are several Nursing schools in Nigeria. This post will focus on the list of nursing schools in Nigeria and their respective school fees.
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Factors to consider when choosing a Nursing school
Before selecting a Nursing school of your choice, it is essential to consider the following factors
- The ranking of the school
- The tuition fees of the school
- National Universities Commission Approval or Accreditation
- The requirements of the school
- Type of program you want to join
- The location of the school
List of Schools of Nursing in Nigeria & Their School Fees
The most important part of being a good nurse is attending a good and standard nursing school. Fortunately, we have a lot of them in Nigeria. There are over 70 schools in Nigeria, and every state in Nigeria has at least a school of nursing.
There are two options available for students aspiring to become nurses in Nigeria. Firstly, you can undertake a five-year course in Nursing at any University offering the course. Then, there is the option of attending a nursing school.
The School of nursing in Nigeria is like other tertiary institutions as after three years in this school, you as certified as the nurse that went to university to study.
As knowledgeable as people are about nursing schools in Nigeria, there is some information they still lack about these schools. Therefore, if you aspire to be a nurse in Nigeria, it is important to know the programs offered at nursing schools, their requirements, and school fees.
You should note that school fees vary across schools of nursing in Nigeria. Therefore, this post will enlighten you on the school fees of nursing schools in Nigeria.
University of Nigeria School of Nursing
This university is among the oldest and most recognized Nursing school in Nigeria and has one of the best facilities in the country.
This school offers five years Bachelor of Science Nursing Programme. The total Tuition fee, excluding accommodation fees, is often less than N200,000.
The school fee for the School is scheduled as follows:
|Third/ Fourth year||N40,650.00|
S.O.N, University College Hospital, Ibadan
UCH Ibadan, just like S.O.N, University of Nigeria, is one of the most recognized University Hospitals in Nigeria. They produce world-class qualified and competent nurses. The school’s tuition fee structure is less than N250 000 per annum.
S.O.N, Lagos University Teaching Hospital
LUTH is another notable nursing school in the country. The school runs a 3 -year program course for students. The Lagos University Teaching Hospital is in full support of the school. Their tuition fee is not stable, but the tuition is less than N250,000 per session.
S.O.N, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital (OAUTH)
Obafemi Awolowo teaching hospital is a reputable indigenous nursing school in Nigeria. It is also one of the most sought schools. Besides, the school has the total support of Obafemi Awolowo Teaching Hospital Management.
Their graduates are highly trained and can compete in any part of the world. Like LUTH, the school’s tuition fee is less than N200,000 per annum.
Also, OAU offers three years of nursing program.
FCT School of Nursing, Gwagwalada, Abuja
This school also ranks top among nursing schools in Nigeria. The school is well equipped and conducive to learning. They train and produce qualified nurses. The school’s tuition fee is less than N200,000.
S.O.N, University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH)
UBTH is one of the cheapest nursing schools in Nigeria. Their tuition fee for a session costs about N80,000. The school has outstanding learning facilities and culture. The school also runs a 3-year nursing program for nursing students.
S.O.N, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital(ABUTH)
Like most popular schools on the list, this school’s tuition fee is less than N200,00. ABUTH runs a 3-year nursing program for students not less than 17 years and not more than 26 years.
ECWA School of Nursing, Egbe
ECWA is a prestigious nursing school in Nigeria. The school is located in Kogi state. EWCA S.O.N is not only well conducive for students but well facilitated. The school’s tuition fee for a session is a little less than N200,000
Another renowned nursing school in the country is the S.O.N, Akure. Like other top schools, the school trains professional, competent, and qualified nurses. The tuition fee is not less than N250,000 per academic session.
S.O.N, Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti
This school is known for its high and quality academic standards. The school is managed by the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital Management. They offer admission to students not less than N17 years of age.
For entry-level/new students, the tuition fee is not less than N260,000. This fee excludes accommodation fees or other miscellaneous.
Mater School of Nursing
This school graduates products that can compete anywhere in the world. Their students are professionally trained. The Mater Misericordiae Hospital owns the Mater school of Nursing, but the Catholic Archdiocese of Abakaliki manages it. The tuition fee is less than N250,000 per academic session.
S.O.N, Joint Hospital, Mbano
The school is established by the first Executive Governor of Imo State and the first bishop of Okigwe Diocese, Late Sam. O. Mbakwe, and Dr. Anthony E. Ilonu. Over the years, they have grown to rank among the top 20 best nursing schools in Nigeria.
Their learning environment and lectures are top notches. The students pay not less than N200 000 as tuition fees per annum.
Sokoto State College of Nursing and Midwifery
Though, this school may not be famous in Nigeria’s southern and western regions. It does not change that the nursing school is among the top nursing school in the northern area.
At the moment, the tuition fee is less than N200,000. It offers quality training to students and provides world-class professional nurses. Presently, the tuition is less than N200 000.
General Nursing Programme (RN)
Students seeking admission into the General Nursing Education program of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria must posses the senior secondary school certificate (SSCE), or its equivalent with five credits to include English, physics, chemistry, or biology at no more than two sittings.
- Program duration: Three (3) Calendar years.
- Registration obtained: Registered Nurse (RN).
Post Basic Midwifery Programme (RM)
Candidates going for this must be Registered Nurses and should have all the requirements to be admitted into any of the midwifery schools.
- Program duration: One (1) Calendar year.
- Registration obtained: Registered Midwife (RM).
Post Basic Psychiatric Nursing Programme
For this course, the candidate must be a registered nurse and should have all the requirements to be admitted into any of the eight schools of psychiatric nursing.
- Program duration: One (1) Calendar year.
- Registration obtained: Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN).
Bachelor of Nursing Science Degree Programme (B. N.sc)
Candidates going for this must possess Five Credits Level passes in SSCE or its equivalent at not more than two sittings. The subject must include English Language, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, and Mathematics. Candidates must also meet all institutional requirements.
- Program duration: Five years with a year internship in a recognized health care institution.
- Registration obtained: Registered Nurse (RN), Registered Midwife (RM), Registered Public Health Nurse (RPHN), and Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN).
- Academic qualification: Bachelor of Nursing Science Degree (B.N.sc)
You know the list of top schools in Nigeria, their school fees, and the factors to consider before selecting a nursing school. Hope you found this post interesting and useful? Best of luck!