10 Top School Of Nursing In Nigeria

Nurses are very important in every country as they offer supportive roles to doctors in the quest to save lives and attend to sick people. In most cases, nursing are in charge of making sure patients take their medications and taking other necessary indices such as blood pressure and temperature normally.

There are two options available for those who intend to become Nurses in Nigeria. The first option is to undertake a five year course in Nursing in any University offering the course in Nigeria. Due to the difficulty of getting admission to higher institutions in Nigeria, the easier option is therefore to attend a School of Nursing.

Getting admission into a nursing school requires you to have finished your secondary school education and that you were able to pass at least 5 subjects at credit level in your WAEC or NECO at not more than 2 sittings. The subjects include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Health Science.

School of Nursing are post-secondary school institutions in Nigeria where individuals who have the desire to become a nurse could go for training. On graduating from the school, you would become a qualified nurse and would be able to work in any institution of your choice. It takes about 3 years to finish the School of Nursing and become a certified Nurse in Nigeria.

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10 Top Nursing Schools in Nigeria:

(accredited and approved)

1. Basic School Of Nursing, Federal Teaching Hospital

Located in Abakaliki, Ebonyi. Her website is http://www.sonfetha.com/

2. Mater School of Nursing

Located in Ebonyi State. Her website is www.matersomn.org while their email is usinfo@matersomn.org. They can be reached on 08063267858.

3. School of Nursing Joint Hospital

Located in Mbano. The school of nursing is located at the Joint Hospital Mbano, P.O.Box 123, Umuduru Isiala Mbano, Imo State Nigeria. Their website is www.sonmbano.org while their e-mail is info@somnbano.org. They can be reached on 08039450698.

4. ECWA School of Nursing, Egbe

Located in Kogi State Their website is http://www.esonegbe.net/eportal/index.php while their e-mail address is support@esonegbe.net Website:

5. School of Nursing, Ogbomoso (SONO)

Located in Osun State. Their address is at School of Nursing Bowen University Teaching Hospital (BUTH) P. O. BOX 15, Ogbomoso. Their website is www.bowensonogbomoso.com while their e-mail is info@bowensonogbomoso.com. They can be reached on 07063749966 and 08035248406.

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6. Ondo State School of Nursing

Located in Akure, Ondo State. Their address is PMB 675 Igbatoro Road Akure,Ondo State. Their website is www.sonak.org and they can be reached on 08060598781 and 08155082970.

7. Oyo state College of Nursing and Midwifery

Located in Oyo State. Her website is http://www.oyostatecollegeofnursingandmidwifery.com

8. FCT School of Nursing

Located in Abuja, Nigeria. Her address is FCT School of Nursing, Gwagwalada – Abuja. Her website is http://www.fctson.net while her email is info@fctson.net. The school can be reached on 08030756430

9. School of Nursing- Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital

Located in Sokoto. Her address is at Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, SokotoP.M.B. 2370,Sokoto.Nigria. Her website is http://www.uduth.org.ng/nursing.php while her email is info@uduth.org.ng.

10. School of Nursing, Birnin Kebbi

Located in the Birnin area of Kebbi State. They can be reached on 07037730280 and 08036311379.

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  1. francis

    sir,plz is f.c.t school of nurse form out for candidate of 2018 sir.

  2. rabiu zainab

    Pls I want to knw wen Ibadan and Abeokuta school of nurse form will be out

  3. treasure

    Pls wen will fct school of nursing form coming out

  4. Courage

    Isn’t there any school of nursing in anambra.

  5. Mariam

    Hello,is any school of nursing form available at he moment

  6. Femisayo

    Pls sir ma is there school of nursing in ilorin

  7. Sidiki

    Hi! please I’m a level 2 nursing student and wan to continue in Nigeria due to de crisis in Cameroon. is there any good nursing school(s) available or currently open that can accept my application to continue in Nigeria??

    1. Toriah

      Leave us Facebook name so I can fill u in on the details dear

  8. Lanre

    Pls send updates regarding enrollment dates

  9. chiamaka

    which school of nursing is selling their form now pls

  10. chiamaka

    pls which nursing school form is on sale now I need it urgently ,reply me pls

  11. Ayotola Oluwatosin

    sir or ma, i want you to give me all the federal/state school/college of nursing in Nigeria

  12. hannah

    Pls sir/ma is there school of nursing for summer, I’m currently doing a nursing program in a private university, but I would also love to go to school of nursing, is there a part time for school of nursing?I’m currently on holiday I would like to go to a school of nursing during this summer instead of sitting at home.pls is there a program for it

  13. Wisdom Cyril

    Good day friends

  14. Dr Mrs Faith

    School Of Nursing Calabar 2017/18 admission form is out. contact school on how to purchase your form and registration.


    SOKOTO STATE School of nursing, (S.O.N),GENERAL, HOSPITAL, SOKOTO, 2017/18 REGISTRATION Form on sales, call:(09068731547) On How To Purchase and Apply Form …Sing by Dr BAOLGUN

  16. seun

    My result will be out by july can i apply for akure form

  17. Ndifreke

    Pls is the any Federal school of nursing selling form now

  18. Ubah eucharia.

    Please i want to know if nursing school at mbano has started selling their form and how will i purchase the form. Am currently in lagos.

  19. Nancy

    Pls ma
    Its there age limit in nursing here in Nigeria

  20. cynthia

    Please ma i want to apply for the nursing school in imo.. Is the form on sale and how much is it

  21. Chinecherem

    please sir/ma,I have c6,in the required subjects, can I apply to school of nursing,thank you.

  22. euphemia chinaza

    Ma pls which nursing school are still selling their forms… Pls i need urgent reply.. I want to buy the nursing form

  23. GRACE


  24. Eniola

    ma/sir is there admission for Eleyele school of Nursing this year

  25. Maryam

    Please I want to know the school of nursing that Awards bachelor’s degree

  26. sandra

    can I get a bsc degree from school of nursing? if no then how can I get a bsn degree after graduating from a nursing school

  27. Bimbo Ogungbe

    Dear Cordzylia

    I quite agree with your submission.

    Nursing is a professional career like any other Medical practices around the world.

    Students of school of nursing are not second class career individuals – Yes I agreed.

  28. Rn Jñr

    nurses ar nor just supportive to d doctors ,buh it a profession on it own#respectnurses

  29. oguama eberechi

    Pls i need to study nursing.I passed the whole subjects in ssce, which among the schools is the best?.

    1. Bimbo Ogungbe

      Dear Oguama,
      Depending on your location, it ia advisable for you to seek admission into your state or Federal Teaching Hospital School of Nursing nearest to you. However, concerning the best school of nursing, since these schools are professional career based knowledge acquisition environment, there is no difference in their curriculum, they are all been supervised by the same regulatory body in Nigeria. Successful candidates are issued professional Register Nurse Certificates for practice.

  30. Zaharadeen Kano

    we nurses are not offering supportive work to doctors as u said. we are independent and are work is much more above you had mentioned.

  31. hordunharyor

    Please When is Lagos school of nursing for 2017 admission be on sale

    1. Bimbo Ogungbe

      I only have information on schools of nursing, akure and ado ekiti. Visit their official website on http://www.sonak.org.ng and http://www.sonadeksuth.edu.ng respectively.

    2. Chijioke

      It’s currently on sale now

  32. Ekpo Gift

    Please Sir/ma Why Is Lagos State School Of Nursing Nt Among The Best Nursing Schools?

    1. Rn Jñr

      oh! dear unth’s missing here too

  33. Excellence Education Travels and Tours

    Excellence Education Travels and Tours presents CGFNS registration in Nigeria. CGFNS (Commission on Graduate of Foreign Nursing Schools) qualifying exam is where candidate’s knowledge and understanding nursing field is taught and practiced in the United States is examined. It is a gateway for the nursing graduates,who desired to pursue their career as registered NURSES in the US.

    1. Maryann

      I want to know how to apply for nursing in USA.. Am interested

  34. Harmony Egobudike

    Pls i wnt to study medicine a (doctor precisely).can i enroll in school of nursing?

    1. Bimbo Ogungbe

      You will have to sit for UTME/JAMB and choose Medicine as a course. However, starting Medicine from a nursing school could be a preparation ground for a candidates but surely it might spell a long road to the achievement.

  35. Adetayo

    Sir/ma i will like to be a nurse but why is it that kwara and Abeokuta is not mention

    1. Bimbo Ogungbe

      Sorry about that. There is Sacred Heart School of Nursing in Lantoro road, Abeokuta. It is a private school, very good too

  36. Odutola Opeyemi Rebeccah

    dear sir/ma
    I Odutola opeyemi hereby to comment about the school of nurse. i’am very interesting in nurse and I will like to became a nurse.
    God bless you Sir/ma
    yours faithfully
    Odutola opeyemi

  37. Onyedikachi Mary

    pls sir when is 2017/2018 registration form be out

    1. Bimbo Ogungbe

      The asmission forms for Ondo state and Ekiti states schools of nursing is currently selling. Visit the schools official website at http://www.sonak.org.ng and http://www.sonadeksuth.edu.ng respectively

  38. Ahipue Francisca

    Pls I need an urgent information,I have a pass in chemistry and biology but a credit in physics,can I enrole for the nursing form

    1. Bimbo Ogungbe

      There is no need enrolling for the nursing program since you did not have the basic requirement. It will be in your best interest if you re-enrol for your O’Levels and get qualified for the basic requirement before you obtain the admission form for any school of nursing. The reason is because the program is very intensive and any need for revisiting what suppose to have been in the past will surely cause un-necessary distraction for you. Please be wise

    2. Bimbo Ogungbe

      Dear Francisca, you cannot enroll for Nursing. you need to fulfill the basic requirements of 5 credits including Mathematics, English language, Biology, Physics and chemistry at not more than two sittings. Examination combinations acceptable are WAEC and NECO. NABTEB Certificate is not acceptable because it is adjudged to be a business and technical examination body

  39. kewe

    is lagos nt dier plsss wen will 2017/2018 nursin school form be out

  40. Seyitimofe

    Any information about ondo state school of midwifery tuition fees please

  41. Seyitimofe

    Please any information about ondo state school of midwifery tuition fees

  42. mosun

    please ma/sir can you help is with the school fees of each nursing school mentioned and I haven’t seen kwara state nursing school there as well

    1. Shamsu8069162442

      Kwara state sch of nursing fee is about 65k for indigenes and admissions is around May.

      1. Dr Mike

        pls am so grateful thanks for your up dating it’s so good!!! please I wont ;to know which of the nursing schools is giving out admissions now??? and the qualifications and schools fills pls I need answer course am looking for good nursing college to go thank you.

        1. Bimbo Ogungbe

          School of nursing akure, school of nursing ado ekiti. visit their official website at http://www.sonak.org.ng and http://www.sonadeksuth.edu.ng

  43. oreva

    thanks alot

  44. Yakubu mustafa isawa

    Very excellent comment and well interested I am well comfortable thank you all,


    pls am so grateful thanks for your up dating it’s so good!!! please I wont ;to know which of the nursing schools is giving out admissions now??? and the qualifications and schools fills pls I need answer course am looking for good nursing college to go thank you.

    1. Bimbo Ogungbe

      school of nursing, akure ondo state at http://www.sonak.org.ng. school of nursing ado ekiti at http://www.sonadeksuth.edu.ng
      Admission requirements are minimum Credits in English language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology an Physics at not more than 2 sittings of WAEC or NECO or both cobined

  46. s ahmadu

    well, as possible I definitely salute Nigerian on your effort let’s keep on be trying so that shall become an expert nurses tomorrow, and also let’s engage of finding admission to the school of nurses congratulations.

  47. Hardeyworle

    All School In Kwara State Is Not Among D List

  48. benjamin randy okhilua

    with regard to your great institution school of nursing i real appreciate up date about your institution and management, in nigeria
    thanks for your up date
    yours faithfully
    benjamin randy okhilua

  49. cordzylia

    I Don’t think I love the term “post secondary school ” . and also this statement “nursing are in charge of making sure
    patients take their medications and taking
    other necessary indices such as blood
    pressure and temperature normally”. there is more to nursing than Just that, and also it’s not because of difficulty in gaining admission in the university that is why people find their selves in schools of nursing.

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