List of Federal and State School of Nursing in Nigeria

School of Nursing (SON) in Nigeria are academic institutions that offer Basic Nursing and Basic/Post basic Midwifery programmes.

The duration of the School of Nursing (SON) in Nigeria is three (3) years.

The journey to becoming a Registered Nurse (RN) in Nigeria begins with the application to a Nursing School.

  • Purchase the School of Nursing Form
  • Write the entrance examination
  • Attend the screening and interview exercise
  • Gain admission to the School of Nursing
  • Induction to the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria

Types of Nursing Schools in Nigeria

The following are the types of Nursing Schools in Nigeria;

  • School of Nursing (Basic)
  • Schools of Midwifery (Basic/ Post Basic)
  • Schools of Post Basic Nursing Specialties
  • Departments of Nursing Sciences
  • Community Midwifery Programme
  • Community Nursing Programme

School of Nursing in Nigeria

Here is the list of Schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Nigeria and their locations;

Abia State

School of Nursing in Abia StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, UmuahiaAbia State75
School of Post Basic Midwifery, UmuahiaAbia State50
School of Nursing, AmacharaAbia State50
School of Basic Midwifery, AmacharaAbia State75
School of Nursing, (ABSUTH), AbaAbia State50
School of Post Basic Midwifery, (ABSUTH), AbaAbia State75
School of Post Basic Midwifery, AbiribaAbia State50
School of Psychiatric Nursing, AbaAbia State50
Archbishop Charles Heerey Memorial College of
Nursing Science, Ogbor-Hill, Aba
Abia State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Abia State

Adamawa State

School of Nursing in Adamawa StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, YolaAdamawa State75
Community Nursing ProgramAdamawa State100
School of Midwifery YolaAdamawa State60
Community Midwifery ProgramAdamawa State100
School of Peri-operative Nursing, Federal Medical
Center, Yola
Adamawa State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Adamawa State

Akwa Ibom State

School of Nursing in Akwa Ibom StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, Anua, UyoAkwa Ibom State50
School of Nursing, EketAkwa Ibom State75
School of Nursing, Ikot-EkpeneAkwa Ibom State75
School of Nursing, Ituk-MbangAkwa Ibom State50
School of Post Basic Midwifery, Anua, UyoAkwa Ibom State50
School of Post Basic Midwifery, Iquita-OronAkwa Ibom State50
School of Post Basic Midwifery, Ituk-MbangAkwa Ibom State50
School of Post Basic Midwifery, Urua-AkpanAkwa Ibom State50
School of Psychiatric Nursing, EketAkwa Ibom State30
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Akwa Ibom State

Anambra State

School of Nursing in Anambra StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, IhialaAnambra State100
School of Basic Midwifery, IhialaAnambra State100
School of Basic Midwifery, IhialaAnambra State100
School of Nursing, NAUTH, NnewiAnambra State60
School of Nursing, COOUTH, NkporAnambra State75
School of Midwifery COOUTH, NkporAnambra State75
School of Nursing, AdaziAnambra State100
School of Basic Midwifery, AdaziAnambra State75
School of Nursing, AmichiAnambra State100
School of Nursing, BorromeoAnambra State100
School of Midwifery, Waterside OnitshaAnambra State50
School of Basic Midwifery Iyi-EnuAnambra State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Anambra State

Bauchi State

School of Nursing in Bauchi StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, ATBU, BauchiBauchi State75
School of Basic Midwifery, ATBU, BauchiBauchi State60
Community Midwifery Programme ATBU,
Bauchi
Bauchi State50
School of Nursing, BauchiBauchi State75
Community Nursing ProgrammeBauchi State100
School of Midwifery BauchiBauchi State75
Community Midwifery ProgrammeBauchi State200
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Bauchi State

Bayelsa State

School of Nursing in Bayelsa StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, TombiaBayelsa State100
School of Basic MidwiferyBayelsa State100
Community Nursing ProgrammeBayelsa State100
Community Midwifery ProgrammeBayelsa State100
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Bayelsa State

Benue State

School of Nursing in Benue StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing and Midwifery, MakurdiBenue State50
Community nursing/Midwifery programmesBenue State200
School of Nursing, MkarBenue State75
School of Basic Midwifery, MkarBenue State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Benue State

Borno State

School of Nursing in Borno StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, MaiduguriBorno State100
School of Basic Midwifery, MaiduguriBorno State100
School of Nursing, UMTHBorno State75
School of Post Basic Peri-Operative Nursing,
UMTH
Borno State50
School of Post Basic Critical Care Nursing,
UMTH
Borno State50
School of Post Basic Psychiatric Nursing, Federal
Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Maiduguri
Borno State60
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Borno State

Cross River State

School of Nursing in Cross River StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, UCTHCross River State100
School of Post Basic Otorhinolaryngology Nursing, UCTHCross River State50
School of Nursing, ItigidiCross River State75
School of Nursing, St. Margaret’s Hospital, CalabarCross River State75
School of Nursing, OgojaCross River State100
School of Post Basic Midwifery CalabarCross River State75
School of Basic Midwifery, ObuduCross River State75
School of Basic Midwifery, Moniaya-OgojaCross River State50
School of Psychiatric Nursing, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, CalabarCross River State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Cross River State

Delta State

School of Nursing in Delta StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, AgborDelta State100
School of Nursing, EkuDelta State75
School of Nursing, WarriDelta State75
School of Basic Midwifery, AsabaDelta State50
School of Basic Midwifery, SapeleDelta State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Delta State

Ebonyi State

School of Nursing in Ebonyi StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, AEFUTHAEbonyi State75
School of Basic Midwifery, AEFUTHAEbonyi State50
School of Nursing, Mater Misericordae Hospital, AfikpoEbonyi State100
School of Post Basic Midwifery, Mater Misericordae Hospital, AfikpoEbonyi State50
School of Nursing, UburuEbonyi State100
School of Midwifery, UburuEbonyi State75
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Ebonyi State

Edo State

School of Nursing in Edo StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, Benin CityEdo State100
School of Midwifery, Benin CityEdo State100
School of Nursing, UBTHEdo State75
SOBM UBTHEdo State50
School of Post Basic Paediatric Nursing, UBTHEdo State40
School of Post Basic Ophthalmic Nursing, UBTHEdo State30
School of Post Basic Peri-Operative Nursing, UBTHEdo State30
School of Post Basic Accident & Emergency Nursing, UBTHEdo State30
School of Nursing, Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital, OkadaEdo State50
School of Basic Midwifery, St. Philomena’s Hosp. Benin-CityEdo State50
School of Basic Midwifery, St. Camillus Hosp. UromiEdo State50
School of Post Basic Peri- Operative Nursing, ISTHEdo State30
School of Post Basic Paediatric Nursing, ISTHEdo State30
School of Psychiatric Nursing, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Uselu, Benin CityEdo State30
School of Midwifery, Sancta Maria Catholic College of Nursing Sciences, AuchiEdo State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Edo State

Ekiti State

School of Nursing in Ekiti StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado-EkitiEkiti State75
School of Basic Midwifery, Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado-EkitiEkiti State50
School of Nursing, FTH, Ido-EkitiEkiti State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Ekiti State

Enugu State

School of Nursing in Enugu StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, Bishop Shanahan Hospital, NsukkaEnugu State50
School of Post Basic Midwifery Bishop Shanahan Hospital, NsukkaEnugu State50
School of Nursing, (ESUTH), Parklane, EnuguEnugu State50
School of Post Basic Midwifery, (ESUTH)Enugu State50
School of Nursing, UNTHEnugu State75
School of Post Basic Anaesthetic Nursing, UNTHEnugu State30
School of Post Basic Cardiothoracic Nursing, UNTHEnugu State30
School of Post Basic Cardiothoracic Nursing, UNTHEnugu State50
School of Post Basic Peri-Operative Nursing, UNTHEnugu State30
School of Post Basic Ophthalmic Nursing, UNTHEnugu State30
School of Basic Midwifery, AwguEnugu State50
School of Post Basic Nursing, Burns & Plastic, NOHEnugu State30
School of Post Basic Orthopaedic Nursing, NOHEnugu State30
School of Psychiatric Nursing, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, EnuguEnugu State50
School of Post Basic Dental Nursing, EnuguEnugu State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Enugu State

Gombe State

School of Nursing in Gombe StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing GombeGombe State75
School of Basic Midwifery, GombeGombe State75
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Gombe State

Imo State

School of Nursing in Imo StateStateAdmission Quota
College of Nursing, St. Mary’s Joint Hospital, AmaigboImo State75
School of Nursing, EmekukuImo State100
School of Post Basic Midwifery EmekukuImo State75
School of Nursing, Joint Hospital, MbanoImo State60
School of Midwifery, MbanoImo State50
School of Nursing, OwerriImo State50
School of Nursing, Our Lady of Mercy Hospital, Umulogho ObowoImo State75
Imo State College of Nursing & Midwifery, OrluImo State50
School of Basic MidwiferyImo State50
School of Basic Midwifery, Aboh MbaiseImo State50
School of Post Basic Midwifery, Awo OmammaImo State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Gombe State

Jigawa State

School of Nursing in Jigawa StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, Birnin-KuduJigawa State100
School of Basic Midwifery. Birnin-KuduJigawa State70
College of Nursing, HadejiaJigawa State75
Iqra College of Nursing Sciences, DutseJigawa State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Jigawa State

Kaduna State

School of Nursing in Kaduna StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, KafanchanKaduna State50
School of Midwifery KafanchanKaduna State50
School of Nursing, PambeguwaKaduna State50
School of Basic Midwifery. Tudun WadaKaduna State75
School of Nursing St. Gerard’s Catholic Hospital, KakuriKaduna State100
School of Nursing, WusasaKaduna State50
School of Basic Midwifery, WusasaKaduna State40
School of Basic Midwifery, ZonkwaKaduna State75
School of Nursing, ABUTHKaduna State100
School of Post Basic Midwifery, ABUTHKaduna State50
School of Post Basic (Ophthalmic) ABUTHKaduna State30
School of Post Basic Nursing, Paediatric, ABUTHKaduna State30
School of Post Basic Nurse Anaesthetic Programme, ABUTHKaduna State50
School of Post Basic Perioperative Nursing, ABUTHKaduna State25
School of Post Basic Otorhinolaryngology Nursing, National Ear Care Centre, KadunaKaduna State50
School of Post Basic Ophthalmic Nursing, National Eye Centre, KadunaKaduna State50
School of Psychiatric Nursing, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Barnawa, KadunaKaduna State30
Nigerian Air Force College of Nursing Sciences, Air Force Base, Kaduna School of NursingKaduna State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Kaduna State

Kano State

School of Nursing in Kano StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, KanoKano State100
School of Nursing, MadobiKano State70
School of Basic Midwifery, Danbatta, KanoKano State50
Community Midwifery Programme, Danbatta, KanoKano State50
School of Basic Midwifery, KanoKano State50
School of Post Basic Midwifery, GezawaKano State50
School of Basic Midwifery, GwarzoKano State50
Community Midwifery Programme, Gwarzo, KanoKano State50
Nafisatu College of Nursing Sciences, Kwankwaso Town, Madobi LGAKano State50
School of Post Basic Orthopaedic Nursing, NOH, DalaKano State50
School of Post Basic Accident and Emergency Nursing, NOH, DalaKano State30
School of Post Basic Burns & Plastic Nursing, NOH, DalaKano State30
School of Post Basic Paediatric Nursing, AKTHKano State50
School of Post Basic Nephrology Nursing, AKTHKano State25
School of Post Basic Critical Nursing, AKTHKano State50
Dansharif College of Nursing Sciences, KanoKano State75
Umar Ringim School of Post Basic Anaesthesia Nursing, Murtala Mohammed Hospital, KanoKano State30
Aminu Dabo College of Nursing and MidwiferyKano State50
Emirate College of Nursing Science, KanoKano State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Kano State

Katsina State

School of Nursing in Katsina StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, Katsina. Community NursingKatsina State100
School of Basic Midwifery, MalumfashiKatsina State75
School of Nursing, BatsarKatsina State50
School of Midwifery, BatsarKatsina State50
North West College of Nursing Science, KatsinaKatsina State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Katsina State

Kebbi State

School of Nursing in Kebbi StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, Birnin-KebbKebbi State75
School of Basic Midwifery, Birnin KebbiKebbi State60
Sajo College of Nursing Sciences, Birnin-KebbiKebbi State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Kebbi State

Kogi State

School of Nursing in Kogi StateStateAdmission Quota
Sajo College of Nursing Sciences, Birnin-KebbiKogi State50
College of Nursing, ObangedeKogi State100
ECWA School of Nursing, EgbeKogi State75
ECWA School of Basic Midwifery, EgbeKogi State50
College of Nursing, UEC, OchadamuKogi State75
College of Basic Midwifery, AnyigbaKogi State75
Nana College of Nursing Sciences, AnyingbaKogi State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Kogi State

Kwara State

School of Nursing in Kwara StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, IlorinKwara State60
School of Basic Midwifery, IlorinKwara State50
College of Nursing Sciences, Oke-OdeKwara State50
University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) School of NursingKwara State50
UITH School of Post Basic Accident & Emergency NursingKwara State30
UITH School of Post Basic Paediatric NursingKwara State30
UITH School of Post Basic Nephrology NursingKwara State30
UITH School of Post Basic Ophthalmic NursingKwara State30
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Kwara State

Lagos State

School of Nursing in Lagos StateStateAdmission Quota
Lagos State College of Nursing and Midwifery, IgandoLagos State100
School of Post Basic Anaesthetic Nursing, BadagryLagos State30
Nigerian Army College of Nursing, YabaLagos State70
School of Nursing, LUTHLagos State75
School of Post Basic Midwifery, LUTHLagos State50
School of Post Basic Accident and Emergency Nursing, LUTHLagos State30
School of Post Basic Paediatric Nursing, LUTHLagos State75
School of Post Basic Ophthalmic Nursing, LUTHLagos State30
School of Post Basic PeriOperative Nursing, LUTHLagos State30
School of Post Basic Accident and Emergency Nursing, NOH,
Igbobi, Lagos
Lagos State30
School of Post Basic Orthopaedic Nursing, NOH. Igbobi, LagosLagos State30
School of Psychiatric Nursing, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, YabaLagos State30
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Lagos State

Nasarawa State

School of Nursing in Nasarawa StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, LafiaNasarawa State75
School of Basic Midwifery, LafiaNasarawa State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Nasarawa State

Niger State

School of Nursing in Niger StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, BidaNiger State100
School of Basic Midwifery, MinnaNiger State75
School of Basic Midwifery, KontagoraNiger State75
School of Nursing, KontagoraNiger State50
Dako College of Nursing and Midwifery, SulejaNiger State50
Standard College of Nursing, MinnaNiger State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Niger State

Ogun State

School of Nursing in Ogun StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, AbeokutaOgun State75
School of Nursing, Ijebu-OdeOgun State75
School of Nursing, IlaroOgun State75
School of Nursing, LantoroOgun State50
Oba Ademola II School of Basic Midwifery, AbeokutaOgun State75
School of Basic Midwifery, Ijebu-OdeOgun State50
School of Psychiatric Nursing, Aro, AbeokutaOgun State60
Jala Jalaaluka For Ahad (JAFAD) School of Nursing, Oru-IjebuOgun State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Ogun State

Ondo State

School of Nursing in Ondo StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, AkureOndo State50
School of Basic Midwifery, AkureOndo State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Ondo State

Osun State

School of Nursing in Osun StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, OAUTHC, IlesaOsun State50
School of Nursing, OAUTHC, Ile- IfeOsun State50
School of Post Basic Midwifery, OAUTHC, IlesaOsun State50
School of Post Basic Peri-Operative Nursing, OAUTHC, Ile-IfeOsun State30
School of Nursing, Seventh Day Adventist Hospital, Ile-IfeOsun State75
Mercy College of Nursing, Ido-Osun, OsogboOsun State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Osun State

Oyo State

School of Nursing in Oyo StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, Baptist Medical Centre, SakiOyo State50
School of Post Basic Midwifery, Baptist Medical Centre, SakiOyo State50
School of Nursing, Bowen University Teaching Hospital, OgbomoshoOyo State75
School of Nursing, EleyeleOyo State75
School of Midwifery, EleyeleOyo State60
School of Basic Midwifery, KishiOyo State50
School of Basic Midwifery, Muslim Hospital, SakiOyo State50
School of Post Basic Midwifery, Oluyoro, IbadanOyo State75
School of Nursing, UCH, IbadanOyo State50
School of Post Basic Nursing, Occupational Health, UCH, IbadanOyo State30
School of Post Basic PeriOperative Nursing, UCH, IbadanOyo State40
School of Post Basic Midwifery, UCH, IbadanOyo State40
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Oyo State

Plateau State

School of Nursing in Plateau StateStateAdmission Quota
Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) Nursing Training InstitutionsPlateau State30
School of Nursing, Vom, JosPlateau State50
School of Basic Midwifery, Vom, JosPlateau State50
School of Nursing, MMH, JosPlateau State75
School of Post Basic Midwifery, Our Lady of Apostles Hospital, JosPlateau State25
Hill College of Nursing Science, JosPlateau State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Plateau State

Rivers State

School of Nursing in Rivers StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, Port HarcourtRivers State50
School of Post Basic Midwifery, Port-HarcourtRivers State50
School of Post Basic Accident and Emergency Nursing, UPTHRivers State30
School of Post Basic Accident and Emergency Nursing, UPTHRivers State30
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Rivers State

Sokoto State

School of Nursing in Sokoto StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, SokotoSokoto State100
School of Basic MidwiferySokoto State75
School of Nursing, TambuwalSokoto State50
School of Nursing, UDUTHSokoto State70
School of Midwifery, UDUTHSokoto State50
School of Post Basic Paediatric Nursing, UDUTHSokoto State30
School of Post Basic Perioperative Nursing, UDUTHSokoto State50
School of Psychiatric Nursing, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, KwareSokoto State30
Fatima College of Nursing Sciences, SifawaSokoto State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Sokoto State

Taraba State

School of Nursing in Taraba StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing JalingoTaraba State50
School of Basic Midwifery, JalingoTaraba State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Taraba State

Yobe State

School of Nursing in Yobe StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, DamaturuYobe State100
School of Basic Midwifery, DamaturuYobe State70
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Yobe State

Zamfara State

School of Nursing in Zamfara StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, GusauZamfara State100
School of Basic Midwifery, GusauZamfara State75
Umar Bin Khaddabi College of Nursing Sciences, Kauran NamodaZamfara State50
This table contains the list of schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Zamfara State

Abuja – FCT

School of Nursing in Abuja StateStateAdmission Quota
School of Nursing, GwagwaladaAbuja75
School of Basic Midwifery, GwagwaladaAbuja70
School of Post Basic Critical Care Nursing, UATH, AbujaAbuja50
School of Post Basic Nephrology Nursing, National Hospital, AbujaAbuja50
School of Post Basic Oncology Nursing, National Hospital, AbujaAbuja75
This table contains the the list of School of Nursing, Midwifery and Post-basic Nursing schools in Abuja

Admission Requirements

The currently approved entry requirement is five (5) O’level credit passes in Mathematics, English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Biology at not more than two (2) sittings from any of the following:

Any student with foreign examination board result(s) is expected to submit an evaluation report or equivalent grading from the Federal Ministry of Education along with the result.

A request for the verification of such results from the issuing organization to the Council is required.

NOTE: Acceptable Minimum Age range for admission into Basic Nursing and Basic Midwifery Training programme is 16.

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    • Rachael,

      All the accredited schools of Nursing in the North are up to standard.

      You can apply to study at Federal University Teaching Hospitals.

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  1. I am Divine sylvanus. A student with an ‘o’ level results. (WAEC and NECO) . Four distinction and five credit in my waec and nine credit in my neco. I am looking forward to become a nursing student.

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