Accredited School of Nursing In Nigeria: Best 10 (2024)

Last updated on August 3rd, 2023 at 08:34 pm

Here is a list of 10 best approved school of Nursing in Nigeria that are the best if you aspire to become a professional and certified nurse in the country.


If you aspire to be a nurse, it is very vital that you study nursing as a course in an accredited Nigerian university. Nurses are vital in the medical profession as they offer assistance to doctors in attending to sick patients thereby saving lives in the process. There is no major hospital in Nigeria or in the world where you will not find nurses.

In Nigeria, for you to be qualified as a practicing nurse, there are two methods. Its either you apply to any university offering nursing degree in Nigeria which normally takes five years or you attend a School of Nursing which is the more easier option if you are not successful in gaining admission into any institution offering nursing as a course in Nigeria

Requirements for Admission into any Top School of Nursing in Nigeria

For you to get admitted or even admission into any top nursing school in Nigeria, you must have finished your education at secondary school level. You would also be expected in your NECO or WAEC to have at least 5 credit in the following subjects: Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, English, Physics and Health Science as the case may be.

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.

Unlike universities in Nigeria where you would have to spend five years to study Nursing as a degree, School of Nursing are post-secondary school institutions in Nigeria where you would go for training if you aspire to be a nurse. It takes a period of 3 years to complete your training after which you become a certified nurse in Nigeria when you graduate from the Nursing school.

List of Accredited School of Nursing in Nigeria: Best 10

Below is a list of approved nursing schools in Nigeria that are considered as the best in the country and have been accredited, their location and website.

1. Basic School Of Nursing, Federal Teaching Hospital

This nursing school is one of the best in the country and they are located at Abakaliki, Ebonyi.  This federal teaching hospital offers nursing training for those who are aspiring to become midwives and professional nurses. Getting admission into this nursing school is easy if you meet up with the basic requirements.

2. Mater School of Nursing, Ebonyi

Mater school of Nursing is also located in Ebonyi State and they have state of the art facilities to ensure that you get the best training as a certified nurse or health worker in the country. The hospital has an approved school of nursing and midwifery to ensure that aspiring professional nurses and midwives gets the best training possible to advance their nursing career.

The objective of this nursing school which was set up is to produce nurses that are energetic, dynamic, empathetic and versatile in discharging their duties in a professional manner. Their website is

3. School of Nursing Joint Hospital, Imo state

This is another approved health institution which is located in Mbano in Imo state. School Of Nursing Mbano offers courses based on three years duration in which admitted students are exposed to clinical experiences of the nursing profession.

The nursing school address is at the Joint Hospital Mbano, P.O.Box 123, Umuduru Isiala Mbano, Imo State Nigeria. You can visit their website at and send them an e-mail at Their phone number is 08039450698.

4. ECWA School of Nursing, Egbe

This college is located in Kogi State and it is another top school of nursing that offers quality training. Their website is at while their e-mail address is

5. School of Nursing, Ogbomoso

This is one of the best Nigerian nursing institute which is located at Ogbomoso, Osun state. The location of the school is at School of Nursing Bowen University Teaching Hospital (BUTH) P. O. BOX 15, Ogbomoso. The duration of the course of study is three months and they train young men and women to become professionals in Nursing.

Students who attended this institution are better exposed to latest clinical experience and are better equipped to various medical practices. You can visit their website at or mail them at Their phone number is 07063749966 and 08035248406.

6. Ondo State School of Nursing

They are located at Akure in Ondo State. Their address is at PMB 675 Igbatoro Road Akure, Ondo State.

The website of this nursing school . 08060598781 and 08155082970 is their phone number.

7. Oyo State College of Nursing & Midwifery

This college is located in Oyo State and they offer certified nursing and midwifery courses. You can visit their website at

8. FCT School of Nursing, Abuja

The address of FCT School of Nursing, Gwagwalada is in Abuja. Their website is at

For inquiries about this school, you can contact them via their phone number at 08030756430.

9. School of Nursing, Sokoto State

This nursing college is located at Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital in Sokoto. Their website is at

10. School of Nursing, Birnin Kebbi

This accredited school of nursing is located in the Birnin area of Kebbi State. You can reach them via telephone number: 07037730280 and 08036311379.

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Oluchi Chukwu

Oluchi is a seasoned Information blogger, content developer and the editor of Nigerian Queries. She is a tech enthusiast who loves reading, writing and research

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