List of Approved Schools of Nursing, Midwifery, Post Basic Nursing & Department of Nursing in Nigeria 2022 [Updated]

Check out the complete list of Approved Schools of Nursing, Midwifery, Post Basic Nursing & Department of Nursing with their accreditation status admission quota on state basis in Nigeria.

Nursing, as an integral part of the health care system, encompasses the promotion of health, prevention of illness, and care of physically ill, mentally ill, and disabled people of all ages, in all health care and other community settings. Nurses play so many different roles that it’s impossible to encompass it all in just one job title.

Find below the list of Nursing Training Institutions in Nigeria approved by the Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN).

List of Approved Nursing Training Institutions in Nigeria

The Council has approved Schools of Nursing, Midwifery, Post Basic Nursing, and Departments of Nursing with the Accreditation Status and Admission Quota On State Basis.

Presently there are Two Hundred and Ninety (290) Nursing Training Institutions in Nigeria. Find below the list of Nursing Training Institutions in Nigeria approved by the Council as at September 2021.

IT IS OUR HOPE THAT THE LIST BELOW WILL ALSO SERVE AS A GUIDE TO PARENTS/GUARDIANS SEEKING ADMISSION FOR THEIR CHILDREN/WARDS.

SUMMARY/STATISTICS OF APPROVED SCHOOL

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S/N KEY DESCRIPTION OF SCHOOL Total No No ON EMBARGO
1 SON School of Nursing(Basic) 99
2 SOMBP Schools of Midwifery (Basic/ Post Basic) 88
3 SOPN Schools of Post Basic Nursing Specialties 60
4 DON Departments of Nursing Sciences 38
5 CMP Community Midwifery Programme 15
6 CNP Community Nursing Programme 15

DEPARTMENTS OF NURSING UNDER ACCREDITATION PROCESS

  1. Department of Nursing Sciences, Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
  2. Department of Nursing Sciences, Kaduna State University, Kaduna, Kaduna State
  3. Department of Nursing Sciences, University of Medical Science, Lagos, Lagos State
  4. Department of Nursing Sciences, Elizade University of Medical Sciences, Ondo State
  5. Department of Nursing Sciences, Wesley University, Ondo, Ondo State
  6. Department of Nursing Sciences, Ekiti State University, Ekiti, Ekiti State
  7. Department of Nursing Sciences, Benue State University, Makurdi, Benue State
  8. Department of Nursing Sciences, University of Uyo, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State
  9. Department of Nursing Sciences, Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu, Osun State
  10. Department of Nursing Sciences, Redeemers University, Ede, Osun State
  11. Department of Nursing Sciences, Evangel University, Akaeze, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State
  12. Department of Nursing Sciences, Nok University, Kachia, Kaduna State
  13. Department of Nursing Sciences, Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State
  14. Department of Nursing Sciences, McPherson University, Abeokuta, Ogun State
  15. Department of Nursing Sciences, Rhema University Aba, Abia State
  16. Department of Nursing Sciences, Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Edo State
  17. Department of Nursing Sciences, Enugu University of Science and Technology, Enugu
  18. Department of Nursing Sciences, Chrisland University, Abeokuta, Ogun State
  19. Department of Nursing Sciences, Alhikma University, Ilorin, Kwara State
  20. Department of Nursing Sciences, Atiba University, Ibadan, Oyo State
  21. Department of Nursing Sciences, Khadijat University, Majia, Jigawa State
  22. Department of Nursing Sciences, Novena University, Delta State

NOTE:

  • FULL ACCREDITATION STATUS LASTS FOR FIVE (5) YEARS
  • PROVISIONAL ACCREDITATION STATUS LASTS FOR TWO (2) YEARS
  • EMBARGO ON STUDENTS’ INTAKE IS INDEFINITE UNTIL DEFICIENCIES ARE RECTIFIED & RESOURCE VERIFICATION VISIT CONDUCTED AND DECISION TAKEN TO LIFT THE EMBARGO BY THE BOARD
  • DENIED/WITHDRAWN ACCREDITATION STATUS IS INDEFINITE UNTIL DEFICIENCIES ARE RECTIFIED & RE-ACCREDITATION VISIT CONDUCTED AND DECISION TAKEN BY THE BOARD
  • THE ABOVE LIST IS SUBJECT TO PERIODIC REVIEW.

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