In this article, we will be fully checking out state universities that offer nursing in Nigeria. You may wonder if all state universities offer nursing. It’s not all state universities that offer nursing. So we want to inform you about the universities that are approved to offer nursing in Nigeria. So let’s go.
So before we go straight into business, let’s quickly see what nursing is.
Nursing is a healthcare profession ptoviding physical and emotional care to the sick and disabled and promoting health in all individuals through activities including research, health education, and patient consultation. Nursing includes providing physical and emotional care, promoting comfort, serving as patient advocates, assisting in rehabilitative efforts, teaching self-care and health promotion activities, and administering treatments prescribed by a licensed physician or doctor.
State Universities That Offer Nursing in Nigeria
Here is the list of all state universities that offer nursing in Nigeria:
- Abia State University, Uturu
- Ambrose Alli University
- Delta State University
- Ebonyi State University
- Edo University
- Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
- Lagos State University
- Niger Delta University
- Ondo State University of Medical Sciences
- Osun State University
Abia State University
This university is one of the state universities in Nigeria. It was established in 1981. It’s situated at Isuikwuato local government. These state academic institution were created to expand admissions and bring professional skills, expertise and modern research facilities close to the city and rural dwellers, and have helped talents to get higher education.
Ambrose Alli University
This university was established in 1981. The university to some extent can serve the needs of those aspiring to study nurse.
Delta State University:
Delta State University, Abrake is popularly as Delsu. It is a state government university in Nigeria. The main campus is located at Abraka, Delta State and other two campuses at Anwai, Asaba and Oleh. The three campuses are within a distance of about 200km apart. The university has a population of about 36,000 students.
Ebonyi State University
Ebonyi State University is another state university in Nigeria that offer nursing science. The medical faculty was established in 1991.
Edo University is a state university founded in 2016. It is located in Iyamho, a town in Etsako West local government area of Edo State, Nigeria. On 23 March 2016, the university was approved by the National Universities Commission as Nigeria’s 41st state University. Edo State University also offer nursing science.
Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
Lautech is another university that offers nursing in Nigeria. It is located in Ogbomosho, Oyo State, Nigeria. The state university has a population of around 25,000.
Lagos State University
This is virtually best state university that offers nursing, as far as I am concerned though. LASU was established in 1983, located in Ojo (a town in Lagos). It has a population of around 35,000 students.
Niger Delta University
NDU is a state university in Wilberforce, bayelsa state. It was established in 2001. It has two main campuses, one is in the yenagoa, the state capital and the other in Amassoma. It has a teaching university known as Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital (NDUTH) in Okolobiri.
Ondo State University of Medical Sciences
Unimed is a state university, owned by ondo state government. It was established in 2015. It’s the third specialized medical university in Africa and the first in Nigeria.
Osun State University
Osun State University is another state university that offer nursing. The university operates six campuses in Osogbo, Ikire, Ipetu ijesha, Okuku, Ifetedo, Ejigbo.
These are state universities that offer nursing in Nigeria as a course.