List of Polytechnics Offering Nursing in Nigeria 2023 & Their Cut Off Mark

We believe it will interest a lot of JAMB candidates and applicants to know the List of polytechnic Offering Nursing in Nigeria 2023

Knowing the Polytechnics that Offering Nursing in Nigeria will save many candidates the stress of Applying to competitive universities for admission into nursing.

Note: students who graduate from a Polytechnic that wish to use their HND to further for any postgraduate degree may have to undergo an extra 1-2 years postgraduate diploma program to be qualified for a Postgraduate master’s program.

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But those who won’t go for a master’s program can as well use their HND to secure a good job. See Nigerian universities that accept HND for masters here.

Polytechnic Cut off Mark for Nursing 2023

The general JAMB Cut off mark for Nursing at Polytechnics ranges between 150 to 180 depending on how prestigious the polytechnic is.

In universities, a candidate will need at least a JAMB score between 230 to 280 to gain admission into nursing, especially at competitive universities.

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Advisable, candidates who cannot secure a high JAMB score to be able to gain admission into nursing science in university can use the same score and apply for a polytechnic.

Does Polytechnic offer Nursing as a Course in Nigeria?

No: Note yet!

The Federal Government and the Ministry of Education in Nigeria are still deliberating on approving Polytechnics to offer Nursing and Nursing Science as a single course.

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Can I study nursing in polytechnic?


But currently, Nursing in Nigerian Polytechnics are offered as nursing-related courses. Check polytechnics that offer Nursing-related courses below.

But Note: There’s no Polytechnic in Nigeria that is officially offering Nursing Science as a separate course but all nursing courses in polytechnic are offered as Nursing-related courses.

Below are some Nursing-related courses offered in Nigerian Polytechnics for National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND).


Check also: 10 polytechnics that offer medicine and surgery in Nigeria

8 Nursing-Related Courses in Nigerian Polytechnics 2023

The following are good and professional nursing-related courses that are offered in Nigerian polytechnics.

  1. Dental Nursing
  2. Medical Imaging Technology
  3. Nutrition and Dietetics
  4. Orthopedic Cast Technology
  5. Community Health
  6. Environmental Health Technology
  7. Health Information Management
  8. Science Laboratory Technology

63 Polytechnics Offering Nursing-Related Courses in Nigeria 2023

The following are the polytechnics in Nigeria that offer one or more of the above Nursing-related courses in Nigeria;

  1. Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi
  2. Anambra State Polytechnic
  3. Kaduna State Polytechnic
  4. Ogun State Polytechnic
  5. Ramat Polytechnic Maiduguri
  6. Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo
  7. Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic
  8. Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro
  9. Imo State Polytechnic
  10. Federal Polytechnic, Ede
  11. Ramat Polytechnic
  12. Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro
  13. Rufus Giwa Polytechnic
  14. Federal Polytechnic Bali
  15. Abia State Polytechnic
  16. Auchi State Polytechnic
  17. Heritage Polytechnic
  18. Akwa Ibom Polytechnic
  19. Mai Idris Alooma Polytechnic
  20. Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic
  21. Benue State Polytechnic
  22. Federal Polytechnic, Bida
  23. Binyaminu Usman Polytechnic
  24. Crown polytechnic
  25. Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti
  26. Akanu Ibiam Polytechnic
  27. Federal Polytechnic Damaturu
  28. Fidei Polytechnic, Gboko
  29. Polytechnic Ibadan
  30. Igbajo Polytechnic
  31. Jigawa State Polytechnic
  32. Hussaini Federal Polytechnic
  33. Kogi State Polytechnic
  34. Federal Polytechnic Ekowe
  35. Kwara State Polytechnic
  36. Lagos State Polytechnic
  37. Nasarawa State Polytechnic
  38. Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic
  39. Delta State Polytechnic
  40. Oke Ogun Polytechnic
  41. OSISATECH Polytechnic
  42. Federal Polytechnic, Idah
  43. Adamawa State Polytechnic
  44. Ramat Polytechnic Maiduguri
  45. Rufus Giwa Polytechnic
  46. Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro
  47. Gateway Polytechnic
  48. Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic
  49. Federal Polytechnic, Oko
  50. Taraba State Polytechnic
  51. Temple Gate Polytechnic
  52. Federal Polytechnic, Mubi
  53. Ibarapa Polytechnic
  54. Trinity Polytechnic, Etoi
  55. Federal Polytechnic, Kaura-Namoda
  56. Umaru Ali Shinkafi Polytechnic
  57. Edo State Polytechnic
  58. Wolex Polytechnic
  59. Federal Polytechnic Waziri
  60. Niger State Polytechnic
  61. Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa
  62. Kano State Polytechnic
  63. Federal Polytechnic Nekede

Final Note: No Polytechnic in Nigeria officially offer Nursing as a single/separate course but all nursing science courses in Nigerian Polytechnics are Nursing-related courses like the ones listed above.

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Pius miracle
2 years ago

Very interesting, I need more guide on how to study obstetric and gynecology course,pls help me out

2 years ago
Reply to  Pius miracle

Check out for the universities that offer it and apply through JAMB Post UTME

2 years ago


Jimoh rukayat
Jimoh rukayat
2 years ago

I need to know more about wic polytechnic dat study nursing

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