Top 10 Best Medical Universities In Nigeria

Medicine and surgery is one of the oldest professions in the world,to be a medical doctor doesn't come easy,it takes a lot of hard work,commitment and dedication.

In Nigeria studying medicine take quite a long time,am talking about 6 years plus,however 
studying would be easier if you study in one of the top 10 best medical schools in Nigeria.
Lets take a quick rundown of the best medical schools in Nigeria.

Top 10 Best Medical Universities In Nigeria 

10. Imo State University (IMSU)

The Imo State University is also one of the best medical schools to study medicine in Nigeria.

Although the medical college once had a problem with accreditation and also the number of years students spend before graduation because of ASUU strike Etc,nevertheless the school has a good selection of professionals that imbibe great knowledge to the medical students.

See: List Of Accredited Medical Schools In Nigeria 

The imo state university college of medicine is located inside imo state university Owerri.

9. Niger Delta University 

One of the new medical colleges to pop up.NDU is regarded as one of the best places to 
study medicine in Nigeria. Niger Delta University is located in Bayelsa State.

8. University of Ilorin

The university of Ilorin has been praised for having an educational calendar that is fast enough to allow its students to graduate on time and move on with their lives.

Uni llorin also doesn’t go on strike and also have good medical facilities for studying medicine in Nigeria. 

7. University of Benin (UNIBEN)

The University Of Benin is one of Nigeria’s first medical university.
This medical university has been training doctors for so many years.
Most of Nigeria's professional doctor are graduates of university of Benin.

6. Lagos State University

The Lagos State University (LASU) is also one of the best medical colleges in Nigeria.
The Lagos State University also has a teaching hospital that is owned by m the Lagos state government.

5. University Of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN)

The university of Nigeria is a federal government owned university that has a lot of structures and facilities for teaching medical students.
Th University of Nigeria is one of the most popular and largest universities in Nigeria with campuses in Enugu and Nsukka.
The University also has one of the best teaching hospitals in Nigeria. 

4.University of Lagos (UNILAG)

One of the first Nigerian university and undoubtedly one of the most popular university in Nigeria.

Apart from medicine and surgery UNILAG’s college of medicine is equipped with three faculties namely Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Clinical Sciences and the Faculty of Dental Sciences.

UNILAG is located in Lagos.

3. Ahmadu Bello University Zaria (ABU)

The Ahmadu Bello University Zaria (ABU) is the third best university  to study medicine and surgery in Nigeria.

Located in Nothern Nigeria and has one of the best medical structures,lecturers and facilities in Nigeria.

If you live in any part of Nothern Nigeria,then you should consider ABU. 

2. Obafemi Awolowo University

Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, is one of the best universities to study medicine and surgery in Nigeria.

It has a very standard college hospital with good facilities and is located in the South-Western region of Nigeria.

1. University of Ibadan

The University of Ibadan has carved a niche for itself when it comes to teaching future Nigerian doctors.
UCH has one of the largest college hospitals in Nigeria,that specializes in treating difficult and different sickness in Nigeria.

The University of Ibadan is rated as the best medical school in Nigeria because of it's years of experience and some of its medical facilities.

So if your applying to study medicine in Nigeria,then you should consider the University of Ibadan.


  1. How do I get admission into university of Nigeria nsuka to study medicine, with my Advance level certificate exam from Cameroon though I am a Nigerian born in Cameroon guide me please.


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