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List of Universities offering Veterinary Medicine in Nigeria

List of Universities offering Veterinary Medicine in Nigeria

Veterinary medicine, also called veterinary science, medical specialty concerned with the prevention, control, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting the health of domestic and wild animals and with

the prevention of transmission of animal diseases to people. Veterinarians ensure a safe food supply for people by monitoring and maintaining the health of food-producing animals.

Veterinary Medicine Programs Available at HBCUs

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Admission Requirements for Veterinary Medicine


Direct Entry Requirements:

A’ level passes in

  • Chemistry,
  • Biology / Zoology,
  • Physics or Mathematics.

O’Level Requirements:

Five (5) O’ level credit passes to include

  • English Language,
  • Biology,
  • Physics,
  • Chemistry and
  • Mathematics.

UTME Subjects Combination / Requirements:

  • English Language,
  • Physics,
  • Chemistry and
  • Biology

Nigerian Universities Offering Veterinary Medicine

Below is the Complete List of Universities Offering Veterinary Medicine


  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (ABU)

Ahmadu Bello University is a Federal University located at Samaru, a suburb of Zaria in Kaduna State, Nigeria and established in 1962 | Official Website: abu.edu.ng


  • University of Abuja, Gwagwalada (UNIABUJA)

University of Abuja is a Federal University located at Gwagwalada Abuja in Federal Capital Territory State, Nigeria and established in 1988 | Official Website: uniabuja.edu.ng

UNIABUJA offers Veterinary Medicine with options in

  • Theriogenology,
  • Veterinary

  • University of Benin (UNIBEN)

University of Benin is a Federal University located at Ugbowo Campus Benin City in Edo State, Nigeria and established in 1970 | Official Website: uniben.edu.ng


  • Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta is a Federal University located at Abeokuta in Ogun State, Nigeria and established in 1988 | Official Website: unaab.edu.ng


  • University of Ibadan (UI)

University of Ibadan is a Federal University located at Ibadan in Oyo State, Nigeria and established in 1948 | Official Website: ui.edu.ng


  • University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)

University of Ilorin is a Federal University located at Illorin in Kwara State, Nigeria and established in 1975 | Official Website: unilorin.edu.ng


  • University of Jos (UNIJOS)

University of Jos is a Federal University located at Jos in Plateau State, Nigeria and established in 1975 | Official Website: unijos.edu.ng


  • University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)

University of Maiduguri is a Federal University located at Bama Road Maiduguri in Borno State, Nigeria and established in 1975 | Official Website: unimaid.edu.ng


  • Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (FUAM)

Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi is a Federal University located at Makurdi in Benue State, Nigeria and established in 1988 | Official Website: uam.edu.ng

FUAM offers Veterinary Medicine with option in:

  • Public Health and Preventive Medicine,
  • Veterinary Pathology and Microbiology,
  • Veterinary Animal Production,
  • Veterinary Anatomy,
  • Veterinary Surgery Physiology and
  • Pharmacology

  • Usmanu Dan Fodio University (UDUSOK)

Usmanu Dan Fodio University is a Federal University located at Sokoto in Sokoto State, Nigeria and established in 1975 | Official Website: udusok.edu.ng


  • Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU)

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture is a Federal University located at Private Mailbox 7267 Umuahia in Abia State, Nigeria and established in 1992 | Official Website: mouau.edu.ng


  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)

University of Nigeria, Nsukka is a Federal University located at Innovation Centre, University of Nigeria Nsukka in Enugu State, Nigeria and established in 1960 | Official Website: unn.edu.ng

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