Dentistry happens to be a branch in medicine that involves the study, treating of disease, prevention, disorder, diagnosis of oral conditions and related structure. But to the public, it is generally known as the study and treatment of the teeth. It is good you also know that dentistry, or also known as dental medicine is not just only about the teeth, but it also includes other area of craniofacial complex with other supporting structures.

In today’s write up, we will share with you the accredited schools in Nigeria where you can study dentistry and all the requirements that are needed for you to be admitted into the school. Please you should be aware that each of the institutions that are listed below have their different special requirement, so you will need to visit any of the schools here to find out more information as regard to this.

List Of Accredited Dental College In Nigeria

  1. University of Benin (UNIBEN): the University of Benin is a well-known federal institution in Nigeria that was founded in 1970 and is located in edo state.
  2. University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT): the University of Port Harcourt is a well-known federal institution in Nigeria which was founded in 1975 and is located in rivers state.
  3. University of calabar (UNICAL): the University of Calabar is a well-known federal institution in Nigeria that was founded in 1975 and is located in cross river state.
  4. University of Lagos (UNILAG): the University of Lagos is a well-known federal institution in Nigeria that was founded in 1962 and is located in Lagos state.
  5. University of Ibadan (UI): the University of Ibadan is a well-known federal institution in Nigeria that was founded in 1948 and is located in Oyo state.
  6. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN): the University of Nigeria, nsukka is a well-known federal institution in Nigeria that was founded in 1960 and is located in Enugu state.
  7. Bayero University (BUK): The Bayero University is a well-known federal institution in Nigeria that was founded in 1975 and is located in Kano state.
  8. Obafemi awolowo university (OAU): The obafemi Awolowo University is a well-known federal institution in Nigeria that was founded in 1962 and is located in osun state.
  9. Lagos state university (LASU): the Lagos state university is a well-known state institution in Nigeria that was founded in 1983 and is located in Lagos state.
  10. University of Jos (UNIJOS): the University of Jos is a well-known federal institution in Nigeria that was founded in 1975 and is located in plateau state.

Admission Requirements

For direct entry requirements: interested candidates should have at least three ‘’A’’ level passes which must include biology or zoology, chemistry and physics.

The UTME requirements: interested candidates are expected to have at least five credit passes in ‘O’ level which must include physics, English language, mathematics, chemistry and biology

For the UTME subjects: for the utme subject, please take note that for this dentistry course that English language is very compulsory, so the three subject you will need are biology, chemistry and any other science subject

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