List of Universities offering Medical Laboratory Science in Nigeria 2022

You want information on universities offering Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) in Nigeria?

Here you have it.

In fact, it’s the best thing to do, especially seeing you want to study Medical Laboratory Science.

This is because, it will not only help you decide on a university to study this dream course of yours, it will also enable you study at a university where Medical Laboratory Science is accredited.

More importantly, it will determine where you study as a university in your state might not have MLS.


Not all schools in Nigeria are accredited to offer Medical Laboratory Science.

And so, I will show you the universities accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC) and Medical Laboratory Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) in this post.

Just so you know, the MLSCN is the body responsible for regulating the Medical Laboratory Science profession.

Medical Laboratory Science is a great course to study. That’s why you want to get enrolled.

In fact, it’s one of the courses in Nigeria with a great chance for employment and self-employment.

Right? I agree with you, considering the low amount of job opportunities in Nigeria.

Though one can’t be so sure of job placements in this country, though some fields of study present a greater chance. One like Medical Laboratory Science.

But then, you need to start and finish first.

List of Universities offering Medical Laboratory Science in Nigeria

For this reason, you’ll find below the full list of universities approved and fully accredited to offer Medical Lab. Science in Nigeria.

To make this easier, I’ll segment the universities so you’ll be able to reach a decision quicker.

Federal universities offering Medical Lab Science

1. University of Calabar, Calabar (UNICAL).

2. University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus (UNN).

3. University of Lagos, Akoka (UNILAG).

4. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi Campus (UNIZIK).

5. Bayero University, Kano (BUK).

6. University of Benin, Ugbowo (UNIBEN).

7. University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri (UNIMAID).

8. University of Jos, Jos (UNIJOS).

9. Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDUSOK).

10. University of Ibadan, Ibadan (UI).

11. Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE)

12. Federal University Lafia (FULAFIA)

13. Ahmadu Bello University Zaria (ABU)

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State universities offering Medical Lab Science

1. Kwara State University, Malete (KWASU).

2. Rivers State University, Portharcourt (RSU).

3. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Agbani (ESUT).

4. Edo University, Iyamho.

5. Niger Delta University, Amassoma, Bayelsa state (NDU).

6. Ladoke Akintola Univesity, Ogbomoso, Oyo state (LAUTECH).

7. Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)

8. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo state (AAU)

9. Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU)

10. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki (EBSU)

11. Kaduna State University (KASU)

12. Osun State University, Osogbo (UNIOSUN)

13. Taraba State University, Jalingo (TSU)

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Private universities offering Medical Lab Science

19. Madonna University, Elele, Rivers state

20. Igbenedion University, Okada, Edo state

21. Babcok University, Ilisan-Remo, Ogun state

22. Lead City University, Ibadan

23. Afe Babalola University, Ado-ekiti

24. Achievers University, Owo, Ondo state

25. PAMO University of Medical Sciences, Portharcourt

26. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin

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Now you’re aware of the universities you can study Medical Lab. Science in Nigeria. Be aware also that those universities have different quota for admission.

By this I mean different number of students they’re able to admit or graduate as approved by the NUC or MLSCN.

You already know as well that Medical Lab. Science is a medical course, just as with other medical-related courses out there.

Whatever the case, the most important thing is, you’ll be able to study your dream course this year.

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