20 best universities in Nigeria that are suitable to study Pharmacy in

In this article,we be looking at the twenty (20) best universities in Nigeria to study Pharmacy. This article was published base on the review of Pharmacy students in top Nigerian universities in 2020

If you want to do something new, then try to gain admission into these 20 best universities below to study Pharmacy.


The main aim why we wrote this article is to show you the best and accredited universities in Nigeria for studying Pharmacy programmes.

Best Nigerian University To Study Pharmacy In

It is not all the universities in Nigeria that are best to study pharmacy in, thus, this article is for you. Some schools may be best but may not be accredited by Nigerian University commission (NUC) to carry out pharmacy programme.

That’s why we are about to show you twenty (20) accredited universities in Nigeria that are accredited for pharmacy programme.

Meanwhile, Faculty of pharmacy and faculty of pharmaceutical sciences are the same, they refer to one facility (faculty of pharmacy).

Some schools may name theirs as faculty of pharmacy like University of Ibadan (UI) while other schools like University of Nigeria (UNN) name theirs as faculty of pharmaceutical sciences. Anyways, you should not get confused henceforth, okay?

If your dream was to become a pharmacist, then you are in the right place. This course is indeed very interesting especially when you study it in University of Ibadan (UI), you would become a Doctor of pharmacy immediately you graduate.

Pharmacy is a very high paying job course, as a pharmacy graduate, job and money will not scarce you in Nigeria or every where.

That is to say, pharmacy is one of the top 5 Lucrative Courses In Nigeria, click here to see the other four.

20 best Nigerian universities in which you can study Pharmacy in 2021

Below are the twenty (20) best and accredited universities for pharmacy programmes in Nigeria.n

Note: They are accredited by Nigerian University commission and we recommend them to you.

See also: 15 Best courses to study in Nigeria for 2019

  1. Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State.
  2. University of Lagos, Lagos, Lagos State.
  3. Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State.
  4. Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State.
  5. Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences atUniversity of Jos, Jos, Plateau State.
  6. Faculty of Pharmacy, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State.
  7. Faculty of Pharmacy at Olabisi Onabanjo University, Sagamu, Ogun State.
  8. Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Uyo,Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
  9. University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State.
  10. Study Pharmacy at Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State.
  11. Faculty of Pharmacy in Madonna University, Elele, Rivers State.
  12. Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Maiduguri,Maiduguri, Borno State.
  13. Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State.
  14. Faculty of Pharmacy at Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State.
  15. Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
  16. Study Pharmaceutical Sciences at Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Sokoto State.
  17. Faculty of Pharmacy, Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State.
  18. Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State.
  19. Faculty of Pharmacy, Gombe State University, Gombe, Gombe State.
  20. Faculty of Pharmacy, Kaduna State University, Kaduna State.


As a matter of fact, any of the twenty (20) universities you study pharmacy in especially the one we listed above, you will be happy and proud of yourself.

If you’re being successfully admitted, please note to face your book very well.

Above are the accredited universities that offer pharmacy programmes in Nigeria. That’s, they are not an unrecognized universities in the country.

If you study pharmacy in any of the university listed above, your result will be well known by any public and private jobs in Nigeria or abroad and you will have a chance of not screening out due to the forged result or the result issued by unaccredited university.

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This Post Has 8 Comments

  1. Thomas adekunle

    How can i get admission into obafemi awolowo university to study pharmacy. I applied in last year and i didn’t gain admission. Please.

  2. Zaccheaus joseph

    This is very nice and helpful

  3. John paul

    Phamarcy department is a wide fie5d in health related courses oo. Once you graduate, you would be given a doctor of pharmacy especially if you study in unilorin

    1. Abdulrazaq Yahaya

      Glad you found this article helpful.
      Thank you John.

  4. Victor monday

    This article is really helpful.

    The course of pharmacy is the very wide course.

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