College of Health Sciences

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College of Health Sciences


Welcome to the College of Health Sciences

The College of Health Sciences (COHES) was created in 2021 with three departments namely: Department of Anatomy, Department Of Nursing Science, and Department of Physiology.

All Departments are run as a school, materials and academic resources are pooled to give a comprehensive education to the students. The students undergo the curriculum in relevant laboratories needed for their practical experiments. The laboratories available are for Anatomy, Nursing, Pharmacology and Physiology and are located at the College of Health Sciences Laboratory Complex.

The College of Health Sciences is at the forefront of healthcare education and research, dedicated to preparing compassionate and skilled professionals. With a commitment to excellence in medicine, nursing, public health, and related fields, our college equips students with the knowledge and practical experience necessary for impactful careers. Graduates emerge as healthcare leaders, clinicians, researchers, and advocates, shaping the future of healthcare delivery and improving the well-being of individuals and communities worldwide.

Why the College of Health Sciences, CUAB

The Faculty takes pride in the following:


The College of Health Sciences takes pride in its exceptional facilities, fostering an optimal environment for hands-on learning and research in the health sciences.


COHES boasts an exceptional library with extensive resources, fostering a rich and conducive learning environment for students pursuing excellence in the health sciences.


COHES takes pride in its inclusive admissions policies, providing equitable opportunities for aspiring healthcare professionals to access quality education and embark on fulfilling careers

CHS Departments

Through it’s department, the CHS provides appropriate instructions and training for the achievement of its objectives

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Department of Physiology

The BSc in Physiology offers a comprehensive exploration of the intricate workings of the human body.

  • B.Sc Physiology
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Department of Nursing

Nurturing compassionate, skilled healthcare professionals for a rewarding and impactful career in nursing.

  • B.Sc Nursing
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Department of Anatomy

Explore the intricate workings of the human body in this comprehensive program.

  • B.Sc Anatomy

Our Campus Community

We prioritize the physical and mental health of our campus community, promoting a safe and healthy environment that allows everyone to thrive academically and personally. The University is operating a health insurance scheme which allows members of staff to get treatment in the hospital of their choice, whether internally or externally. The University is in partnership with a trusted Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) for the well being of our members of staff.

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Admission Requirements

In addition to satisfying the general requirements for entry into the University, candidates must satisfy the requirements prescribed by the College for each department.

  • At least 5 credit level passes in five subjects consisting of English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. In addition, an acceptable pass in the UTME is required for admission into 100Level.
  • Expected duration for UTME candidates shall be 4 years

Classification of Degree

The class of degree is determined by the student’s CGPA, calculated to two decimal places, at the end of the programme, as follows:

  • First Class: 4.50 – 5.00
  • Second Class Upper Division: 3.50 – 4.49
  • Second Class Lower Division: 2.50 – 3.49
  • Third Class: 1.40 – 2.39
  • Pass: 1.0 – 1.49

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