In the bustling city of Ilorin, Nigeria, the journey of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) began in July 1980. Its roots were firmly planted in the Common Clinic and Maternity Hospital Ilorin, initially owned by the Kwara State Government. The hospital’s journey towards excellence reached a significant milestone in May 2007 when the lasting site was officially opened by His Excellency, President Olusegun Obasanjo. Full-fledged operations commenced in April 2010.
UITH was established with a noble vision:
to provide high-quality healthcare services to the people of Kwara State and its surroundings. Over the years, this tertiary healthcare institution, affiliated with the University of Ilorin, has not only fulfilled its mission but has also expanded in size and scope to meet the growing healthcare demands of the region.
Courses Offered at UITH
UITH offers a diverse range of courses and programs in the field of medicine and healthcare. These include undergraduate and postgraduate programs, as well as specialized training for medical professionals. Some of the notable courses offered at UITH include:
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm)
Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNSc)
Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (BMLS)
Postgraduate programs in various medical specialties
For aspiring students, the admission requirements for UITH are as follows:
Five credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in WASSCE/NECO at not more than two sittings.
NABTEB is accepted but cannot be combined with any other O’level Certificate (WASSCE/NECO). No awaiting result will be accepted at the interview.
Candidates must be at least 17 years old at the time of application.
Candidates must not have any criminal record.
Candidates must not have any deformity of the hands.
UITH, as a government-owned institution, strives to provide affordable education. The school fees for the 2023/2024 Academic Session range from N89,000 to N136,000, covering tuition, registration, and miscellaneous expenses.
Application and Payment Process
Prospective students can apply by following these steps:
Fill and print the application form on the School Admission Portal or visit UITH website.
Fill out the application form on the UITH website and pay a non-refundable fee of N10,000 into the UITH Account via CBN e-payment portal REMITA.
Complete the form accurately, including necessary uploads such as certificates and receipts.
Make the payment on Remita by selecting FGN Federal Government of Nigeria and choosing UITH Common Purpose.
After payment, proceed with registration by filling the online SPBN Form with the Remita Recovery Reference (RRR) Number.
For payment-related inquiries, contact 09075225670 or email [email protected] for technical support.
In conclusion, the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital stands as a beacon of medical excellence in Nigeria. With its rich history, commitment to quality healthcare, and a wide array of educational programs, UITH continues to play a vital role in shaping the future of healthcare professionals. Whether you are a prospective student or a patient seeking top-notch medical care, UITH is a symbol of dedication and proficiency in the field of medicine.