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Admission Information

Application Requirements for English Programs

  • MBA
  • MiM (MSc in Management)

Application Requirements for Japanese Tracks

  • Executive MBA
  • MBA
  • MSc in Accountancy & Taxation

Information for Japanese Programs

Preliminary Screening

Applicants who are unsure of which program they can apply for or who wish to have the GMAT/GRE requirement waived should submit documents for Preliminary Screening or GMAT/GRE Waiver prior to application. Please submit the following documents to the admissions office via the appropriate form linked below before commencing the online application.

  • CV/Resume
  • Scanned PDF of the official undergraduate transcript showing your GPA
  • English language test score (if applicable) or other evidence of English proficiency
  • *The GMAT/GRE Waiver process assesses various factors from the candidate's professional and academic background. The application process is similar to the application for preliminary screening, except for one additional requirement:

  • Essay (350-400 words). Please find the essay prompt within the GMAT/GRE Waiver submission form in the description for the Essay submission field.

  • Preliminary Screening Form

    GMAT/GRE Waiver Application Form

    Application Deadlines

    Please note that the Online Application can be completed and submitted when the application window is open (check the schedule below). NUCB Business School admissions staff will contact the applicant with further instructions once the online application is complete.

    Fall 2023 Application Dates

    Fall 2024 application dates have not yet been determined. 2023 dates are provided below for reference.

    Application Open Application Deadline Interview Dates
    Feb 26 May 20 May 26-27
    May 21 June 17 June 23-24
    June 18* July 22* July 28-29*

    Spring 2024 Application Dates

    Application Open Application Deadline Interview Dates
    June 18 July 22 July 28-29
    July 23 October 28 November 3-4
    October 29 December 16 December 22-23
    December 17 January 27 February 2-3
    January 28* February 24* March 1-2*

    *Only applicable to applicants who do not need visa application upon enrollment (domestic applicants).

    Interviews may be requested on demand for those who require an early decision or deadline based decision (for scholarship such as MEXT). After submitting your application please contact the school to request an interview date.

    Admission Procedure

    Please follow the steps below. N.B. Applications close at 18:00 JST on the application deadline date.

    1. Online Application

    Click the "Online Application" button and complete the online application form.

    Online Application

    2. Screening Fee Payment

    The application screening fee for the MBA & MiM is JPY 20,000 for international applicants and JPY 26,000 for domestic applicants. Applicants are required to pay the fee by credit card in order to submit the online application form. Visa, Mastercard, JCB, American Express, and Diner's Club cards are accepted. An administrative fee of JPY 850 will be applied. Those unable to pay by credit card are asked to wire transfer the application screening fee to the account detailed below.

    Please note that the screening fee is nonrefundable under any circumstances.

    Bank Details (Overseas Applicants)

    Name of Bank:  San Ju San Bank
    Bank Address: 7-8 Nishishinchi, Yokkaichi, Mie 510-0087
    Branch: Nisshin
    Branch Address: 236 Korokuda, Fujieda-cho, Nisshin-city, Aichi-pref., Japan 470-0112
    Branch Number: 452
    Account Type: Savings
    Account #: 0757624
    Swift code:  MIE B JP JT
    Payee Address: 4-4 Sagamine, Komenoki-cho, Nisshin-city, Aichi-pref., Japan 470-0193

    Payment method : Bank Transfer
    Application fee : JPY20,000
    Total amount to be paid by sender: JPY 20,000* + any remittance fee(s) charged by the transferring bank and receiving bank

    *Domestic applicants paying from an overseas account should note that the domestic applicant screening fee of JPY 26,000 will apply.

    3. Submit the Application Documents Online

    Submit the rest of the application materials online by either of the following methods:

    If you have a Google account:
    From the website, click the "Online Submission" button on the Admission page and attach your application documents.

    Online Submission

    If you do not have a Google account:
    We strongly recommend that applicants create a Google account for the purposes of applying. If you are unable to do so, please submit the documents by email to:

    【All Applicants】

    • Answers to essay questions (three pages)
    • Color passport-type photo (JPEG or PNG / Height:Width 4:3)
    • Graduation certificate (bachelors) / confirmation of expected graduation
    • Transcript of grades (with certified translation if not in English)
    • Passport with passport number page clearly shown
    • Certification/confirmation of health (from your primary physician in your home country)
    • Financial status letter/Fee payment plan

    Also required by email to : Two (2) recommendation letters, which for security must be written, signed, and submitted directly by the writers as PDFs.

    【As Applicable】

    • Resume / CV if not already submitted (Optional but recommended for MBA applicants)
    • Japanese Residence Card if held (i.e. for domestic applicants)
    • TOEFL/IELTS/TOEIC/DET score (only for non-native English speakers who have not completed their undergraduate or graduate program in English)
    • GMAT/GRE score (only if you are applying for MBA and did not receive GMAT/GRE Waiver)
    • Any other certifications or qualifications you wish to submit to support your application.

    Admissions Assessment

    For MBA applicants, the admissions procedure comprises the assessment of application documents followed by an interview with faculty members. MSc (MIM) applicants and pre-enrollment scholarship candidates will take a written essay examination in addition to the interview. For applicants outside Japan, these will be conducted via Zoom.


    • MBA Infosessions

      NUCB Business School offers info sessions and individual consultations in Nagoya and online. Please feel free to contact us for more information.

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