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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

Candidates who do not meet the qualifications, as well as candidates who wish to apply for a GMAT waiver*, are required to take a Preliminary Screening prior to application. Email the following documents to the admissions office 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 waiver is an assessment of various factors of 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 Waiver submission form in the description for the Essay submission field.

  • Preliminary Screening Form

    GMAT Waiver Application Form

    Application Deadlines: Fall 2022

    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 2022 Application Dates

    Application Open Application Deadline Interview Date
    Feb 27 May 21 May 28
    May 22 June 18 June 25
    June 19* July 23* July 30*

    *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 bank transfer (details in application form) or PayPal. Please select either of the buttons below when using the PayPal from overseas / Japan. The amount shown by PayPal includes the remittance charge.

    Click here for Overseas remittance

    Click here for Domestic remittance

    Bank Details (International Applications)

    Name of Bank:  San Ju San Bank
    Branch: Nisshin
    Bank Address: 236 Korokuda, Fujieda-cho, Nisshin-city, Aichi-pref., Japan
    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

    Payment method : Bank Transfer
    Application fee : JPY20,000
    Bank transfer receiving fee: JPY2,000
    Total amount to be sent: JPY22,000
    Total amount to be paid by sender: JPY 22,000 + any remittance fee(s) charged by the transferring bank.

    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:
    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)
    • Confirmation of payment of Application Fee (receipt / proof of payment - PayPal or bank transfer)
    • Graduation certificate (bachelors) / confirmation of expected graduation
    • Transcript of Grades (with certified translation if not in English)
    • Passport with passport number page clearly shown
    • Certificate of health (from your primary physician in your home country)
    • Financial Status Letter

    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 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 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 will in addition take a written essay examination in timed conditions. For applicants outside Japan, these will be conducted via Zoom.


    • MBA Infosessions in Nagoya and online

      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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