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Application Requirements


MBA (English Track) applicants

  • A minimum of 16 years of education, including a bachelor degree or equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 years of professional, full time work experience
  • GMAT* or GRE* Score (may be waived during Preliminary Screening*)
  • TOEFL PBT 550, iBT 80 / IELTS 6.0 / TOEIC 800 (applicable to those who have not completed their undergraduate or graduate program in English)
  • Test center or online test results administered by the above are accepted

MiM (MSc in Management) applicants

  • A minimum of 16 years of education, including a bachelor degree or equivalent
  • TOEFL PBT 550, iBT 80 / IELTS 6.0 / TOEIC 800 (applicable to non-native English speakers who have not completed their undergraduate or graduate program in English)
  • Test center or online test results administered by the above are accepted

Official scores may be sent directly from the testing institutions to the admissions office
GMAT: 7109

GRE DI Code: 0340
TOEFL DI Code: B407


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 <mba@gsm.nucba.ac.jp> 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.


Schedule


Application Deadlines: Spring 2022

Please note that the Online Application can be completed and submitted when the application window is open (check the schedule below), and the NUCB Business School admissions staff will contact the applicant with further instructions once the online application is complete.
N.B. Applications close at 18:00 JST on the application deadline date.

Spring 2022 Application Dates


Application Open  Application Deadline  Interview Date
Oct 24 Dec 11 Dec 18
Dec 12 Jan 29 Feb 05
Jan 30* Feb 26* Mar 05*

*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: How to apply

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. Admission Fee Payment

The application 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.


PayPal - Click here for Overseas remittance


PayPal - Click here for Domestic remittance


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: entry@gsm.nucba.ac.jp


Application Documents

【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 entry@gsm.nucba.ac.jp : 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)
  • Application for Family Business Successors (applies to those applicants ONLY whose family is running their own business)
  • Letter of Consent from Employer (applies to those applicants ONLY whose employer is sponsoring/paying for their degree program)
  • 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.