NUCB receives full-time international students who can complete a Bachelor's degree programme in 4 years. Admission is held twice a year in April and September. Information on entry requirements and application processes are provided below.

Overview: 4-Year Bachelor Program

Bachelor of Business Administration

Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration

Language: English

Campus: Nisshin 

Enrolment: Spring (April) & Autumn (September)


The following qualifications represent the minimum criteria for admission. Meeting the qualifications does not guarantee admission.

Applicants must satisfy one of the conditions below:

  • Completed, or are expected to complete, 12 years or more of formal education
  • Those who hold, or are expected to hold, the university admission qualification examination (International Baccalaureate, A-levels, Abitur, etc.)
  • Others who have at least the equivalent qualifications as points 1 or 2 above (Please contact the admissions team in advance)

※Those that have completed a 12-year (or more) school curriculum in less than 12 years because of appropriate reasons (e.g., skipping grades), will be regarded as having met the above requirements. In order to prove eligibility, the applicant is required to submit an official document explaining the reason(s) for the early completion. ※Those who have passed an examination demonstrating academic ability equivalent to 12 years of formal education, such as the GED (General Educational Development) test or another high school equivalency exam are eligible to apply.

English Ability

An official score of TOEFL, IELTS, or TOEIC is required of all non-native speakers unless the language of instruction at high school was 100% in English:

  • TOEFL iBT®: 61
  • IELTS: 5.5
  • TOEIC®: 700
  • Eiken: Grade pre-1

In order to complete your application we need to receive the original report sent directly by ETS. The institution code of NUCB is B407. If you provide your IELTS TRF number you do not need to submit an original test version.

Interviews & Exams

An interview and written exam are required of all applicants. Domestic applicants (residents of Japan) must come to one of NUCB's campuses. For residents outside of Japan, we will use online conference software.


NUCB conducts a holistic overview of a candidate in respect to admissions. Therefore, there are no minimum requirements or specific courses to be taken. Those that have taken university admissions qualifications such as IB, SAT, AP etc, will be used alongside other exam results and credentials, to evaluate applicants in our university admissions process.

SAT/AP Code: 7963


Stage Application Period Examination Date Notification Date Payment Deadline
1 June 7 - June 13 June 20 June 25 July 2
2 July 3 - July 10 July 18 July 25 August 3
3 September 10 - September 14 September 25 September 28 October 12
4 October 26 -   November 1 November 8 November 13 November 27

January 8 - January 15

January 23 January 28 February 5
6* February 8 - February 15 February 23 February 27 March 8


Stage Application Period Examination Date Notification Date Payment Deadline
1 October 26 ~ November 1 November 8 November 13 November 27
2 January 8 ~ January 15 January 23 January 28 February 5
3 February 8 ~ February 15 February 23 February 27 March 8
4 March 1 ~ March 8 March 14 March 20 March 31

Please check the application guidelines and brochure here

Undergraduate Admission Policy

NUCBʼs mission is to educate innovative and ethical leaders who possess a ʻFrontier Spiritʼ and to create knowledge that advances business and society. Our students will have the ability to bridge the gap between New Asia and the rest of the world. In order to train business leaders and entrepreneurs who can contribute to the business world of tomorrow, we offer an advanced education and research environment throughout our educational institutes. Our university selects entrants who have the ability to excel in an active learning environment. We evaluate students to strict standards to ensure a high-quality education.

In particular, we will seek for the following for admission:

  • Those who have completed a high school educational curriculum and acquired the required logical thinking and communication skills necessary for university study
  • Those who can solve problems through the ability of sound judgment and reasoning
  • Those who have a broad perspective and respect for others with a willingness to learn in a diverse international community

One-on-One Skype Consultation

A member of the NUCB is available for one-on-one Skype conversations and consultations to answer any questions you may have on our programs, admission requirements and procedures, housing options and student life in Nagoya and in Japan, etc. Feel free to contact us with any questions

Mailing Address/ Contact

Admission Office, International Division
4-4 Sagamine Komenoki-cho Nisshin, Aichi 4700193 Japan
TEL: 0561-73-3006
FAX: 0561-73-1202