Why Study in Japan?
There are many reasons to study in Japan. Some are attracted by Japan's high standard of education, while others are attracted by the country's rich cultural heritage. With nearly 5 million students studying abroad each year, and that number is expected to increase in the future, Japan is one of the most popular destinations for international students, with more than 150,000 students studying in Japan.
Explore the World and Grow as a Person
Studying abroad provides an unparalleled opportunity to live, work, and explore different cultures. You will learn about the people, culture, history, and language of one of the most unique cultures in the world. Living abroad will help you grow as a person, become more independent and responsible. You will learn to see things from new perspectives and to appreciate cultural differences while discovering the deep similarities between people. Meeting people from different cultures and making friends from all over the world is another important part of growing up.
Excellent Educational Standards
The OECD ranks Japanese high school students number one in the world for mathematics and number 2nd for scientific literacy. Japan has the highest number of Nobel Prize winners in Asia and the second-highest number in the 21st century. Japan is home to more than 700 universities, 10 of which are ranked in the top 200 in the world.
Learn Japanese while Earning a Japanese High-School Diploma
Studying on one of our international programs allows you to learn Japanese all the way through your Japanese high school diploma program, while also accessing the International Baccalaureate. With our program, students with an interest in Japan can have the best of both worlds; learning Japanese while also gaining a world-class international curriculum.
For students who wish to remain in Japan after graduation to study or work in the future, this will be a significant advantage over students majoring in a language.
Study in Safe and Peaceful Place
Safety is the most important factor when choosing a place for children to study. Japan is one of the safest countries in the world. the crime rate in Japan is extremely low, especially violent crime is rare, with minimal rates of drug use. According to The Economist Intelligence Unit, ranking Tokyo and Osaka as the world’s 1st and 3rd safest cities respectively. While Japan does have natural disasters from time to time it also has very high building standards with earthquake-resistant technology, putting Japan at the top of safe infrastructure in the world. In addition, life in Japan is healthy and has an advanced medical system, which is reflected in the country's long average life expectancy.
Rich Cultural Heritage and Traditional Cultural Experience
Japan has a rich cultural heritage and you can discover more about it through a range of cultural experiences. You can enjoy summer festivals and year-round traditional ceremonies, in friendly rural villages and dynamic global cities. Nagoya is Japan's third-largest metropolitan area after Tokyo and Osaka. Home to front-running companies such as Toyota, is clean, safe, and an expecting place in which to live. moreover, it is a popular tourist destination, having many amazing historical sites and rich, traditional culture. Nagoya is a place where a well-balanced synergy between the modern and the traditional exists.
Learn Japanese Martial Arts and Culture
Japan places high importance on physical education as part of a whole-body approach to education. We believe that to develop children as healthy, well-rounded individuals, the body and the mind should be trained at the same time. This is evidenced in the cultural and sporting after-school activity run by all Japanese schools. This culture continues into university where many students take part in formal or casual sporting teams. Those who wish to participate in Japanese martial arts will benefit from NIC. Athletes in judo, kendo, kyudo, and karate have the opportunity to practice in well-equipped facilities. Also, students wishing to learn taiko drumming, shamisen, Japanese calligraphy, or the tea ceremony are equally well catered for. We will have workshops, you’ll learn such arts as the tea ceremony, calligraphy, flower arrangement(ikebana), anime, and traditional Kabuki and Noh theatre.
Reasonable Tuition Fees
According to Boarding School Review, the average boarding school tuition for a U.S. citizen is $56,875 per year (as of October 14, 2019). Compared with that, NUCB International College is roughly $30,500 per year.