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NUCB International College, Japan - 2024 Applications start October 1st


NUCB International College (boarding high school) will begin accepting applications for admission in September 2024, from Sunday, 1 October 2023. Opened in Nisshin, Aichi Prefecture, in September 2022, NUCB International College (NIC) is a world-class, co-educational boarding high school that nurtures the next generation of global leaders. The school accepts a wide range of students from Japan and abroad and implements leadership education from an early age within an international environment. NIC is the only boarding school in central Japan accredited by the Ministry and Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology (MEXT) to offer two qualifications: the Japanese high school diploma (as an "Article 1" school) and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). All subjects apart from language classes are taught in English, and all our students have the opportunity to be awarded the Bilingual IBDP Diploma.

Applications are submitted online via the school website. Selection is made on a rolling basis and will close when the full capacity is reached. It is highly recommended that prospective students apply as early as possible in order to secure a seat for the 2024 academic year at NIC.

・Point of entry: Grade 10 or Grade 11 (transfer)
・Application period: From Sun. 1 October  - (Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, closing when the maximum number of places has been reached).
・Date of entry: September 2024
・Application and selection process: Online Application → Document submission and CAT 4 examination → Interview
・Selection method: application documents review, CAT4 (cognitive ability test) and interview

NIC Advantages

NUCB International College is designed to provide a world-class education with excellent facilities and a rich natural environment, on its 200-acre campus, in Nisshin city, Japan.

Excellence in Education

The case method, first developed at Harvard Business School in 1922 and now commonly used in elite academic institutions worldwide, is incorporated into the teaching approaches for leadership education at NIC. Small classes enable personalised supervision by multinational faculty members with master's or doctoral degrees and faculty from affiliated top business schools. In addition, the Summer School for prospective students (July) and a preparatory course (the Bridging Programme) for September admission are also offered.

Safe Boarding Environment

The school provides a safe and secure co-educational boarding environment with reference to international boarding standards. 'House Supervisors', who are well versed in psychological and health management, provide daily support and regular individual counselling to ensure optimal support and guidance for each student. Through living together with peers from different cultures and experiences, students develop the qualities required of the next generation of leaders.

About NIC

  • School Name: NUCB International College
  • Location: 4-4 Sagamine, Komenoki-cho, Nissin-shi, Aichi
  • Type of school: MEXT Accredited High School & IB World School
  • Enrolment: 225 (male and female students in their first to third year of high school)
  • Public Language: English

Upcoming events

  • Thu., 5 October: Online Information Session
  • Thu., 12 October: Online Information Session
  • Mon., 9 October: Open Campus
  • Fri., 3 November: Open Campus