Overseas Student Support

Overseas students at Nakamura Gakuen University

Number of overseas students registered (as of May 1 of each academic year)

2015 2016 2017 2018
Graduate School 13 9 11 14
University 27 22 19 22
Junior College 0 0 0 1
Total 40 31 30 37

*Student visa only
*Excluding research students and scholarship students sent by government offices or businesses

Health insurance

National Health Insurance
All overseas students who stay in Japan for one year or more are required to enroll in the National Health Insurance scheme.

Tuition fee reductions/waivers, study costs and scholarships

Tuition fee waivers

Based on the criteria set out in the document “Regulations for Tuition Fee Waivers for Privately-funded Overseas Students at Nakamura Gakuen University (including Junior College Students),” privately-funded overseas students currently enrolled at Nakamura Gakuen University can, following screening for eligibility, receive a tuition fee waiver by submitting the required documents by the prescribed deadline. Please enquire if you have any questions.

Study costs

Information on study costs is available at the following link:

Students who are granted a reduction or waiver of their tuition fees as described above will receive a reduction or waiver from the amount described in the Admission Guidelines.


A range of scholarships are available to overseas students from both the university and external sources.

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These scholarships are awarded to privately-funded overseas students currently enrolled at Nakamura Gakuen University. Please enquire for more information, such as eligibility, award amounts and duration.


Nakamura Gakuen Overseas Student Dormitory

Nakamura Gakuen University has a special dormitory for overseas students located adjacent to the campus.
Each room is furnished with a desk, chair, bed, closet, refrigerator and air conditioner.
There are also shared toilets, showers, kitchen, dining hall and washing machines.

Nakamura Gakuen Overseas Student Dormitory (Single occupancy only)
5-10-4 Befu, Jonan-ku, Fukuoka 814-0198
Boarding fee
¥20,000/month  *Does not include meals.
Maintenance fee
11 p.m. curfew

* Electricity and other utility bills will be charged separately for individual rooms.

International exchange events

Nakamura Gakuen University hosts a number of international exchange events for overseas students to get to know Japanese students.

Welcome party
International exchange bus trip
International exchange tours
Nakamura Gakuen University Festival stalls
Activities with local

*New events are being planned for the 2018 academic year.

*Please enquire at the following email address for more information.
International Exchange/Social Cooperation Divisionkouryu@nakamura-u.ac.jp

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