Nihon Kogakuin Language School

About Nihon Kogakuin Japanese Language School

Nihon Kogakuin Japanese Language School, having a history of Japanese education going all the way back to 1971, is one of the most popular Japanese schools in Japan. It's part of the educational foundation, having met the strict criteria of Japan's private-school standards.

Information updated on 2020/2/26

This article is part of our Official Guide to Learning Japanese.

This is the ideal school if you are looking for

  • Price

    Low-priced courses in Tokyo

  • Variety of Levels

    Beginners, intermediate, high-intermediate, and advanced level courses

  • Employment

    Support for finding full-time/part-time employment in Tokyo or throughout Japan

  • Class intensity

    High-intensive courses

  • Conveniant Location

    Located in the middle of Tokyo, the campus is a short walk from the largest metro station in Japan

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Specifics

Japanese Course Style

Focus is on entering Japanese university and or getting a job in Japan so more lessons are focused on the different ways to convey Japanese.

Lesson Focus

70% of lesson time is focused on general Japanese studies

15% of lesson time is focused on learning and practicing Kanji

5% of lesson time is focused on listening to Japanese

5% of lesson time is focused on learning and practicing conversational skills

5% of lesson time is focused on learning and practicing the grammar of Japanese

Location

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Nihon Kogakuin Japanese Language School Campus

5 Chome-30-16 Sendagaya

Shibuya City, Japan

Opening hours: 9:30AM-3:10PM

03-3352-3851

SHINJUKU CITY, TOKYO 

Shinjuku Station

  • JR Chuo Line
  • JR Chuo-Sobu Line
  • JR Limited Express Chuo Line
  • JR Narita Express
  • JR Nikko-Kinugawa
  • JR Odoriko
  • JR Saikyo Line
  • JR Shonan-Shinjuku Line
  • JR Yamanote Line
  • Keio New Line
  • Keio Line
  • Marunouchi Line
  • Odakyu Line
  • Oedo Line
  • Romancecar
  • Shinjuku Line

Course Information

Long-term Study
Short-Term Study

Those who are interested in studying and living in Tokyo for more than 3 months, the school will sponsor you a student visa in order to go through the application process. The school reviews your documents and will apply for the visa to the Immigration Bureau as your proxy.

 

Long-term course

Want to find out how to apply for a student Visa on your own? Head on over to our Ultimate Guide to Japanese Language School in Tokyo

Long-Term Study Courses

Long-Term Course

Course Intro

This course in Nihon Kogakuin consists of all the levels of Japanese from introductory to advanced level. This is a high intensive course, meaning that students improve their Japanese at a faster rate than the average.

Course Duration + Cost

12 months - 700,000¥ (Total amount)

18 months - 995,000¥(Total amount)

24 months - 1,290,000¥ (Total amount)

Starting Period

April or October

Depends on course duration chosen

Schedule

Weekdays (Mondays to Fridays)

Mornings - 9:00-12:30

Afternoon - 13:00 - 16:30

Course hours: 18h/week

Location: Shinjuku, Tokyo

Short-Term Study Courses

Short-Term Course

Course Intro

This course in Nihon Kogakuin consists of all the levels of Japanese from introductory to advanced level. This is a high intensive course, meaning that students improve their Japanese at a faster rate than the average.

Course Duration + Cost

25 days (3-hour course)- 58,000¥ (Total amount)

25 days (3-hour course)- 80,000¥ (Total amount)

90 days (5-hour course) - 162,800¥ (Total amount)

90 days (5-hour course) - 232,000¥ (Total amount)

Starting Period

April & October

Schedule

Weekdays (Mondays to Fridays)

Mornings - 9:30-12:20

Afternoon - 13:20 - 15:10

Course hours: 20h/15h week

Location: Shibuya, Tokyo

Can choose between 5 hour days and 3 hour day

Course Cost Breakdown

Get a reference point for the prices on our Ultimate Guide To Japanese Language Schools in Tokyo

Genral Course (Long-Term)

12 months 700,000¥
18 months 995,000¥
24 months 1,290,000¥

Genral Course (Short-Term)

25 days (3-hour course) 58,000¥
25 Days (3-hour course) 80,000¥
90 days (5-hour course) 162,800¥
90 days (5-hour course) 232,000¥

Reviews - Nihon Kogakuin Japanese Language School

Google Review

"There are 9,000 Japanese foreign language schools in Tokyo, but Nihon Kogakuin is the best for class price and time. I recommend this school for long term students, but there are also short courses as well"

Facebook Review

"From professional teachers and excellent courses, Nihon Kogakuin is the best Japanese language school and we spent the best time in Japan! When you visit Yuyuki station in Shinjuku, make sure you stop by for a happy day in this school."

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