The mission of NUCB, guided by a 'Frontier Spirit', is to develop leaders and entrepreneurs with a global perspective, advanced management skills, and high ethical standards that will equip them to succeed in bridging the gap between New Asia and the rest of the world. In order to achieve this mission, NUCB has been active in achieving top international accreditations and as such are the only school in Japan to hold both AACSB and AMBA accreditations.
The programs at the graduate school have been ranked among the top in East Asia by QS Global MBA rankings, where the school ranked 21st in Asia, Australia and New Zealand and 2nd in Japan. In 2018, NUCB was ranked the 7th best university in Japan by Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE) based on metrics for "Environment".
NUCB is uniquely located in a major business region including Greater Nagoya, Tokyo, and Osaka, with a combined total population of sixty-five million. Our ties with the business communities in these locations have a direct and highly positive impact on the education that we offer our students. It also provides the university with unrivaled access to students in each of these three locations.