Japanese schools

ARC Academy Tokyo & Shinjuku

ARC Academy has two schools, one in Iidabashi (ARC Tokyo Japanese Language School) and Shinjuku (ARC Academy Shinjuku School), which are part of the ARC Group of Japanese language schools in Japan. They specialize in both long-term and short-term courses. Focus is placed on teaching students how to acquire fluent communication skills to have a successful future in Japan. Also, all Japanese teachers are fully certified and training is conducted to refine teaching techniques on a regular basis.

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24 months

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ARC Academy Tokyo

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Incredible staff support

From personal consultation in regards to study and elective choices, the school provides above and beyond support in regards to employment. Specific counseling is offered to the student even after their language studies.

WiFi available

Free Wifi is available to students.

English speaking staff available

There will be English-speaking staff available to assist you with any issues that may arise during your time at the school.

Full time employement support

From preparing you for interviews to teaching you proper business Japanese, this school provides support for when you’re ready to join the Japanese workforce.

Part time job support

The school provides support by posting available part-time jobs in the area and preparing you for the interview.

Location 1

Our school is located in Iidabashi

Located a few minutes from the Imperial Palace in the heart of Tokyo, Iidabashi is a great location to relax and study without distractions. With easy access to Shibuya, Shinjuku, and Akihabara, this is a perfect place to live and study in Japan.

Location 2

And in Shinjuku

Shinjuku is downtown Tokyo with high rise buildings, department stores and restaurants is very close by, and you can also have a full view of Tokyo from the nearby Tokyo Metropolitan City Hall’s observation tower. There are restaurants of cuisines from around the world at low prices in the area near the school. It is also very convenient to shop and find part-time jobs in the area. The school is in a quiet area. it is a good environment for studying.


Iidabashi (10 min)

Chūō-Sōbu, Tōzai, Yūrakuchō, Namboku & Ōedo Lines

Kasuga (14 min)

Mita Line, Ōedo Line

Korakuen (10 min)

Marunouchi Line, Namboku Line


Seibu-Shinjuku (8 min)
Shinjuku Line, Seibu-Shinjuku Line
Shinjuku (10 min)
JR, Keio, Toei & Odakyu lines
Okubo (9 min)
Chuo line

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ARC Academy Tokyo & Shinjuku

Our Japanese Courses

ARC Academy Tokyo & Shinjuku


This course includes standard lessons, JLPT and EJU preparation, and cultural activities throughout the year.

Course length

3 months
6 - 24 months

Available starts

January - April - July - October
April - October
School usually starts in the first or second week of the month’s term start.

Schedule (weekdays)

Morning class 09:15 to 12:30
Afternoon class 13:30 to 16:45
Course hours per week: 20
Classes are either in the morning or in the afternoon based on your level of Japanese.

Other features

JLPT prep elective classes
These JLPT classes will prepare you for levels N2 or N1. They will focus on teaching you techniques to pass the test and will focus on the different sections that you will encounter in the test.

School Intensity
Medium intensity means the school gives you a perfect balance between study pace and free time. This means that you’ll be able to enjoy your life in Japan, while still being able to effectively progress your studies.

Student demographics
China 50%
Other Asian Countries 32%
US 5%
Europe 11%
Other countries 2%

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Total course costs

The total tuition cost includes tuition, staff guidance, as well as some activities. For long-term students (6 months or longer), this also includes student insurance. Material fees are not included and must be purchased separately.


Term breakdown

TERM 1 - 3
Main focus will be on daily conversation. You will receive strong verbal training plus instruction in grammar and sentence structures. Upon completion, you will be JLPT N4 level. Main textbook: Minna no Nihongo.

TERM 4 - 6
Focus will shift from basic topics to things more useful for real-world application. You will learn important and appropriate vocabulary and expressions that will help you fit into Japanese society. In addition, you’ll learn how to effectively express opinions. Main Textbook: Learn Intermediate Japanese.

TERM 7 - 9
Gain the ability to read and understand newspapers and watch the news. Heavy focus is placed on learning high level Japanese for business situations, research, and beyond. Main textbook: Learn Advanced Japanese.


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Tuition Costs Breakdown

Weekly course fees

3 months fees

Tuition Fee ¥192,000
Enrollment Fee ¥10,000

6 months fees

Application Fee ¥30,000
Enrollment Fee ¥70,000
Tuition Fee ¥384,000

9 months fees

12 months fees

Application Fee ¥30,000
Enrollment Fee ¥70,000
Tuition Fee ¥768,000

15 months fees

18 months fees

Application Fee ¥30,000
Enrollment Fee ¥70,000
Tuition Fee ¥1,152,000

21 months fees

Application Fee ¥30,000
Enrollment Fee ¥70,000
Tuition Fee ¥1,344,000

24 months fees

Application Fee ¥30,000
Enrollment Fee ¥70,000
Tuition Fee ¥1,536,000