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SUM
COLOMBIA

Bachelor‘s and Master’s Degrees Available

Advance your skill and knowledge through unique classes, theology and ministry training, and world-class instruction. Our Spirit-filled instructors are selected for their educational expertise, sound biblical theology, concern for students, and years of proven ministry experience. SUM is accredited through WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), a member agency of the International Council for Evangelical Theological Education (ICETE). Our commitment is to help students graduate within 3 years, with a ministry placement, and little to no college debt.

Your degree from SUM:

  1. Prepares you for vocational ministry as pastors, missionaries, evangelists, and teachers.
  2. Offers a specialization in biblical interpretation and theology with a view toward social transformation.
  3. Strengthens your biblical foundation and spiritual formation process.
  4. Fosters academic excellence, spiritual fervor, passion for reaching the lost and equipping the church.
  5. Provides mentoring to mature emotionally, mentally, spiritually and vocationally.
  6. Prepares you for relevant and biblically authentic ministry leadership in diverse cultures and settings.
  7. Prepares you to work collaboratively as part of a leadership structure.
  8. Develops a desire in you for lifelong learning.

2020-21 Schedule of Charges

ItemCostColumbia
Full-Time BATM Tuition (10.00 – 16.34 Credits)Per Term (Block Discount)COP 958,550
Full-Time BATM Tuition (10.00 – 16.34 Credits)Per Year (Block Discount) – for 3 termsCOP 287,5650
Part-Time BATM Tuition (less than 10 Credits)Per Credit HourCOP 95,855
MDiv TuitionPer Term (full-time of 9 credits)COP 958,550
MDiv TuitionPer Credit HourCOP 106,505.55
Audit ClassPer Credit HourCOP 48,955
Textbooks (prices may vary)Per TermCOP 85,180
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearCOP 191,710

Full Time Status

DegreeFull-Time Credits
Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Ministry10
Master of Divinity9

Fees

ItemFrequencyCost
Application Fee
(currently waived)
One-TimeCOP 19,585
Registration FeePer TermCOP 25,455
Late Registration FeePer TermCOP 49,935
Online Course FeePer CourseCOP 62,660
Technology FeePer TermCOP 84,200
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearCOP 171,340
Online Library FeeAnnualCOP 88,125
Online Library FeePer TermCOP 29,375
Directed Research FeePer Credit HourCOP 84,200
Graduation FeeOne-TimeCOP 48,955
Transcript FeePer InstitutionCOP 19,585

Typical Expenses Per Term

Unless otherwise stated, all costs are per trimester. Prices listed here are subject to change and apply to only those who have their primary residence based in Columbia.

Page Last Updated: August 17, 2021

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