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

Full-Time BATM Tuition (10.00 – 16.34 Credits)Per Term (Block Discount)COP 1,072,000 (USD 250.61)
Full-Time BATM Tuition (10.00 – 16.34 Credits)Per Year (Block Discount) – for 3 termsCOP 3,216,000
Part-Time BATM Tuition (less than 10 Credits)Per Credit HourCOP 107,200
MDiv TuitionPer Term (full-time of 9 credits)COP 1,072,000 (USD 250.61)
MDiv TuitionPer Credit HourCOP 119,111.11
Audit ClassPer Credit HourCOP 55,000
Textbooks (prices may vary)Per TermCOP 95,000
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearCOP 220,000

Full Time Status

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


Application Fee
(currently waived)
One-TimeCOP 22,000
Registration FeePer TermCOP 30,000
Late Registration FeePer TermCOP 60,000
Online Course FeePer CourseCOP 22,000
Technology FeePer TermCOP 95,000
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearCOP 200,000
Online Library FeeAnnualCOP 105,000
Online Library FeePer TermCOP 35,000
Directed Research FeePer Credit HourCOP 100,000
Graduation FeeOne-TimeCOP 55,000
Transcript FeePer InstitutionCOP 22,000

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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