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)NGN 82,000 (USD 199.54)
Full-Time BATM Tuition (10.00 – 16.34 Credits)Per Year (Block Discount) – for 3 termsNGN 246,000
Part-Time BATM Tuition (less than 10 Credits)Per Credit HourNGN 8,200
MDiv TuitionPer Term (full-time of 9 credits)NGN 82,000 (USD 199.54)
MDiv TuitionPer Credit HourNGN 9,111.11
Audit ClassPer Credit HourNGN 4,115 (USD 10)
Textbooks (prices may vary)Per TermNGN 7,080 (USD 17.21)
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearNGN 16,400

Full Time Status

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


Application Fee
(currently waived)
One-TimeNGN 1,645 (USD 4)
Registration FeePer TermNGN 2,125 (USD 5.14)
Late Registration FeePer TermNGN 4,250 (USD 10.33)
Online Course FeePer CourseNGN 1,770 (USD 4.30)
Technology FeePer TermNGN 7,080 (USD 17.21)
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearNGN 144,00 (USD 35)
Online Library FeeAnnualNGN 7,200
Online Library FeePer TermNGN 2,400
Directed Research FeePer Credit HourNGN 7,080 (USD 17.21)
Graduation FeeOne-TimeNGN 4,250 (USD 10.33)
Transcript FeePer InstitutionNGN 1,770 (USD 4.30)

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 Nigeria.

Page Last Updated: August 17, 2021

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