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)PYG 1,700,000 (USD 247.07)
Full-Time BATM Tuition (10.00 – 16.34 Credits)Per Year (Block Discount) – for 3 termsPYG 5,100,000
Part-Time BATM Tuition (less than 10 Credits)Per Credit HourPYG 170000
MDiv TuitionPer Term (full-time of 9 credits)PYG 1,700,000 (USD 247.07)
MDiv TuitionPer Credit HourPYG 188,888.89
Audit ClassPer Credit HourPYG 86,000
Textbooks (prices may vary)Per TermPYG 148,000
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearPYG 344,000

Full Time Status

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


Application Fee
(currently waived)
One-TimePYG 34,400
Registration FeePer TermPYG 44,800
Late Registration FeePer TermPYG 86,000
Online Course FeePer CoursePYG 34,450
Technology FeePer TermPYG 148,000
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearPYG 302,000
Online Library FeeAnnualPYG 148,000
Online Library FeePer TermPYG 51,650
Directed Research FeePer Credit HourPYG 148,000
Graduation FeeOne-TimePYG 86,000
Transcript FeePer InstitutionPYG 34,400

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 Paraguay.

Page Last Updated: August 17, 2021

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