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 1,740,000
Full-Time BATM Tuition (10.00 – 16.34 Credits)Per Year (Block Discount) – for 3 termsPYG 5,220,000
Part-Time BATM Tuition (less than 10 Credits)Per Credit HourPYG 174,000
MDiv TuitionPer Term (full-time of 9 credits)PYG 1,740,000
MDiv TuitionPer Credit HourPYG 193,333.33
Audit ClassPer Credit HourPYG 86,540
Textbooks (prices may vary)Per TermPYG 148,850
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearPYG 348,000

Full Time Status

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


Application Fee
(currently waived)
One-TimePYG 34,615
Registration FeePer TermPYG 45,000
Late Registration FeePer TermPYG 86,540
Online Course FeePer CoursePYG 34,615
Technology FeePer TermPYG 148,850
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearPYG 302,890
Online Library FeeAnnualPYG 155,775
Online Library FeePer TermPYG 51,925
Directed Research FeePer Credit HourPYG 148,850
Graduation FeeOne-TimePYG 86,540
Transcript FeePer InstitutionPYG 34,615

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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