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.

2022-2023 Schedule of Charges

ItemCostSierra Leone
Full-Time BATM Tuition (10.00 – 16.34 Credits)Per Term (Block Discount)SLL 1802500 (USD 100)
Full-Time BATM Tuition (10.00 – 16.34 Credits)Per Year (Block Discount) – for 3 termsSLL 5407500 (USD 300)
Part-Time BATM Tuition (less than 10 Credits)Per Credit HourSLL 180250 (USD 10
MDiv TuitionPer Term (full-time of 9 credits)SLL 1802500 (USD 100)
MDiv TuitionPer Credit HourSLL 20027.78
Audit ClassPer Credit HourSLL 90100
(USD 5)
Textbooks (prices may vary)Per TermSLL 144200
(USD 8)
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearSLL 360500
(USD 20)

Full Time Status

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


Application Fee
(currently waived)
One-TimeSLL 27000
(USD 1.50)
Registration FeePer TermSLL 45000
(USD 2.50)
Late Registration FeePer TermSLL 99100
(USD 5.50)
Online Course FeePer CourseSLL 36000
(USD 2)
Technology FeePer TermSLL 144200
(USD 8)
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearSLL 288400
(USD 16)
Online Library FeeAnnualSLL 144200
(USD 8)
Online Library FeePer TermSLL 45000
(USD 2.50)
Directed Research FeePer Credit HourSLL 144200
(USD 8)
Graduation FeeOne-TimeSLL 99100
(USD 5.50)
Transcript FeePer InstitutionSLL 36000
(USD 2)
BAWM Lesson FeesMonthlySLL 225000
BAWM Lesson FeesPer TermSLL 900,000

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 Sierra Leone.

Page Last Updated: November 18th, 2022

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