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)INR 15,000
Full-Time BATM Tuition (10.00 – 16.34 Credits)Per Year (Block Discount) – for 3 termsINR 45,000
Part-Time BATM Tuition (less than 10 Credits)Per Credit HourINR 1,500
MDiv TuitionPer Term (full-time of 9 credits)INR 15,000
MDiv TuitionPer Credit HourINR 1,500
Audit ClassPer Credit HourINR 700
Textbooks (prices may vary)Per TermINR 1,200
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearINR 3,000

Full Time Status

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


Application Fee
(currently waived)
One-TimeINR 250
Registration FeePer TermINR 400
Late Registration FeePer TermINR 800
Online Course FeePer CourseINR 300
Technology FeePer TermINR 1,200
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearINR 2,400
Online Library FeeAnnualINR 1,200
Online Library FeePer TermINR 400
Directed Research FeePer Credit HourINR 1,200
Graduation FeeOne-TimeINR 800
Transcript FeePer InstitutionINR 300

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 India.

Page Last Updated: August 17, 2021

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