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
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
MDiv TuitionPer Credit HourNGN 9,111.11
Audit ClassPer Credit HourNGN 4,115
Textbooks (prices may vary)Per TermNGN 7,080
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
Registration FeePer TermNGN 2,125
Late Registration FeePer TermNGN 4,250
Online Course FeePer CourseNGN 1,770
Technology FeePer TermNGN 7,080
Evangelism Conference and Outreach (price may vary)Per YearNGN 14,400
Online Library FeeAnnualNGN 7,200
Online Library FeePer TermNGN 2,400
Directed Research FeePer Credit HourNGN 7,080
Graduation FeeOne-TimeNGN 4,250
Transcript FeePer InstitutionNGN 1,770

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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