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SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is an educational institute with an Assemblies of God Church affiliation and is located in Oakland, CA. This school provides various educational experiences for its faith-filled students. The largest programs offered are the biblical studies bachelor's, associate's, and less than one year certificate degree programs, with around eighty students completing their coursework in the past several years.
Students applying for admission are usually asked to submit an application, transcripts, as well as any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by the admissions staff.
SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary also provides student services including flexible courses for working or busy students and academic guidance for students that may require additional help.
This school's tuition is close to $10,000 annually for undergraduate students and around $5,800 for graduate level programs, though it may vary based on different types of circumstances. Students may visit the school's tuition calculator to to get a more personalized estimate of costs. Housing is offered and the price is about $2,600 for the year. Some students at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary may qualify for financial aid, which is typically offered as grants or student loans.
The Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation has accredited the instruction & training provided by SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary for over eight years. For information and consumer disclosures, please check out school's website.
The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biblical Studies (B, M)
Theological and Ministerial Studies (B, M)
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
Once scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are calculated, the expected average cost for students at this school is $18,400. In order to calculate a more personalized cost check out their cost calculator here. A fee of $20 is required from all applicants. The financial aid department provides information and resources for students seeking out financial options. Their phone number is (504) 362-6364. The financial details shown on this page are an approximation. The actual costs may differ, please contact School of Urban Missions for more information.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details
- Tuition is estimated to be around $8,600 per year
- Per unit charges are around $290 for part time students
- Required fees for full-time students: $1,600
Graduate Courses - Tuition Details
- Annual tuition for graduate students is estimated to range between $5,000-$6,000
- Part time students are estimated to pay about $220 to $270 per unit
- Required fees for graduate students are around $520
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||83%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||56%||$7,141|
|Receiving Student Loans||83%||$6,929|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 16%.
Other Theological Schools & Seminaries Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary.
- American Baptist Seminary of the West in Berkeley, CA (10 miles away)
- Church Divinity School of the Pacific in Berkeley, CA (11 miles away)
- Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, CA (11 miles away)
- Franciscan School of Theology in Oceanside, CA (11 miles away)
- Starr King School for Ministry in Berkeley, CA (11 miles away)
- Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology in Berkeley, CA (11 miles away)
- Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in Berkeley, CA (12 miles away)
- San Francisco Theological Seminary in San Anselmo, CA (27 miles away)