SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary Rankings best universities badge
Ranking Category
#9085 of 14,131 In the World
#2232 of 2,597 In North America
#2136 of 2,496 In the United States
#200 of 249 In California

Quick Review

Assemblies of God Church
Acceptance rate
Avg. cost to attend
$19,700 /y
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Master's degree

SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary has an acceptance rate of 83% and is in the middle in terms of the difficulty of admission among universities in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 83% 85% 81%
Applicants 103 66 37
Admissions 86 56 30
Freshmen enrolled full time 49 32 17
Freshmen enrolled part time 26 19 7

29 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

633 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Considered but not required
Other Tests Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 170 (26%)
Nonresident Alien 150 (23%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 143 (22%)
Hispanic 112 (17%)
Black or African American 59 (9%)
Asian 17 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 7 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0.3%)
Two or more races 1 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is $19,700 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Average costs by household income

<$30K $20,620
$30-48K $21,013
$48-75K $17,905
$75-110K $19,133
$110K+ $25,132

Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district $9,600$5,130
Tuition in-state $9,600$5,130
Tuition out-of-state $9,600$5,130
Fee in-district $1,130$765
Fee in-state $1,130$765
Fee out-of-state $1,130$765

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 20
Room charge $3,600

SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary majors

SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary has granted 71 bachelor's degrees across 2 programs and 21 master's across 3 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary.

Major Bachelor Master
Bible & Biblical Studies 47 2
Theology & Theological Studies 24
Divinity & Ministry 12
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other 7
Grand Total 71 21

SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary has a graduation rate of 44%, which is among the 31% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 44% 40% 48%
  • Full-time retention rate - 56%
  • Part-time retention rate - 13%

General info

Alternative names School of Urban Missions
Total FTE staff 40
Carnegie classification Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions

Location and contacts

Address 1101 Investment Blvd. #200
El Dorado Hills, California, 95762
United States
City population 51,000
Phone 9163061628