66%

Acceptance Rate

$5,554

Avg.Financial Aid

037524

FAFSA Code

About SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

636

Website

www.sum.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Assemblies of God Church

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A private, Assemblies of God Church university, SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is situated in El Dorado Hills, California. The total enrolment stands at 638 students at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary. Around 512 and 126 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has a total of 63 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. At SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary, around 59% of the students are 25 and over. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 49% of the students are females and 51% are males. Finally, at SBCTS around 42% are white, 29% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 19% are Black or African American. For any university, alumni play a significant role. From sharing their expertise to acting as role models for prospective students, they have an active role in mentoring them. Several notable personalities owe their success to SBCTS. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. SBCTS offers a total of 7 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation, WASC Senior College and University Commission, and WASC Senior College and University Commission.

Location & Contact

Address

1107 Investment Blvd.

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5105676174
Fax: 5105681024
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Rankings

Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. The ranking of a college is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a college is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

66%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$20

SAT/ACT

Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Though the varsity takes in only a few number of students, and the admission to SBCTS is fairly easy. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $20. As a general rule of thumb, in order to improve one’s chances of securing admission, a person must score high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT. But, at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. This points to the fact that scoring high on standardised tests is not an important criterion for this university. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 1107 Investment Blvd., El Dorado Hills, California 95762. They can also call them at (510) 567-6174.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$21,506

Average Annual Cost

$8,960

Books And Supplies

$900

Other Fees

$1,004

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$7,380

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,746

Total One Year Cost

$22,990

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to SBCTS are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $26,586. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($10,604), books and supplies ($900), room and boarding ($7,380), and budget for other expenses ($4,746). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

57%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

59%

Academic Calendar

Trimester

Research Funding per Student

$908

Faculty Overview

73%

Male Professors

27%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Bible/Biblical Studies

87 Graduates

Student Body

Undergraduate Students

447

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

73%

Full-time

86%

Part-time

14%

Students Gender

Male

49%

US National: 44%

Female

51%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

44% White

1% Unknown

19% Black

26% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

7% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

56%

Out Of State

16%

In State

28%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

N/A

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 15% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

15%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,500/year

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $7,380 per year. The number of female and male students at the college are 51% and 49%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$23,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

N/A

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$25,118

$25,118

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$261 - 261

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

91%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,554

Students Receiving Federal Grants

64%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,220

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

90%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,885

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$7,105

$30K - $48K

$6,550

$48K - $75K

$4,047

$75K - $110K

$1,322

> $110K

$2,166

The financial aid department of SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is around $2,345 and the federal grant is $5,753. SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary offers an average institutional aid of up to $2,345 to students.

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