2019-20 Schedule of Charges

August 28, 2019 – June 8, 2020

Full-Time BA Tuition (10.00-16.34 Credits)$3,000 Block Discount Rate
Part-Time BA Tuition (less than 10 Credits)$300 Per Credit Hour
MABS / MACL / MDiv Tuition$260 Per Credit Hour
Audit Class$140 Per Credit Hour
Textbooks$225 Per Term
Mardi Gras$560 Per Year

Full Time Status

DegreeFull-Time Credits
Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies 10
Master of Arts in Biblical Studies6
Master of Arts in Christian Leadership6
Master of Divinity9


Application FeeOne-Time$20
Registration FeePer Term$35
Late Registration FeePer Term$75
Online Course FeePer Course$25
Technology FeePer Term$100
Mardi Gras Fee*Per Year$200
Online Library FeeAnnual$99
Directed Research FeePer Credit Hour$100
Graduation FeeOne-Time$75
Transcript Fee**Per Institution$10

* Mardi Gras is required for two years; a third year is optional but is not covered by Financial Aid since it is not a degree requirement. 
** The first transcript request is complimentary.

Main Campus

Dormitory Housing ($375/month)$1,125
Deposit (Refundable)$300

Typical Expenses Per Term

Unless otherwise stated, all costs are per trimester. Cost of Attendance will vary among International Cohorts. Prices subject to change.


SUM provides generous aid to full-time undergraduate students by billing only for the first 10 credits per term up to 16.34 with the exception of billing for two Mardi Gras credits. Anything above 16.34 credits will be billed at $260/credit hour rate.

Master’s Program Payment Plan Options

Because no financial aid is available for our graduate degree students, we offer a payment plan which is available to assist students with their education. Payments are scheduled as recurring payments by debit or credit card and  post to the student portal.

Payment Plans

Page Last Updated: May 9, 2019