SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary in Oakland

Oakland, CA

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Overview

SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary offers 15-degree programs and 15 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 10:1. 51.5% are women, and 48.5% are men. 15% percents of international students. The average annual total cost of attendance at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is 21421$, that is above national average. Total price of living is between $12781 and $21962 per year. 29% of full-time SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).

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$21,421
ABOVE AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$20,677
$30,001 - $48,000$20,791
$48,001 - $75,000$22,144
$75,001 - $110,000$25,753
$110,001+$25,181

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: 2400

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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28%

Types of financial aids

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362 of SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 78 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary number 297 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in California.

Students at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal student loans.

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Services and programs are not available to veterans, military servicemembers, or their families

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduation Rate

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29%
BELOW AVERAGE

SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary graduation rate is below the national average.

29% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is 10:1, that means that for every 10 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

10:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

93
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15%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary the biggest percent of students are enrolled exclusively in distance education courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in U.S., but not in California.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary offers 15 programs in total: 9 are for Master's degree, 3 - for Associate's degree, and 3 are Bachelor's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 45 universities in Alameda county. SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is one of the few institutions in Alameda that offers an Associate's degree program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 15 distance education programs that are provided in the SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary: 9 are for Master's degree, 3 - for Associate's degree and 3 are Bachelor's degree.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So look carefully into each program to make sure you can commit.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the California state average data to help you compare.

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SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 569 students with 17059 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 36 with 863 credit hours.

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Location & Website

Address: 735 - 105th Ave

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Religious affiliation: Assemblies of God Church

Calendar system: Trimester

General Phone Number: +5105676174

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: sum.edu

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