SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,320
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$22,304
After Financial Aid
2017 Enrolled Students
638
80.1% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
59.6%
28 Graduates

About

SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is a higher education institution located in El Dorado County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary were Biblical Studies (87 degrees awarded).

In 2017, 96 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary. 54.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (52 degrees), 3.47 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (15 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is $8,320, which is $-5,680 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is $8,320, which is $-5,680 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,304.

In 2017, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 77% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,320
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary was $8,320. The cost of tuition at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is $-5,680 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$22,304
2017 Value
6.75%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,304. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary grew by 6.75%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,741
Room and Board
$900
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary was of $9,741 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
77%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 27% with respect to 2016, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary has a total enrollment of 638 students. The full-time enrollment at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is 511 students and the part-time enrollment is 127. This means that 80.1% of students enrolled at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.5% White, 21.3% Hispanic or Latino, 16.6% Black or African American, 12.1% Asian, 0.627% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.47% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.47% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (27.7%), followed by White Female (24.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Asian Male (23.9%), followed by Asian Female (19.4%) and Black or African American Male (14.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 638 students. The full-time enrollment at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is 511 and the part-time enrollment is 127. This means that 80.1% of students enrolled at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary was 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    284
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    136
  3. Black or African American
    106

The enrolled student population at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is 44.5% White, 21.3% Hispanic or Latino, 16.6% Black or African American, 12.1% Asian, 0.627% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.47% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.47% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 8 more women than men received degrees from SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary. The majority of degree recipients at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary are white (52 degrees awarded). There were 3.47 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (15 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is Biblical Studies (87 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (96 degrees awarded).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary are Clergy (74,661 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (11,012 people), Other managers (6,807 people), Education administrators (4,389 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (4,136 people).

The most specialized majors at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary are Theology (96 degrees awarded).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary are Physicians, Computer & information systems managers, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Software developers, and Project management specialists

The most specialized majors at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary are Theology (96 degrees awarded).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary are Religious organizations (84,422 people), Elementary & secondary schools (21,388 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (9,425 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (8,409 people), and Construction (7,105 people).

The most specialized majors at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary are Theology (96 degrees awarded).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary.
Most Common
  1. 87 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary was Biblical Studies with 87 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 44
  2. 52

In 2017, 44 degrees were awarded to men at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary, which is 0.846 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (52).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 40 degrees were awarded to men at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary in Biblical Studies, which is 0.816 times less than the 49 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 49 degrees were awarded to women at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary in Biblical Studies, which is 1.23 times more than the 40 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
27%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 20% of students graduating from SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 27% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is Female and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    52 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    15 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is white (52 degrees awarded). There were 3.47 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (15 degrees).

1.04% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    27 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    25 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is white male (27 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (25 degrees).

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Operations

SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $6.3k (NaNk%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary had a total salary expenditure of $4.82M. SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary employs 13 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary are Male No academic ranks (10), Female No academic ranks(3), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 6 employees, Management, with 5 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $32k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary received $32k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.8M
2017 Salaries
12.6%
growth from 2016

In 2017, SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary paid a median of $1.8M in salaries, which represents 37.4% of their overall expenditure ($4.82M) and a 12.6% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.43% decline from 2015 and a 16.4% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$241k
Instructional Salaries
13
Number of Employees

In 2017, SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary paid a total of $241k to 13 employees working as instructors, which represents 13.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $421k (25.6%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
13 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
6 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary were No academic rank with 13 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 6 employees; Management with 5 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank
  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary was Male No academic rank with 10 employees, Female No academic rank with 3 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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