Accredited Seminary

Association for Biblical Higher Education

SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary is nationally accredited by the Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), the oldest Bible college accreditation agency, specializing in biblical ministry formation and professional leadership education. It is officially recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the U.S. Department of Education. It is also one of the eight regional associations that make up the International Council for Evangelical Theological Education (ICETE), representing North America.

ABHE provides the best option for maintaining high academic standards while also sharing the Christian faith. Their Accreditation Standard on Institutional Integrity requires institutions to be honest and open with its compliance regarding accrediting, licensing and governing bodies. 

In acknowledgement of a satisfactory institutional self-study and evaluation team visit, the Commission on Accreditation reaffirmed until 2021 the accredited status of SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary with all the rights, privileges and honors that pertain to it. This is the longest possible term of re-accreditation that the ABHE confers.

5850 T.G. Lee Blvd, Suite #130
Orlando, FL 32822
(407) 207-0808
www.abhe.org


WASC Senior College and University Commission

SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary has been recognized as a Candidate for Accreditation by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001. This status is a preliminary affiliation with the Commission awarded for a maximum period of five years. Candidacy is an indication that the institution is progressing toward Accreditation. Candidacy is not Accreditation and does not ensure eventual Accreditation.

Questions about Eligibility may be directed to the institution or to WASC at www.wascsenior.org or at 510-748-9001.

985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 748-9001
www.wascsenior.org


Bureau for Private Post-secondary Education

The Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education has granted SUM approval to operate and grant degrees within the State of California. Approval to operate means compliance with minimum standards set forth by the BPPE.

SUM is also registered with the Louisiana Board of Regents and Florida Board of Regent. 

SUM complies with the Department of Consumer Affairs with all state statutes, rules, and regulations pertaining to private post secondary institutions.

2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400
Sacramento California, 95833
(916) 431-6959
www.bppe.ca.gov