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SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary

1101 Investment Blvd Suite 200

El Dorado Hills, CA 95687

United States

Telephone: 916-306-1628


Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Maureen A. Maloney

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning.

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: February 25, 2022

Granted Candidacy:Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process. 2017

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2019

Undergraduate FTE: 272

Graduate FTE: 171

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Non-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. No Related Entity

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Trimester

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerAaron YomChief Academic
Board of Directors ChairRichard PiconeChairman of the
Chief Academic OfficerAaron YomChief Academic
Chief Executive OfficerGeorge
Chief Financial OfficerBob
Director Institutional ResearchGary AverillInstitutional Research
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
03752400SUM Bible College and Theological SeminaryEl Dorado HillsMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Associate of Arts in Theology and MinistryAssociate2022Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Biblical StudiesBachelors2007Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Biblical StudiesBachelors2007On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Theology and MinistryBachelors2020Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Worship and MusicBachelors2020Distance Education
Master of Arts in Biblical StudiesMasters2011Distance Education
Master of Arts in Christian LeadershipMasters2012Distance Education
Master of DivinityMasters2013Distance Education
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2024Offsite Review
Spring2025Accreditation Visit