About UMSI

University-Model® Schools International (UMSI) is a global family of Christian school communities pursuing a philosophy and system of education called the University-Model® (UM).


To strengthen Christian families and values by helping parents prepare college-worthy disciples of Jesus for the next generation.


To Build Dynamic University-Model® School Communities Worldwide.

UMSI exists to help parents and others start University-Model® schools in their communities, while supporting existing UM schools with training, resources, onsite visits, school certification, and consultant services for accreditation.

Biblical Mandate

Deuteronomy 6:6-7 is the Biblical mandate for parents to educate their children.

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Biblical Worldview

In recent years, discussions about “worldviews” have become prominent in Christian educational circles. Today many high schools and colleges offer some form of worldview instruction.

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In 1992, a group of Christian parents felt caught between two of their deepest passions...

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