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Learn God's Word. Serve His Church.

Whether you want to build a solid foundation in the one-year Bible Certificate program or receive an accredited Bachelor of Arts degree in Bible / Theology with a double major in the ministry of your choice, Appalachian Bible College is one of the best Bible colleges to prepare you for serving the Lord…because Life is for Service.

Bible / Theology B.A. Foundational Major
+1 Ministry Major

Because Life is for Service

"Because Life is for Service" is more than ABC's motto; it is the evident passion integrated into every aspect of ministry preparation. Through quality biblical and theological classes, the development of Christlike character, and guided Christian service, Appalachian Bible College produces men and women who are trained to serve.

Why choose Appalachian Bible College?

Since 1950, Appalachian Bible College has been preparing students for ministry and a life of service. An accredited Bible college, ABC offers certificate, associate, bachelor, and master degree programs, as well as online Bible courses and classes.

To learn how you can prepare to serve the Lord, find out more information on admissions and the application process!

  • 100% of B.A. students receive a double-major.
  • Students receive on average $8,600 in scholarships and grants per year.
  • 100% of full-time students receive financial aid.
  • Appalachian Bible College has been preparing servants for 70 years.

News & Events

  1. Susie Gooden spent the last 24 years feeding students, staff, and guests of ABC and Alpine Ministries. "Ms. Susie's cookies" will not be soon forgotten. After retiring a few months ago, she was celebrated this week with a standing ovation and was even served a lunch she didn't prepare! Honored along with Susie were Carol Bosley (pictured; 14 years), Karen Meadows (24 years), and Pat Johnson (12 years).

  1. ABC's Admissions Ambassadors stand ready to serve future students by answering your questions, praying for you, and directing you to more resources. ALLISON is a junior from Ohio studying Bible/Theology & Elementary Education. ANNA is a sophomore from Alabama studying Bible/Theology & Elementary Education. RUTH is a senior from Virginia studying Bible/Theology & Biblical Counseling. AUDREY is a junior from Maryland studying Bible/Theology & Biblical Counseling. Connect with our Admissions team: