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. High school juniors and seniors: get a start on college by taking ABC Advance online courses that can also count towards your high school career. Complete up to 12 credits/year of college academics for as little as $100/credit hour—an 85% discount! 😮 Beckley-area students: you have the option to take ABC Advance classes in-person on campus. Start here: abc.edu/highschool

  1. Follow Albina and Jordan through a day at ABC! https://youtu.be/l1coPdlX28o

    From classes and chapel to lunch and intramurals, Jordan and Albina take us through a day at Appalachian Bible College.---An accredited Bible college in West...