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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

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    Meet Director of Custodial and Maintenance, Jerry Robinson

    Jerry Robinson is an ABC alum who met his wife while a student at Appalachian Bible College. They have been serving on staff for 7 years now. One of the reasons they came back to serve on staff is their passion for the mission of ABC... equipping servants for the church of tomorrow. Having children of their own now studying at ABC gives them a unique opportunity to invest in the student body.

  1. "The Bible is the answer." -Dr. Anderson Do you agree? Come study, love, and live God's Word with us!

    Do you desire a deeper relationship with God and a greater understanding of His Word? Is God calling you to a life of service? Hear from students, faculty, a...