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!

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  • 100% of B.A. students receive a double-major.
  • Students receive on average $12,616 in scholarships and grants per year.
  • 100% of full-time students receive financial aid.
  • Appalachian Bible College has been preparing servants for 72 years.

News & Events

  1. Six men persevered through incarceration and covid restrictions to earn their bachelor's degree and become the Mount Olive Bible College class of 2022. We celebrated God's amazing grace in their lives with a commencement service inside Mount Olive Correctional Complex and Jail last week.

  1. This year's topic for the Pinter Lecture Series is taken from Romans 12:21, "Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good." Maureen Van Den Berg serves as Policy Analyst for the Washington, D.C. office of the American Association of Christian Schools. Her responsibilities with AACS include researching and writing on issues that are relevant to Christian education and religious liberty, as well as advocating for Christian education on Capitol Hill. Jamison Coppola leads the Washington, D.C. office of the AACS and directs the association’s government relations work on Capitol Hill. He often speaks and writes on educational freedom, religious liberty, and school leadership issues; teaches as an adjunct college professor, and serves on the board of a Christian college. The public is welcome to attend the following lectures in Anderson Hall: Monday, Jan. 30, 11:00am “Religious Liberty, Marriage, and Ministry” - Mrs. Van Den Berg Tuesday, Jan. 31, 11:00am “Biblical Response to Critical Race Theory” - Mr. Coppola Wednesday, Feb. 1, 11:00am “Biblical Understanding of Gender Ideology” - Mr. Coppola