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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!

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  • 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. God can use YOU to take the Gospel to others. A B.A. in Bible/Theology and Missions is a great place to start!

    Serious about becoming a missionary? Appalachian Bible College assists local churches by equipping future missionaries to serve Christ and take the Gospel wh...

  1. Rev. Lucky Shepard went home to be with the Lord on July 25, 2021. Rev. Shepard and his first wife Helen joined the staff in 1962. He was active in the radio ministry, directed the Christian service program, and operated the print shop. Often he would accompany his preaching with chalk drawings. He started a male quartet and mixed ensemble, and when the Music program began, he was asked to chair the department. Rev. Shepard's name endures as arranger of the school song, "The Prayer of ABC."