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.
  • 96% of full-time students receive financial aid.
  • Students receive on average $8,600 in scholarships and grants per year.
  • Appalachian Bible College has been preparing servants for 65 years.

News & Events

  1. "God is a God of the impossible. I never thought I from Charleston, West Virginia, would make it all the way to the northern part of Europe. God can clearly do anything. All it takes is your willingness." Scott, a senior at ABC, had never been out of the country before a missions trip to Scandinavia came together unexpectedly last summer. From leading Bible camp activities to evangelizing Muslims to encouraging missionaries—Scott got to experience ministry in a variety of settings. It gave him a renewed commitment to Jesus' instruction in Matthew 9:38. "Pray for God to 'send laborers into the harvest.' I never understood the gravity of that until I was in Sweden."