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. The Elementary Education Major at Appalachian Bible College is being reviewed as part of a regular accreditation visit by CAEP and is accepting third-party comments for the site team by February 2nd. Learn More
  1. Listen to Paul Seger, ABC alumnus and General Director of Biblical Ministries Worldwide, speak from John 4: abc.edu/chapel (2018-01-24).

  1. Congratulations to Hannah Reed, one of two West Virginia students chosen to speak at the West Virginia Independent Colleges and Universities annual dinner. Hannah is a junior from Beckley, WV studying Bible/Theology and Elementary Education. Pictured with her are keynote speaker Dr. Georgia Nugent and ABC president Dr. Daniel Anderson.