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. Come, "race" funds for Missions Conference! Four weeks from today, our 8th annual event will have runners and walkers of all ages showing their support for missions, enjoying the fall foliage, and winning door prizes. Info and registration: abc.edu/5k

  1. Over the summer, ABC added alumni Joel and Heather Cook to our staff. Mrs. Cook serves as Administrative Assistant to the VP for Development, while Mr. Cook serves as Assistant Director of Plant Services. "There is nothing that can compare to the joy and necessity of studying God's Word! During our time as students at ABC, we were saturated in God's Word. Not only growing in the knowledge and understanding of God and His Word, but also in our personal and precious relationship with our Creator and Savior. We saw in our lives, and in the lives of those around us, how instrumental those years were for the maturing of our faith and walk with the Lord. This is what made us love the ministry of ABC! "Through our first year of marriage, God closed a few doors on ministries that we thought He desired us to dedicate our lives to. Yet, as that year came to a close God very clearly opened the door for us to return to ABC and serve Him here as we seek to bring Him the glory and honor He is entitled to. The honor of serving alongside the staff and faculty of ABC is an incredible blessing. Knowing that we now have the privilege and responsibility to invest in the lives of the students around us and to pass on any nuggets of wisdom that the staff and faculty taught us is humbling and stretching."