About Us

For 60 years Appalachian Bible College has been a leader among accredited Bible colleges in educating and equipping servants in the Word of God for effective ministry in the local church. Immersion in the Word of God, godly relationships, and hands-on service mold students to think, live, and serve with biblical integrity. Come join us...Because Life is for Service.

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The President of ABC

Your interest in Appalachian Bible College thrills me. I believe God has established ABC to serve you and our world through His Church.
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Core Values

Our five foundational principles every friend of ABC should know.
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Campus Facts

The college was established in 1950.

Approximately 300 students live, pray and study on our 100+ acres.

Our motto, Because Life is for Service, comes from Mark 10:45 and Philippians 2:5-8.

ABC is accredited by: The Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) and The Higher Learning Commission, and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

We are independent; non-denominational and fundamental, mostly associated with Bible and Baptist churches.
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Facilities at ABC

Computer lab

God has blessed us in recent years, allowing the addition of a new chapel/music building, dormitory and other buildings to support our expansion.
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Alpine Ministries

Smiling teenagers.

Every year, over ten thousand guests visit this remote section of our campus for spiritual growth and exciting recreational activities.
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Church Ministries

Students participating in a puppet show.

Get hands on experience through music or theatre by joining one of ABC's traveling church ministry teams.
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See the beauty of God's creation in southern West Virginia

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