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.
  • Students receive on average $12,616 in scholarships and grants per year.
  • 100% of full-time students receive financial aid.
  • Appalachian Bible College has been preparing servants for 72 years.

News & Events

  1. If you are in New York or West Virginia, the ABC Gospel Heralds may be headed to a church near you over the next couple of weeks! Check out their remaining tour locations at https://abc.edu/news-and-events/ministry-tours/gospel-heralds.php - we hope to see you there!

    If you haven't been following our ABC Gospel Heralds this summer, you have been missing out! The Gospel Heralds are the summer traveling ministry team from ABC. Current students from ABC can audition to serve with this music and laser tag ministry, even if they are not a music major. Fun fact this year's team of 9 represents 6 different programs of study! 🎤🎹🎸

  1. For this recent grad, the summer has been full of international ministry opportunities! From teaching English, to visiting church plants, conducting university student ministries, and even evangelizing while hiking on the Camino de Santiago trail, Andrea has had much exposure to many types of ministry. Through this experience, pray that she would grow to love God and others more, and have a wider vision for how God can use her, wherever He leads.

Something BIG is coming to ABC