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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 $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. Calling high school juniors and seniors! Get a start on college by taking ABC Advance college courses that can also count towards your high school career—all at an 85% discount. Info:

  1. "I enjoy serving at ABC. This is an opportunity to train a new generation of young people to serve the Lord in the power of the Holy Spirit through local churches at home and abroad on mission fields around the world. "It is a privilege to follow in the footsteps of my father, Dr. Joseph K. Pinter, who served at ABC for 40 years. God has given me a wonderful opportunity to disciple students through teaching Bible courses, coordinating the HELP program providing academic assistance, and chairing the Interdisciplinary major." -Dr. Joel Pinter, faculty for almost 30 years More about Dr. Pinter: