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. It's counter-cultural. It's fulfilling. It's patterned after Jesus Himself. Be equipped to Think Biblically, Live Godly, Serve Practically ...because Life is for Service. Applying to ABC takes just 15 minutes. Start now: apply.abc.edu

    Equipping servants for the Church.
    ...because Life is for Service

  1. Coming this February: Servants' Summit— a new annual conference for ministry leaders. "Serving the Next Generation" is the theme for the 2025 conference, featuring keynote speaker Bryan Osborne of Answers in Genesis. As the youth in our families and churches face the growing antagonism of wokeness, how can we help them stand for truth? Get ready for inspiring messages and practical topics! Registration will open later this summer. Details: abc.edu/summit

Something BIG is coming to ABC