Appalachian Bible College - Bachelor's Degree

Appalachian Bible College is a small, non-profit, private, Christian college north of Beckley, West Virginia. While unaffiliated with any particular denomination, it generally serves independent churches within the fundamental Bible and Baptist associations. The school was founded in 1950 by Dr. Lester E. Pipkin and Rev. Robert S. Guelich. Pipkin served as the school's first President until he was replaced by Daniel L. Anderson, current president, in 1983.

  • Average Tuition USD 23,750

School Description

Because life is for service, Appalachian Bible College prepares students for ministry through Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, and Master degree programs.

Bachelor Programs

  • 161 College Dr, Mt Hope, WV 25880, United States

    Childhood Education

    USD 12,340 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to infant and pre-school age children with special learning needs or disabilities, and that prepares individuals to teach such students. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

  • 161 College Dr, Mt Hope, WV 25880, United States

    Fine Arts

    USD 12,340 Tuition Fee

    Any instructional program in fine arts and art studies not listed above.

  • 161 College Dr, Mt Hope, WV 25880, United States

    Languages

    USD 12,340 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on language, language development, and relationships among languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective. Includes instruction in subjects such as psycholinguistics, behavioral linguistics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, mathematical and computational linguistics, grammatical theory and theoretical linguistics, philosophical linguistics, philology and historical linguistics, comparative linguistics, phonetics, phonemics, dialectology, semantics, functional grammar and linguistics, language typology, lexicography, morphology and syntax, orthography, stylistics, structuralism, rhetoric, and applications to artificial intelligence.

  • 161 College Dr, Mt Hope, WV 25880, United States

    Music

    USD 12,340 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the knowledge and skills associated with personal music appreciation, the playing of a musical instrument, singing or recreational composition. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

  • 161 College Dr, Mt Hope, WV 25880, United States

    Nursing

    USD 12,340 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

  • 161 College Dr, Mt Hope, WV 25880, United States

    Religious Education

    USD 12,340 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the theory and practice of providing educational services to members of faith communities, within the context of a particular religion, and that prepares individuals to serve as religious educators. Includes instruction in planning and teaching lessons, organizing and supervising instructional activities, designing and developing instructional materials, and administering religious education programs and facilities.

  • 161 College Dr, Mt Hope, WV 25880, United States

    Theology

    USD 12,340 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the beliefs and doctrine of a particular religious faith from the intramural point of view of that faith. Includes instruction in systematic theology, historical theology, moral theology, doctrinal studies, dogmatics, apologetics, and applications to specific questions of ecclesiastical polity and religious life.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 60
  • Minimum SAT 715
  • Minimum ACT 17

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    Established in 1950

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    All students that enroll in ABC's dual major program degree have one major in Bible & Theology, and choose another Major in Camping, Elementary Education, Interdisciplinary Studies, Missions, Music, Pastoral Studies , or Youth/Family Ministries.

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          • Testimony
            2005-2009, Associate of Arts (A.A.)

            Appalachian Bible College, set deep in the hills of West Virginia, is the place to prepare for the ministry. Whether your interest is Nursing, Elementary Education, Missions, Pastoral, Camping or one of the other double majors, the Bible teaching is second to none. Everything you learn and everything you do is designed with one thought in mind: "Life Is For Service". Philippians 2 tells us that Christ, the perfect Son of God, became a man to serve. Appalachian Bible College prepares you to "become like Christ" and this "to the Glory of God the Father". If you are looking for a place to prepare for the ministry, it's as simple as ABC.EDU.