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

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teaching including other educational services for infant and preschool aged children with special learning needs or disabilities.

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

    Fine Arts

    USD 12,340 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

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

    Languages

    USD 12,340 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.

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

    Music

    USD 12,340 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

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

    Nursing

    USD 12,340 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

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

    Religious Education

    USD 12,340 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theological and practical knowledge of Religious Education. The program offers courses that focus on teaching the fundamentals of religion and different belief systems; doctrines; rituals; customs; rites; and religion in society.

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

    Theology

    USD 12,340 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Theology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of anthropology, philosophy and history in relation to God, nature and religion.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 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.