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About Appalachian Bible College

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.

Appalachian Bible College is a private, religous school located in the small town setting of Mount Hope, WV.

Founded in 1950, the institution currently enrolls around 225 students a year, including 221 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Appalachian Bible College's endowment was valued at $316,677 in 2021.

Admissions Facts About Appalachian Bible College

Acceptance rate: 56%

Mean ACT score: 22

Does not offer early decision.

Doesn't offer early action.

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Appalachian Bible College Acceptance Rate 2021

Appalachian Bible College is a not competitive school to get accepted to. Appalachian Bible College accepts around 56 percent of applicants each year. Last year, 133 students applied to Appalachian Bible College and 74 were admitted.

The mean ACT scores is 22.

Appalachian Bible College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is Appalachian Bible College a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 36 students who started at Appalachian Bible College as first-time freshman, 17 graduate within four years.

Around 47 percent of students who started at Appalachian Bible College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $16,557 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Appalachian Bible College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Appalachian Bible College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

Appalachian Bible College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Appalachian Bible College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Appalachian Bible College is Continuous processing.

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Appalachian Bible College ACT Scores


ACT Range

19 - 25

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Appalachian Bible College is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Appalachian Bible College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Appalachian Bible College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

477 - 552


Reading SAT Range

517 - 612

Appalachian Bible College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Appalachian Bible College is like? There are approximately 262 students enrolled at Appalachian Bible College, including 259 undergraduate students and 3 graduate students. 57% percent of students attend school full-time, 39% percent are from WV and 61% percent of students are from other states.


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