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Appalachian Bible College Data & Information Overview

24 awards Ranking Badges
46% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is Appalachian Bible College Ranked?

Theology & Religious Vocations Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

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Appalachian Bible College was awarded 24 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is theology & religious vocations.

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Overall Quality

Appalachian Bible College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Appalachian Bible College?

46% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women
41% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Appalachian Bible College you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 46%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 41% of students accepted to Appalachian Bible College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 545 and 605. Math scores were between 490 and 585.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Appalachian Bible College  ( 545 to 605 )

SAT Math Scores for Appalachian Bible College  ( 490 to 585 )
Appalachian Bible College received ACT scores from 59% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for Appalachian Bible College  ( 19 to 26 )

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Appalachian Bible College Faculty

7 to 1 Student to Faculty
56% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Appalachian Bible College, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 7 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Appalachian Bible College is 56%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  56 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Appalachian Bible College

68% Freshmen Retention
49% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Appalachian Bible College is 68%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  68 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Appalachian Bible College for first-time, full-time students is 49%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  49 out of 100

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Appalachian Bible College Undergraduate Student Diversity

150 Full-Time Undergraduates
7.3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
50.7% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 221 undergraduates at Appalachian Bible College with 150 being full-time and 71 being part-time.

How Much Does Appalachian Bible College Cost?

$15,577 Net Price
36% Take Out Loans
$19,016 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Appalachian Bible College is $15,577. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Appalachian Bible College

$0-30 K$30K-48K$48-75$75-110K$110K +

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Appalachian Bible College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Appalachian Bible College, approximately 36% of students took out student loans averaging $4,754 a year. That adds up to $19,016 over four years for those students.

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How Much Money Do Appalachian Bible College Graduates Make?

$35,949 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Appalachian Bible College make about $35,949 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 15% less that the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Appalachian Bible College

West Virginia State
150 Full-Time Undergraduates
Rural Campus Setting
Appalachian Bible College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Mount Hope, West Virginia. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

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Contact details for Appalachian Bible College are given below.

Contact Details
Address:161 College Drive, Mount Hope, WV 25880-9557

Appalachian Bible College Majors

2 Majors With Completions
45 Undergraduate Degrees
3 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 2 majors graduated from Appalachian Bible College. Of these students, 45 received undergraduate degrees and 3 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular MajorsBachelor’s DegreesAverage Salary of Graduates
Biblical Studies38$20,594
Theological & Ministerial Studies0NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Appalachian Bible College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Appalachian Bible College

30% Take At Least One Class Online
12% Take All Classes Online

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2020-2021, 59 students took at least one online class at Appalachian Bible College. This is a decrease from the 61 students who took online classes the previous year.

YearTook at Least One Online ClassTook All Classes Online

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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