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Appalachian Bible College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Appalachian Bible College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Appalachian Bible College Ranked?

2023 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Appalachian Bible College was awarded 55 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is Biblical studies.

Overall Quality

Appalachian Bible College was not ranked in College Factual's 2023 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

Is It Hard to Get Into Appalachian Bible College?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Appalachian Bible College you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 49%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 44% 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 510 and 580. Math scores were between 410 and 530.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Appalachian Bible College  ( 510 to 580 )

SAT Math Scores for Appalachian Bible College  ( 410 to 530 )
Appalachian Bible College received ACT scores from 54% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 16 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Appalachian Bible College  ( 16 to 23 )

Learn more about Appalachian Bible College admissions.

Appalachian Bible College Faculty

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

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 82% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Appalachian Bible College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  82 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Appalachian Bible College this rate is 36%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  36 out of 100

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Appalachian Bible College Undergraduate Student Diversity

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?

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 +
$15,398 $16,047 $13,468 $11,346 $19,910

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 41% of students took out student loans averaging $5,551 a year. That adds up to $22,204 over four years for those students.

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How Much Money Do Appalachian Bible College Graduates Make?

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.


See which majors at Appalachian Bible College make the most money.

Location of Appalachian Bible College

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
Phone: 304-877-6428

Appalachian Bible College Majors

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 Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Biblical Studies 38 $20,594
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 NA

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

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 2019-2020, 61 students took at least one online class at Appalachian Bible College. This is an increase from the 37 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 61 20
2018-2019 37 13
2017-2018 26 9
2016-2017 12 6
2015-2016 11 2

Learn more about online learning at Appalachian Bible College.

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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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