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Kentucky Mountain Bible College Data & Information Overview

48% Acceptance Rate
5% Student Loan Default Rate
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How Well Is Kentucky Mountain Bible College Ranked?

2024 Rankings

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Overall Quality

KMBC was not ranked in College Factual's 2024 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into KMBC?

48% Acceptance Rate
41% Of Accepted Are Women
7% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

Kentucky Mountain Bible College has an acceptance rate of 48%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for KMBC.

Average Test Scores

About 7% of students accepted to KMBC submitted their SAT scores.KMBC received ACT scores from 57% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 17 and 28.

ACT Composite Scores for Kentucky Mountain Bible College  ( 17 to 28 )

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Kentucky Mountain Bible College Faculty

14 to 1 Student to Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Kentucky Mountain Bible College is about average at 14 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Kentucky Mountain Bible College

63% Freshmen Retention
25% 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 Kentucky Mountain Bible College is 63%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  63 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 25% for first-time, full-time students at KMBC, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  25 out of 100

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Kentucky Mountain Bible College Undergraduate Student Diversity

47 Full-Time Undergraduates
10.6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
51.1% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 87 undergraduates at KMBC with 47 being full-time and 40 being part-time.

How Much Does Kentucky Mountain Bible College Cost?

$7,235 Net Price
63% Take Out Loans
$14,448 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of KMBC is $7,235. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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 KMBC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At KMBC, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $3,612 a year. That adds up to $14,448 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at KMBC is 5.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do KMBC Graduates Make?

$22,385 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from KMBC make around $22,385 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 47% 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 Kentucky Mountain Bible College make the most money.

Location of Kentucky Mountain Bible College

Kentucky State
47 Full-Time Undergraduates
Rural Campus Setting
Kentucky Mountain Bible College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Jackson, Kentucky. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of KMBC.

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Contact details for KMBC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 855 Hwy 541, Jackson, KY 41339
Phone: 606-693-5000

Kentucky Mountain Bible College Majors

9 Majors With Completions
7 Undergraduate Degrees
Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Theological & Ministerial Studies 1 NA
Biblical Studies 1 NA
Communication & Media Studies 0 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 NA
Religious Studies 0 NA
Missionary Studies 0 NA
Religious Education 0 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 NA
Music 0 NA

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

Online Learning at KMBC

38% Take At Least One Class Online
28% Take All Classes Online

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2020-2021, 31 students took at least one online class at Kentucky Mountain Bible College. This is a decrease from the 33 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 31 23
2019-2020 33 29
2018-2019 21 19
2017-2018 17 11
2016-2017 19 8

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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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