Appalachian Bible College

Overview of Appalachian Bible College

Appalachian Bible is located in Mount Hope, WV (a town not far from a more urbanized area). The school is a Baptist school. Appalachian Bible is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

Appalachian Bible is known for its programs in religion and philosophy.

Appalachian Bible Selectivity

The school does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 520. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 460 and 650.

Student Body

The school had 273 enrolled students in 2007-2008.

Student Life

A lot of students at Appalachian Bible attend part-time. The school has a residential or campus feel. Appalachian Bible offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Appalachian Bible

Appalachian Bible College
161 College Drive
Mount Hope , WV 25880
General Phone: (304) 877-6428

Appalachian Bible Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy55bible studies, theology, theological and ministerial studies

Number of programs and degrees for Appalachian Bible in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years61
Associate's degree71
Bachelor's degree402
Master's degree21

Appalachian Bible Student Body

In 2007-2008, Appalachian Bible had a total enrollment of 273 students (217 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 52%
Women 48%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 94%
Graduate 6%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 95%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 33%
20-21 26%
22-24 16%
25-29 7%
30-34 2%
35-39 3%
40-49 4%
50-64 3%

Appalachian Bible Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %

Appalachian Bible Room and Board (2007)

Appalachian Bible offers campus housing for 246 of its 217 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Mount Hope, West Virginia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other West Virginia Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Appalachian Bible Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal520648
SAT Math460650
ACT Verbal1827
ACT Math1524
ACT Composite1725

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT37%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT63%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Appalachian Bible Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 9,880
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,880
Room and board $ 5,160
Room charge $ 2,380
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,780
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 2,378

Financial Aid:
Appalachian Bible participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 754400)

Appalachian Bible Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*0*
Associate professorcalendar year4$35,4633$34,132
Assistant professorcalendar year1*1*
Instructorcalendar year3$30,3460*
All faculty totalcalendar year10$33,3424$33,182

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Appalachian Bible Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Theology/Theological Studies

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What Sets Appalachian Bible Apart:

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% of freshmen enrolled part-time
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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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