Appalachian Bible College

161 College Dr, Mount Hope, United States
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Overview of Appalachian Bible College

About this school

Appalachian Bible College, founded in 1950, is a private, coeducational Christian college. Its 120-acre campus is located in Bradley, 52 miles from Charleston.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:259
    • Men:159 Men (61.4%)
    • Women:100 Women (38.6%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Appalachian Bible College is noncompetitive: virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
1
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
3
Academic Electives
-
4

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
September 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
161 College Drive
City, State, Zip
Mount Hope, WV 25880
Phone
(304) 877-6428 x313
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
56% of 133 applicants were admitted
Women
48% of 79 applicants were admitted
Men
67% of 54 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
41 (55%) of 74 admitted students enrolled
Women
15 (39%) of 38 admitted students enrolled
Men
26 (72%) of 36 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
519 average |477-552 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
14%
• Score 500 - 600
59%
• Score 400 - 500
23%
• Score 300 - 400
4%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
32%
• Score 500 - 600
45%
• Score 400 - 500
14%
• Score 300 - 400
4%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |19-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
4%
• Score 24 - 29
23%
• Score 18 - 23
57%
• Score 12 - 17
15%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $13,920 (60.79%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,960 (34.76%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,020 (4.45%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Appalachian Bible College accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline June 15
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 007544
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
54 (93.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
36 (66.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
36 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$13,401
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 34 (94.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,338
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 16 (44.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,828
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 36 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
3 (5.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,500

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
143 (91.7%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
105 (73.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
105 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1 (1.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$13,511
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 103 (98.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,243
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 52 (49.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,968
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 105 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
7 (4.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,885

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
63%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$15,421
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
1.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Education, Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, International Students, Local/State Students, Married Students, Previous College Experience, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$721

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


23

Part-Time Faculty


12

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


17%

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
15
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Appalachian Bible College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


74.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


47.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


47.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (2)


  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Theology/Theological Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships

Study Abroad


Theology and religious vocations

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    2,040

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Campus Size


    110 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    20.4 average low in January, 76.4 average high in September
    Rain
    161 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    7 miles from campus in Beckley
    Nearest Train Station
    25 miles from campus in Prince

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing

    Students of College Housing


    95% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshmen are required to live on campus

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    5%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Not available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Not available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    National Christian College Athletic Association
    Mascot
    -
    School Colors
    -

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Basketball
    Soccer
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Basketball
    Soccer
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    -

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Appalachian Bible College offers choral groups, drama theatre

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    148

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    259
    Women
    100
    Men
    159

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 1.4% Asian
    • 1.4% Black/African-American
    • 0.7% Hispanic/Latino
    • 96.5% White

    International Students


    2.3% from 9 countries

    Average Age


    Number of Graduate Students


    3

    Student Resources

    Study resources