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Reviews 68 total reviews with an average rating of 3.9

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4 College Junior

Greek Life: Greeks Don't Exist Here – There is no Greek Life here at ABC. We all have many different events to go to and no group is singled out.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: Easy Process, Hard to Get Aid – Being a small school, there is not much financial aid to be had from the school itself. However, the financial aid office is very friendly and easy to work with. They really do want to help you, they just don't have the funds to help everyone. I have never had any of my paperwork get lost, and so far, I have been able to maintain what scholarships I have earned. Outside scholarships are very welcome at ABC.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: A Great School, but Not for Everyone – Be warned, attending class is very important at this school, if you skip class to many times, you will automatically fail that class. Also, if you despise paper writing, you might want to reconsider, we write a lot of them. Now enough of the negatives. One thing I love about ABC is the emphasis on serving. This college really does make it a priority to develop a servant's heart in all of its students. If you detest the idea of making sacrifices for others, or are repulsed by the idea of helping others, than this college would probably be a rough school for you. I mean, come on, the school motto is "Because Life is for Service". Another thing I love about ABC is the small student body. If considering going to a Bible college, I highly recommend Appalachian Bible College. ABC is a great place to study the Bible, and be trained for full time ministry at the same time.

4 College Freshman

Campus Food: Great, but Show up on Time – While some complain about the food here, it really isn't all that bad. We get a big selection of food at pretty much every meal, and you can eat as much as you want, without it affecting your school bill. However, you are stuck with a scheduled meal time, so unless you plan on skipping that meal completely, or getting your own food, you had better show up to the meal on time.

4 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: The Hype of Beckley – There is just about any restaurant here that you can imagine. All are pretty much within walking distance as well. Very convenient, and very good!

4 Recent Alumnus

Administration: Reasonably Strict – There are many rules & guidelines at ABC but they are reasonable and reasonably enforced. The deans are very approachable and have changed rules lately that no longer served a purpose. If you break a rule, you probably will get written up and depending on the number & degree of the offenses, speak to the dean. Few students are suspended or expelled who cannot seem to live with the restrictions. If you are willing to attend to this school and abide by their rules, you will find that they really are quite bearable.

4 Recent Alumnus

Drug Safety: Little to None – A few students sneak alcohol or cigarettes but they were not visible to me the whole time I was there.

4 Recent Alumnus

Guys & Girls: Students are from all over the country & world & are pretty varied on how conservative/fundamental they are

1 College Freshman

Scholarships: Finanical Aid – Because my parents make too much, we can't get any help. It's still a struggle to pay for school though

4 College Freshman

Party Scene: At midnight everyone in the dorm comes together to do devotions together.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The teachers at Appalachian Bible College are masters in their fields of studies and are readily available for extra assistance if need be.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: My experience at ABC has been excellent. The faculty are qualified and caring individuals. We students matter to them and they poor their lives into us. The standards here make student misbehavior minimal. The campus is safe, secure, and fun.

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: The food and dining at Appalachian Bible College are typical college cafeteria options. In the surrounding areas; however, there are many different dining options.

5 College Freshman

Academics: The academic curriculum at Appalachian Bible College is, in a word, focused. The objective of the school is to provide a Bible education to men and women who will pursue a career in Christian ministry after college. The courses are designed to meet this objective. Classes are small and professors are qualified and approachable.

3 College Senior

Transportation: The school is just minutes off interstate 77 towards Charleston. Most get to the school by car. There was a busing system that rain through the area but no longer does, or at least it is not a main mode of transportation. The closes airport is around an hour away.

4 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Housing for Married Students – Availability to the married students is provided. There are several area apartment complexes, which vary in price and quality. Most students live on campus but commuting is still a vibrant option.

5 College Senior

Local Area: Small Town – One of the greatest feels of this community is the that of comfort and enclosure given by the mountain culture. It is a fairly small area which is atop mountains with all the nature that you could want to enjoy. The tallest bridges over a gorge (Gauley Bridge) is within 25 min. drive.

5 College Junior

Diversity: Biblically Based – We have deversity on our campus. It is a small school so the majority are white but the others fit right in with the rest of us. We love all people no matter who they are. Christ Jesus loved those who where diferent and we are trying to learn how to become more like Him, so we love everybody!!!

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