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School Overview

    • Founded:
    • 1966
    • Size:
    • Small (<5000 students)
    • Type:
    • Private non-profit
    • Category:
    • Universities, colleges
      Religiously affliated
    • Specialization:
    • Bible School 1
    • Climate:
    • Polar
    • Location:
    • 248 E. Elmwood Avenue, Palmer, Alaska, United States, 99645
    • Phone:
    • +19077453201
    • Setting:
    • Rural

The History of Alaska Bible College

The History of Alaska Bible College. The school was established in 1966 by missionary Vincent James Joy, a graduate of Moody Bible Institute who became a pioneer missionary to the Ahtna people and also founded Central Alaskan Missions (which is now a branch of SEND International). Joy began ABC with a focus on theological education for those preparing for ministry within Alaska.

Academic Highlights

Alaska Bible College is a private four-year institution located in Palmer, Alaska. Extension courses are also offered in Anchorage and Glennallen. It is nationally accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education.

Life in Alaska Bible College

Alaska Bible College, we believe that Christ-like character counts. Our curriculum and student life encourage every student to grow in love for the Lord, His Word and His church. Nestled in the center of beautiful Palmer, Alaska and surrounded by mountain landscapes second to none in the world, you will daily be encouraged to worship the God who loves you and longs for you to live intimately with Him.

School Ranking



Alaska Bible College extends a warm welcome to prospective students who meet admission qualifications and seek to strengthen their Christian walk and prepare for ministry. ABC selects students on the basis of academic ability, moral character, and a strong desire to study God’s Word. ABC does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, gender, or ethnic background.

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Acceptance Rate

Alaska Bible is a private, non-denominational college located in Palmer, Alaska in the Anchorage Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 32 undergraduate students. The Alaska Bible acceptance rate is 100%. The only major offered is Biblical Studies.

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