KMBC Named #1 College in Kentucky for Religious Studies


4 times higher!

Our students stay in ministry 4 times longer than the national average!

For the second year in a row, Kentucky Mountain Bible College has been named the #1 College in Kentucky for Religious Studies according to College Compare. The ranking is a study of the acceptance rate, graduation rate, cost, student life, diversity, and more. KMBC is committed to preparing men and women for ministry. This is done through classes, on -campus opportunities, and off-campus ministries.

  • I have always been impressed with the spiritual and academic preparedness of KMBC students, when it comes to ministry.

    Hubert Harriman
    Former President of World Gospel Mission
  • Depending on what kind of work they might be given to, we consider KMBC graduates to be well prepared for missionary service.

    Hubert Harriman
    Former President of World Gospel Mission
  • As a post-graduate student in the one of the world’s leading universities, I equally say: The training and experience you will receive at KMBC, will be second to none!

    Dr. Jon L. Earle
    Professor in Danville, Kentucky
  • The training we received at KMBC has served us extremely well across the years.

    Mike Adams
    Church of the Nazarene Evangelist
  • The quality of the education KMBC students receive equips them to step into graduate level work and also to unite the piety of life with the training of the mind.

    Tom Halford
    Former Vice President of Student Development at Wesley Biblical Seminary
  • KMBC graduates are purposeful; they believe God has called them and are seriously seeking to prepare themselves.

    Dr. Becky Luman
    Professor at Wesley Biblical Seminary
  • It’s like coming home [KMBC], even though you’ve never been there before.

    Ashley McKnight
    Program Manager for the Community Foundation of Grant County, Indiana
  • Some of the best or finest missionaries in all the world come from these schools.

    Dr. Roy Lauter
    President of New Hope International Ministries
  • KMBC in the past has been a strong resource to WGM for missionaries.  We are seeing this continue at present and pray it will only increase.

    Todd Eckhart
    Vice-President of Homeland Ministries for World Gospel Mission
  • The quality is unequaled, absolutely unequaled.

    Gary Knox
    Work Team Leader

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Our programs include several types of religious studies and the opportunity to combine programs to make a personalized major.



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We’re all called of God to go into every nation and disciple all peoples (Matthew 28:16-20). Kentucky Mountain Bible College prepares students who have been called by God to KMBC, or #kmbccalled, to invest their time in professional ministry. What is God’s calling on your life? Whatever calling God has placed on your life, you can be assured that if you’re #kmbccalled, we will equip you with the tools necessary to follow God’s will!


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