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.

  • Some of the best or finest missionaries in all the world come from these schools.

    Dr. Roy Lauter
    President of New Hope International 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
  • KMBC prepared me for what the Lord had prepared for me.

    Darius Salter
    Coordinator for New Fields World Wide Ministry
  • Coming from a large university, I thought I would have less opportunities at KMBC. I was wrong. I have had more opportunities here than I ever would have at my previous college.

    Alyssa O’Donnell, Class of 2016
  • “I am grateful for Kmbc because here I have been spiritually grounded in my faith.”

    Ashley Tomlian, Class of 2018
  • I have never been around a finer student body.

    Dr. Marlin Hotle
    Former Tennessee District Superintendent of the Wesleyan Church
  • I have complete confidence that the training and education they[KMBC students] have received is unequaled.

    Gary Knox
    Work Team Leader
  • KMBC provides the ideal environment in which to study and learn about God and His Word.

    Class of 2007
  • “I’m thankful for KMBC because of the professors who invest our lives, and take the time to tell us they care not only about our academic success, but our spiritual lives.”

    Ashlee Stewart, Class of 2018
  • KMBC is a place dedicated to prayer, dedicated to transforming lives, and dedicated to preparing people for ministry.

    Bubba Jennings, Class of 2016

23 Programs

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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