Private 4 Year

Kentucky Mountain Bible College

Vancleve, Kentucky

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Kentucky Mountain Bible College overview
Location Vancleve, Kentucky
Online kmbc.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Rural
Religious Affiliation Multiple Protestant Denomination
Kentucky Mountain Bible College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Kentucky Mountain Bible College (KMBC), located in Vancleve, Kentucky, is a private, Christian institution with a strong emphasis on biblical studies and Christian ministry. Established in 1931, the college is situated in a rural setting in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, approximately 90 miles from Lexington. KMBC offers a variety of associate and bachelor's degree programs with a focus on ministry and applied theology, reflecting its tradition of preparing students for pastoral and missionary work. While the college maintains an open admissions policy, its selection process evaluates an applicant's academic record and personal character in alignment with its religious values. Campus life is centered on spiritual growth and community, with student housing available for a residential college experience. KMBC's campus exhibits a simple architectural style reflective of its serene mountain surroundings. The college does not have an emphasis on athletics, instead prioritizing academic and spiritual development within its educational mission.

In the most recent statistical year 60 prospective students applied, and 27 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 18 enrolled in the school.  49 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 29 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $9,150 plus fees of $910.












KMBC is rated within the lower 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards

Extremely Easy
Kentucky Mountain Bible College overview
SAT 1090/1170
ACT 21/22
GPA 3.33

Applications Accepted

Kentucky Mountain Bible College overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Kentucky Mountain Bible College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$500
Other Fees$910
Room and Board $5,430
Budget for Other Expenses$500
Total One Year Cost$16,490

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Average Salary After 10 Years

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Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

33% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Kentucky Mountain Bible College students
Subject Percent of Class
Philosophy and Religious Studies 92%
Theology and Religious Vvocations 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=157030 IPEDS survey data for Kentucky Mountain Bible College.

Current students may use the Kentucky Mountain Bible College GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.