Alaska Bible College Admissions: Everything You Want to and Need to Know

Overview of  Alaska Bible College

Alaska Bible College is a  private, Christian institution situated in Glennallen, Alaska. Mountains and wilderness areas surround the 80-acre site, but students must be prepared for the challenges of living in interior Alaska. Winter temperatures can hit 50-under zero. Students at Alaska Bible College major in Biblical Studies, and most go on to do pastoral or mission work. The institution’s small size creates an intimate environment, and an 8:1 student/faculty ratio supports classwork. The site boasts a fitness center, and outdoor activities such as fishing, hunting, hiking, canoeing, skating, and skiing are all popular.


  • Total Enrollment: 45 (all undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 60 percent male/40 percent female
  • 71 percent full-time

Cost of Attendance Information

  • Tuition and Fees: $9,600
  • Books: $600
  • Room and Board: $5,700
  • Other Expenses: $4,080
  • Total Cost: $19,980

Financial Aid Information

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 80 percent
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 80 percent
    • Loans: 40 percent
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $3,799
    • Loans: $2,294

Academic Programs Offered

  • Most Popular Majors: All students major in Biblical Studies and Christian Ministries with a

concentration in pastoral studies, missions, or educational ministries.

Retention and Graduation

  • First-Year Student Retention (full-time students): 63 percent
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 50 percent

Overview of Alaska Bible College Admissions

Alaska Bible College has “open admissions,” so any applicant with a high school degree can enroll. This does not mean that it is easy to get admitted to this college, and most students are high achievers. There are many application requirements, including an application form, recommendation letters, and four essays (focusing on personal goals, family life, Christian testimony, and ministry involvement). Applicants must provide a high school transcript and SAT/ACT scores.

Admissions Data

  • Alaska Bible College Acceptance Rate: Alaska Bible College has open admissions
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Safety Net Schools: Easy to Gain Admission

If past admission data predicts that you would be a competitive candidate for Alaska Bible College, then it should be easy for you to gain admissions to the schools below. If Alaska Bible College is currently out of your reach, then you are sure to be a competitive candidate for the schools below.

Alaska Pacific University, University of Alaska

Same Tier: Just As Hard to Gain Admission

If you’re a competitive candidate for Alaska Bible College, then you should have an equal chance of gaining admissions at these schools.

Trinity Bible College, Appalachian Bible College, Boise Bible College

Reach Institutions: Gaining Admissions Will Be More of a Challenge

These schools are more challenging to gain admission into than Alaska Bible College. If you improve your GPA and SAT/ACT scores, then you’ll be a competitive candidate for these schools.

Mississippi College, Longwood University, Swarthmore College

Applying to Alaska Bible College

Application Deadline: February 15

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