Best Colleges with Bible/biblical Studies Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Bible/biblical Studies, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Bible/biblical Studies is a popular major and can be found at many different colleges and universities, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Bible/biblical Studies degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Bible/biblical Studies degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Bible/biblical Studies.

The Best Bible/biblical Studies Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Moody Bible Institute Chicago, IL

Moody Bible Institute offers 10 Bible/biblical Studies Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 552 students graduated in the study area of Bible/biblical Studies with students earning 374 Bachelor's degrees, 70 Certificates degrees, 68 Associate's degrees, and 40 Master's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
2 Lancaster Bible College Lancaster, PA

Lancaster Bible College offers 10 Bible/biblical Studies Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 458 students graduated in the study area of Bible/biblical Studies with students earning 328 Bachelor's degrees, 72 Certificates degrees, 34 Associate's degrees, and 24 Master's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
3 Liberty University Lynchburg, VA

Liberty University offers 6 Bible/biblical Studies Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 308 students graduated in the study area of Bible/biblical Studies with students earning 252 Certificates degrees, and 56 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
4 Johnson University Knoxville, TN

Johnson University offers 8 Bible/biblical Studies Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a outlying rural. In 2015, 364 students graduated in the study area of Bible/biblical Studies with students earning 326 Bachelor's degrees, 24 Associate's degrees, and 14 Master's degrees.

5 Columbia International University Columbia, SC

Columbia International University offers 12 Bible/biblical Studies Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 364 students graduated in the study area of Bible/biblical Studies with students earning 260 Bachelor's degrees, 60 Associate's degrees, 32 Certificates degrees, and 12 Master's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
6 Boston University Boston, MA

Boston University offers 4 Bible/biblical Studies Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 6 students graduated in the study area of Bible/biblical Studies with students earning 6 Master's degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
7 Biola University La Mirada, CA

Biola University offers 8 Bible/biblical Studies Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 164 students graduated in the study area of Bible/biblical Studies with students earning 86 Bachelor's degrees, 68 Master's degrees, and 10 Certificates degrees.

8 North Greenville University Tigerville, SC

North Greenville University offers 6 Bible/biblical Studies Degree programs. It's a small private university in a outlying rural. In 2015, 92 students graduated in the study area of Bible/biblical Studies with students earning 46 Bachelor's degrees, 32 Master's degrees, and 14 Doctoral degrees.

9 Wheaton College Wheaton, IL

Wheaton College offers 4 Bible/biblical Studies Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 50 students graduated in the study area of Bible/biblical Studies with students earning 50 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
10 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities offers 2 Bible/biblical Studies Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city.

Based on 168 Reviews

List of Bible/biblical Studies Schools in the U.S.

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Moody Bible Institute Moody Bible Institute Chicago, IL
3/5
33 : 1 3,922
Lancaster Bible College Lancaster Bible College Lancaster, PA
4/5
15 : 1 1,913
Liberty University Liberty University Lynchburg, VA
4/5
39 : 1 80,494
Johnson University Johnson University Knoxville, TN
3/5
17 : 1 1,171
Columbia International University Columbia International University Columbia, SC
4/5
19 : 1 1,001
Boston University Boston University Boston, MA
5/5
11 : 1 32,158
Biola University Biola University La Mirada, CA
5/5
19 : 1 6,227
North Greenville University North Greenville University Tigerville, SC
4/5
16 : 1 2,689
Wheaton College Wheaton College Wheaton, IL
5/5
13 : 1 2,929
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN
3/5
14 : 1 50,678
Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion Marion, IN
5/5
23 : 1 14,730
University Logo Yeshiva University New York, NY
5/5
7 : 1 6,194
Grace College and Theological Seminary Grace College and Theological Seminary Winona Lake, IN
4/5
35 : 1 2,303
Regent University Regent University Virginia Beach, VA
4/5
47 : 1 6,950
Dallas Baptist University Dallas Baptist University Dallas, TX
5/5
44 : 1 5,319
Abilene Christian University Abilene Christian University Abilene, TX
5/5
17 : 1 4,544
Catholic University of America Catholic University of America Washington, DC
5/5
13 : 1 6,521
Bob Jones University Bob Jones University Greenville, SC
3/5
15 : 1 3,005
Crown College Crown College Saint Bonifacius, MN
4/5
21 : 1 1,153
Azusa Pacific University Azusa Pacific University Azusa, CA
5/5
14 : 1 9,975
LeTourneau University LeTourneau University Longview, TX
5/5
20 : 1 2,795
Lipscomb University Lipscomb University Nashville, TN
5/5
16 : 1 4,680
Drew University Drew University Madison, NJ
5/5
12 : 1 2,082
Cedarville University Cedarville University Cedarville, OH
5/5
14 : 1 3,654
Messiah College Messiah College Mechanicsburg, PA
5/5
14 : 1 3,302

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Getting a Bible/biblical Studies Degree Online

Schools offering online Bible/biblical Studies degrees

Online Bible/biblical Studies degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 236 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Bible/biblical Studies degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Moody Bible Institute 15 34 187 0 0
Lancaster Bible College 32 17 164 0 0
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary 3 0 0 5 0
Southwestern Assemblies of God University 0 144 8 18 0
Liberty University 2 0 0 0 0
How many schools offer online Bible/biblical Studies degrees?
  • 37 Certificates
  • 40 Associate's
  • 65 Bachelor's
  • 35 Master's

What degrees do people get in Bible/biblical Studies?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 97 Colleges 702 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 211 Colleges 3,311 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 84 Colleges 627 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 18 Colleges 30 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 82 Colleges 603 Graduates

Bible/biblical Studies Degree Overview

On the start of the search for Bible/biblical Studies degrees, know that there are many opportunities for a traditional degree as well as higher education opportunities. The most common path for those earning a degree in Bible/biblical Studies can assume a standard two to four years to earn a degree. The most typical Bible/biblical Studies degree earned was a bachelor's degree and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Bible/biblical Studies degree that people get is an associate's degree. While a bachelor's degree is the likely degree choice, acquiring an associate's degree degree isn't out of the question. Although a doctoral degree is offered at some schools, getting an advanced degree is not very common. Picking a degree in Bible/biblical Studies will ultimately come down to what you hope to achieve with that degree in addition to finding something that meets your personal requirements such as school availability and schedule flexibility.

Average cost of college for a Bible/biblical Studies degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$10,487 Private In-State
$10,487 Private Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$13,478 Public In-State
$16,586 Private In-State
$19,912 Public Out-of-State
$16,586 Private Out-of-State
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