FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
ACBI is a dynamic blended approach to earning your degree. Complete college-level PACEs in your own home or church! The Administrators' Training course takes place at the A.C.E. office in Hendersonville, and the Educational Assistance and Service Adventure internship programs take place abroad.
ACBI will mail them to you.
No. ACBI offers excellent scholarships unrelated to government funding.
Yes. ACBI wants graduates to fully understand ministry work through PACEs and hands-on experience that cannot be found elsewhere. Practicums and internships provide opportunities to minister while traveling abroad. Due to the nature of the program, adult learners need to contact the Admissions Office for options related to their prior learning experiences.
Yes, you must have been a graduate of a Model or Quality status school or Lighthouse Christian Academy (ACEM). Adult learners who have five years of experience working full-time in a school using the A.C.E. program are also eligible.
ACBI is not accredited but is authorized by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.
Certificate of Training in Christian Education (1 year)
Associate of Applied Arts in Christian Education degree (2 years)
Bachelor of Applied Science in Biblical Education (4 years)
Yes, with restrictions. Please contact ACBI for a list of institutions with which there is an Articulation Agreement.
Yes. Adult learners who have a minimum of 5 years' experience as an administrator, supervisor, or monitor in a school using the A.C.E. curriculum may enroll. Adult learner scholarships are available for 50 percent off tuition to those who qualify.
Each year consists of two semesters. Students will pay by semester and have the option of paying one semester in full or in four monthly installments.
Yes. Contact an ACBI representative for more information.
Spring dates for college admissions tests are being rescheduled or postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the ACT and the SAT are not being currently administered, ACBI is temporarily suspending the use of SAT and/or ACT scores as criteria for admission for the 2020-2021 academic year.