Teaching Students to Kingdom Think

Pacific Bible College is an independent, private, two-year Bible college located in Medford, Oregon, United States. Students can pursue a two-year Associate of Biblical Studies, a two-year Associate of Applied Science in Christian Counseling or a one-year Certificate in Christian Ministries. PBC also offers the Foundations Program which provides a Bible based, two-year general studies curriculum which is transferable to accepting four-year institutions.


In 1989 local Christian radio station owner, Perry Atkinson met with a group of pastors to discuss the possibility of a Bible college in southern Oregon. In December of 1991 Dove Bible Institute was founded. The name was changed to Pacific Bible College in 2000.


This school is a non-profit corporation and is authorized by the State of Oregon to offer and confer the academic degrees described herein, following a determination that state academic standards will be satisfied under OAR 583-030. Inquiries concerning the standards or school compliance may be directed to the Office of Degree Authorization, Higher Education Coordinating Commission, 775 Court St NE, Salem, Oregon 97301.


Pacific Bible College is a candidate for accreditation with the Commission on Accreditation of ABHE. Association of Biblical Higher Education, 5850 T.G. Lee Blvd., Ste 130, Orlando, FL 32822, 407.207.0808.

Articulation Agreements

Pacific Bible College has full or partial articulation agreements in place with New Hope Christian College, Corban University, and Multnomah University, Simpson University, Northwest Christian University, and Oak Hills Christian College.


Association of Biblical Higher Education
The Nonprofit Association of Oregon
The Council for Higher Education
The Chamber of Medford/Jackson County

Mission Statement

Pacific Bible College is a Christ-centered learning community committed to equipping students to become biblically competent, academically proficient, spiritually cultivated, and culturally-engaged servant leaders.