About Us

Penn View provides a setting and an atmosphere for young people to grow and strengthen spiritually, train and advance academically, practice and exercise professionally, as well as develop and network socially.

The faculty and staff are committed to aiding students as they seek and follow God’s blueprint for their lives by providing a solid academic environment, and an environment that encourages spiritual development. It is the passion of Penn View to foster a focused concept of the mission of the Church in the world and embed that passion within the heart of each student.

At Penn View, it is our passion to help you find healing and wholeness in your life so that you can, in turn, help others find completeness in Christ. Our mission is to Prepare Christ-like servant leaders! Come join us and discover how you can make a meaningful difference in the lives of those around you as Christ works in and through you!


Penn View Bible Institute is nationally accredited with the Commission on Accreditation of the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE, 5850 T.G. Lee Blvd, Suite 130, Orlando, FL 32822 • 407-207-0808 • www.abhe.org). ABHE is listed by the U. S. Department of Education as a recognized agency for higher education. It is also recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), the national accrediting organization that serves as an umbrella over all recognized accrediting bodies.

Approval By Government Agencies

PVBI is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education as an academic degree-granting college, offering a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies. PVBI is listed in the U. S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs (DAPIP ID: 233745). PVBI is also approved by the Veterans Education Office of the Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the education of veterans. PVBI is authorized under US Citizenship and Immigration Services for the education of F-1 non-immigrant alien students (School Code: PHI214F00321000).

Approval of Churches and Denominations

Churches, denominations, and missions organizations have indicated their approval of PVBI by their support in financial gifts, by sending men and women to be trained for Christian service, and by employing PVBI alumni.