The City of Hope Bible College is an affiliate campus of International Bible Training Center in Daytona Beach Florida and Transworld Accrediting Commission International. It has a distinctive vocation to equip students for faithful leadership and critical reflection on the role of the church in a dramatically changing global culture.

The primary focus of the City of Hope Bible College is teaching with the commitment to maintain excellence in academic programs that foster intellectual enhancement. Additionally, we stress character development, which includes religious, cultural, social and ethical values. We endeavor to graduate students with demonstrated competencies in their chosen fields of study.

The purpose of the City of Hope Bible College is to obey in letter and spirit as expressed in the Great Commission given by our Lord in Matthew 28: 18-20, "And Jesus came and spoke unto them, saying, all power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen."

The City of Hope Bible College exists primarily for the development of students and to prepare them for personal and public ministry. The City of Hope Bible College want to educate men and women for Christian ministries on the collegiate level through a program of Biblical and theological studies, Christian education, the pastoral ministry, world missions and church vocational areas deemed desirable. Therefore, the Bible is the center of all studies.

To fulfill this purpose, the COHBC endeavors to encourage student growth and development through its pursuit of the following objectives:

  1. Students will develop an informed Christian world and life-view through the integration of biblical truth in all areas of the curriculum.
  2. Students will acquire both a cognitive and affective knowledge of biblical truth through classroom instruction, faculty-student interaction and personal bible study.
  3. Students will learn to think critically, from different doctrinal views, and from a Biblical perspective and maintain intellectual and spiritual integrity in all areas of study and research interpreting and applying scripture in accordance with sound historical, grammatical and exegetical principles.
  4. Students will master study and research methods and develop the motivation necessary for lifelong learning.
  5. Students will be able to meet contemporary challenges to historic, biblical Christianity with a working knowledge of Christian theology and apologetics.