Bishop Allen L. Bruton is the founder of City of Hope Bible College. God gave Bishop Bruton a vision and a mandate to establish an institution of higher learner and a means of training the Body of Christ. By following the vision that God gave him many years ago, in 2009 Bishop Allen Bruton launched the first City of Hope Bible College.
Through the COHBC, the Lord has allowed Bishop Bruton to establish something great for the Body of Christ and through the years, many students have entrusted the COHBC with their educational needs. COHBC have awarded many students with either a Certificate, Associate or Bachelor's Degree in Biblical Studies. In 2017, COHBC welcomed its first Masters class in Biblical and Pastoral Studies. Students are close to receiving their Masters Degree in Biblical and Pastoral Studies.
The City of Hope Bible College currently have three campuses located in Greer, SC; Gaffney, SC and Youngstown, Ohio. Two additional schools are set to be launched in 2019 and 2020 in Mount Holly, NC and Anderson, SC respectively.
The City of Hope Bible College is an accredited institution for all people interested in furthering their knowledge of the Bible. The City of Hope Bible College (COHBC) is an affiliate of International Bible Training Center (IBTC) in Daytona Beach Fl. COHBC is fully accredited by Transworld Accrediting Commission International (TACI).