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Moody Bible Institute
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  • 4 Year
  • CHICAGO, IL

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Moody's campuses will be open for the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters. We are utilizing a hybrid flexible (hyflex) approach to learning, which allows us to deliver classes in-person and digitally. Keeping the Moody community healthy is a top priority, and we are working hard to preserve the unique richness of the Moody experience for all students and visitors! Learn More

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade D
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Moody is a highly rated private, non-denominational college located in Chicago, Illinois. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,736 undergraduate students. The Moody acceptance rate is 94%. Popular majors include Religious Vocations, Theological and Ministerial Studies, and Biblical Studies. Graduating 62% of students, Moody alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,000.

About

820 N LASALLE BLVD
CHICAGO, IL 60610
Athletic Division
NCCAA Division II
Athletic Conference
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Moody Bible Institute Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

MBI Admissions

Acceptance Rate
94%
Application Deadline
March 1
SAT Range
990-1200
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$18,790 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,650 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
26:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 31 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 42 responses
44%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 43 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
3
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    2%
  • On Campus
    71%
  • Online
    26%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,736 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
425
Undergrads Over 25
28%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Kind and accepting
    46%
  • Passionate
    42%
  • ..
    4%
  • Driven
    4%
  • Nerdy
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
82%
Poll
95%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 39 responses
Poll
64%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 55 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 33 responses
  • Excellent Christian School with great foundation
    58%
  • Educationally challenging & high moral standards.
    30%
  • Fast-paced
    3%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • NO GOOD for online
    3%
  • Strict
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
No data available  
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
62%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 28 responses

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