B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    NG
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    C
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    A
  9. Dorms
    A
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    A
  12. Safety
    A-
Moody Bible Institute is ...
Private not-for-profit, Inter-/Non-denominational
Athletic Division
NCCAA Division II
Athletic Conference
Address
820 N LaSalle Blvd
Chicago, IL 60610
Website
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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.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
62%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$17,942/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $19,837/ year
  • $30-48k
    $19,685/ year
  • $49-75k
    $19,645/ year
  • $76-110k
    $21,639/ year
  • $110k+
    $26,178/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.31 responses
47%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.34 responses
40%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.35 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,494Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
35%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 19 responses
Report
  • Kind and accepting
    53%
  • Passionate
    42%
  • Driven
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
56%
Poll
94%
of students say they don't have Greek life.31 responses
Poll
68%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.47 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 25 responses
Report
  • Excellent Christian School with great foundation
    64%
  • Educationally challenging & high moral standards.
    36%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.28 responses
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I have loved my experience at Moody. The professors are AMAZING, some of them are the most intelligent people I have ever met. If you want a great biblical education, you will receive one. They truly care about the students. They will bend over backwards to help you succeed. The school's reputation provides the students with incredible opportunities.
However on the flip side, the registrar is very difficult to manage. They are very disorganized, bad at communicating and are seriously struggling with finances having to completely shut down a campus. Unfortunately because of these things, trust and morale has dropped significantly.
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Moody was an excellent school! Not only did I receive an excellent education, but I also grew spiritually, emotionally, intellectually, and socially. My professors were wonderful - they taught the content very well, and they were always available to help!
I have found that the environment of Moody Bible Institute in invigorating and and a breath of fresh air, filled with people desiring to better themselves through educational and practical ministry in the help of others in the local community and places abroad, through the betterment and maturing of oneself spiritually. All of these things done for the glory of God, and the betterment of humankind. The Students there are friendly, and inviting always full of smiles and willingness to help one in need. the Faculty and staff there are highly educated and masters in their various concentrations, yet apt and prone to developing the minds and hearts of their students, not by their own knowledge but the knowledge found in the Word of God. In essence, the institution and definition of Moody is a place that has manifested the focal point of the Bible, which is Love, Grace, Mercy, and the invitation to understand and become apart of the family of God, in Christ.