Private 4 Year

Moody Bible Institute

Chicago, Illinois

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Moody Bible Institute overview
Location Chicago, Illinois
Online moody.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Interdenominational
Moody Bible Institute overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Moody Bible Institute, located in the heart of Chicago, Illinois, is a private evangelical Christian college known for its biblical and theological education. Founded in 1886 by D.L. Moody, the institute offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs with a focus on training students for Christian ministry. The urban campus is characterized by its Gothic-style architecture, and its proximity to Chicago's vibrant cultural scene provides a dynamic backdrop for student life. Moody typically has a moderately selective admissions process, catering to individuals committed to religious studies and pastoral preparation. Academic programs such as Theology, Biblical Studies, and Christian Education are particularly emphasized. On-campus housing is available, designed to reinforce the institute's community-centric ethos. Though not renowned for its athletic program, Moody does provide opportunities for physical activities and intramural sports.

In the most recent statistical year 324 prospective students applied, and 305 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 174 enrolled in the school.  1,586 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 824 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $13,680 plus fees of $2,498.












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Applications Due Mar 1, 2024
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Moody Bible Institute
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$932
Other Fees$2,498
Room and Board $12,610
Budget for Other Expenses$4,502
Total One Year Cost$34,222

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Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

67% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Moody Bible Institute students
Subject Percent of Class
Theology and Religious Vvocations 90%
Communication 7%
Education 3%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies 1%

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