Moody Bible Institute Rankings

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In the World#3348 of 14178
In North America#979 of 2629
In the United States#906 of 2528
In Illinois#38 of 100
In Chicago#15 of 38

Quick Review

Religion
Interdenominational
Acceptance rate
94%
Average SAT
1095
Average ACT
21
Avg. cost to attend
$16,247 /y
Aid receiving
93%
Undergraduates
2,275
Graduates
734
Male:Female Ratio
55:45
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
moody.edu

Moody Bible Institute Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate94%90%98%
Applicants322143179
Admissions304128176
Freshmen enrolled full time17572103
Freshmen enrolled part time19514

202 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,063 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
59 or 30%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 990
or below

75% of them
had 1200
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Moody Bible Institute are 990-1200 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
56 or 29%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Moody Bible Institute are 18-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1655 (55%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown430 (14%)
Nonresident Alien259 (9%)
Black or African American242 (8%)
Hispanic192 (6%)
Asian135 (4%)
Two or more races82 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander7 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$16,247/year
Average aid awarded
$10,664
Students receiving aid
93%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$17,212
$30-48K$16,582
$48-75K$16,501
$75-110K$16,698
$110K+$16,215

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$11,200$8,010
Tuition in-state$11,200$8,010
Tuition out-of-state$11,200$8,010
Fee in-district$2,090$650
Fee in-state$2,090$650
Fee out-of-state$2,090$650

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,410
Combined charge for room and board$11,148
Room charge$6,410
Meal charge$4,738

Moody Bible Institute Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Bible & Biblical Studies1312255
Religious Education97
Missions & Missionary Studies and Missiology915
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other806
Pastoral Studies & Counseling5610
Divinity & Ministry50
Communication and Media Studies, Other38
Youth Ministry32
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other525
Theology & Theological Studies282
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor18
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology & Technician15
Religious & Sacred Music13
Women's Ministry9
Grand Total13586171
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate67%62%73%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%
  • Part-time retention rate - 39%

Publications & Citations

Publications
72
Citations
61

Publication count by topic

History
31
Philosophy
25
Sociology
7
Psychology
4
Art
2
Computer science
1
Political science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy23556
History23977
Political science45885
Sociology45938
Psychology554319
Computer science573817

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200511
200610
200701
200811
200916
201023
201164
2012122
201388
201466
2015125
201683
201799
201846

General info

Alternative namesMoody Theological Seminary and Graduate School--Michigan
MBI
Moody Theological Seminary and Graduate School
Moody Bible Institute--Spokane
Founded1886
WikipediaMoody Bible Institute
MottoStudy to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. Timothy 2:15
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May, semester based
Total FTE staff449
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions

Location and Contacts

Address820 N LaSalle Blvd
Chicago, Illinois, 60610-3284
United States
City population2,722,000
Phone3123294000

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