95%

Acceptance Rate

$8,684

Avg.Financial Aid

001727

FAFSA Code

About Moody Bible Institute

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,086

Website

https://www.moody.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Interdenominational

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Moody Bible Institute which is a private, Interdenominational university, is located in Chicago, IL. In 1886, Moody Bible Institute was founded. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Moody Bible Institute has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. 2 Timothy 2:15 and its official colors are blue and white. In addition to over 2,275 undergraduate students, MBI also boasts of over 734 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 3,442, (2018). To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 88 Full-time faculty. Around 48% of the students are females and 52% are males. Notably, Moody Bible Institute is also home to an ethnically diverse student population. At MBI around 58% are white, 15% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity, and 8% are Non-resident alien. Moreover, around 70% of the students are 24 and under. The college has produced several notable alumni including Mary McLeod Bethune (Educator), Arthur M. Brazier (Author, Pastor), Isobel Miller Kuhn (Missionary, Writer), and Bart D. Ehrman (Professor, Author) in its 134 years of existence. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. At MBI, 52 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ABHE (Assn. for Biblical Higher Education), HLC Higher Learning Commission, and, NASM (National Association of Schools of Music).

Location & Contact

Address

820 N LaSalle Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3123294000
Fax: 3123298955
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

95%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

No

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at MBI, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $50. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 990-1200 to improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Moody Bible Institute, must score 20 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 18 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 820 N LaSalle Blvd, Chicago, Illinois 60610-3284. To gather more information, they can call them at (312) 329-4000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$19,232

Average Annual Cost

$10,939

Books And Supplies

$932

Other Fees

$2,117

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,360

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,732

Total One Year Cost

$27,080

Before applying to MBI, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $29,766. The average annual tuition cost ($13,290), books and supplies ($932), room and boarding ($10,674), and budget for other expenses ($4,417) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

20:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

77%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

37%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

77%

Male Professors

23%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Bible/Biblical Studies

173 Graduates

Missions/Missionary Studies and Mis...

124 Graduates

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized...

115 Graduates

Religious Education

72 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

71 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

32 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

14 Graduates

Teaching English or French as a Sec...

13 Graduates

Religious/Sacred Music

11 Graduates

Theology and Religious Vocations, O...

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,446

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

36%

Full-time

79%

Part-time

21%

Students Gender

Male

54%

US National: 44%

Female

46%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

58% White

17% Unknown

4% Black

7% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

8% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

4%

Unknown Location

73%

Out Of State

19%

In State

4%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

N/A

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 82% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

82%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$6,220/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,140/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,140/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Sheepdog

School Colors

Blue & White

Varsity Athletics Association

NCCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

37

Total Female Athletes

26

Intramural Sports

4

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Soccer

Sports Team (Women)

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by MBI. At MBI, $10,674 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Moody Bible Institute has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at MBI costs around $4,140 per year. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At MBI, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 52% male and 48% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$27,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

PrivacySuppressed

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

N/A - N/A

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

89%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,684

Students Receiving Federal Grants

32%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,429

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

84%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,561

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$8,422

$30K - $48K

$6,777

$48K - $75K

$8,231

$75K - $110K

$8,534

> $110K

$7,688

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$5,715,385

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at MBI to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,795, whereas the financial aid is $9,114. At Moody Bible Institute, students can apply for institutional aid of up to $9,114. At MBI, the total amount of non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $5,715,385 per year.

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