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Moody Bible Institute

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

School Size & Setting

Large | Urban

Students-to-Faculty Ratio

14:1

Religious affliation

Interdenominational

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$14,335

Out of state

$14,335
Graduate

In state

$9,270

Out of state

$9,270

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
88%
Type of aid % of students receiving aid Average amount
Federal grants 33.0% $4,703
State/local grants 0.0% $0
Institutional grants 83.0% $8,141
Loans 44.0% $7,159

Other Estimated Costs

Housing

$12,100 per year

Books & Supplies

$932 per year

Personal Expenses

$4,502 per year

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

Learn about different ways to cover costs, incluing financial aid, GI Bills, grants and scholarships

Applying for financial Aid

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Missions/Missionary Studies
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
    • Bible/Biblical Studies
      • A program that focuses on the Christian and/or Jewish Bible and related literature, with an emphasis on understanding and interpreting the theological, doctrinal, and ethical messages contained therein. May include preparation for applying these studies in various religious vocations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Missions/Missionary Studies
      • A program that focuses on the theory and practice of religious outreach, social service and proselytization, and that prepares individuals for mission vocations. Includes instruction in theology, evangelism, preaching, medical and social mission work, missionary education, missionary aviation, emergency services, legal and political aspects of working in other countries, and preparation for ordination as missionaries. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Religious Education
      • A program that focuses on the theory and practice of providing educational services to members of faith communities, within the context of a particular religion, and that prepares individuals to serve as religious educators. Includes instruction in planning and teaching lessons, organizing and supervising instructional activities, designing and developing instructional materials, and administering religious education programs and facilities. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Religious/Sacred Music
      • A program that focuses on the history, theory, composition, and performance of music for religious or sacred purposes, and that prepares individuals for religious musical vocations such as choir directors, cantors, organists, and chanters. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Worship Ministry
      • A program of study that focuses on the use of musical and theatrical arts in Christian worship. Includes instruction in digital media, electronic hardware design and installation, music, theater, and worship theology. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Theology/Theological Studies
      • A program that focuses on the beliefs and doctrine of a particular religious faith from the intramural point of view of that faith. Includes instruction in systematic theology, historical theology, moral theology, doctrinal studies, dogmatics, apologetics, and applications to specific questions of ecclesiastical polity and religious life. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
      • Any instructional program in theological and ministerial studies not listed above, including preparation for religious vocations in faiths other than Christianity and Judaism. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
      • A program that focuses on the theory and principles of pastoral care and prepares ordained clergy to provide non-clinical pastoral counseling to individuals and groups. Includes instruction in pastoral leadership, counseling psychology; crisis intervention; individual and group procedures; theological and spiritual counseling; pastoral care; and applications to specific types of ministry. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Youth Ministry
      • A program that prepares the ordained clergy and other religious professionals to provide spiritual, counseling, and leadership services to children, adolescents, and young adults. Includes instruction in child and adolescent psychology, human growth and development, family studies, communication skills, religious education, youth counseling, small group leadership, planning and organizing youth activities, volunteer supervision, and youth evangelism and worship. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Women's Ministry
      • A program that prepares non-ordained women to provide spiritual, counseling, and leadership services to other women in local churches, parachurch organizations, and other settings. Includes instruction in foundations of women's ministry, women's ministry in the local church, spiritual formation, women's evangelism and discipleship, bible study and theology, homiletics, lay counseling, women's issues, and leadership training. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Theology and Religious Vocations, Other

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
  • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Full List of Programs

Graduate ProgramsX

  • EDUCATION
    • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
      • A program that focuses on the principles and practice of teaching English to students who are not proficient in English or who do not speak, read or write English, and that may prepare individuals to function as teachers and administrators in such programs. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language, Other
  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
      • A program that prepares individuals to provide evaluations, referrals, and short-term counseling services to help people prevent or remediate personal problems, conflicts, and emotional crises. Includes instruction in human development, psychopathology, individual and group counseling, personality theory, career assessment, patient screening and referral, observation and testing techniques, interviewing skills, professional standards and ethics, and applicable laws and regulations. See other colleges that offer this major
  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
    • Bible/Biblical Studies
      • A program that focuses on the Christian and/or Jewish Bible and related literature, with an emphasis on understanding and interpreting the theological, doctrinal, and ethical messages contained therein. May include preparation for applying these studies in various religious vocations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Missions/Missionary Studies
      • A program that focuses on the theory and practice of religious outreach, social service and proselytization, and that prepares individuals for mission vocations. Includes instruction in theology, evangelism, preaching, medical and social mission work, missionary education, missionary aviation, emergency services, legal and political aspects of working in other countries, and preparation for ordination as missionaries. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Divinity/Ministry
      • A program that prepares individuals for ordination as ministers or priests in any of the Christian religious traditions. Includes instruction in the theology and polity of a particular church, church law, liturgy and ritual, principles of pastoral ministry, homiletics, evangelism, church/parish organization and management, Christian ethics, church history, and related studies. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
      • Any instructional program in theological and ministerial studies not listed above, including preparation for religious vocations in faiths other than Christianity and Judaism. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
      • A program that focuses on the theory and principles of pastoral care and prepares ordained clergy to provide non-clinical pastoral counseling to individuals and groups. Includes instruction in pastoral leadership, counseling psychology; crisis intervention; individual and group procedures; theological and spiritual counseling; pastoral care; and applications to specific types of ministry. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
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Admissions

Undergraduate acceptance rate

Acceptance rate
97.65%
  • Apply 298
  • Accepted 291
  • Attend 166

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$50
Graduate
$50

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • High school GPA

    Required
  • Recommendation letter

    Required
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Not applicable
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Required
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Not applicable
  • Demonstration of
    competencies

    Not applicable
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
46%
Male Students
54%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian56.49%
  2. Two Or More Ethnicities12.5%
  3. Not Specified10.97%
  4. Black7.83%
  5. Hispanic/Latino7.83%
  6. Asian4.11%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.23%
  8. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.04%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

3,354

Undergraduate students

2,428

Graduate students

926

Full Time Students
66%
Part Time Students
34%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children

Top five largest sports teams

Male sports:
  • Football
  • Baseball
  • Wrestling
  • Soccer
  • Track and Field, Indoor
Female sports:
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Soccer
Full List of Athletics

Full List of Athletics X

    • Male

    • Football
    • Baseball
    • Wrestling
    • Soccer
    • Track and Field, Outdoor
    • Track and Field, Indoor
    • Basketball
    • Volleyball
    • Golf
    • Tennis
    • Swimming
    • Female

    • Track and Field, Indoor
    • Track and Field, Outdoor
    • Softball
    • Volleyball
    • Soccer
    • Basketball
    • Swimming
    • Other Sports
    • Golf
    • Tennis
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