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Moody Bible Institute

Chicago, IL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate98%
Acceptance Rate98%

Moody Bible Institute Admissions

Check in with Moody Bible Institute's admissions department for more information on applying.

Students who submit their applications to Moody Bible Institute for fall should hear back from Moody Bible Institute by April 15.

Moody Bible Institute Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Moody Bible Institute's admissions stats.

Moody Bible Institute 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

Moody Bible Institute Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Moody Bible Institute.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Yes December 1 January 15
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––
Regular Decision Yes March 1 April 15

Want to Apply Early to Moody Bible Institute?

Moody Bible Institute offers early decision but not early action. Early decision is binding, which means you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.

🗓️ Early Decision I applications are due by December 1 EDI applicants should receive a decision by January 15.

The early decision acceptance rate at Moody Bible Institute is 93%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 98%. In 2022, Moody Bible Institute admitted 104 of the 112 students who applied early decision.

Some students apply early to boost their chances of getting in. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of admission, since it shows your interest in a school.

➡️ See a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Moody Bible Institute

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Moody Bible Institute

Moody Bible Institute has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Moody Bible Institute Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Moody Bible Institute

What does Moody Bible Institute consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Application Essay Very Important
Academic GPA Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Important
Volunteer Work Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Work Experience Considered

Make sure to check with Moody Bible Institute for more information on admission factors.

Moody Bible Institute 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Moody Bible Institute, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Moody Bible Institute's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Letter(s) of Recommendation 3
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Moody Bible Institute?

Moody Bible Institute has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Moody Bible Institute does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Moody Bible Institute does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Moody Bible Institute

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Moody Bible Institute.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is March 1. Applicants should hear back by April 15.

Transfer students can enroll in Moody Bible Institute during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Moody Bible Institute Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Moody Bible Institute?

❌ Students who are admitted to Moody Bible Institute must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Moody Bible Institute accept transfer credits?

✅ Moody Bible Institute accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Moody Bible Institute accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Does Moody Bible Institute accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Moody Bible Institute accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Moody Bible Institute?

✅ Moody Bible Institute is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Moody Bible Institute's acceptance rate?

✅ Moody Bible Institute's acceptance rate is 98%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Moody Bible Institute?

✅ Moody Bible Institute's early decision acceptance rate was 93% in 2021.

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Moody Bible Institute Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Moody Bible Institute? Moody Bible Institute is a somewhat selective institution. The Moody Bible Institute acceptance rate is 98%. This means that the institution accepts 97 out of every 100 applicants.


Moody Bible Institute Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Moody Bible Institute is Mar 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Moody Bible Institute is Mar 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Moody Bible Institute GPA

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