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Moody Bible Institute

Chicago, IL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate94%

Moody Bible Institute Admissions

Moody Bible Institute is moderately difficult to get into. Around 94% of applicants get into Moody Bible Institute each year. Last year, 324 students applied to Moody Bible Institute and 305 were admitted.

If you are applying to Moody Bible Institute, the deadline for Fall 2024 admissions is 3/1 and the fee for the application costs $50.

Students who submit their applications to Moody Bible Institute for the fall semester should hear back from Moody Bible Institute by April 1.

Moody Bible Institute Admissions Stats at a Glance

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

Moody Bible Institute 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
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 3 1 April 1

Considering Applying 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 94%. In 2021, Moody Bible Institute admitted 115 of the 124 students who applied early decision.

Some students apply to college 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 your chance of being admitted, since it demonstrates that you are very interested in a school.

➡️ Find a list of some competetive 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 choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling 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 put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Moody Bible Institute

Curious about the factors that are considered by Moody Bible Institute 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
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Extracurricular Activities 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. Double check 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 is not test optional. 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

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Moody Bible Institute Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Moody Bible Institute?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Moody Bible Institute.

Does Moody Bible Institute accept transfer credits?

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

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

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

✅ Moody Bible Institute accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

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

✅ Moody Bible Institute is not test optional.

What is Moody Bible Institute's acceptance rate?

✅ Moody Bible Institute's acceptance rate is 94%.

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 94%. This means that the institution accepts 94 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

Moody Bible Institute SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Moody Bible Institute GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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