Moody Bible Institute

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$11,520
2.86% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$18,790
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.33%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
97.5%
361 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,870
68.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
62.7%
262 Graduates

About

Moody Bible Institute is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Moody Bible Institute were Other Theological & Ministerial Studies (105 degrees awarded), Other Theology & Religious Vocations (92 degrees), and Biblical Studies (80 degrees).

In 2020, 718 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Moody Bible Institute. 44.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 55.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (413 degrees), 4.13 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (100 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Moody Bible Institute is $11,520, which is $−2,880 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Moody Bible Institute is $11,520, which is $−2,880 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,790.

In 2020, 87% of undergraduate students attending Moody Bible Institute received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 41% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,520
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Moody Bible Institute was $11,520. The cost of tuition at Moody Bible Institute is $−2,880 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$18,790
2020 Value
15.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Moody Bible Institute had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,790. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Moody Bible Institute grew by 15.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,878
Room and Board
$932
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Moody Bible Institute was of $10,878 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $932. The cost of room and board increased by 12.3% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
41%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Moody Bible Institute received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.14% with respect to 2019, when 88% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.33%
2018 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Moody Bible Institute was 3.33%, which represents 3 out of the 90 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Moody Bible Institute received 361 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 12.1% annual growth. Out of those 361 applicants, 352 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 97.5% acceptance rate.

There were 2,870 students enrolled at Moody Bible Institute in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Moody Bible Institute has an overall enrollment yield of 59.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

97.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
352
Accepted Out of 361

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Moody Bible Institute was 97.5% (352 admissions from 361 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 94.4%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 12.1%, while admissions grew by 15.8%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Moody Bible Institute in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Moody Bible Institute has a total enrollment of 2,870 students. The full-time enrollment at Moody Bible Institute is 1,971 students and the part-time enrollment is 899. This means that 68.7% of students enrolled at Moody Bible Institute are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Moody Bible Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.7% White, 7.74% Hispanic or Latino, 7.35% Black or African American, 3.8% Asian, 2.65% Two or More Races, 0.139% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0348% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Moody Bible Institute in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (29.8%), followed by White Female (29.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (4.61%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (37.4%), followed by White Female (16.2%) and Black or African American Male (5.96%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Moody Bible Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,870 students. The full-time enrollment at Moody Bible Institute is 1,971 and the part-time enrollment is 899. This means that 68.7% of students enrolled at Moody Bible Institute are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Moody Bible Institute was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), Moody Bible Institute had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,628
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    222
  3. Black or African American
    211

The enrolled student population at Moody Bible Institute is 56.7% White, 7.74% Hispanic or Latino, 7.35% Black or African American, 3.8% Asian, 2.65% Two or More Races, 0.139% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0348% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 374 students (13%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 82 fewer women than men received degrees from Moody Bible Institute. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Moody Bible Institute is white (413 degrees awarded). There were 4.13 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (100 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Moody Bible Institute is Other Theological & Ministerial Studies (105 degrees awarded), followed by Other Theology & Religious Vocations (92 degrees) and Biblical Studies (80 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Moody Bible Institute, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (702 degrees awarded), Education (4 degrees), and Health (10 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Moody Bible Institute are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,758,876 people), Registered nurses (1,349,617 people), Secondary school teachers (385,498 people), Education administrators (282,082 people), and Other managers (223,374 people).

The most specialized majors at Moody Bible Institute are Theology (702 degrees awarded), Education (4 degrees), Health (10 degrees), and Communications (0 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Moody Bible Institute are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Moody Bible Institute are Theology (702 degrees awarded), Education (4 degrees), Health (10 degrees), and Communications (0 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Moody Bible Institute are Elementary & secondary schools (2,932,770 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,559,149 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (410,194 people), Outpatient care centers (254,898 people), and Offices of physicians (213,126 people).

The most specialized majors at Moody Bible Institute are Theology (702 degrees awarded), Education (4 degrees), Health (10 degrees), and Communications (0 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Moody Bible Institute.
Most Common
  1. 105 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 92 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 80 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Moody Bible Institute was Other Theological & Ministerial Studies with 105 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

400
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
318
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 400 degrees were awarded to men at Moody Bible Institute, which is 1.26 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (318).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 107 degrees were awarded to men at Moody Bible Institute in Biblical Studies, which is 2.49 times more than the 43 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 90 degrees were awarded to women at Moody Bible Institute in Other Theology & Religious Vocations, which is 2 times more than the 45 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

46%
100% Completion Time
57%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 46% of students graduating from Moody Bible Institute completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 57% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 59% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (77.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Moody Bible Institute is Male and Asian (77.8% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 28.2% of graduates (74 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    413 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    100 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    42 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Moody Bible Institute is white (413 degrees awarded). There were 4.13 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (100 degrees).

13.9% of degree recipients (100 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    229 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    184 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Moody Bible Institute is white male (229 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (184 degrees).

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Operations

Moody Bible Institute has an endowment valued at nearly $42.2M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.42M (3.36%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Moody Bible Institute had a total salary expenditure of $111M. Moody Bible Institute employs 35 Professors, 13 Assistant professors, and 11 Instructors. Most academics at Moody Bible Institute are Male Professors (28), Male Instructors(9), and Male Assistant professors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Moody Bible Institute are: Management, with 102 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 44 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 41 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$42.2M
2020 Endowment
2.1%
growth from 2019

Moody Bible Institute has an endowment valued at about $42.2M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Moody Bible Institute grew 2.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $31.8M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Moody Bible Institute received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$48.6M
2020 Salaries
1.6%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Moody Bible Institute paid a median of $48.6M in salaries, which represents 43.9% of their overall expenditure ($111M) and a 1.6% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.68% decline from 2018 and a 9.64% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.1M
Instructional Salaries
68
Number of Employees

In 2020, Moody Bible Institute paid a total of $5.1M to 68 employees working as instructors, which represents 10.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
35 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
102 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Moody Bible Institute were Professor with 35 employees; Assistant professor with 13 employees; and Assistant professor with 11 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Moody Bible Institute were Management with 102 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 44 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 41 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Moody Bible Institute was Male Professor with 28 employees, Male Instructor with 9 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 9 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Moody Bible Institute.

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