Moody Bible Institute

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Moody Bible Institute can be found in Chicago, IL, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around three thousand students enrolled each year at Moody Bible Institute.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores at this school. A score within the range of 990 to 1200 on the SAT exam, or 18 to 23 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Moody Bible Institute average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.18. 94% of all those students that apply are accepted to Moody Bible Institute, from which 64% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Moody Bible Institute Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Moody Bible Institute was reported as 94.4% in Fall 2020 with over 322 college applications submitted to Moody Bible Institute. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 18 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Moody Bible Institute?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Moody Bible Institute, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Moody Bible Institute has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 61.8%
  • 2017-2018: 65.9%
  • 2018-2019: 95.1%
  • 2019-2020: 94.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 79.2%

How Does Moody Bible Institute Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Moody Bible Institute is sixty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
School of the Art Institute of Chicago57.0%
Robert Morris University Illinois63.4%
Roosevelt University67.3%
North Park University47.6%
Dominican University64.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Moody Bible Institute (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading530 - 620
Math460 - 580
Total Score990 - 1200
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 25
Math16 - 23
Composite Score18 - 23
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