Moody Bible Institute

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$10,560

8.55% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$17,606

After Financial Aid

2017 Acceptance Rate

65.9%

768 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

3,444

70.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

61.3%

234 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 Biblical Studies (159 degrees awarded), Missionary Studies & Missiology (124 degrees), and Pastoral Studies & Counseling (79 degrees).

In 2017, 809 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Moody Bible Institute. 41% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 59% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (513 degrees), 4.62 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (111 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Moody Bible Institute is $10,560, which is $-3,440 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Moody Bible Institute is $10,560, which is $-3,440 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,606.

In 2017, 83% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,560

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Moody Bible Institute was $10,560. The cost of tuition at Moody Bible Institute is $-3,440 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$17,606

2017 Value

1.87%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Moody Bible Institute had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,606. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Moody Bible Institute grew by 1.87%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,880

Room and Board

$932

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Moody Bible Institute was of $10,880 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $932. The cost of room and board increased by 7.99% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.53% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

83%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Moody Bible Institute received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 3.75% with respect to 2016, when 80% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Moody Bible Institute received 768 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 7.36% annual decline. Out of those 768 applicants, 506 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 65.9% acceptance rate.

There were 3,444 students enrolled at Moody Bible Institute in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Moody Bible Institute has an overall enrollment yield of 60.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

65.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

506

Accepted Out of 768

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Moody Bible Institute was 65.9% (506 admissions from 768 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 61.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -7.36%, while admissions declined by -1.17%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Moody Bible Institute in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Moody Bible Institute has a total enrollment of 3,444 students. The full-time enrollment at Moody Bible Institute is 2,432 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,012. This means that 70.6% of students enrolled at Moody Bible Institute are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Moody Bible Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.8% White, 5.95% Black or African American, 5.49% Hispanic or Latino, 4.27% Asian, 2.15% Two or More Races, 0.116% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0871% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Moody Bible Institute in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (29.6%), followed by White Female (27.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (3.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (29.3%), followed by White Female (10.9%) and Asian Male (6.02%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

70.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Moody Bible Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,444 students. The full-time enrollment at Moody Bible Institute is 2,432 and the part-time enrollment is 1,012. This means that 70.6% of students enrolled at Moody Bible Institute are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%

2017 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 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), 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

    1,922

  2. Black or African American

    205

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    189

The enrolled student population at Moody Bible Institute is 55.8% White, 5.95% Black or African American, 5.49% Hispanic or Latino, 4.27% Asian, 2.15% Two or More Races, 0.116% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0871% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% 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, 556 students (16.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 145 fewer women than men received degrees from Moody Bible Institute. The majority of degree recipients at Moody Bible Institute are white (513 degrees awarded). There were 4.62 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (111 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Moody Bible Institute is Biblical Studies (159 degrees awarded), followed by Missionary Studies & Missiology (124 degrees) and Pastoral Studies & Counseling (79 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 (743 degrees awarded), Communications (32 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (14 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 (1,933,810 people), Registered nurses (1,353,430 people), Secondary school teachers (309,268 people), Education administrators (282,205 people), and Other managers (219,000 people).

The most specialized majors at Moody Bible Institute are Theology (743 degrees awarded), Communications (32 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (14 degrees), Education (13 degrees), and Health (7 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 Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Dentists, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Moody Bible Institute are Theology (743 degrees awarded), Communications (32 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (14 degrees), Education (13 degrees), and Health (7 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 (2,941,689 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,547,309 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (412,073 people), Outpatient care centers (243,899 people), and Offices of physicians (217,921 people).

The most specialized majors at Moody Bible Institute are Theology (743 degrees awarded), Communications (32 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (14 degrees), Education (13 degrees), and Health (7 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. 159 degrees awarded

  2. 124 degrees awarded

  3. 79 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Moody Bible Institute was Biblical Studies with 159 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 477

  2. 332

In 2017, 477 degrees were awarded to men at Moody Bible Institute, which is 1.44 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (332).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 176 degrees were awarded to men at Moody Bible Institute in Biblical Studies, which is 2.48 times more than the 71 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 83 degrees were awarded to women at Moody Bible Institute in Missionary Studies & Missiology, which is 1.6 times more than the 52 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

66%

100% Completion Time

78%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 66% of students graduating from Moody Bible Institute completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 78% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 79% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Moody Bible Institute is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 17.9% of graduates (42 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    513 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    111 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    39 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Moody Bible Institute is white (513 degrees awarded). There were 4.62 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (111 degrees).

13.7% of degree recipients (111 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    309 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    204 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Moody Bible Institute is white male (309 degrees awarded). There were 1.51 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (204 degrees).

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Operations

Moody Bible Institute has an endowment valued at nearly $39.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $8.6M (21.9%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Moody Bible Institute had a total salary expenditure of $117M. Moody Bible Institute employs 50 Professors, 23 Associate professors, and 14 Assistant professors. Most academics at Moody Bible Institute are Male Professors (38), Male Associate professors(15), and Female Professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Moody Bible Institute are: Management, with 131 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 55 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 50 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$39.3M

2017 Endowment

2.46%

growth from 2016

Moody Bible Institute has an endowment valued at about $39.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Moody Bible Institute grew 2.46% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $29.2M 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 2017, 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

$46.2M

2017 Salaries

2.29%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Moody Bible Institute paid a median of $46.2M in salaries, which represents 39.7% of their overall expenditure ($117M) and a 2.29% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.59% decline from 2015 and a 3.45% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.66M

Instructional Salaries

88

Number of Employees

In 2017, Moody Bible Institute paid a total of $6.66M to 88 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $421k (25.6%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

50 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

131 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Moody Bible Institute were Professor with 50 employees; Associate professor with 23 employees; and Associate professor with 14 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Moody Bible Institute were Management with 131 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 55 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 50 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Moody Bible Institute was Male Professor with 38 employees, Male Associate professor with 15 employees, and Female Professor with 12 employees.

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

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