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Undergraduate Admissions

We Are Still Accepting Applications for Fall 2022 Classes

(But you have to hurry!)

Planning to apply for the Fall 2022 semester? There’s still time to submit your application! However, we have limited on-campus housing available, so we encourage you to get your completed application to us as soon as possible.


If you’re unable to relocate to Chicago this fall, we have several other ways you can begin your Moody education:

  • One option is our First Year Experience – Virtual (FYE-V)! An alternative to in-person classes, the program allows you to participate in our hyflex model for selected courses.
  • You also have the option to earn your entire degree online, not just the first year. Our online format gives you the flexibility to study anywhere in the world and whenever it’s best for you. Choose from an eight-week format, self-paced format, or a combination of the two!
  • Or become a commuter student at Moody! Pay per credit hour and keep a full-time or part-time course load, whatever best suits your needs! As a commuter student, you have access to the benefits of Moody’s student activities and amenities while you live off-campus.

Whether you choose to live on campus or study online, your first step is completing and submitting your application as soon as you can!

Start your Application

We're glad you're considering Moody Bible Institute in-person, online, or Moody's Aviation program! Let's get started.

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Contact Us


Please send all materials to:
Moody Bible Institute
Admissions Office
820 N. LaSalle Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60610


Contact Admissions at:
(800) 967-4624 or
(312) 329-4400 or

Application Requirements

Apply Now Application Status

To be considered for admission, you must have been a Christian for at least one year and actively participate in a Protestant church. In addition, the following items are required as part of the application process:

Applying for Admission

1. Complete and submit online application
2. Support doctrinal qualifications for students
3. Write autobiographical essays
4. Two references
5. Nonrefundable application fee

If you are a:

Future Student
6. SAT/ACT (for Elementary Education program only)
7. High school transcripts
Transfer Student
6. SAT/ACT (for Elementary Education program only)
7. High school transcripts
8. College transcripts
Homeschool Student
6. SAT/ACT (for Elementary Education program only)
7. Official transcripts or GED
8. Home school verification form
International Student
6. TOEFL or IELTS or Duolingo
7. Official transcript evaluation



Autobiographical Essays


Doctrinal Qualifications


Homeschool Students


International Students


Music Students (Chicago only)


Non-Academic Requirements






Application Deadlines

Listed below are dates by which applications must be submitted and all required credentials must be on file in order to receive equal consideration with other applicants. Allow sufficient time for the processing of transcripts and reference requests so that they arrive at the Admissions Office prior to the stated deadlines.

To ensure your application can be considered for the semester of your choice, please have all reference forms and transcript(s) postmarked by the following dates:

Undergraduate–Chicago Application Deadline
Fall Semester (We are still accepting applications on a space-available basis) Dec. 1 (Early decision)
Mar 1. (Regular decision)
Spring Semester Oct. 1


Undergraduate–Aviation Application Deadline
Fall Semester June 1
Spring Semester Dec. 1


Online Session Application Deadline
Fall Semester 1st eight-week term July 24
Fall Semester 2nd eight-week term September 25
Spring Semester 1st eight-week term December 7
Spring Semester 2nd eight-week term February 19
Summer Semester eight-week term April 22
Independent Study and Online Self-Paced Students Applications should be submitted two weeks prior to desired registration

Title IX Policy/Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Response Policy

Moody expects all members of the Moody community to comply with Moody’s Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Response Policy (“Title IX Policy”). We strongly encourage you to contact the Title IX office regarding any conduct that potentially constitutes sexual harassment or sexual violence involving a student or employee. The employee responsible for coordinating Title IX compliance efforts is:

Mark Griffin

Director, Title IX Coordinator

820 N. LaSalle Blvd. Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 329-2113

Please review the Title IX webpage at the following URL to contact the Title IX office, access the Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Response Policy, and for more information/resources related to sexual harassment or sexual violence: