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TUITION AND FEES
All students are expected to become familiar with the financial obligations they will incur while attending Moody Theological Seminary and Graduate School.
Approximate semester expenses do not include books, supplies, fees, medical insurance or personal expenses.
Moody Theological Seminary and Graduate School students are required to pay their bills, in full, by the first day of classes each semester or to enroll in the Moody Payment Plan.
If students are expecting institutional scholarships, outside scholarships, stipends, or loans to help cover their balance and they are not awarded by Moody’s due date, students are still responsible to make payments on time for the amount due.
Methods of Payment
- Students may make debit/credit card* payments at my.moody.edu by opening the Student Center and clicking on "Finances/Payment Plans/Refunds" (Discover, MasterCard, and Visa are accepted*). Students may also use this portal to authorize other parties to pay toward their school bill. Note that third-party payments (from someone other than the student's custodial parent) should be reported as a resource on the student's FAFSA.
- Others** making payments towards a student’s bill may make payments online with a debit/credit card* at Moody’s Non-Student Payment website (Discover, MasterCard, and Visa are accepted*).
- Payments by check or money order† may be sent payable to:
Moody Bible Institute
Attn: Student Accounts
820 N. LaSalle Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60610
*Payments made by credit/debit card may incur a 2.75% Service fee.
**Outside scholarship payments and matriculation deposits may not be made online.
†Please include student name and ID number on all checks and money orders. Allow 2-3 weeks for mail delivery.
Semester Program Costs
|Application Fee (non-refundable)
Due at time of submitting application
Due at time of acceptance
|Approximate cost per semester (9 credit hours)||$4,010|
|Tuition (per credit hour)|
|Credit (effective July 1, 2018)||$430|
|Student Fees (per semester, required)|
|Faculty Development fee||$50|
|Instructional Supplement fee (per class)||$20*|
|Other Fees as Applicable|
|Certificate or Degree extension fee||$50|
|Insurance handling fee (if required or taken)||$20|
|Late payment fee||$25|
|Payment plan enrollment fee||$60|
|Returned ACH/Check fee||$30|
|Thesis Continuation fee||$110**|
|Validation Exam Fee||$100|
All prices quoted are subject to change without notice.
*INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPLEMENT FEE
This fee helps supplement the costs for labor and material for additional notes and equipment used in most classes. Among other things this means that students, for the most part, will not have additional expenses for class notes required by the professor.
**THESIS CONTINUATION FEE
This fee is charged each semester after Research Methods and Thesis until a grade has been received for the thesis. The fee is the equivalent of the tuition for one credit hour of class. The fee compensates for the administrative costs surrounding the continued monitoring of a thesis. The fee is charged beginning in the fall semester following the student's completion of Research Methods and Thesis. It applies to students currently writing a thesis for any degree program. The fee applies to fall and spring semesters.
Michigan seminary students are eligible to participate in the MBI Student Health Insurance Plan provided that they are full-time status (9 or more credit hours). Enrollment forms can be found on my.moody.edu. International students are not allowed to waive the Moody health insurance plan. All students are personally responsible for any health care expenses not covered by their insurance (deductibles, copayments, excluded items and services, etc.). Students are responsible for full compliance with all terms and conditions of their insurance policy, and for following the payment policy of the health care provider, office, clinic, or hospital from which they receive services. This may mean that payment is required at the time of service.
All students required to have coverage will be automatically enrolled in and charged the Individual Moody Student Health Insurance Plan premium and will remain on that plan unless we receive a waiver form. If a student chooses to be covered under another insurance plan, the student must provide Moody with evidence that insurance is in effect by submitting a completed Student Insurance Waiver through his or her student portal. This form must be submitted with a copy of both sides of their current insurance card every semester in which the student is enrolled.
The approved alternative insurance plan must be comparable in coverage to the plan offered by Moody and must cover the student for the entire academic year. The deadline to submit enrollment/waiver documents is July 25 for the fall semester and December 14 for the spring semester. Students who do not submit documents prior to these deadlines will remain on the Moody Student Health Insurance Plan and will be responsible for the full semester premium. Commuter students are eligible to participate in the Moody Student Health Insurance Plan provided that one or more of the following conditions apply:
- Full-time status
- Students completing their student teaching requirements
- Graduating seniors in their final semester
All international students with F-1 status, their spouses, and dependent children are required to carry health insurance when those dependents are living with the student. International students may not waive the Moody Student Health Insurance Plan.
Listed below are the prices for Moody Student Health Insurance Plan for the 2018–2019 academic year. A separate $20 insurance handling fee is assessed to each student, per semester, regardless of type of coverage if insurance is required or taken. Please note dependent coverage is only available for international students.
|Policy||Fall 2018||Spring and Summer 2019|
|Student and Spouse (international only)||$1,594||$2,466|
|Student and Family (international only)||$2,391||$3,699|
|Student and Children (international only)||$1,594||$2,466|
Note: If both husband and wife are students, they may each enroll under the Individual plan.
Note: Waivers submitted after July 25 (fall) and December 14 (spring) will be subject to a $10 late fee. Waivers not accepted after August 1 (fall) and December 21 (spring).
Moody Payment Plan
The Moody Payment Plan is an interest-free alternative to a lump sum payment of the student bill. It is administered by the Student Accounts Office in Moody Central. The plan is available to all campus students with the exception of international students (F-1 Visa holders) attending their first semester.
This plan allows the semester total to be split into monthly payments (see table below).
Enrollment and Activation
Students are eligible to enroll in the Moody Payment Plan each semester. Enrollment requires a down payment and a non-refundable $60 enrollment fee.
Fall 2018 Payment Plan is available on July 10, 2018
|Last Day to
|Payments on the 5th|
|July 26||10%||4||Aug-Nov 5th|
|Aug 24||20%||3||Sep-Nov 5th|
|Sep 26||40%||2||Oct-Nov 5th|
|Oct 27||60%||1||Nov 5th only|
|Payments on the 20th|
|Aug 9||10%||4||Aug-Nov 20th|
|Sep 11||20%||3||Sep-Nov 20th|
|Oct 11||40%||2||Oct-Nov 20th|
|Nov 8||60%||1||Nov 20th only|
NOTE: All down payments are processed immediately!
For additional information about the Moody Payment Plan, please log in to your my.moody.edu Student Center and click on "Finances/Payment Plans/Refunds" or contact email@example.com or (312) 329-4223.