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Fall 2021 Application Deadline Extended

Our undergrad Chicago campus is at full capacity for the fall 2021 semester but we are still accepting applications for our first year online program with guaranteed spots on campus starting your second year at Moody. Apply today by completing our undergrad Chicago campus application!

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Application Requirements

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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
7. High school transcripts
Transfer Student
7. High school transcripts
8. College transcripts
Homeschool Student
7. Official transcripts or GED
8. Home school verification form
International Student
7. Official transcript evaluation

COVID-19 Changes to Application Process




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 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 and Complaint Procedure

Moody expects all members of the Moody community to comply with Moody’s Title IX Policy and Complaint Procedures (the “Title IX Policy”), which prohibits and provides an avenue for those who have been the target of or who witness Sex-Based Misconduct, Sex Discrimination, or Retaliation in Moody Education Programs or Activities. Such Programs and Activities are further defined in the Title IX Policy and extend to admission and employment, to the extent applicable. The employee responsible for coordinating Title IX compliance efforts is:

Rachel Campbell, Interim Title IX Coordinator
820 N. LaSalle Blvd. Chicago, IL 60610
Culbertson 2
(312) 329-2115

Please review the Title IX webpage at the following URL to access the Title IX Policy and for more information and resources related to Sex-Based Misconduct and Sex Discrimination:

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