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Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

See below for information regarding Moody Bible Institute's payment and refund policies, tuition, fees, the Moody Payment Plan and more.

Payment Policies

In order to receive access to a course, students must pay the balance in full according to the following policies. Students with past due balances will not be allowed to enroll in future courses, receive official transcripts, grades, certificates of scholastic standing, or their degrees. Students must check their e-mail address and student portal regularly to receive pertinent account information.


Balances are due in full one week before the online, extension, or self-paced courses begin unless other payment arrangements have been made (i.e. payment plan, employment vouchers, etc.). Payments for Independent Study courses are due at the time of registration.

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.

A semester payment plan is available for eligible students. See below for more information.

Methods of Payment

  1. Students may make debit/credit card* payments at by opening the Student Center and clicking on "Finances/Payment Plans/Refunds" (Discover, MasterCard, Visa, and American Express 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.

  2. 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, Visa, and American Express are accepted*).

  3. Payments by check or money order† may be sent payable to:
    Moody Bible Institute
    Attn: Student Accounts
    820 N. LaSalle Blvd.
    Chicago, IL 60610

  4. International payments can be made in the student's home currency using PayMyTuition. For more information visit the Student Accounts page in the student portal.

*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.

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In an effort to allow our students to concentrate on their studies and their service to Christ, Moody Bible Institute makes every effort to keep our tuition rates and fees affordable.

Online Studies and Extension Site Tuition
Undergraduate Credit $370 per credit hour
Graduate Credit $475 per credit hour


Student Fee (per semester, required)*
Online Student Services Fee (per semester) $45
Other Fees as Applicable*
Certificate or Degree extension fee $50
Credit by examination fee $100
Graduation fee $125
Late application for graduation $75
Late payment fee $25
Returned payment from bank account or check fee $30
Shipping/handling fee for independent study course
(For international shipping additional charges may apply)
Validation examination fee $100

*All prices quoted are subject to change without notice

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 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 2021 Payment Plan is available June 3, 2021.

Last Day to
Enroll Online
Down Payment
Number of
Payment Dates
Payments on the 5th
June 24 10% 5 July 5th – Nov 5th
July 27 20% 4 Aug 5th – Nov 5th
Aug 26 25% 3 Sept 5th – Nov 5th
Sept 24 40% 2 Oct 5th & Nov 5th
Oct 27 60% 1 Nov 5th only
Payments on the 20th
June 10 10% 6 June 20th – Nov 20th
July 9 10% 5 July 20th – Nov 20th
Aug 11 20% 4 Aug 20th – Nov 20th
Sept 9 25% 3 Sep 20th – Nov 20th
Oct 8 40% 2 Oct 20th & Nov 20th
Nov 10 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 Student Center and click on "Finances/Payment Plans/Refunds" or contact or (312) 329-4223.

Textbooks and Supplies

Costs for textbooks will vary depending on course and where books are purchased.

Refund Policy

When a student receives a financial credit (fee waiver, dropping courses, etc.), the adjustments are credited to the student’s account according to the refund schedule. This credit will be applied toward remaining charges on the student account. Credit balances from Title IV funds must be refunded. All credit balances will be refunded at the end of each semester.

Dropping courses may have financial penalties and academic penalties (see Academic Policies). Students who drop courses before the start date will receive full credit on their accounts for all payments made (if applicable) toward tuition and fees. 

Refunds will be issued based on the date a course is dropped, according to the schedule in the Academic Catalog from the first date of the session, which may be earlier than the first meeting day of the course (dates are subject to change). The session for extension site courses begins the Monday of the week when a course first meets. Courses may vary in length and follow a different refund schedule. Please contact for specific dates and information regarding Refund Policies.