Application fee (except for F-1 International Applications)
$ 50
of full-time students receive financial aid
0 %
Average student faculty ratio
0 :1
Degree and certificate programs

What Sets Great Bay Apart

Academic Excellence

Over fifty degree and certificate programs in healthcare, business, STEM, and liberal arts taught by credentialed faculty with years of experience in higher education and industry.

Support to Succeed

Admissions counselors, academic advisors, tutors and staff members from our award winning Center for Academic Planning and Support (CAPS) working one-on-one to ensure student success.

Transfer Pathways

Transfer agreements with other Colleges and Universities in New Hampshire and beyond and transfer advisors to work one-on-one to help you with the process. Great Bay is one of the largest transfer feeder schools to the University of New Hampshire.

2 Campuses

The main campus is in Portsmouth, NH at the Pease Tradeport and the second is located in Rochester, NH.

State of the Art Facilities

The campus in Rochester includes advanced manufacturing, CNC, NDT and welding labs outfitted with equipment used in industry. The Portsmouth campus includes designated lab spaces for life sciences, nursing, veterinary technology, computer technology, surgical technology and information systems technology. Both campuses offer high tech classrooms and ample space for students to study and gather.

5 Athletic Teams

Teams include men’s basketball and baseball and women’s basketball, volleyball and softball as well as men’s and women’s golf. GBCC is a member of the Yankee Small College Conference (YSCC) within the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).

If I could identify one thing that made a difference, it would be Great Bay. I talk all the time about how much Great Bay changed my life and gave me a huge foundation. I am incredibly grateful for my time there.
John Woelflein, GBCC Alum, Graduate, Harvard University

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Meet graduate Amrit Singh and hear how he was able to balance working while completing his CNC certificate to advance his career.

Interested in a career in the high demand field Computer Numeric Control? GBCC's program can be completed in as little as two 8-week semesters. Gain foundational knowledge, plus hands-on operation of milling and turning machines, computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), coordinated measuring machines (CMM), and more. Learn more
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Hot Sauce Festival, YART Sale, Water Taxi Service, Pride Parade....
Thanks for getting us even more hyped up for Summer!
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“Regardless of who you are, the world cannot afford to live without the help you could offer to others” - GBCC Student Louis Fowler

Read more about this GBCC student leader and recipient of the prestigious Newman Civic Fellowship and hear what he continues to do for the college and community.

#thisiswhatcommunitylookslike⭐️ Go Louis!!
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Great Bay Community College4 days ago
Welcome to the Summer Semester! Good for you for getting it done and moving through that degree. There may still be time to add the class you need/want - if not look ahead and register now for fall
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Great Bay Community College1 week ago
Congratulations to Matt Einarson, as he’ll be furthering both his academic and athletic careers at NCAA D3 Colby-Sawyer College!!

Matt started 4 games for the Herons throughout his career, shooting 44% from the field. As a sophomore he recorded a near double-double (9 points, 11 rebounds) in a win vs UCAP.

Learn more @gbccmbball
I believe that through studying for my English degree, I have become a more open-minded, sympathetic and empathetic person.
Madeline Ramirez, GBCC Graduate