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

On Social Media

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Great Bay Community College1 hour ago

This Saturday, March 2nd, the men’s team plays in the YSCC Semi-finals at NHTI at 2:00PM. All-Conference Awards will also be announced.

Full schedule can be found at the link below. Here's the important info for Herons fans:
This Saturday, March 2nd
• 11:15am – Men’s All-Conference Awards Ceremony
• 2pm – Men’s Semifinal - #1 NHTI vs. #4 Great Bay CC
• 4:00pm – Women’s All-Conference Awards Ceremony

• Men’s final will be held on Sunday, March 3rd at noon (if the men win on


• Kids under 12 free
• 1 day = $10
• Weekend = $15
• Online weekend + $15 at https://www.ysccsportsnetwork.com/

Concession stand and T-Shirts will be available throughout the day Saturday & Sunday. #GoHerons
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Great Bay Community College5 hours ago
Meeting of International Club - even better with cupcakes! Interested in joining? Contact Club Advisor, Siri Dumont at [email protected]
#gbcc_internationalclub #ThisisWhatCommunityLooksLike
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Great Bay Community College22 hours ago
Lots of celebrating today in Professor Beverly Hodsdon's Digital Media class....

Student Karina Taylor, from Costa Rica, recently became a US Citizen and two of her other students Kingsley Breen and Theo Wolfe are headed to the men's basketball semi finals this Saturday (game time 2PM @ NHTI). Congrats to all!

#Heronsmakinguspround #thisiswhatcommunitylookslike
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Great Bay Community College1 day ago
Happy Leap Day!

What are you doing with this extra day?

Take advantage of a Leap day deal:

Learn how Leap Year(ers?) celebrate:

Do something nice:
COAST (Cooperative Alliance for Seacoast Transportation) is supporting Gather and is pledging to donate all fares collected on Feb. 29 to Gather. Learn more: www.coastbus.org/give
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Great Bay Community College2 days ago
Midterms are approaching! Visit the math center today! View the full tutor schedule at https://www.greatbay.edu/tutoring
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Great Bay Community College2 days ago
For more information on flexible course delivery at GBCC, enter the following link in your browser: https://www.greatbay.edu/academics/schedule/

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