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NH Class of 2021 Graduates

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Great Bay is even more affordable!

Student Financial Assistance Coming in Federal Stimulus Package!

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Life Sciences at Great Bay

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0 %
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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).

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I am saving roughly 1/3 of the tuition cost from my prior university. After housing costs and flights, I am spending 1/5 of what I was spending last year.
Cameron Stukel, Current Student

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Great Bay Community College5 hours ago
CAPS is hiring remote and in-person math tutors for summer and fall 2021!
Students must have completed one semester of college, earned a grade of B+ or higher in the course tutoring and have a 3.0 GPA.
Fill out an application ( or contact CAPS
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Great Bay Community College20 hours ago
Elements Massage Boston Region (MA/NH) owners group presented the first of two 2021 GBCC Massage Therapy scholarships on Thursday, June 10th. In support of our massage therapy students and program, the group plans to offer this scholarship opportunity twice a year, once in the spring and again in the fall. #GBCC massage student, Shantel Surles, was awarded the first scholarship as she prepares to finish her last semester of the program this summer. New massage therapy students may apply for the $800 scholarship by the October 1, 2021 deadline. We thank Elements for their valued partnership and continued support.

#ChooseCommunity #LearnLocal
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Great Bay Community College20 hours ago
Happy Pride Month 🌈 Will you be attending #PortsmouthPride? πŸ‘‡
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Great Bay Community College3 days ago
Madeline Ramirez, 28, graduated from GBCC in May with an associate degree in English and is transferring to UNH to study social work. Learn more about Madeline's #GBCC experience πŸ‘‡

#HeronSpotlight #ChooseCommunity #LearnLocal #CCSNH
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Great Bay Community College6 days ago
#GBCC class of 2021 left us with all the feels. We’ll be over here happy crying over EPIC graduation moments from other ceremonies like this one πŸ‘‡
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Guilford County Schools principal serenades students during graduationSubscribe to WXII on YouTube now for more: more Winston-Salem ...
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Great Bay Community College6 days ago
Thinking you can’t manage a job and go to #GBCC? 80% of CCSNH students work while in school! Day, evening and online or hybrid classes make it possible AND affordable. Check out out our 2021 Course offerings ⬇️
The College has helped me develop both personally and professionally. I am so grateful for my Great Bay experience.
Rachel Robillard, Current Student
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