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Tuition Assistance for Fall

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Virtual Open House

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Life Sciences at Great Bay

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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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At Great Bay, we really have the most phenomenal students! Thank you Liz for sharing your story.
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Have you voted yet or will you on Nov.3rd?
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Great Bay Community College2 days ago
Hey high schoolers… make sure you mark your calendars for GBCC’s Virtual Open House on Saturday, November 7th.

Take a tour. Talk to faculty & staff. Learn about student activities, athletics, clubs & organizations. Find out about all the great opportunities waiting for you here.

Discover Why Great Bay!
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Great Bay Community College3 days ago
Hey GBCC students - There's still time to email a photo of your pet dressed in their Halloween finest for a chance to win an Amazon Gift Card....Looking good Ella!
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No masking this talent (sorry)....GBCC art students hard at work on midterm portfolios.
The College has helped me develop both personally and professionally. I am so grateful for my Great Bay experience.
Rachel Robillard, Current Student