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Tuition Assistance for Fall

Apply Now – Applications Due November 30th!

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Virtual Open House

November 7, 9-11 AM

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Early College

Earn college credits while still in high school through our dual enrollment programs.

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Life Sciences at Great Bay

Learn about our Bioengineering,
Biotechnology, and Biological
Sciences programs.

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Become a Medical Office Specialist

12-week Program Starts November 2nd!

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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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GBCC’s 'Perspectives on Community Colloquium' continues November 10th. Tanisha Johnson, Exeter YMCA Racial Unity Team, and co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Seacoast Chapter, will speak about race, activism, intersectionalities and society in contemporary communities.

The colloquium’s emphasis on the principles of fairness, mutual respect, and integrity are at the heart of the College’s mission to encourage active civic and community engagement in our students. We hope this to be the beginnings of conversations within our community and self-reflection.
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👻🎃💀The Pet Costume Contest is On! Meet Penny & Meeko.
Email Submissions to Brittanie, by 10/29
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Campus looks a little different right now….but whether learning on campus or online, our Herons still get it done!
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FREE Corn Maze Event for Current Students!
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Ready to stand out in the crowd? Jump start your degree/career…..Attend an Info Session and learn about our 50+ degree and short-term programs. For schedule of Nursing Info Sessions, General Info Sessions (all other programs) and Info Sessions held at our Rochester campus visit:
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Registering to Vote in New Hampshire is easy! Register to vote at your town hall before the deadline or register to vote the day of the election at the polling place.
The College has helped me develop both personally and professionally. I am so grateful for my Great Bay experience.
Rachel Robillard, Current Student