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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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Esports at GBCC!

NEW starting this fall. Join the Herons Esports Team.

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Make the smart choice this fall. Learn local - accredited programs, tenured faculty, credits that transfer, remote learning options at a tuition you can afford!
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Choose Flexibility!

This fall, GBCC is offering courses in three convenient online formats. Enjoy traditional, online, or remote courses where you’ll meet your instructor and classmates via Zoom. Hybrid courses are also an option that safely blend remote and in person learning. Looking for a different online course experience this fall? With flexible course options, one-on-one advising, and our academic support staff ready to guide you, GBCC is here to move you forward in your degree.

Fall classes start August 31st!

If your new to the school, click the following link to get started:

The fall 2020 schedule s is also available:
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Not sure where to begin updating your resume? Need advice on your cover letter? Are your interviewing skills up-to-date? If not, we are here to help! Our three-session program will help develop your resume and cover letter and allow you to participate in mock interviews to help hone your skills.
Classes are starting weekly… register today!

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The College has helped me develop both personally and professionally. I am so grateful for my Great Bay experience.
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