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$ 50
Application fee
0 %
of full-time students receive financial aid
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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).

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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Thursday smiles.
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We have a winner! Congrats to GBCC student Dylan Glazier
(pictured here with Admissions Counselor, Mike Health)
for winning a 3-credit course as part of the Express
Admissions/Accepted Students Day drawing held on 1/
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Excited to be hosting The Chamber Collaborative of Greater Portsmouth Morning Mixer here at GBCC in the Gather Cafe on February 10th!

Come meet GBCC President, Dr. Cheryl Lesser and learn about the college's strategic direction and growth. Plus, network with colleagues, tour the campus and hear from our students and staff.

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Thank you to the Dutton family for their leadership in support of GBCC/Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH) students.

"They have been big supporters of our program. Most of the students in the program work at least part-time, so this scholarship can make a big difference.” - Deborah Discher, director of the vet tech program at GBCC
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Great Bay Community College2 days ago
There's still time to start a degree or add a course for Spring! Enroll and register in ONE DAY. Express Admissions Day - Jan 31st.

Start something new. Finish that degree. Pick up a class (online, hyflex, on-campus) and lighten a future course-load. Explore a new interest. Earn credits that transfer! Get started today!
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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