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$ 50
Application fee
0 %
of full-time students receive financial aid
0 :1
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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The college will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday Thursday, November 25th and Friday, November26th. Both Portsmouth and Rochester campuses will be closed and there will be no classes or services available (on campus, remote or in- person).
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Episode 1 of The Heron Hour with Mike Heath is out today!

Mike sits down with Admissions Rep and Head Men's Basketball Coach, Alex.
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Thanks to the GBCC Students and Staff who volunteered at Operation Blessing / Portsmouth Housing Authority yesterday to help assemble Thanksgiving Baskets (boxes). The organization supports 600-800 members during the Thanksgiving holiday.
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It never gets old - so happy to see our students on campus. Pictured here - Student Government Association President Valerie Connolly with two of our International students, Elsa Le Blanc (France) and Frenchesca Kate Juanillas (Philippines)
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You don't have to break the bank for this year's turkey feast! Check out these budget-friendly tips and sides to bring to your table:
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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