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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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Great Bay Community College2 days ago
Thanks Seacoast United - we agree! It's great to be working with an organization such as yours who is equally committed to serving the Seacoast community.
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Great Bay Community College3 days ago
Just a few of the faculty and staff answering your questions during today's Virtual Open House (today until 6:00). If you have to miss it, attend one of our upcoming Info Sessions or contact admissions today!
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Great Bay Community College3 days ago
Maggie Duffy-Durkin, Counselor in the Advising & Transfer Center is ready to answer your questions during today’s Virtual Open House starting at 4:30. Register now for the event at

Considering a Gap year or a semester off because of COVID-19? Learn more during the “Gap Year vs. Great Bay” breakout sessions and see how Great Bay can help you meet your academic goals while studying close to home. Save money and earn credits that will transfer to your 4-year college.
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Great Bay Community College3 days ago
Our Virtual Open House starts at 4:30 TODAY. Register now and drop in to see all that we offer this fall Get info on transfer pathways to 4 year colleges, learn about tuition assistance programs, all of our online course formats and the over 50 programs accessible to you at GBCC.

Make your plan now and be ready to start Aug. 31st.
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Great Bay Community College4 days ago
This fall, you can enroll in courses like Graphic Design, Publication Design, Video Production, Animation, Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

Interested applicants may click the link below:

If exploring what other programs GBCC has to offer peaks you're interest, check out our virtual open house on August 6th from 4:30pm to 6pm via Zoom.

Click the following link for more details:
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The College has helped me develop both personally and professionally. I am so grateful for my Great Bay experience.
Rachel Robillard, Current Student