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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).

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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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From gas to groceries this holiday weekend has it's budget challenges. Here are a few tips to help stretch dollars over a long weekend....
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“Support your kids’ passion. You’ve lived your life, let them live theirs,....let them find happiness.” Great article and advice from a parent....

Whether seeking a hands-on career or something different, with over 50 programs (direct to career as well as programs in social sciences, liberal arts and more) we can help you find your passion!

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Remembering and honoring those who gave their lives in service for our country. In observance, both campuses will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday May 30th, 2022.
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Great Bay Community College2 weeks ago
We could spend all day looking at the happy faces of our 2022 grads! Once again congrats - and if you missed out on their amazing ceremony watch now 👇
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Great Bay Community College2 weeks ago
Commencement 2022 - Proud day for GBCC faculty and graduates!
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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