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Application fee
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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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On campus/in person or online, the choice is yours. Hyflex courses offer the flexibility you may need when weather, gas prices, childcare and life requires a more convenient way to take classes. Check out the 2023 Spring Course Schedule to see the variety of Hyflex Courses and register now - classes fill quickly!
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The Herons will wrap up conference play against the Seawolves from Southern Maine CC tonight.

Can't make the game, catch the action live on the Great Bay Athletics YouTube Channel.

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Great Bay Community College1 day ago
Nothing like a stress-breaking visit from the piglets from Legacy Lane Farm!
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Great Bay Community College1 day ago
USCAA Men’s D2 Coaches Poll Week 1 was just released and your Great Bay Herons are ranked 10th! Congratulations!!
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Great Bay Community College2 days ago
Have you heard of our new Hyflex course delivery option? Register for a Hyflex course and choose DAY OF CLASS what option works best for you - attending online via Zoom OR in-person. Weather, gas prices, childcare issues, we get it. Hyflex: the ultimate in course schedule flexibility when you need it. Learn more at
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Congrats to the women named to the NHTI/GBCC Holiday Tournament All-Festival Team!
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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