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Tuition Assistance for Fall

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Early College

Earn college credits while still in high school through our dual enrollment programs.

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Virtual Open House

November 7, 9-11 AM

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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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Another Heron receiving player of the week honors in a local men’s league!! 🏀 #LetsGoHerons
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For all you coffee drinkers today is YOUR day! What's your favorite? If it’s Dunkin’ you may be in luck…… Dunkin’ is making the day official by renaming National Coffee Day on September 29 as National Dunkin’ Day. Celebrate National Dunkin’ Day with a free medium hot or iced coffee (with any purchase) at Dunkin’ today.
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Our virtual speaker series focuses on the importance of minority perspectives through both historical context and the recent current events, including the impact of the recent protests on police brutality, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the impact of COVID-19.

Join us Tuesday, October 6th 11:45-12:45PM as we welcome a representative from the Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire:Uncovering ‘hidden’ histories and their impacts on the community.
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Remember, you can still sign up for fall classes at GBCC. Come September 28th, a whole new series of courses will be waiting for you.
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Great Bay's state-of-the-art Welding lab is fantastic! So great to see the space being used for such an in demand program.
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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