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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

On Social Media

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Great Bay Community College2 days ago
Our Admissions team was busy last week attending two exciting events for students interested in technical career training.

Check out the crowd at our booth at yesterday's Bring Back the Trades Event and the students learning about equipment used in our Nondestructive Testing Program at NH Construction Career Days.

Ready to learn more about our programs in welding, nondestructive testing, CNC or hands-on courses in manufacturing, construction math and blueprint reading?
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Great Bay Community College3 days ago
Many of our students are juggling responsibilities of career and family. Our advising team works one on one to build a course plan and schedule that works.

Ready to start or complete that degree? The GBCC community is here to show you how. Get started today - next fall classes start October 24th
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Great Bay Community College5 days ago
Interested in starting or advancing your career in law enforcement or emergency response? Start this fall! Learn from industry professionals, develop key skills and earn credits to transfer to a bachelor's. Register for classes starting October 24th
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Great Bay Community College6 days ago
Happy to be a spot again for this annual event.
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Great Bay Community College6 days ago
Stop by the GBCC table this Sunday and say hello - Hear about our hands-on programs offered through out Rochester campus - Nondestructive Testing, Welding, Automotive, Motorcycle Maintenance & Repair, CNC - all fields requiring skilled employees - all leading to great careers. Can't wait for Sunday? Contact admissions today:
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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
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