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Application fee
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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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Hey Heron Class of 2022 - Counting down the days to Commencement this Saturday, May 14th at 10:00AM! What will you miss most about GBCC?
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Don't Miss tomorrow's Summer Jobs and Careers for Students Job Fair here at our Portsmouth Campus (gym) tomorrow May 10th, from 12 to 4PM. Hosted by NH Employment Security and NH Lodging and Restaurant Association (NHLRA)
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Congratulations to Tutor and Lab Assistant, Elsa LeBlanc, for earning the CAPS Outstanding Employee Award. She's pictured here on right at the our year-end celebration with Sharon Cronin, Director, Center for Academic Planning and Support (CAPS)
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Need to build credits or re-take a class? Looking to get ahead start on the fall semester? ENROLL NOW FOR SUMMER.

Classes start May 23rd. Classes include: Human Anatomy & Physiology, Microbiology, General Chemistry, Microeconomics, Pre-Calculus, Probability and Statistics, College Composition and more. Register now:
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Congrats to GBCC women's track and field team. Team runner up at the YSCC Conference Meet!
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Move through your degree faster this summer! When you choose GBCC you choose the fast-track to your #CareerGoals
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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