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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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Mark your calendars 📆 for Express Admissions Day on Tuesday, August 9.

On-the-spot Admissions, Advising, and Registration – Complete All in ONE Day at our Portsmouth campus.

Event Info & Details:
➡️Our goal is for you to apply, be accepted, and registered all in one day.

At this event, you will:
•Meet live with staff from Admissions, the Center for Academic Planning and Support, and our Advising and Transfer Center who will help you through all steps of the enrollment process.
•Have access to Financial Aid counselors, available by appointment to discuss federal student aid and scholarships.

*NOTE* Express Admissions does not apply to Allied Health Programs like Nursing, Surgical Technology, and Veterinary Technology in addition to a few of our technical programs. However, if you want to get started on the pre-requisites and general education courses that are part of these programs, you can do so as part of our Liberal Arts/Pre-Health program and we look forward to helping you during this event.

What to Know:
•Bring your high school and any college transcripts if you can (unofficial copies are fine). Some programs will require these for advising purposes.
•Virtual drop-ins are welcome on Express Admissions day, but RSVPs are appreciated.

Have More Questions?
➡️ For more information, contact Admissions via email at, or call 603-427-7632.

We hope to see you there!
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The College has helped me develop both personally and professionally. I am so grateful for my Great Bay experience.
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