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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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Thanks to all the students who braved the cold and stopped by for a S'more yesterday!
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Welcome back! Whether you are taking classes face to face, fully online, or a combination, the Career Center at CAPS is here for you! Our services are FREE to any GBCC enrolled student.

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Classes start February 1st. 100% Instructor-Led Via Zoom. Register today!
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“Great Bay has definitely been a confidence boost that I needed and the best launching pad I could think of for the next phase of my life.” - Criminal Justice Student, Matt Pefine

Meet Matt and other GBCC students and Alum
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Get things off to a great start this semester! Need an Academic Coaching appointment? Click this link to schedule with me through Navigate:
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To our returning students, welcome back!! To our new Herons, a very warm welcome from all of us at GBCC ✨
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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