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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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Not sure how to create a cover letter or draft a resume for your dream job? Let us help you! Register today for our upcoming virtual workshop on Tuesday, November 2nd at 12pm EST .

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Very grateful for the supporters of our programs. Thanks to Mark S. Sullivan from Seacoast Asset Management!
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Game day for the Herons Rocket League team as they take in University of Maryland Baltimore County.

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Start your career, explore your options and learn how GBCC can help you get there…Attend our open house on campus, in person in Portsmouth on Nov 6th. Learn about programs in healthcare, STEM, business, Computer and Info Systems Technologies, Education, Digital Media and more! Register:

Interested in Technical programs in manufacturing & more? Our open house in Rochester is for you on November 20th.
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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