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Great Bay Community College

320 Corporate Drive, Portsmouth, NH

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Great Bay Community College, located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire began in 1945 as part of a state initiative to fill the need for trade schools, particularly for veterans returning from World War II. Over the years the focus and name of the school have changed, though not the desire to provide quality education to its service community.

GBCC has added locations and programs over time. The school officially became known as Great Bay Community College in 2008 and moved to a renovated Portsmouth Campus in 2009.

Academics

Great Bay Community College offers a variety of courses the result in certificates or degrees. The school has exceptional vocational and technical certificate programs and well as programs designed for assistance in transferring to a four year institution.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Students interested in enrolling at GBCC should complete and submit the application along with all relevant transcripts. Once submitted, students will be asked to place a tuition deposit. During this time students will take a placement exam and meet with a counselor to discuss program availability and goals. Once completed students will complete the registration form and begin their education at GBCC.

Financial aid is available to eligible students. Eligibility is determined through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) which should be completed and submitted prior to the posted deadline. Various federal and state aid is available and a financial aid counselor will assist in determining which form aid is right for each individual.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $15,300. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $20 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $6,400-$7,700
    • Out-of-State: $15,000-$17,470
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $200-$240 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $460-$550 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid78%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships59%$4,414
Receiving Student Loans57%$4,713
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Great Bay Community College may offer student services like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2006)
    • Find all the other nursing programs in New Hampshire
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Great Bay Community College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Precision Production

Science Technology

Security and Protective Services

Transportation and Materials Moving

Visual and Performing Arts

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Contact Information

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Financial Aid Office

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
78%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
10:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$4,008