B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    C
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    C
  4. Safety
    A+
  5. Student Experience
    C+
  6. Location
    B+
Great Bay Community College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
Data not available
Athletic Conference
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Address
320 Corporate Drive
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Scores Range
Data not available
ACT Scores Range
Data not available
Application Fee
$20
SAT/ACT
Data not available
High School GPA
Data not available

Cost

Net Price
$15,439/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $14,703/ year
  • $30-48k
    $19,044/ year
  • $49-75k
    $19,403/ year
  • $76-110k
    $19,448/ year
  • $110k+
    $19,448/ year

Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
70%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.23 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.23 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.23 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
578Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
27%
Pell Grant
45%
Varsity Athletes
Data not available
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After Great Bay Community College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Data not available
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
13%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%

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Great Bay Community College Reviews

144 reviews
All Categories
I've had an excellent experience at Great Bay. It's cheap and there are plenty of night classes to work around individual schedules. As a liberal arts major, it's been a little confusing figuring out what I need to have done, and I may have to go back for a fifth semester. I don't really mind, as finishing up my general requirements at GBCC is going to give me a transfer scholarship afterwards as well. Great resources and the staff, from what I've experienced, are more than happy to help with any questions. The teachers I've had have been very knowledgeable, although some have been a bit dry as far as their teaching-style goes. I haven't had a bad experience with other students; everyone seems to be incredibly friendly! Good school to go to if you're not sure what you want to major in and you want to save some money! As far as campus life goes, there are a few clubs and sports, but I haven't joined any.
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Laid back and helpful! Teachers are great, classrooms are small and not too overwhelming and the amount of degrees offered to study with transfer programs and dual study admissions is amazing!
I generally prefer a classroom setting, but I had an overall positive experience with Great Bay's online courses. The workload is manageable and the courses are well organized. There were a few courses in which the professor/student relationship was lacking a bit. Peer-to-peer interaction is always encouraged.