Great Bay Community College

320 Corporate Dr, Portsmouth
NH, 03801-2879
Tel: (603)427-7600
2,179 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
Great Bay Community College serves 2,179 students (27% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 9%.
Great Bay Community College is the only community colleges within Rockingham County, NH.
The nearest community college is York County Community College (19.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Great Bay Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,179 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 50% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,179 students
1,287 students
Great Bay Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
590 students
832 students
Great Bay Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,589 students
1,021 students
Great Bay Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Great Bay Community College sch enrollment Great Bay Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Great Bay Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
-
7%
Great Bay Community College Hispanic (2007-2011)
% Black
-
12%
Great Bay Community College Black (2006-2011)
% White
97%
66%
Great Bay Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Great Bay Community College More (2010-2011)
Great Bay Community College sch ethnicity Great Bay Community College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.06 0.45
Great Bay Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $7,008 is more than the state average of $5,917. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,584 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $7,008 $5,917
Great Bay Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,584 $10,050
Great Bay Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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