Great Bay Community College

320 Corporate Dr
Portsmouth, NH 03801-2879
Tel: (603)427-7600
School Highlights
  • Great Bay Community College serves 2,079 students (28% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the state community college average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 17%.
  • Great Bay Community College is the only community colleges within Rockingham County, NH.
  • The nearest community college is York County Community College (19.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 114 teachers has grown by 58% over five years.
Great Bay Community College (NH) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 114 staff 114 staff
Great Bay Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,079 has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has grown by 46% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,079 students 2,045 students
Great Bay Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 17:1
Great Bay Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 578 students 578 students
Great Bay Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 1,501 students 1,467 students
Great Bay Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Great Bay Community College Enrollment Breakdown NH All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
1%
Great Bay Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
2%
3%
Great Bay Community College Hispanic (2008-2016)
% Black
-
2%
Great Bay Community College Black (2007-2012)
% White
90%
83%
Great Bay Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Great Bay Community College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
4%
9%
Great Bay Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.19 0.30
Great Bay Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
13%
22%
Great Bay Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $41,900 $36,800

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $7,104 is more than the state average of $7,009. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $15,264 is more than the state average of $15,229. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $7,104 $7,009
Great Bay Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,264 $15,229
Great Bay Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 78% 81%
Great Bay Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2008-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $14,000 $14,052
Great Bay Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $5,500 $5,500
Great Bay Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For New Hampshire public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,009 per year for in-state students and $15,229 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

New Hampshire community colleges have a 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. of 0.30, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in New Hampshire is Lakes Region Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.