Great Bay Community College

School Highlights

Great Bay Community College serves 1,565 students (29% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is higher than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 15%.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Enrollment: 1,565 students
  • In-state tuition: $7,104
  • Out-state tuition: $15,264
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 16%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 155 teachers has grown by 35% over five years.
Great Bay Community College
(NH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
155 staff
145 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Great Bay Community College has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The Great Bay Community College diversity score of 0.27 is equal to the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has declined by 28% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,565 students
1,352 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
458 students
455 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,107 students
897 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
130 students
229 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
458 students
455 students
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# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,107 students
567 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
112 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
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% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
3%
4%
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% Black
2%
2%
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% White
84%
85%
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% Two or more races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
5%
6%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NH.
Diversity Score
0.27
0.27
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
30%
34%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) (Year 2008)
$41,900
$40,500

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $7,104 is more than the state average of $6,952. 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 $15,095. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$7,104
$6,952
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$15,264
$15,095
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
78%
82%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Great Bay Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in NH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$14,125
$14,250
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Great Bay Community College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$7,196
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Great Bay Community College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in NH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Great Bay Community College cost?
Great Bay Community College's tuition is approximately $7,104 for In-State students and $15,264 for Out-State students.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Enrollment: 1,565 students
  • In-state tuition: $7,104
  • Out-state tuition: $15,264
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 16%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For New Hampshire public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,952 per year for in-state students and $15,095 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

New Hampshire community colleges have a diversity score of 0.27, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in New Hampshire is Manchester Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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