Great Bay Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - PoorSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Great Bay Community College is a small two-year, public school with 2,275 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1945 and is one of the 3 colleges located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
32
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Great Bay Community College.

Great Bay Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 32 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, General Studies, Medical Assistant, Engineering, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
67%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Great Bay Community College student retention rate is relatively low at 67% (below New Hampshire average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Great Bay Community College is very low - 15%.

Student to faculty ratio at Great Bay Community College is good, 10:1. Read more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,400
High
Average tuition costs are slightly high, around $14,600 a year. The additional fees at Great Bay Community College not covered by tuition are nearly $800; this comes to $15,400 annually.

Read the details about Great Bay Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Great Bay Community College is $20.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Great Bay Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (603) 427-7600 or check Great Bay Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Great Bay Community College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Great Bay Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Great Bay Community College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Great Bay Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Great Bay Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Great Bay Community College, 320 Corporate Drive, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03801-2879, USA
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