For over 100 years, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. As a member of the cadet corps you will live, study, sail, work and play in an atmosphere that encourages you to be your best.
The ABSIC Building
By the Numbers
- Footprint: 42,000 square feet
- 56 public computers
- Over 240,000 online books
- Over 48,000 online journals
- $2,000,000 full mission bridge simulator
How green is it?
- Visit our building dashboard to see the live performance of our building.
- The ABSIC is heated and cooled by a 48-well geothermal system.
- The frame is 100% recycled steel.
- The concrete construction is made of 20% recycled material.
- The insulation is made of 40% recycled material.
- We have Ample natural lighting via extensive use of windows and skylights, reducing our need for artificial lighting.
- LEED Platinum rating based on the following: sustainable site, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, materials and resources, indoor environmental quality, and innovation and design.
Library resources available to you:
|Library & Help Desk Staff|
|Books, Journals & Newspapers|
|Quiet Study Room|