From Admissions, via email.... Class of 2016 specific guidance: * For this admissions cycle, 2016, the Director has released her guidance. Specifics: * - Class size is expected to be around 1200. (not including Turnbacks, Medical leave of Absence Cadets from 2015, International Cadets and Ex-Cadets) - Letters of Assurance (LOAs) will start going out around 1 September (much later than 2015 cycle) and will probably stop in early October. Candidates must have at least a verified high school rank, official transcripts and official standardized test scores in order to be evaluated for an LOA. They can have more than this. - We expect a USMAPS class size of between 240-246 Cadet Candidates for next class.