Naval Academy On Track For Record Female Class In 2016 | The U.S. Naval Academy’s class of 2016 will have the largest number of females in the academy’s history according a Naval Academy official in a report from the Navy Times. Stephen Latta, the academy’s dean of admissions, reported that 295 women have accepted appointments for the class of 2016. The previous record number of female students was for the class of 2010, which had 272 women, comprising 22.5 percent of the class. The class of 2016 is expected to be more than 24 percent female.