Basics

86 students

  • 57% female identified
  • 7% are first-generation college students
  • 20% are Pell eligible 
  • 52% are students of color (U.S. citizens and permanent residents only)
  • 20% are underrepresented students of color (U.S. citizens and permanent residents only)
  • 8% are international students

20 U.S. States and the District of Columbia are represented (home address)

Top 5 states represented: California, New York, Massachusetts, Washington, and Minnesota (by home address)

Countries represented by home address or citizenship: South Korea, Colombia, France, India, Nigeria, Singapore, Taiwan, Turkey, and Sweden

Academics

  • Mean unweighted GPA of 3.9
  • 9 students were named National Merit Scholars or Finalists
  • 43 AP Scholars (19 with Distinction/5 with Honor)
  • 36% were captain of an academic team

Test Scores (Middle 50% Range)

  25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Combined 1450 1540
SAT Math 760 800
SAT EBRW 700 760
ACT Composite 34 35
ACT Math 33 35
ACT English 34 35

Activities 

Students in the Class of 2023 participated in the following activities before coming to Olin:

71% Community Service 57% Competitive Robotics Teams
59% Part-Time Work 64% Athletics
55% Academic Teams 51% Instrumental Music
23% Research 32% Visual Arts
15% Student Government 16% Drama
13% Publications Staff  

Fun Facts & Accomplishments

  • One co-founded a brass band call The Pepper
  • One is the lead guitarist in a music fusion club
  • One designed a device that attempts to clean the Florida Everglades of harmful algae blooms
  • One built a wood-fired brick pizza oven in their backyard
  • One competed in local and international Canoe Polo tournaments
  • One co-founded a global digital platform delivering optimistic eco-feminist news and ideas on global challenges for next generation girls
  • One created a net-zero and zero waste project for their school’s campus
  • One is a Sunday School teacher
  • One is a pilot for wildfire monitoring projects in Africa
  • One composes original slam poetry
  • One designed and built a gait rehabilitation machine for patients with mobility impairment
  • One has over a decade of wood-working experience
  • One is part of the Ranger Corp at Great Basin National Park
  • One builds and restores houses
  • One cared for chickens as Head Agricultural Proctor at their school
  • One has been involved in a theater production every year since kindergarten
  • Several are black belts in martial arts
  • One created a weekly course call “FUNgineering 101” to introduce young students to engineering
  • One can solve a Rubik’s cube in 25 seconds
  • One is a competitive gymnast
  • One teaches young people about animal husbandry and goat showmanship, having raised and cared for six goats over seven years in a city
  • Two are SoundCloud artists
  • One works on the LA Times Sunday Crossword every weekend with their mom