Class of 2024 Profile

Basics 

86 students

  • 42% female (based on legal sex)
  • 12% are first-generation college students
  • 14% are Pell eligible 
  • 42% are students of color (U.S. citizens and permanent residents only)
  • 15% are underrepresented students of color (U.S. citizens and permanent residents only)
  • 8% are international students

22 U.S. States are represented (home address)

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

Countries represented by home address: China, Singapore, Canada, India, Italy, South Korea, and The Bahamas

Academics

Mean unweighted GPA of 3.9
9 students were named National Merit Scholars or Finalists
37 AP Scholars (20 with Distinction/8 with Honor)
51% were captain of an academic team

A photo of a first year student at Olin College saying goodbye to his parents

Activities 

Students in the Class of 2024 participated in the following activities before coming to Olin:

80% Community Service 66% Competitive Robotics Teams
51% Part-Time Work 58% Athletics
64% Academic Teams 43% Instrumental Music
20% Research 26% Visual Arts
14% Student Government 20% Speech & Debate
13% Publications Staff  

 

Fun Facts & Accomplishments

  • One is a salmon tour guide
  • One did a TedX talk in Austria about a device you made for a friend with a disability
  • One is an amateur boxer
  • One helped build and manufacture particle accelerators
  • One is a two-time Universal Cheerleading Association Champion
  • One is trained as a project leader for emergency disaster relief
  • One is the founder, bassist, and singer for a band called "2 AM at Denny's"
  • One built their own synthesizer
  • One designed and constructed a table made from plastic waste collected along the shores of Lake Ontario to raise community awareness of the effects of pollution
  • One built twenty 3D-printed prosthetic hands for underprivileged children
  • One works at the oldest children's bookstore in America