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Golden, Colorado
April 16–18, 2021

2021 DESIGN CHALLENGE PARTICIPATING TEAMS

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® 2021 Design Challenge has 103 participating teams from 75 collegiate institutions. They are competing to be one of the finalist teams, who will present their projects during the Design Challenge Competition Event, April 16–18, 2021.

The 75 collegiate institutions participating in the 2021 Design Challenge are below.

  • Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
  • Antelope Valley College, Lancaster, California
  • Appalachian State University Appalachian State, Boone, North Carolina
  • Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
  • Blackburn College, Carlinville, Illinois
  • Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario 
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California 
  • Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado
  • Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Columbia University, New York, New York
  • Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan
  • Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, Massachusetts
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho 
  • Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
  • Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India 
  • Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
  • Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia
  • King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • Manchester School of Architecture, Manchester, England 
  • Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania 
  • Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri
  • Monash University, Melbourne, Australia  
  • Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Myongji University, Seoul, South Korea
  • National Engineering School of Sousse, Sousse, Tunisia 
  • National Engineering School of Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia
  • National School of Architecture and Urbanism, Carthage, Tunisia
  • Navajo Technical University, Crownpoint, New Mexico
  • New York City College of Technology, New York City, New York 
  • Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
  • Oberlin College and Conservatory, Oberlin, Ohio
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 
  • Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
  • Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
  • Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York 
  • Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario
  • Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Tamilnadu, India
  • Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia 
  • State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, New York
  • Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
  • Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee
  • The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art , New York, New York
  • The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
  • The School of Architecture, Paradise Valley, Arizona
  • The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona  
  • The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • The University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Universidad Santo Tomás, Bogotá, Colombia
  • University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
  • University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California
  • University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, Colorado 
  • University of Colorado Denver, Denver, Colorado
  • University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois
  • University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 
  • University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri 
  • University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 
  • University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 
  • University of the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C.
  • University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario 
  • University of West Attica, Athens, Greece 
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Vermont Technical College, Randolph, Vermont
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia
  • Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington
  • Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.