The 32 Top-Ranked Groups Competing for $10k+ and Social Justice Charities

UpStagedAID received 160+ worldwide applicants from 11 countries and 5 continents, making it the biggest international college a cappella championship event, live or digital, in history!

Groups who entered included legendary Sing-Off competitors, Sing it On Stars and Pitch Perfect Groups, and over 90% of all U.S. collegiate a cappella competition winners including All American Awaaz, LAAF, SoJam, BOSS, VoiceJam, NACC and last 10 ICCA Champions (2010-2019).

See below for a list of every school that applied to the competition!

Al Gore High

Alverno College

Ashoka University

Belmont University

Berklee College of Music

Binghamton University

Boston College

Brandeis University

Brown University

Bucknell University


Cardiff University, UK.

Carnegie Mellon University

Case Western Reserve University

Central Connecticut State University

Columbia University

Cornell University

Drake University


Duke University

East Carolina University

Edinburgh University

Elon University

Florida State University

Franklin & Marshall College

George Washington University


Griffith University

Harvard University

Harvard University

Hofstra University

Hofstra University

Howard University

Imperial College London

James Madison University

Johns Hopkins University

Lawrence University

Loyola University Chicago

Macquarie University

Miami University

Missouri State University


Muhlenberg College

New Jersey Institute of Technology

New York University

Northeastern University

Northeastern University

Northern Arizona University

Northern Illinois University

Northwestern University

Princeton University

Queens College of the City University of New York

Queensland University of Technology

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rowan University

Rutgers University

Subway University

SUNY Potsdam

Temple University

Texas A&M University

Texas Christian University

Texas Tech University

The University of Central Florida

The University of Chicago

The University of Manchester

The University of Pennsylvania

The University of Rochester

The University of Sheffield

The University of Virginia

Tiffin University (Ohio, USA)

Trinity College Dublin

Tufts University



University of Arizona

University of Bath

University of Bristol

University of California, Berkeley

University of Central Florida

University of Connecticut

University of Delaware

University of Florida

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

University of Massachusetts Lowell

University of Miami

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of Notre Dame

University of Oregon

University of Oxford

University of Pennsylvania

University of Pretoria

University of Southern California

University of Stellenbosch

University of Texas at Austin

University of Toronto

University of Waterloo

University of Wisconsin-Madison

University of Zadar

Utah Valley University

Vanderbilt University

Virginia Tech

West Chester University

Westminster Choir College