The candidate list, released by the committee on Twitter on Thursday, also includes Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, California Senator Kamala Harris, New Jersey Senator Cory Booker, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Hawaii Representative Tulsi Gabbard, reports Xinhua news agency.
The DNC requires candidates to either have at least 1 per cent support in three qualifying polls or receive donations from at least 65,000 unique donors.
Most of the qualified have met both thresholds.
The event will be aired live across all three networks from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.
NBC News plans on Friday to hold a random drawing assigning 10 candidates to each night.
It is the first of a dozen primary debates the DNC has planned.
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