The Center for Survey Research (CSR) at the University of Virginia is a full-service academic survey research facility. The Center specializes in studies for local government and state agencies. As a full-service facility, CSR offers customized project design, professional interviewing, data collection, data analysis and report preparation. The Center for Survey Research provides the technical resources needed for survey research of the highest scientific quality to clients both within and outside the University of Virginia, as described in our mission statement:
"Our mission is to help our clients to achieve their goals by providing survey-based information that is objective, accurate, relevant, timely and clear."
The Center is a unit of the University's Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service with strong ties to the academic and health sciences faculties of the University. We have an outstanding support staff and maintain an experienced pool of trained interviewers. Our Computer-Aided Telephone Interviewing (CATI) facility has been expanded to 23 stations and has full capability for interviewer monitoring. We also have access to Qualtrics technology to assist in conducting sophisticated and user-friendly online surveys. During the past several years, we have conducted surveys for local governmental agencies around the state, for administrative and medical units within the University, and for individual scholars who have received support either from federal agencies or foundations, or public-interest non-profit groups.
Please feel free to explore our website and do not hesitate to contact us for further information.