Center for Survey Research

Data Experts

We’re purpose-driven data specialists on a mission to help our partners gain a deep understanding of the communities they serve.

Our People

The Power of Collaboration

The Center was established in 1987 as a unit within the Institute for State and Regional Affairs, which has been conducting social, economic, political, and environmental research for more than 50 years. We collaborate with staff at the Institute and at our sister center within the Institute, the Pennsylvania State Data Center, enabling us to form the right mix of skills and expertise to make each unique project successful.

Helping you take action

The Center for Survey Research specializes in comprehensive data collection methods including surveys, interviews, and focus groups. Explore how we can support your research, decision making, and organizational growth.


Unlock the full value of data.

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Research & Evaluation

Turn complex problems into evidence-based solutions.

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Planning & Decision Making

Improve performance and achieve results.

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Contact Us

The best way to determine how we can help is to ask! Contact our team to discuss your needs.

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