Who We Are

Expert staff who provide support for survey design & data collection.

We estimate cost of data collection and provide formal budgeting guidance to be used in proposals for external funding.

We provide pre-proposal consulting on questionnaire design, mode of data collection, and sampling strategies.


The SRC provides high quality survey research services to researchers, faculty, graduate students, & administrative units at Penn State. We are a scientific center that focuses on four areas of service:

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Providing data collection services
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Helping faculty & student investigators prepare effective proposals for external funding
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Educating members of the Penn State community on best practices & emerging developments in the survey research field
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Promoting & contributing to the science of survey research methodology

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