The Survey Research Center is an academic research center housed in the College of Social Sciences
at the University of West Georgia. The Center specializes in the design and implementation of surveys
to assist government, non-profit, and academic organizations meet their research needs. We offer high-
quality, professional survey research services and fully adhere to the research standards set forth by
the American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR).

  • Services Offered

    We provide research design and consultation services including:

    • Overall survey research project design
    • Questionnaire design
    • Sample design
    • Field work
    • Data entry and coding
    • Qualitative and quantitative data analysis
    • Report writing and generation

    We provide data collection services in a variety of modalities based on project needs. Surveys can be conducted via:

    • Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI)
    • Internet/Web
    • Mixed mode
    • Focus Groups
    • In person interviewing
    • Paper and Pencil/Mail
  • Facilities and Capabilities

    The Survey Research Center operates a 9-station, state of the art CATI facility running WinCATI 4.5 CATI software. We maintain a high level of quality control by having real time data access once a study has been fielded, in-house programming, and only using highly trained interviewers and effective focus group facilitators. Supervisors are trained in survey research methodology and monitor all data collection activities. In addition, we have on-site facilities for conducting focus groups. Data analysis software programs include SPSS, SAS, STATA, and NVIVO.

  • Project Examples

    Quality of Life Surveys
    Community Attitudes and Perceptions Surveys 
    Housing Surveys
    Government Services Surveys
    Labor Surveys
    Work-life Balance Surveys
    Process Evaluations

  • Past Projects

    Click here for a complete Project List

    Past clients include the Carroll County Planning Commission, Carroll Tomorrow, Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, UWG Institutional Advancement, Caroll County Drug Court, and the Murphy Center for Public Service.

    Cost estimates are available free of charge.


  • Contact Information

    Please contact:
    Winston Tripp, PhD
    Director, Survey Research Center
    Phone: (678) 839-5174