The COSS Center for Research (CFR) is an academic research center housed in the College of Social Sciences at the University of West Georgia. The center offers survey and research services for clients both on campus and within surrounding communities - providing an excellent resource and value for both audiences. While the center specializes in the design and implementation of surveys to assist government, non-profit, and academic organizations, the scope of industries served can be as broad as the existing need. The center offers high-quality, professional survey research services and fully adheres to the research standards set forth by the American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR).

Past clients include the Carroll County Planning Commission, Carroll Tomorrow, Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, UWG Institutional Advancement and the Office of the President, Carroll County Drug Court, the Murphy Center for Public Service, and the West Georgia Area Survey.

Target clients include, but are not limited to, the Burson Center, Rafa Clinic of West Georgia, local high schools/K-12, local governments, local WIC programs, and the Studer Group.