Empowering Communities, Inspiring Change

The Center for Social Research (CSR) at North Dakota State University (NDSU) is an applied social science research unit dedicated to providing a venue through which a wide variety of research activities are facilitated. The research team is composed of several full-time research staff, graduate students, and undergrads. Funding is garnered through grants and contracts from a variety of sources, including foundations, nonprofit organizations, and local, state, and federal entities, to address a broad array of topics, from early childhood and aging to housing and public health. The team has strengths in survey research, program evaluation, needs assessments, and social indicator projects such as North Dakota Compass.

The team works synergistically and is dedicated to high quality research and reports.


North Dakota Compass

A partnership with North Dakota State University

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Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System


Social Determinants of Health

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State Legislative District Profiles

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