About NORC


What We Do

NORC’s mission is to conduct high-quality social science research in the public interest. Our work is grounded in a commitment to research excellence, innovation, dissemination of data and findings, and collegiality. More

Our History

​Since 1941, NORC has made a lasting impact on the fields of social science and public opinion research. More

Locations and Contacts

​Contact information for our offices for general inquiries, new business, media, and survey research.​​​ More

Leadership and Trustees

​NORC is led by a senior leadership team and governed by a Board of Trustees - social scientists, psychologists, economists, and others whose professional work is marked by their interest and commitment to social science research and public policy. More

Representative Clients

NORC at the University of Chicago collaborates with government agencies, foundations, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, and businesses to develop enduring knowledge that supports evidence-based decisions. More

NORC and the University of Chicago

​NORC and the University of Chicago share a commitment to academic excellence and scientific rigor. More