Survey Design

Below are some links to help you in the process of designing a survey that is concise, consistent with accepted survey methodologies, and psychometrically sound. As always, OIA is happy to help you design and implement surveys that will ask the right questions and obtain a higher response rate (subject to OIA workload limitations during certain times of the year). Please contact us at to obtain assistance. 

Harvard Program on Survey Research

Pew Research tips on questionnaire design

Survey Fatigue

Survey Research Policies in Higher Education

Response rates for web-based surveys