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The Texas Research Data Center operates in close collaboration with the U.S. Census Bureau to enable research that expands basic scientific knowledge and provides benefits to the federal statistical system. The TXRDC is part of the national RDC network and is one of many research facilities located at leading research institutions around the United States. The TXRDC serves Texas and the nation by hosting a secure computing lab where qualified researchers with approved projects can conduct research using restricted-access versions of important datasets maintained by the U.S. Census Bureau and other federal agencies.


The National RDC Network

              RDCs are widepread with many locations across the U.S.


The TXRDC and Consortium

The TXRDC is located at Texas A&M University, the lead university in the TXRDC Consortium which includes the Texas A&M University System, Baylor University, Rice University, the University of Houston, the University of Texas at Austin, and the University of Texas at San Antonio.

If your university is not part of the Texas Research Data Center Consortium please contact Dr. Mary Campbell at to inquire about becoming part of the network.


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  • News & Events

    Interested in doing criminal justice research in the RDC? Check out this funding opportunity!

    The Criminal Justice Administrative Records System (CJARS) is holding a fellowship competition and invites researchers from a range of background to apply! If you are interested in applying, please visit their website to download the program solicitation and to submit your application: Applications for the 2021 NSF-CJARS Fellowship Competition are due May 28th. If […]

  • News & Events

    April 26th Proposal Development Workshop

    The TXRDC invites interested researchers to attend an online Proposal Development Workshop. The goal of the workshop is to give researchers an overview of: (1) the restricted data resources available for RDC-based research, (2) programs and services available at the TXRDC, and (3) the steps involved in gaining approval for projects using restricted data. The […]

  • News & Events

    March 31st – The FSRDC Presentation Series Begins with a Presentation by Dr. Amber Crowell

      In the first installment of the FSRDC Presentation Series, Dr. Amber Crowell (Sociology, CSU Fresno) will present her research titled “The Micro-Level Determinants of White-Black Segregation: Beyond Spatial Assimilation and Place Stratification.” Dr. Crowell’s presentation will be on March 31st at 12:00 pm Central Time. Login details are posted below. Click here for the […]

  • News & Events

    New FSRDC Presentation Series

    We are excited to announce that the Federal Statistical Research Data Center program will host a Presentation Series beginning in Spring of 2021, with the first presentation in the series commencing March 31st! (for information on this presentation CLICK HERE). Presenters will be invited from the FSRDC researcher community to discuss their project findings as […]

TXRDC Consortium Members

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