The University Research Center coordinates university-wide studies, projects, and research-related activities which cover a broad range of academic, technical, applied, and developmental research projects. The center is anchored in facilitating the university’s research agenda that promotes quality education, socio-economic development, environmental preservation, and scientific and technological advancement.

The URC also provides research and technical assistance to both internal and external clients. Part of the URC’s services include research ethics review through the Social Research Ethics Review Office and the publication of researches in the university’s peer-reviewed Journal for Higher Education Research and college journals.