The Academic Benchmarking Consortium is the premier benchmarking service for finance executives within higher education.  Members tap into the power of peer perspective via our online ABC Insights® benchmarking platform where they can easily perform comparative analyses against peer institutions enabling them to discover and share best practices.  Our mission is to improve decision-making in higher education by providing reliable benchmarking data.

Our Team

Core Values

  • Collaborating as an ABC Team, we serve our Consortium Members by building positive, trusted and sustained relationships.

  • Learning as an ABC team, we inquire of and evolve as we learn from and with our Consortium Members.

  • Developing as an ABC Team, we invest continuously in our Members and our ABC team to ensure we meet today’s needs and tomorrow’s challenges.

Our Beginning

Academic Benchmarking Consortium was one of the first successful spin-offs to emerge from the Launch Chapel Hill business accelerator program.  Affiliated with the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, the Launch Chapel Hill (LCH) venture lab seeks to empower emerging businesses with tools, knowledge and resources.  For more information, visit


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