ABC analyzes and organizes our member universities administrative labor expenses into a standardized and consistent model called our SAM or Standard Activity Model.
This “apples to apples” model allows for valuable insights into how a university compares at both the internal unit level (e.g. how does the law school invest in labor activities vs. the business school) and external peer level (e.g. how does my university compares in spending to a logical group of peer institution).
In addition, for the first time in the higher education industry, these data can be analyzed longitudinally by the following organizational classifications: