Higher Education Benefits Survey Resources

Sibson Consulting’s College and University Benefits Study (CUBS)

Sibson Consulting’s College and University Benefits Study (CUBS) collects detailed information about the benefits component of total rewards on campus, including differences among the benefits offered to faculty, administrative and clerical staff. The latest study covers these offerings of more than 450 private and public institutions:

  • Medical Plan Coverage
  • Wellness Initiatives &
    Health Plan Strategies
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental & Vision Coverage
  • Retiree Health &
    Life Insurance Coverage
  • Retirement-Income Plans
  • Tuition Benefits
  • Leave Programs
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Life Insurance Benefits
  • Non-Traditional &
    Voluntary Benefits

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The CUBS report is only part of Sibson’s extensive database of benefits offered in higher education. Sibson can provide custom benefits benchmarking reports, which can be segmented by region, institution type and size, faculty size, number of undergraduate or graduate students, operating budget and/or endowment and custom selected comparison groups.

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How to Arrive at The Right Compensation and Benefits Mix

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