Sylvan Learning Info

About Sylvan Learning

Sylvan Learning has been the industry leader for 30 years with a proven business model that provides the most advanced and innovative approach to supplemental education in the industry. Sylvan Learning assists students from ages 4.5 up through college with a sizable program mix and modular curriculum that allows franchisees to deliver services through parent pay and institutional contract opportunities. This system delivers results where students realize 2 to 3 times more growth in math and reading scores than other students.

Sylvan Learning's Vision
Why a Sylvan Learning Franchise?

Market Share Leader - Sylvan Learning has the highest market share of all paid tutoring brands, significantly outpacing our competitors.

  • More than 750 retail locations worldwide
  • More than 5,000 school relationships
  • Over 30 years of great results for students

Exceptional Results - Sylvan works! Our students typically see up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than other students.

A Professionally and Personally Rewarding Franchise
Why Choose Sylvan Learning

Sylvan Learning provides its franchisees the systems, support, technology and brand strength that has made it the #1 tutoring franchise in the industry. Our extensive and ongoing training provides franchisees with the foundation to run their business and the continuing training needed as the business grows and reaches new milestones. The investment in technology systems we've developed for our students extends to the systems our franchisees use to manage their operations as well. This training and technology allows our support teams to effectively provide franchisees with the guidance they'll need as they open and grow their businesses.

Franchisee Kayann Bock
How Much Does a Sylvan Learning Franchise Cost?

Total Investment Range:  $68,680 to $159,085 depending on real estate

Initial Franchise Fee:  $24,000

Royalty: 16% of monthly gross revenues, $32,000 min.

Local Advertising Requirement: 8%

Minimum Net Worth: $150,000

Minimum Liquidity: $75,000

New Financial Incentive: Sylvan now provides in-house financing of up to $100,000 to start their franchise.  You can find out more information about the incentives and financial requirements here.

Inspiring Success