Why Sylvan?

With more than 710 locations across the globe, 5,000 school relationships and over 45 years of experience helping students, Sylvan Learning’s tried-and-true business model and franchise opportunity are designed to increase earnings potential while enriching personal fulfillment.

There’s no better time than now to leverage Sylvan’s well-known legacy, reputation for proven results and advanced education technology as a franchise owner.
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Student in front of Sylvan sign
Low Investment,<br />High Demand
Low Investment,
High Demand
Named a top low-cost franchise by Entrepreneur, Sylvan is an affordable way to meet the rising demand for supplemental education
More Than<br />Just Math
More Than
Just Math
Sylvan owners aren’t limited to one subject like math and instead offer a robust subject lineup that includes reading, writing, study skills, college prep and STEM courses — meaning more possibilities for profit
Top Notch<br />Technology
Top Notch
Technology
Experience cutting-edge technology that empowers student learning and equips owners to track progress using our proprietary SylvanSync™ software
Unparalleled<br />Name Recognition
Unparalleled
Name Recognition
We’ve spent decades building a household name in supplemental education that inspires children to succeed at school and build confidence every single day

The Numbers Add Up

Sylvan’s franchise model is as lucrative as it is personally rewarding.

*AVERAGE UNIT VOLUME FOR TOP 25% OF TERRITORIES BY GROSS REVENUE

PRICELESS

*THE FEELING YOU’LL GET WHEN YOU HELP STUDENTS HAVE THOSE “A-HA” LEARNING MOMENTS

You Can Count on Us

Sylvan provides comprehensive training and support systems designed to equip you with everything you need to run a thriving education business.

“The feedback I’ve received from franchisees for the last decade and a half has been consistent. Where we stand out most is through training and support.”

Susan Valverde
Chief Franchise Operations Officer

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Franchise Business Consultants

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Our owners are assigned dedicated franchise business consultants. Their consultants can help bridge any potential gaps in education or entrepreneurship experience by serving as go-to resources for training and operations.

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Initial Owner Training

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By offering many of our training materials digitally, our owners can learn at their own pace and revisit materials anytime. That way, we guide them in what they need to know when they need to know it.

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Ongoing Training Programs

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The corporate team holds monthly regional calls to provide insights on each center's progress and provide guidance for growth.

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Sylvan Support & Franchisee Network

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Sylvan Support provides real-time help for any immediate needs franchise owners may have once up and running. Plus, our franchisees have the chance to connect with other owners in the system to learn, grow and share best practices.

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Marketing Toolbox

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Through our marketing portal, our franchise owners can access resources and expert tips for executing effective local marketing and learning about the national marketing activities done on their behalf, including email campaigns, social media strategies and grassroots efforts.

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Hands-On Guidance

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While over-the-phone and digital support effectively serves our franchisees, there's unique value in hands-on guidance provided through in-person support. Our training, operations and education teams host in-person learning experiences to offer training and guidance.

What Sylvan Owners Are Saying

Hear from our franchise owners why educators and entrepreneurs alike should join the Sylvan franchise family!
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Meet Courtney: Educator-Turned-Business Owner

Listen as Arkansas multi-center owner Courtney Wright describes her journey and the benefits of franchising with Sylvan.

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Meet Bill: Entrepreneur & 20+ Year Owner

Learn how friends and businessmen Bill Kramer and Jack McAboy found their purpose in helping kids and providing jobs with Sylvan in California.

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Meet April: Multi-Center Owner & Former Journalist

Discover why Iowan April Samp felt confident investing in Sylvan’s education franchise even with no prior teaching experience.

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Meet Bianca: Educator-Turned-Business Owner

Hear Bianca share how her impact on young students gets her out of bed in the morning.