Why Sylvan?

With more than 710 locations across the globe, 5,000 school relationships and over 40 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

Are You An Educator?

There’s never been a better time for educators to consider franchise ownership with Sylvan Learning! We’re extending educators an exclusive offer to make their dreams of owning their passion an affordable reality.

Here’s what educators love about franchising with Sylvan:

  • Support from a national brand with established trust equity
  • Opportunity to own their passion and amplify their impact
  • Access to extensive resources to further their business skills
  • Providing students with a one-stop supplemental education solution (not just math!)
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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

Our Ideal Candidate

With a diverse community of franchise owners that includes passionate educators, entrepreneurs and parents, this opportunity is for anyone who wants to make a difference and typically meets the following criteria:

Minimum of $75,000 in liquidity
Minimum of $75,000 in liquidity
Minimum of $150,000 net worth
Minimum of $150,000 net worth
Passion for making a lasting impact on future generations
Passion for making a lasting impact on future generations
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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.