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JEI Learning Centers

2014 Franchise 500
#191
At a Glance

Products & Services: Individualized supplemental-education program

Number of Locations: 522

Total Investment: $54.3K - $93.3K

Founded: 1977

Began Franchising: 1992

About JEI Learning Centers

JEI Learning Centers was founded in South Korea by Sung Hoon Park. Park worked with a team of researchers to develop the JEI Self-Learning Method, a self-paced, individualized program designed to help students learning math and language concepts step-by-step. He brought this method to the United States in 1992, and later expanded the franchise to Canada, Australia and New Zealand as well.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 63 7 220 232
2013 54 3 127 242
2012 55 4 65 330
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $54,250 - $93,250
Franchise Fee: $15,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: $24-$29/subject/mo.
Term of Franchise Agreement: 5 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $100,000
Liquid Cash Available: $50,000
Operations
Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 2. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 1 week. At franchisee's location: 2 days.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Field operations/evaluations
Marketing Support: Ad slicks, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #191 (2014),
America's Top Global: #119 (2014),