Chyten Educational Services

At a Glance

Products & Services: Tutoring, test preparation, college counseling

Number of Locations: 30

Total Investment: $138.9K - $261.5K

Founded: 1999

Began Franchising: 2007

About Chyten Educational Services

Neil Chyten worked as a private tutor for many years himself before opening the first Chyten Educational Center in Newton, Massachusetts, in 1999. Chyten began franchising in 2007. Franchisees offer tutoring, test preparation and college counseling services using Chyten's proprietary curriculum and methods. Every tutor is required to have at least a Master's degree.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 30 0 0 0
2013 31 0 0 0
2012 33 0 0 0
2011 35 0 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $138,900 - $261,500
Franchise Fee: $37,500
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 10%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $150,000
Liquid Cash Available: $75,000
33% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 6 - 10. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (95% of current franchisees are owner/operators).

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 34 hours. At franchisee's location: up to 3 days. By phone/e-mail : ongoing.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Lease Negotiation
Marketing Support: Ad slicks,
Other marketing support: Website

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #318 (2012),
Top New: #20 (2012),