Chyten Educational Services

At a Glance

Products & Services: Tutoring, test preparation & college counseling

Number of Locations: 40

Total Investment: $113.9K - $234K

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
2011 36 0 0 4
2010 23 0 0 4
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following states:
Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Midwest, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northeast, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South, South Carolina, South Dakota, Southeast, Southwest, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, West, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $113,900 - $234,000
Franchise Fee: $37,500
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 10%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 20 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Liquid Cash Available: $65,000 - $150,000
Operations
Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed..
Financing Type In-House Third Party
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How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: Up to 10 days. At franchisee's location: Up to 3 days.
Ongoing Support: Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Lease Negotiation
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

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