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2017
Best Franchises For Any Budget Ranking

The top franchises from Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 in three startup-cost tiers: Less than $100,000, $100,000 to $500,000, and more than $500,000. Understanding the Ranking.

Best Franchises For Less Than $100,000 | Best Franchises For $100,000 to $500,000 | Best Franchises For More Than $500,000

See Franchise Rankings...
RANK
FRANCHISE
INVESTMENT
# 1
McDonald's
$1M - $2.2M
# 2
Dairy Queen
$1.1M - $1.9M
# 3
Taco Bell
$525K - $2.6M
# 4
Hardee's
$1.4M - $1.9M
# 5
Massage Envy
$435K - $1M
# 6
Culver Franchising System Inc.
$1.8M - $4.3M
# 7
McAlister's Deli
$762K - $2M
# 8
Hampton by Hilton
$6.9M - $17.1M
# 9
Carl's Jr. Restaurants
$1.4M - $2M
# 10
Planet Fitness
$857K - $4.2M
# 11
Sonic Drive-In Restaurants
$1.1M - $2.4M
# 12
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
$7.5M - $98.5M
# 13
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
$593K - $2M
# 14
Goldfish Swim School Franchising LLC
$1.3M - $2.9M
# 15
Pet Supplies Plus
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$555K - $1.3M
# 16
Sky Zone
$1.3M - $2.7M
# 17
Salons by JC
$546K - $1.1M
# 18
Denny's Inc.
$228K - $2.5M
# 19
Doubletree by Hilton
$22M - $69.3M
# 20
Primrose School Franchising Co.
$717K - $5.8M
# 21
Hilton Hotels and Resorts
$29.1M - $112M
# 22
Hilton Garden Inn
$12.1M - $23.2M
# 23
Crunch Franchise
$305K - $2.1M
# 24
Homewood Suites by Hilton
$11M - $22.1M
# 25
Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits
$1.4M - $2.2M
# 26
Embassy Suites by Hilton
$17.4M - $75M
# 27
ProSource Wholesale
$565K - $593K
# 28
Goddard Systems Inc.
$612K - $734K
# 29
Home2 Suites by Hilton
$7.4M - $13.7M
# 30
Retro Fitness
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$941K - $1.9M
# 31
Farmer Boys Restaurants
$1.1M - $1.6M
# 32
American Family Care
$821K - $1.3M
# 33
Schlotzsky's
$504K - $788K
# 34
Boston's Restaurant & Sports Bar
$1.1M - $2.9M
# 35
Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom
$1.4M - $2.2M
# 36
Zips Dry Cleaners
$855K - $1.1M
# 37
Brass Tap
$792K - $1.3M
# 38
Newk's Eatery
$932K - $1.1M
# 39
Motel 6
$2.6M - $3.8M
# 40
Red Roof Inn
$3.5M - $5M
# 41
Bar Louie
$764K - $3.4M
# 42
Hooters
$957K - $4.3M
# 43
Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ Restaurant
$785K - $2.1M
# 44
Roy Rogers Restaurants
$868K - $1.6M
# 45
Palm Beach Tan
$479K - $789K
# 46
The Counter Burger
$786K - $2.4M
# 47
Jack in the Box
$1.5M - $2.9M
# 48
Del Taco LLC
$860K - $2M
# 49
Rock & Brews Franchising LLC
$1.5M - $2.5M
# 50
Lightbridge Academy
$526K - $729K