Sylvan Learning LLC
Individualized supplemental education

About
Founded

1979

Franchising Since

1980 (38 Years)

Corporate Address

4 N. Park Dr., #500
Hunt Valley, MD 21030

CEO

John McAuliffe

Parent Company

Educate Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$70,980 - $159,885

Net-worth Requirement

$150,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$75,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$24,000 - $24,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

16%

Financing Options

Sylvan Learning LLC offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Sylvan Learning LLC has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

10% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

60 hours

Classroom Training:

65 hours

Additional Training:

At regional locations

Number of Employees Required to Run:

2 - 4

Bio
Based in Baltimore, Sylvan Learning Centers was founded in Portland, Oregon, in 1979 to provide personalized instructional services to students of all ages and skill levels. Sylvan has been franchising since 1980 and has learning centers in North America and Asia.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $70,980 High - $159,885
Units
-0.8%-5 UNITS (1 Year) -15.4%-112 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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