The Tutoring Center

Tutoring
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#356 Ranked #283 last year
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Initial investment
$106K - $180K
Units as of 2020
98 8.9% over 3 years

Company Overview

Dr. Edward Thalheimer opened his first after-school learning center in Ventury County, California, in 1994. Franchising of The Tutoring Center began in 2005. Each center offers potential clients a free diagnostic assessment to determine a child's strengths and weaknesses and areas in need of improvement. Tutoring methods focus on one-on-one instruction and the company's trademarked "Rotational Approach to Learning," first developed to help children with attention and behavior problems improve their concentration and academic performance.

About The Tutoring Center

Related Categories
Tutoring
Founded
1994
Leadership
Dr. Edward Thalheimer, President & Founder

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2005 (16 years)
# of employees at HQ
10
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
98 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
4300 Long Beach Blvd., #510
Long Beach, CA 90807

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a The Tutoring Center franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$30,000
Initial Investment
$106,420 - $180,235
Cash Requirement
$40,000
Veteran Incentives
$2,000 off franchise fee, $2,500 off initial royalty fees
Royalty Fee
$1K/mo.
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing
The Tutoring Center offers in-house financing to cover the following: equipment, inventory
Third Party Financing
The Tutoring Center has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
56 hours
Classroom Training
24 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Ranked #356

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #62

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Updated: February 8th, 2021