Sylvan Learning and SylvanSync FDD – Franchise Information, Costs and Fees
Type of Business
Sylvan Learning: The franchisee will operate a SYLVAN-branded learning center with a system designed for specialized assessment and teaching of individualized educational programs for children in the principal areas of reading, mathematics, writing and test preparation.
Sylvan Sync: The franchisee will operate a portable SYLVANSYNC- and SYLVAN-branded learning environment individualized for children, using proprietary SYLVANSYNC computer systems and the Internet, alongside the Sylvan Learning Center business. In addition, the franchisee may carry the SYLVANSYNC system outside of the Sylvan Learning Center to provide services at one or more additional approved short-term or permanent locations in the protected territory granted by SYLVAN. The principal areas of instruction are reading, mathematics and writing.
Sylvan Learning, LLC is a Delaware limited liability company converted from Sylvan Learning Inc. on June 18,2015 and does business as Sylvan Learning Centers, Sylvan Learning and Sylvan. Their principal business address is 4 North Park Drive, Hunt Valley, Maryland 21030. In December 2023, their principal business address will change to a location to be determined in Towson, Maryland. They are a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Educate, Inc., a Delaware corporation formed on March 3, 2003, which was formerly named “Sylvan K-12 Operating Company.” SYLVAN began offering Sylvan franchises in June 2003 as Sylvan Learning, Inc. SYLVAN’s predecessors operated or offered licenses under the Sylvan System from February 1979 to June 2003. Their principal business address is 4 North Park Drive, Hunt Valley, Maryland 21030.
The total investment necessary to begin operation of a Sylvan and SylvanSync business is $98,087- $199,582. This includes $36,462-$48,342 that must be paid to the franchisor or an affiliate.