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.

Corporate Information
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 2350 Airport Freeway, Suite 505, Bedford, TX 76022. On February 16, 2024, they became a wholly owned subsidiary of Unleashed Brands, LLC (“Unleashed Brands”). Unleashed Brands’ parent company is Leviathan Intermediate Holdco, LLC, which is owned by UA Holdings, LLC (“UA Holdings”). Unleashed Brands Foundation, the charitable affiliate of Unleashed
Brands, is a Texas based nonprofit corporation which conducts certain charitable activities. Unleashed Brands, Leviathan Intermediate Holdco, LLC, Unleashed Brands Foundation, and UA Holdings share a principal business address at 2350 Airport Freeway, Suite 505, Bedford, Texas 76022. 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.

The total investment necessary to begin operation of a Sylvan and SylvanSync business is $100,752 to $226,842. This includes $36,900 that must be paid to the franchisor or an affiliate.
The franchisor may offer to enter into a multi-territory incentive plan agreement to establish and operate two to three Sylvan franchised businesses at specific locations under individual franchise agreements. The total initial investment necessary under the development agreement for two to three Sylvan centers ranges from $201,504 to $680,526. This includes $56,900 to $76,900 that must be paid to the franchisor or an affiliate.

Sylvan Learning FDD

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