August 22, 2017

20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities


20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities

If you’re an entrepreneur with a passion for education, you’re in luck. There are numerous franchise opportunities that you can use to help educate people of all ages and in a variety of different subjects. Here are 20 franchise opportunities within the education sector.

Education Franchises to Consider

Sylvan Learning

20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities - Sylvan Learning

A nationwide franchise business, Sylvan Learning currently has the highest market share of all paid tutoring brands. There’s an initial franchise fee of $24,000 and minimum net worth of $150,000 to get started.

Mathnasium Learning Centers

20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities - Mathnasium Learning Centers

If you’d like to own a business that focuses specifically on helping kids with math, Mathnasium is one of the most recognizable franchise names in the country. The company already has more than 700 centers. And there’s a $40,000 initial franchise fee required to get started.

Above Grade Level

20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities - Above Grade Level

Above Grade Level focuses on in-home one-on-one tutoring. To get started, you’ll need between $40,000 and $55,000 plus working capital.

College Nannies and Tutors

20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities - College Nannies and Tutors

College Nannies and Tutors is a businesses that leverages the help of college students and professional tutors and caregivers in the community. The company currently has open opportunities in every major market around the country, and is specifically interested in finding franchisees who are open to multi-unit developments. The initial franchise fee is $39,500.

Tutor Doctors

20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities - Tutor Doctors

If you’re looking for a franchise opportunity with low startup costs and overhead, Tutor Doctors might be the one for you. The company offers in-home tutoring services. So you don’t even necessarily need a dedicated location in order to get started.

Tutoring Club

20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities - Tutoring Club

Tutoring Club provides educational support for grade levels from pre-K through college prep. The company is looking for franchisees who are passionate about education and supporting their communities.

Learning RX

20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities - Learning RX

LearningRx is part of what it considers to be the future of educational franchising. Instead of traditional tutoring, the company calls its offering “brain training.” The company provides training and webinars where potential franchisees can learn more about opportunities.

Mad Science

20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities - Mad Science

If you’re looking for a more unique educational franchise, Mad Science offers a model that brings hands-on experiences to kids to help them learn science. The total investment to get started can range from $70,000 to $100,000.

Young Rembrandts

20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities - Young Rembrandts

For entrepreneurs looking for a sort of artistic franchise opportunity, Young Rembrandts offers drawing classes to kids and works with local schools so you can actually run the business from home. For franchises in the U.S. and Canada, the initial fee is $34,500.



Huntington Learning Center

20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities - Huntington Learning Center

A low investment tutoring franchise, Huntington Learning Center has several territories available throughout the country. And it’s possible to get started for under $100,000.

School of Rock

20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities - School of Rock

For those looking for a unique franchise opportunity, School of Rock is a music school that teaches kids different instruments and musical concepts. The cost to establish a School of Rock franchise ranges from $115,650 to $321,700.

Best in Class Education

20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities - Best in Class Education

Best in Class Education offers educational and tutoring services for students in markets around the country. In order to franchise, you need a bachelor’s degree, business or management experience and a real passion for education.

NextStepU

20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities - NextStepU

NextStepU is a business that focuses on getting kids prepared for college. The company’s licensing program mostly focuses on working with counselors who are already working with high school students.

Bricks 4 Kids

20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities - Bricks 4 Kids

Bricks 4 Kids offers classes that teach children the fundamentals of STEM learning in a fun way — with the use of LEGO bricks. The company provides support with everything from location scouting to marketing.

Engineering for Kids

20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities - Engineering for Kids

Engineering is a growing field. And Engineering for Kids is a franchise business intended to help kids learn more about the important concepts involved in engineering. The franchise fee to get started is $22,500.

Kumon

20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities - Kumon

Kumon is a tutoring and educational franchise with a focus on math and reading. The franchise fee is just $1,000. But you’ll need a net worth of at least $150,000 to get started.

Snapology

20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities - Snapology

Snapology provides classes, camps, field trips and other educational events for kids using building toys, technology and other fun, hands-on methods. The initial franchise fee ranges from $24,000 to $34,000 depending on the territory size.

Goddard School

20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities - Goddard School

The Goddard School is a franchise that mixes education and childcare. The company has available markets in most states. And the initial franchise fee is $135,000.

Omega Learning Centers

20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities - Omega Learning Centers

Omega Learning offers a national franchise program for accredited private k-12 schools. The franchise fee is $49,900. And there’s also a 10 percent royalty fee of gross sales.

Montessori Kids Universe

20 Education Franchises That Could Be Smart Business Opportunities - Montessori Kids Universe

Montessori Kids Universe is an international franchise system of Montessori schools. The company is poised to take advantage of some growing educational trends, and has several open markets available throughout the U.S.

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Annie Pilon - Staff Writer


Annie Pilon Annie Pilon is a Senior Staff Writer for Small Business Trends, covering entrepreneur profiles, interviews, feature stories, community news and in-depth, expert-based guides. When she’s not writing she can be found on her personal blog Wattlebird, and exploring all that her home state of Michigan has to offer.

3 Reactions

  1. Aira Bongco

    Interesting. You can even start some of these ideas without that much of an investment.

  2. Joel Libava

    Annie,

    Great compilation of franchise opportunities in the education space.

    Franchises that help kids learn better-and faster, are needed. The services just need to be affordable!

    The Franchise King®

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