Entrepreneur Magazine Names Kumon Franchise "Best of the Best"
Award-winning education franchise continues to flourish at the top of the tutoring category
May 19, 2017 --
TEANECK, N.J., May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 19th time, Entrepreneur Magazine has recognized the Kumon Franchise as "Best of the Best" with recognition in the 2017 tutoring category. The world's largest after-school math and reading franchise has been ranked at the top of its industry category in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 Issue for 17 consecutive years.
Kumon has a massive global footprint with more than four million students studying at nearly 25,000 learning centers in 50 countries and regions. Outside of Japan, where the learning program was founded, Kumon North America has the second largest enrollment of students.
Kumon North America's Presence:
- Recently surpassed 400,000 subject enrollment milestone at 2,200 learning centers in North America
- Increase of more than 24,000 new students from 2015 to 2016
- More than 280,000 subject enrollments at 1,500 learning centers in the United States
"As parents continue to prioritize educational opportunities outside of the classroom in order to compete in today's competitive environment, Kumon has remained the leader in the education franchise industry," said Larry Lambert, vice president of franchise recruitment at Kumon North America, Inc. "Our consistently high industry rankings are a testament to our commitment to delivering the highest quality of education to as many communities across the country as possible."
All Kumon franchisees receive initial financial incentives valued at $19,000 to assist in start-up costs. Franchisee support goes well beyond that, as Kumon assists all new franchisees in the development of a concrete business plan, supports local marketing with national student recruitment initiatives, provides ongoing training, and opportunities to learn from experts at annual conferences.
For those individuals with a passion for education and an entrepreneurial spirit, learn more about joining the "Best of the Best" education franchise.
About the Kumon Franchise Business
Kumon is an ideal small business for professionals. Kumon Franchisees must have a four-year college degree, be proficient in math and reading and have investment capital of $70,000 and a net worth of at least $150,000. Founded in 1958, Kumon has over four million students enrolled in nearly 25,000 learning centers in 50 countries and regions. Kumon North America is headquartered in Teaneck, NJ. Visit kumonfranchise.com to learn more.
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