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Number of units 352
Investment Level $50,001 ~ $100,000
Franchising Since 1958
Royalty Fee $$34 - $38.25

Kumon Franchise



Kumon Franchise Canada

Kumon is the world’s largest after-school math and reading enrichment franchise program. With over 60 years of success and growth, the Kumon franchise is one of the most established franchise businesses in the world. Entrepreneur Magazine has ranked Kumon No. 1 “Tutoring Services Franchise” for 17 consecutive years.

Kumon Franchisee candidates must meet the following qualifications to be considered for a franchise opportunity:


Kumon Franchise Opportunity

  • A passion for and dedication to education and working with children
  • Post-secondary education (university degree or college diploma)
  • A full-time commitment to Kumon
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Adequate capital to aggressively develop your Kumon Centre
  • Minimum $70,000 liquid capital and at least $150,000 net worth
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • A good understanding of your area of opportunity
  • and strong ties to the community

Kumon Franchise Training & Support

Kumon Franchise Tutor

Kumon trains qualified franchisees in the Kumon Curriculum and the Kumon Learning Method as well as in business strategies for owning and operating a Kumon Centre. Initial training consists of 3 courses over a 4-5 month period at our Canadian Headquarters, as well as our Kumon University training facility in Teaneck, New Jersey. Kumon Centre owners also take part in our continuing professional development programs.

Kumon Branch Office staff take an active role in supporting franchisees in both the administration of programs and centre growth and development. As an example: Student materials are continually reviewed, updated and supplied to our centres. Both internal communications and customer communications are produced and disseminated regularly. In addition, Kumon provides national and local marketing and franchisee support programs.


Kumon Franchise Initial Investment

Kumon Franchise Student

The estimated range for the initial investment of a Kumon Franchise is $64,400 to $160,9750 for the initial investment. The retail location of the centre must be at least 1,000 useable square feet. You will find that Kumon has a much lower start-up cost than other supplemental learning franchises.

If you are an enterprising individual interested in starting your own Kumon franchise business and contributing to the community, contact us today to find out whether Kumon
is the right franchise opportunity for you!

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Jan 30, 2013

David Tsai - National Franchise Manager

BeTheBoss.ca: Tell us about the Kumon concept. David Tsai: The founder, Toru Kumon, created the Kumon Program to help his son, Takeshi, build the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in...
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Jan 9, 2013

Geoffrey Brown - Kumon Franchisee

Four years ago I was just completing my university business degree with plans of becoming a teacher when I was approached by my boss, a Kumon franchisee at the time, to be her successor. I was...
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Sep 22, 2014

Kumon Franchise Announced Expansion Plans

Kumon, the global leader in after-school programs, has just announced ambitious expansion plans for the Western Canadian region because of overwhelming demand for the service. Kumon has seen...
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