Tutor Doctor

  • Tutor Doctor Systems, Inc.
2711 Centerville Rd., # 400
Wilmington, DE 19808
USA
  • (877) 988-8679 / (416) 646-0364
  • (416) 646-0366 (Fax)

Tutor Doctor allows you to join a fast-growth, recession resistant industry while making a difference in your community. Our franchisees, who manage a team of professional tutors, benefit from our successful one-to-one tutoring model that provides at-home service to students of all ages. This eliminates the need for high overhead costs associated with a traditional bricks and mortar businesses. With over 400 franchises in 15 countries, there has never been a better opportunity to join our team! 83% of Tutor Doctor franchisees come from backgrounds other than Education. In fact, 25% of Tutor Doctor’s franchise community has a background in Financial Services, IT, Manufacturing, and HealthCare. If you want to be part of a growing network of diverse franchisees who make money while making a difference, join the Tutor Doctor Family!

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 2000

Franchising Since: 2003

Operating Units

Franchised Units 247 100.0%
Company-Owned Units 0 0.0%
Total Operating Units 247 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 247 55.5% In 39 States
Canada 107 24.0% In 5 Provinces
International 91 20.4% In 13 Foreign Countries
Total 445 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators 95
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators 310

North American Unit Density

Density Units
California 50
Texas 24
Florida 22

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member Yes
CFA Member Yes
Franchisee Association? No
Size of Corporate Staff 30
Site Selection
Assistance
N/A
Lease Negotiation Assistance N/A
Financial Assistance Yes, Indirect

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising Yes
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising No
Local Advertising No
Marketing Materials Brochures, Catalogs, Direct Mailers, Promotional Items, Radio Ads, Videos
Additional Services: Marketing Research, Press Releases, Sales Strategies

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing Included
Central Purchasing Yes, at additional cost
Field Operation Evaluation Included
Field Training Included
Initial Store Opening N/A
Inventory Control N/A
Franchisee Newsletter Included
Regional or National Meetings Yes, at additional cost
800 Telephone Hotline Included

Training

Online Pre-Training + Road to Home Office Series 80 Hours + 25 Days
In-Class Training 7 Days
Jump-Start Program, Boot Camp 12 Weeks
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Financial Requirements

Investment

Minimum Net Worth $100K
Cash Investment $62.5-133.9K
Total Investment $68.5-111.7K
Average Total Investment $90K

Fees

Initial Franchise Fee $44.7-59.7K
Average Franchise Fee $52K
On-Going Royalty 8%
Average Royalty N/A
Advertising Fee 2%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 1
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 0
Space Needs (in square feet) None
Preferred Site Types Home-Based
Encourages Conversions Yes
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? Yes
Listed in the SBA Registry? Yes
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 3
General Business Experience 4
Specific Industry Experience 1
Formal Education 4
Psychological Profile 4
Personal Interviews 3
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 10
Term of Renewal Period 5
Passive Ownership? Allowed, but discouraged
Area Development
Agreements?
Yes, for 10 years
Sub-Franchisor
Contracts?
No
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? No
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 27
USA Yes, CA, CT, FL, GA, MD, MI, MN, NV, NJ, NY, NC, PA, SC, TX, TN, VA, WA
Canada Yes, All except Quebec
Overseas Yes, Australia, New Zealand, UK, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa, Other countries under evaluation
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