PR Newswire:

Sylvan Learning, Inc., North America’s most recognized provider of supplemental education, announced today it has been named one of the “Top 20 Franchises to Start” by Forbes Magazine. Forbes reviewed 100 of the best known franchise systems and developed its list of the top 20 franchises for initial franchisees based on four main factors: estimated initial investment, total number of locations, store survival rates and hours of training offered.

“Sylvan Learning is honored to be recognized by Forbes as one of the top systems to consider when entering franchising, as it speaks to our strong network of franchisees and their devotion to delivering the best possible supplemental education programs,” said Jeff Cohen, CEO and President of Sylvan Learning. “We are invested in our franchisees, just as they are invested in us. We will continue our commitment to providing them the best-in-class marketing and training programs, tools and resources they need to succeed as small business owners.”