Different students have different needs, which is why learning should never been one-dimensional. At Sylvan Learning in Tuscaloosa, our experienced tutors can provide the custom learning experience your child needs to realize his or her potential in school and beyond.


Tutoring might be the first thing that pops into your head when you think of Sylvan, but our proven tutoring programs are just the tip of the iceberg. From homework help, math skill programs and college prep to cool courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), we offer the comprehensive programming your child needs to reach his or her full potential — all while having a blast in the process! We know just how to improve scores and confidence — and we have the results to show for it.

Our Tuscaloosa programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we deliver amazing results. Sylvan students typically see up to up two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than other kids. How do we do this? Through an effective combination of tailored teaching and hands-on technology, we deliver a learning experience that’s as unique as your child.

Our expert instructors are here to ensure your child is learning in the way that’s right for him or her, which is why we take the time to get to know his or her needs, challenges, skill level and pace. You can be assured your child will stay motivated and inspired at all stages of the learning journey.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From addition and subtraction to algebra and trigonometry, we have the right program for your family’s needs and budget. We combine interactive software, hands-on activities and challenging games to ensure learning math is a fun and motivating (but never frustrating) experience.

These days, math is taught a little differently in school than you might remember; rest assured, our teachers know all about that. (Hurrah!) You’ll know that what we’re doing at Sylvan is making a big difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is proud to be the biggest provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes are highly creative, highly interactive and highly fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs introduce your child to important 21st-century STEM skills for success in school and in high-demand careers. These fun and innovative programs include topics from math and science to robotics, coding and engineering.

With our kid-friendly software and hands-on projects and activities, your child will develop a love for STEM in no time!

College Prep

Our effective college prep courses and ACT® and SAT® test prep programs can help your teen say goodbye to jitters and hello to greater confidence.

From learning how to tackle advanced research assignments to drafting an impressive application essay, Sylvan is here to help your teen get ready for college and beyond. Reach those college goals with confidence!

Our Programs Lead to Real Results

When deciding on the right tutoring program for your child, you want to be sure the program will have a positive impact in school. When you choose Sylvan for personal tutoring in Tuscaloosa, you can rest assured you’re getting a full team of experts with a track record of achieving great results.

Did you know? Our students typically achieve up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. With our talented tutors, custom learning plans and nearly 40 years of experience, we know just what it takes to help kids soar.

Start Learning and Save!

For a limited time, you can enjoy extra savings on a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment when you take advantage of our $95 offer. Contact us now to learn how we can pinpoint your child's strengths and identify skill gaps that need a little extra attention. Get on track to greater scores and confidence with Sylvan.