Every child’s needs are different, so learning should never be one-size-fits-all! Look no further than Sylvan Learning in Columbia for the tailored learning experience your child needs to take his or her success to the next level.


Tutoring may be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Sylvan, but our personal tutoring programs are just the start. Whether your child needs help mastering tricky math concepts or guidance with test, college and career prep, we can help him or her achieve greater success — all while having fun at every stage of the journey! With great results to show for it, Sylvan knows just what it takes to improve scores and boost confidence.

Our Columbia programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we understand how to get great results. Sylvan students generally achieve up to two to three times greater growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. How is this done? We use the best in teaching and technology to make learning personal and engaging.

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. We’re dedicated to ensuring your child feels inspired, motivated and engaged each step of the way.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From learning the fundamentals of math to advanced algebra help, our complete range of math programs means there’s one for every family and budget. We never want learning math to feel frustrating, which is why we use interactive technology and hands-on games and puzzles to keep kids engaged and having fun.

These days, math is taught a little differently than when you were in school; fortunately, our teachers are well-educated on that topic. (Hooray!) You can feel confident that what your child learns at Sylvan can help make a huge difference in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is leading the way as the largest provider of STEM programs in North America. These classes focus on fostering creativity and imagination — and boosting smiles!

Our Sylvan EDGE programs can equip your child with a solid foundation of vital 21st-century STEM skills that can contribute to success in the classroom and in high-demand careers. Our programs are big on fun and innovation and include robotics, coding, engineering, science and math.

Our easy-to-use software, interactive activities and team projects all help cultivate a comfortable, collaborative atmosphere where learning STEM is fun!

College Prep

Our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses can help your teen say goodbye to jitters and bring on the college admissions process with confidence.

From college prep writing to test prep and advanced study skills, you can count on Sylvan for the comprehensive programs your son or daughter needs to feel prepared for the challenges of college and the job market. Get ready to watch your child’s confidence soar!

Real Results Start with Sylvan

Let’s face it: if you’re going to hire a tutor, you want to know you’re making a difference in the classroom. Families trust Sylvan for personal tutoring in Columbia because our programs deliver tangible results.

Case in point: Sylvan students tend to achieve up to two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than their peers. At Sylvan, we’ve been inspiring kids to be their best for more than 35 years — and we have the certified instructors and personal learning experience your child needs to go further.

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