Your son or daughter’s needs are unique, so learning shouldn’t be one-dimensional. When you turn to Sylvan Learning in Columbia, you can expect our talented tutors to deliver the personal learning experience your child needs to go further in school and beyond.


At Sylvan, we’re known for personal tutoring — but that’s not all. With programming ranging from math skill practice and college prep to leading-edge STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, we help ensure kids are achieving success and having fun at the same time! With proven results, we know just what it takes to boost scores and confidence.

Our Columbia programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we’re known for getting real results. Students who learn with Sylvan generally see up to two to three times greater improvement in their math and reading scores than other students. How is this done? Through an effective combination of tailored teaching and hands-on technology, we deliver a learning experience that’s as unique as your child.

Our teachers will work with your son or daughter to make sure learning is happening in the way that works best for him or her — at the right pace, in the right style, with the right skills. This is how we help ensure your child progresses while staying inspired and engaged every 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. Through interactive technology, hands-on exercises and fun puzzles, we leave frustration behind and make learning math a fun and exciting experience.

Our teachers are skilled in the new ways that math is taught in schools these days. (Hurrah!) You can feel good knowing that what we teach at Sylvan can lead to greater results in the classroom — and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is proud to be the biggest provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes are big on creativity, collaboration and fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs introduce your child to important 21st-century STEM skills for success in school and in high-demand careers. Our programs are big on fun and innovation and include robotics, coding, engineering, science and math.

Your child will have a blast with our kid-friendly software, hands-on activities and collaborative projects that foster camaraderie and a love for STEM!

College Prep

With our college prep programs and ACT® and SAT® test prep courses, your teen can shake off those nerves and get ready to take on the college admissions process with confidence.

From learning how to craft an effective application essay to developing advanced study skills techniques, Sylvan can help your teen prepare for college and the future. Get ready to conquer those college goals!

Real Results Start with Sylvan

If you’re thinking of hiring a tutor for your son or daughter, you want to be sure that what your child learns will make an impact in school. This is what makes Sylvan an excellent choice when it comes to personal tutoring in Columbia, because our team is passionate about delivering real results for families — and we have the proven track record to show for it.

On average, Sylvan students achieve up to two to three times more improvement 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 Your Journey and Save!

Enjoy our limited-time offer and start with an Academic Checkup today for only $95. It's an awesome way to pinpoint your child's strengths and skill gaps. Call or submit our online form now to learn more. Discover firsthand how Sylvan boosts scores and confidence!