No two children are identical, which is the reason learning should never be one-size-fits-all. The knowledgeable tutors at Sylvan Learning in Columbia can give your child the personalized learning experience he or she needs to achieve success in the classroom and beyond.


At Sylvan, we go above and beyond personal tutoring. From 21st-century STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programming to homework help and college prep, we’re here to motivate and inspire kids to reach their goals every step of the way. Our results are proven, which means we know exactly how to raise scores and confidence.

Our Columbia programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families come to Sylvan because we’re known for delivering real results. In fact, our students tend to see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than non-Sylvan students. How do we do this? We use the best in teaching and technology to make learning personal and engaging.

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

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From learning the basics to mastering advanced algebra, Sylvan has a program for every family and budget. With us, learning math is always fun and never frustrating. Your child will have a great time using interactive technology and playing brain-boosting games.

Our teachers know just what goes into teaching math in school these days. (Thank goodness!) You’ll know that what we’re doing at Sylvan is making a big difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is the biggest provider of STEM classes in North America. You can expect these classes to be highly interactive and creative — and tons of fun, of course!

Sylvan EDGE programs are the perfect way to get your child familiar with essential 21st-century STEM skills that can help equip him or her for success n the classroom and beyond. Our programs are big on fun and innovation and include robotics, coding, engineering, science and math.

Your child will have plenty of fun learning how to use our kid-friendly software and partnering with peers on cool projects — it’s the perfect way to develop a love for STEM!

College Prep

Our college prep courses and ACT® and SAT® test prep programs are a great way for your teen to eliminate jitters and turn college goals into reality.

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. There’s no better time to tackle those college dreams!

Great Results Begin with Sylvan

When deciding on a tutoring program for your child, you want to be certain that the program you choose will make a difference in the classroom. Fortunately, when you turn to Sylvan for personal tutoring in Columbia, you don’t just get a tutor, you get a team with a proven track record of achieving results.

Students who come to Sylvan generally see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than other students. From our certified instructors to our custom learning plans — not to mention our over 40 years of experience — we inspire kids to be their best in everything they do.

Your Journey Starts Today

Take the first step and get started today with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment. Get in touch with us today to learn more about our proven method to pinpoint your child's strengths and skill gaps. You'll soon see how Sylvan delivers greater results and bigger smiles.