You child’s needs are unique, so you shouldn’t settle for a one-size-fits-all-approach to learning! You can count on Sylvan Learning in Columbia for the customized learning experience your child needs to achieve his or her best in school and beyond.


At Sylvan, we go above and beyond personal tutoring. We offer everything from ACT and SAT test prep and college readiness to math skill programs and innovate STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses, so kids are kept engaged and motivated to accomplish 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. 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 bring teaching and technology together to develop an engaging, personalized learning experience that’s big on fun.

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 want to make certain your child feels engaged and motivated at every stage of the learning process.

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. At Sylvan, interactive technology, collaborative activities, and fun games and puzzles all combine to make learning math a blast.

These days, math is taught a little differently than when you were in school; fortunately, our teachers are well-educated on that topic. (Thank goodness!) Everything we teach at Sylvan is designed to make a greater impact in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is leading the way as the largest provider of STEM programs in North America. Our classes emphasize creativity, imagination and fun!

Our Sylvan EDGE programs are a fantastic way to equip your child with vital 21st-century STEM skills that can help further success in the classroom and even provide a solid foundation for a future career. Our forward-thinking programs include everything from coding, robotics and engineering to science and math.

Your child will have an amazing time tinkering with our kid-friendly technology, collaborating with a partner and getting hands-on with projects!

College Prep

With our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses, your teen can say goodbye to butterflies and make college dreams a reality.

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. The road to future success starts with Sylvan!

Great Results Begin with Sylvan

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 it comes to personal tutoring in Columbia, Sylvan offers a full team of expert tutors and proven results, so you can choose us with confidence!

On average, Sylvan students achieve up to two to three times more improvement in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. Our engaging, personalized learning experience, certified instructors and over 35 years of experience all add up to great success for kids in the classroom and in life.

Get Started and Save!

Discover firsthand how Sylvan boosts scores and confidence! Get started sooner: for a limited time, you can sign up for just $95*. Get in touch with us today to learn more.