Kumon Ranked #7 Among Top Global Franchises by Entrepreneur

Kumon Ranked #7 Among Top Global Franchises by Entrepreneur

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. (June 15, 2022) – Entrepreneur magazine lists Kumon at No. 7 on its Top Global Franchises ranking. 2022 marks the education enrichment franchise’s third consecutive year in the Top 10 of the Top Global Franchises ranking.

“We are proud of Kumon’s global reputation for excellence and of our strong growth worldwide and especially in the U.S. and Canada,” said Mike Shim, senior vice president of field operations for Kumon North America. “Entrepreneurial-minded people choose to invest in Kumon because of the opportunity to make a difference in their communities, because they are attracted to the comprehensive training and support programs available and because startup costs are literally among the most affordable in the world.”

Kumon franchise owners operate more than 26,000 successful centers in more than 50 countries around the world and more than 2,000 in the U.S. and Canada.

Entrepreneur’s Top Global Franchises lists 200 top-ranked brands from the magazine’s prestigious Franchise 500® that are actively working to expand their footprint outside the U.S. Kumon was ranked No. 6 on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 this year and No. 1 in the education category for the 21st consecutive year.

The Top Global Franchises ranking is featured in the June issue of Entrepreneur.


In business for more than 60 years, Kumon has ranked No. 1 in the education category of Entrepreneur magazine’s prestigious Franchise 500® for 21 consecutive years and No. 6 overall for two years. Investment starts at less than $60,000 and Kumon offers up to $14,000 in incentives in Canada. Opening a Kumon Franchise is ideal for individuals with a passion for education and for helping kids.