Students and educators are increasingly turning to the internet for services such as access to supplemental materials, online tutoring, and entire courses and degrees. The internet makes education services more reachable for students with accessibility needs, location challenges, limited time, or those just looking for something more convenient. With incremental growth of almost $13 billion predicted between now and 2024 and an accelerating growth rate, the online tutoring market in the US is looking strong. Here are some of the leading online tutoring?companies in the country.
Founded in 2011 in California, US, ArborBridge provides educational services to students in the US and around the world. The company uses video chat, desktop sharing, and virtual whiteboards to allow students to have lessons with tutors online. It offers tutoring for three categories of programs: SAT, ACT, and SAT Subject Test preparation; ISEE and SSAT preparation; and K-12 tutoring and essential skills programs for students with learning differences.
ArborBridge assesses each student to determine their needs and knowledge gaps, and uses this information to provide customized lessons that target those gaps and prioritizes skills and knowledge that are most likely to appear on the tests each person is studying for.
BenchPrep began in 2009 and has since served over 6 million learners with the help of more than 30 educational partners. The company started with the idea for a mobile app for GMAT prep that would make it easier and more efficient to study independently and while on the go. From there, BenchPrep evolved into a SaaS learning platform that partners with education and training organizations to provide test prep and certification training to millions of users globally, making it one of the world’s leading online tutoring companies.
Founded in 2005 in California, US, Chegg has expanded into a global company with offices around the world. It offers a range of services for students, including tutoring, test prep, study resources for subjects such as writing and math, and more. Chegg uses virtual whiteboards and live video, audio, and text chats to tutor students on a range of topics. It also provides interactive online courses with targeted feedback, along with test prep books and quiz banks.
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Club Z! Tutoring
Club Z! was founded in 1995 and has grown to have over 400 franchise locations, offering one-on-one tutoring sessions both at home and online. Its online courses include SAT and ACT prep, as well as lessons on a range of subjects including writing, math, science, foreign languages, and more. Club Z! provides courses for students of all ages, from pre-kindergarten children to adults. The company is based in Florida, US, and operates in the US and Canada.
Kaplan is an educational services provider that serves individuals, schools, and businesses. It offers a range of programs for higher education, test prep, language instruction, and professional training, and partners with both educational institutions and businesses.
Kaplan has been in business for over 80 years, and a part of Graham Holdings for more than three decades. The company operates in more than 30 countries, serving over one million students a year as one of the top online tutoring companies in the US and globally.
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Pearson is an educational publisher that was founded in 1844 and now operates in 70 countries around the world. The company operates an online tutoring service called Smarthinking, which provides students with on-demand instruction across a variety of subjects. Smarthinking partners with educational institutions to provide students with access to its courses.
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Online Tutoring Services Market in US 2020-2024
Established in 2007 in the US, Tutapoint offers online tutoring in math, science, languages, social studies, and more. The company offers one-on-one tutoring using video instruction with text chat and a virtual chalkboard. It also provides supplemental materials such as videos and books. Tutapoint allows students to schedule sessions or to request immediate help from tutors.
Tutor.com has been in business since 1998 and today has thousands of tutors on more than 40 subjects. The company offers live, on-demand tutoring online for help with homework, professional development, training, career help, and more. Students receive customized programs through live one-on-one tutoring sessions, and tutor.com also offers training, marketing, and reporting services.
Founded in 2004, Zovio is an education technology services company that partners with educational institutions and corporations to provide personalized education services to learners through the internet. The company uses predictive data and analytics to tailor programs according to individual users’ needs. Zovio provides a range of solutions, from data management and software to curriculum and financial aid.
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