Nutty Scientists

Nutty Scientists are the only children science STEM education/'edutainment' franchise that offers programs in Art, Sustainability, Health and Nutrition.

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Nutty Scientists


Nutty Scientists Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


  • Children education and entertainment are one of the fastest growing segments in Franchising.

  • Proven business and the world's leading brand. Nutty Scientists is in more than 55 Countries in all continents.

  • Recession-proof Businesses. Our programs can be done online as well.

  • More than 25 years of experience with more than 10 Million children participating every year in a Nutty Scientists activity.

  • Low investment and high return: benefit from gross profits of up to 80% per program.

  • Comprehensive training and ongoing support.

Company Details

Established: 1996
First Unit Franchised: 1998
Franchised Units: 315
Company Owned Units: 4
States Registered In: Alabama - AL, Alaska - AK, Arizona - AZ, Arkansas - AR, California - CA, Colorado - CO, Connecticut - CT, Delaware - DE, Florida - FL, Georgia - GA, Idaho - Iowa - IA, ID, Illinois - IL, Kansas - Indiana - IN, KS, Louisiana - LA, Maine - ME, Massachusetts - MA, Maryland - MD, Mississippi - MS, Missouri - MO, Montana - MT, Nevada - NV, New Hampshire - NH, New Jersey - NJ, New Mexico - NM, New York - NY, North Carolina - NC, Ohio - OH, Oklahoma - OK, Oregon - OR, Pennsylvania - PA, South Carolina - SC, Tennessee - TN, Texas - TX, Virginia - VA, Vermont - VT,  Washington - WA,  West Virginia, WV, Wyoming - WY
Canada Franchises: Yes (except Ontario where we already have a Master Franchise)
International Franchises: Yes

Support and Training Offered By Nutty Scientists

Financial Assistance Provided: Yes
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Cooperative Advertising: Yes
It Starts with All-Inclusive Initial Training

5 Days at the Nutty Scientists Corporate Office or online
This first training course is related to management, marketing, sales techniques, programs, personnel policy, and organizational business systems.
You will also gain access to our training videos and manuals.

5 Days Training at Your Location with One of Our Key Support staff
We will assist you in selecting, instructing, and training, your first instructors (creative individuals who will perform the shows and facilitate the workshops).
We will then help you jumpstart operations by assisting in the organization of your first promotional activities.

Ongoing support in all areas of the business

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Nutty Scientists Franchise.

What does a Nutty Scientists Franchise Cost?

Nutty Scientists franchise fees for 2024:

Cash Investment: $35,000
Total Investment: $35,000
Minimum Net Worth: $40,000
Franchise Fee: $28,000
Royalty: 8%
Item 19: Yes
Average Number of Employees: 2
Visa Candidates: Yes
Passive Ownership: Yes
Home-Based: Yes
B2B: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes
Veteran Discount: Yes

Is Nutty Scientists a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Nutty Scientists is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is Nutty Scientists a Home Based franchise?

Yes. Nutty Scientists is a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Nutty Scientists Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Nutty Scientists franchisees make. Nutty Scientists offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Nutty Scientists a Master Franchise Opportunity?

Yes. Nutty Scientists is a master franchise opportunity. A master franchisee is responsible to recruit, train and support franchisees in their territory.

Does Nutty Scientists Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Nutty Scientists franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Nutty Scientists Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. Nutty Scientists franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Nutty Scientists Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Nutty Scientists franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Nutty Scientists Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Nutty Scientists franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Nutty Scientists's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Child Related, Education, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

$25,000 - $50,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Nutty Scientists Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Nutty Scientists franchises for sale. We may have Nutty Scientists franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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