Colleges & Universities Overview
Number of Institutions
According to the NCAA registry, there are 352 Division 1 and 312 Division II colleges/universities in the U.S. While our immediate service is a benefit to the student, we market to parents of college students. A parent with a child(ren) in colleges is concern with preparedness, safety, and cleanliness of their students environment.
Dorm Doctors is a business system that has grown with our customers. As students transition to off-campus living and into the work world, we’ve also graduated to providing services to neighboring residential communities and commercial businesses.
Our unique offer in partnership, gives an enhanced tenant experience and allows property managers to be more competitive in their respective markets by offering not only amenities, but innovation to renters who have unlimited options. No matter who you serve, or where you serve, you are of service.
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The Perfect Candidate
The ideal Dorm Doctors franchisees possess many of the following attributes, making the Dorm Doctors system a good fit for their business approach:
In addition, many Dorm Doctors franchisees seek a business in which they can work with a spouse or adult children, and potentially pass the business on to family members when they retire.
How Much Does It Cost?
A Dorm Doctors franchise is an affordable investment opportunity with uncapped potential.
Dorm Doctors cost are relatively low compared to single service franchise opportunities. Led by a an executive, who is a Goldman Sachs 10K Small Businesses Scholar, passionate about helping entrepreneurs become successful in their businesses, our proven business model was designed to be easy to open, easy to scale, with moderate initial investment costs. With Dorm Doctors , for one franchise fee, you get to serve 3 great markets (colleges, residential, commercial), with 3 great services (laundry, housekeeping, moving + storage). Dorm Doctors is a low-cost business opportunity with incredible potential in a steady 500 billion dollars post-secondary institution market. The total investment estimate to begin operations is between $176,500-$263,500.
Dorm Doctors is a home and mobile-based business with low overhead and no buildout costs or brick and mortar expenses, making Dorm Doctors far more affordable than other franchise concepts in the home services or handyman industries. The franchise fee for your first territory is only $55,000.
Frequently Asked Questions
Dorm Doctors franchise system provides college students laundry housekeeping and moving and storage services. You can think of us as the only collegiate concierge service that provides parents assurance that their child is taken care of and lifts burdens from the astute University attendee. Our motto is fresh, clean and on a schedule; Winter, summer, spring or fall, Dorm Doctors does it all. We provide essential services for essential students. Whether our customer lives on campus or off, our curated portfolio of specialties is always in demand.
If you’re familiar with the expression “first come first served,” then you’ll understand what it’s like to be the only one of your kind. There is no other comprehensive service like Dorm Doctors. Working in unison with the academic calendar, knowing our high and low seasons, this is the perfect system that gives you a variety of experiences in your work day. We offer 3 services (laundry, housekeeping, and moving & storage) to two markets (B2C and B2B), and the possibilities are endless. The services we offered paired with the demographic of customers we cater to cannot be found in any other available opportunity.
According to the NCAA registry there are 353 Division I and 312 Division II colleges/universities in the U.S. While our immediate service rendered is a benefit to the student, we market to parents of college students. They are our core customers, as they carry the bill for their Freshman student. A parent with a child(ren) in college is concerned with preparedness, safety and cleanliness of their student’s environment. Think about it this way, when a student is at home living with mom and dad, their environment is set up for success. Meals are made regularly (dining halls) laundry is done regularly, they are reminded to clean their room (housekeeping) and an itinerary is given if a family trip is scheduled (moving/summer storage). The customer life cycle potential is 4-5 years. Provide them the highest level of care and service and they will be a customer for life. Our services also benefit working adults (general residences as well as commercial customers) (B2B).
Laundry, housekeeping (including move-in and move-out cleaning), and moving & storage.
The initial franchise fee is $55,000. See a snapshot of Item 7 below.
To franchise with Dorm Doctors, you will need to have the required minimum liquid capital of $100,000 to open your own new business.
Yes, the continuing royalty fee is 3%.
No, Dorm Doctors will not help you secure financing. We also do not offer financing.
Bring the right heart, passion and drive, and we will train and coach you every step of the way. We recommend that you simply have solid business or management experience and have abilities in either project management/operations or sales/marketing…and eventually hire someone with talents complementary to yours. You will hire your technical staff…maids, laundry attendants/contractors, generalists, supervisors, professional movers in time, etc. There are plenty of good “specialists” out there looking for a professional brand, effective operating and marketing systems to keep them busy year-round, pick-up a seasonal job, and a good leader with a good heart…YOU. You should be confident in your ability to manage people, possess an entrepreneurial spirit, a strong commitment to customer service excellence, and a drive to follow our proven systems as you bring the Dorm Doctors business model to your community.
Veterans are uniquely qualified to franchise with Dorm Doctors, as they have a proven ability to follow systems, procedures and processes necessary to make any venture successful. Because our business model is easy to run and easy to scale, Dorm Doctors is a perfect fit for honorably discharged veterans who aspire to turn their dreams of entrepreneurship into reality.
Disclaimer: This website and the franchise sales information on this website is not intended as an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, a Dorm Doctors franchise. The offer of a franchise can only be made through the delivery of a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). Certain states require that we register our FDD in those states. We will not offer or sell a Dorm Doctors franchise in those states until we have registered the franchise (or obtained an applicable exemption from registration) and delivered the FDD to the prospective franchisee in compliance with applicable law.