Our math tutors for adults provide world-class instruction in a one-on-one environment.

Get customized lessons to deepen your knowledge of math and its real-world uses.

Are you an adult student looking for help with math?

Math is a challenging subject for many people. Advanced mathematics builds on foundations of arithmetic and algebra, and if you aren’t confident in those areas, then calculus, trigonometry, and other classes can be extremely difficult. 

Trying to improve your math skills as an adult can feel overwhelming, especially if it has been a while since you last solved an equation or graphed a function. At Learner, we have expert tutors who understand the unique challenges of studying math as an older student. We’ll help you hone the math skills you need to succeed in your career or degree program.

Learner offers unique benefits to adult math students

Highly educated instructors

College students who tutor part-time may be a good fit for elementary, middle, and high school pupils, but adults need instructors with deeper subject knowledge and more teaching experience. With Learner, you’ll get an expert teacher who can help you understand the real-world applications of the math topics you’re studying.

Targeted lessons and examples

Perhaps you’re taking a math class while training for a new career or preparing for an advanced degree program. Your Learner tutor will develop customized lessons for you, complete with lectures and examples designed to give you the exact knowledge you need to meet your goals.

Flexible scheduling options

If you’re juggling work, family commitments, hobbies, and school, you might not have time to attend an in-person lecture every week. That’s why we offer virtual one-on-one tutoring. You can schedule sessions at times that work for you and access our online platform from anywhere. Plus, you can always go back and review your lessons – each one is recorded and available to watch on demand.

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Get the top-notch math tutoring you deserve

If you’re going to invest your time and money into furthering your math education, you’ll want to choose the best tutoring service available. With Learner, you’re not paying a college student or teaching assistant for impersonal group tutoring sessions. Instead, we’ll match you with the best instructor for your needs: an expert with years of experience helping adults get better at math.

Adult Tutors Neda
Certified Math Tutor
As a long-time tutor, Neda has spent much of her time with adult learners. She identifies students' strengths and underlying struggles, and then determines her teaching approach based on that. Neda boosts students' critical thinking skills – not just for math class, but for everyday life.

2,125 hours tutoring

Master's Degree

Adult Tutors Dylan
Certified Math Tutor
Dylan wants to instill in his students the same love of math he has discovered for himself. He enjoys coming up with unique and fun techniques to teach his students. This helps keep them motivated and curious about the new concepts they are learning.

1,400 hours tutoring

PhD Math Student

Adult Tutors Maria
Certified Math Tutor
Maria is patient, positive, and relatable, always taking a growth mindset with tutoring. She has over 10 years of tutoring experience with all ages, including adults. Maria enjoys finding creative ways for students to identify with new math content, keeping it interesting and understandable.

2,868 hours tutoring

Award-winning teacher

Adult Tutors Duncan
Certified Math Tutor
Duncan's math coaching approach emphasizes attention on the student, giving them the opportunity to practice during tutoring sessions, rather than just watching the teacher work. Duncan is precise in his methods, yet thoughtful and patient in resolving common math misconceptions and encouraging creative problem-solving skills.

4,000 hours tutoring

Ph.D student

Adult Tutors Chris B
Chris B
Certified Math Tutor
Chris facilitates student-guided tutoring sessions, keeping the learning environment comfortable for students. He wants to share his love of math with all his students, which include adult learners. Chris hopes to make obscure math concepts become relatable and understandable for his students.

1,000 hours tutoring

Collaborated with NASA and SpaceX

Adult Tutors Cynthia
Certified Math Tutor
Cynthia's covered many math subjects during her 10 years as a tutor. She motivates students to become lifelong learners. She always strives to meet students where they are, and then build their independence and motivation from there as they study and practice new concepts.

1,000+ hours tutoring

Honors Chemistry Graduate

Adult Tutors Kelly B
Kelly B
Certified Math Tutor
Kelly believes the brain's natural function is to learn. If she explains concepts thoroughly and with visual aids, students usually absorb new information well. She's worked with various ages – including adult learners – relating the math material to other subjects the student is interested in.

1,500 hours tutoring

Award Winning Teacher

Adult Tutors Linda M
Certified Math Tutor
Linda provides students with different examples of new problems, as well as various techniques to solve them. This customizes the session to each student and their unique learning style. In addition to several years of tutoring experience, Linda is also a community college math professor.

2,000+ hours tutoring

Tutor since 1998

Adult Tutors Zachary
Certified Math Tutor
With a master's in mathematics, Zachary has lots of experience tutoring college students, including adult learners. He helps students reframe math from an obstacle to plow through to a motivating challenge to get excited about. He also believes that anyone is capable of understanding math.

1,035 hours tutoring

Masters Degree in Mathematics

Adult Tutors Kimberly D
Kimberly D
Certified Math Tutor
Kimberly is a trained tutor of college students, including adult learners. She lets the student guide the tutoring sessions, always flexible to explain principles in a way that works for them. Kimberly boosts students' confidence in their own abilities to learn and practice math.

1,690 hours tutoring

Master Tutor (Level 3) Certified by CRLA

Adult math subjects we tutor

At Learner, we offer tutoring services that cover a wide range of math subjects for students of all ages and levels. Here are the topics we offer in our adult math tutoring program.


Covers the fundamental calculus concepts, including derivatives, integrals, and functions, all of which have applications in science, engineering, and even economics.

Linear algebra

Includes discussions of matrices, vectors, and linear equations along with their applications to three-dimensional geometry.


Covers the fundamental topics necessary for success in calculus, such as logarithmic and exponential functions, advanced algebra, and trigonometry.


Includes details on gathering data, displaying it graphically or in tables, and analyzing it to determine patterns and make predictions.

Calculus 2

Often known as integral calculus, this course typically focuses more on integrals than derivatives and also includes vectors and polar coordinates.

How to find the right online math tutor for adults

Whether you’re going back to school, preparing for an exam, retraining for a completely new career, or simply hoping to improve your math skills for personal fulfillment, you can find the right instructor with Learner. You don’t have to spend your valuable time reading online profiles to choose a teacher – we’ll match you with someone who has a compatible teaching style and the right expertise.

Private tutoring is an investment in your personal and professional growth. With our service, you can be confident that you’ll progress quickly. You’ll gain a deep understanding of foundational mathematics concepts and improve your problem-solving skills.


Why students love Learner.

Chelsea from Learner helped me to get a full ride to Duke University.

“Chelsea from Learner was the perfect match for me. She customized the training so that it would push me hard - but not too hard where I would get frustrated. I worked with Chelsea for years because she took a genuine interest in me and my future.”

"Stephanie taught me how to be more organized. I was getting Bs and Cs before I started working with her. I used to get overwhelmed before studying for a test. Stephanie taught me how to create “study guides” so I’d have all the big ideas in one place. I am now getting As and Bs and my parents are much happier."

"When I first started working with Alan, I told him I would never be good at math. I barely passed my first two years of high school math and I needed one more hard math class to graduate. Alan believed in me and worked with me on the basics. Little by little, he built up my confidence to the point where I realized I am good at math and I did well in the class."

How does Learner math tutoring for adults work?

Answer questions about your child's background and unique needs.

Schedule a call with our Academic Advisor to identify learning goals and objectives.

We will custom match the right tutor for your child and your first session is 100% FREE.

Why get adult math tutoring from Learner?

Nontraditional adult students have unique academic needs that are very different from those of a typical middle school or high school student. Your Learner tutor will tailor each lesson to address the concepts you’re struggling with and help you apply your newly acquired knowledge to reach your learning goals.

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Relatable lessons

With Learner, you don’t have to spend hours on word problems about hypothetical train speeds or farmers buying watermelons. Your tutor will explain how each math concept applies to real-world situations, so you can focus your efforts on interesting, relevant examples.

Virtual instruction that fits your schedule

With Learner, you don’t need to interrupt your busy workday or weekend family time to attend in-person lessons. Thanks to our innovative online platform, you can meet with your tutor at a time that’s convenient for you – all from the comfort of your own home. To make things even more accessible, each tutoring session is recorded, so you can go back to review whenever you feel like it.

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Useful feedback after each session

At the end of each lesson, your tutor will provide you with detailed feedback. You’ll see where you’re progressing and which concepts are still causing difficulties. This information will guide your own study sessions so that you can use your time as efficiently as possible.

100% satisfaction guarantee

Our team is made up of the best tutors online, and we stand by that with our 100% risk-free satisfaction guarantee. The first session with us is always FREE – no commitments or obligations.

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Why is Learner the best choice for math tutoring for adults?

Engaging material

Learner tutoring isn’t about boring lectures or dry textbooks. Your tutor will offer clear explanations of each topic, with relevant examples and real-world applications.

Customized instruction

We’ll pair you with an instructor who has the right knowledge and skills to support your learning process.

Virtual lessons

Our virtual classroom lets you interact with your tutor, collaborate on problems, and even upload your own worksheets or test preparation materials to work through together.

Experienced tutors

With Learner, you’ll get one-on-one assistance from highly qualified experts who can adjust each lesson to match your unique needs, academic level, and learning style.

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