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Bridgepoint Education to Occupy Sixth Building in San Diego


SAN DIEGO, Aug 10, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of postsecondary education services focused on providing higher access to higher education, is pleased to announce that it will begin operations later this month in its sixth San Diego building.

The company's newest location is at 5855 Copley Drive in the Kearny Mesa area. The 80,000-square-foot office space will house more than 400 Bridgepoint employees. It will be used for administrative space to support Bridgepoint's Ashford University and University of the Rockies online learners.

"As Bridgepoint Education continues to grow, we are pleased to expand our presence in San Diego," said Bridgepoint Education chief executive officer Andrew Clark. "This is our hometown and we are proud to employ thousands of San Diegans. The new facility will give us an opportunity to have an even greater impact in our community."

The new location on Copley Drive will add to Bridgepoint Education's presence in San Diego. The company also occupies three buildings at its Sabre Springs headquarters on Evening Creek Drive North, the Sunroad Spectrum building in Kearny Mesa and a location in downtown San Diego at 600 B Street. Bridgepoint Education now occupies nearly 672,000 square feet of office space in San Diego and employs 2,900 full-time, non-faculty personnel in the San Diego area.

About Bridgepoint Education

Bridgepoint Education's postsecondary education services focus on offering associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in such disciplines as business, education, psychology, social sciences and health sciences. Bridgepoint Education's regionally accredited academic institutions - Ashford University and University of the Rockies - deliver their programs online as well as at traditional campuses located in Clinton, Iowa, and Colorado Springs, Colorado. For more information about Bridgepoint Education, visit or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations at 858.668.2580.

SOURCE Bridgepoint Education, Inc.

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