Bridgepoint Education Schedules First Quarter Earnings Conference Call for May 21, 2009

Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI) today announced that it plans to release its first quarter financial results before market open on Thursday, May 21, 2009.

Bridgepoint Education will host a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts to discuss its results for the quarter at 8:30 am (Pacific Time) / 11:30 am (Eastern Time) the same day.

Participants should call 877-719-9801 (United States/Canada) or 719-325-4746 (International) and request the Bridgepoint Education call or provide the confirmation code 2533844. A telephonic replay will be available for anyone unable to participate in the live call. To access the replay, call 888-203-1112 (United States/Canada) or 719-457-0820 (International) and enter confirmation code 2533844. The recording will be available from Thursday, May 21, 2009, at 4:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) until Thursday, May 28, 2008, at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time). A live broadcast of the earnings conference call will also be available via the Internet at under “Investor Relations.” The webcast will be archived on the site for one year.

About Bridgepoint Education
Bridgepoint Education’s postsecondary education services focus on offering associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in the disciplines of 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, respectively.