Statement Regarding California Attorney General Lawsuit Against Ashford University and Bridgepoint Education

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Attorney General of California filed a lawsuit against Ashford University and Bridgepoint Education in California State Superior Court. Bridgepoint issued the statement below in response to the lawsuit and its allegations. 

Bridgepoint's institutions serve as a model for how online education can better the lives of people who did not, or who were unable to, pursue more traditional avenues to degrees. Thousands upon thousands of our current students and graduates can attest to the educational value provided by our undergraduate and graduate programs that have bettered their lives. We are extraordinarily proud of our well-deserved and hard-earned reputation for improving the lives of thousands of students by providing a high-quality education that serves communities and gives families the opportunity to succeed.

We intend to vigorously defend this case. We look forward to sharing the facts and success stories of our students and our school, because we're proud of our work and confident that we'll be vindicated.

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About Bridgepoint Education
Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) harnesses the latest technology to reimagine the modern student experience. Bridgepoint owns two academic institutions – Ashford University and University of the Rockies. Together, these programs, technologies, and resources represent a unique model for advancing education in the 21st century. Bridgepoint stands for greater access, social learning, and exposure to leading minds. For more information, visit,, or call Lauren Coartney at 858.513.9240 x11636.

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