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05 / 2019 article

Bridgepoint Education Scores #1 Spot in SDBJ's Fastest 100 Private Companies List


Bridgepoint Education, was named as the fastest growing privately held company in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal.

Last night, at an invitation-only ceremony held at the Westgate Hotel, the business publications’ leaders honored the 100 fastest growing private companies in the city, based on revenue increase over a three year period. Bridgepoint’s top line growth was more than 4200%, landing it the first place spot.

Recently, Bridgepoint’s growth was nationally recognized when Inc. magazine named it the fastest growing private education firm in the United States.

“It’s an honor to receive this distinction, especially given the other noteworthy enterprises that were included in the San Diego Business Journal’s Fastest 100, all of whom contribute to the economy of our fine city,” said Andrew Clark, Chief Executive Officer of Bridgepoint Education. “We look forward to even more sustainable growth in the years ahead.”

Dan Devine, Chief Financial Officer of Bridgepoint, received the award at the event and spoke to the crowd about Bridgepoint’s mission to acquire and develop tier one higher education companies, so that more American’s can achieve a high quality degree in an affordable and accessible way.

About Bridgepoint Education

Based in San Diego, Bridgepoint Education was founded on the principle that anyone who is academically prepared deserves access to higher education without sacrificing quality, transferability of credits, accessibility, academic standards, or credentials. As an independent, private higher education company, Bridgepoint is committed to serving the millions of adults seeking an affordable alternative to high priced higher education. Bridgepoint Education subsidiaries provide both traditional and online education offerings, in addition to recruiting and admissions services. Our comprehensive education services have helped thousands of students improve their lives and careers through higher education. Bridgepoint Education was named by Inc. magazine as the fastest growing private education company in the United States. For more information, please visit us at or contact: Jessica Caris, Director of Public Relations, at 800.798.0584 Ext 2515