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Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Announces Investigation on Behalf of Bridgepoint Education, Inc. Investors

March 14, 2019

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 14, 2019--Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”) announces an investigation on behalf of Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (“Bridgepoint” or the “Company”) (NYSE:  BPI ) investors concerning the Company and its officers’ possible violations of federal securities laws.

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If you wish to learn more about this action, or if you have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Lesley Portnoy, Esquire, at 310-201-9150, Toll-Free at 888-773-9224, or by email to  shareholders@glancylaw.com, or visit our website at  www.glancylaw.com.

On March 7, 2019, Bridgepoint announced that it had “determined to restate the Company’s previously issued unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements and advised that those financial statements should not be relied upon, for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2018.” Bridgepoint stated that the process used for recording revenue for the Full Tuition Grant program portion of its student contracts “were not designed with sufficient precision,” leading to “material” accounting errors related to revenue, provision for bad debts, accounts receivable and deferred revenue, which resulted in the overstatement of revenue and expenses. Bridgepoint also identified weaknesses in internal controls.

On this news, shares of Bridgepoint fell $3.21, or 34%, to close at $6.22 on March 7, 2019, thereby injuring investors.

If you purchased Bridgepoint securities, have information, or would like to learn more about these claims, or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Lesley Portnoy, of GPM, 1925 Century Park East, Suite 2100, Los Angeles, CA 90067 at 310-201-9150, Toll-Free at 888-773-9244, or visit our website at www.glancylaw.com. If you inquire by email please include your mailing address, telephone number, and the number of shares purchased.

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CONTACT: Glancy Prongay and Murray LLP, Los Angeles

Lesley Portnoy, 310-201-9150 or 888-773-9224

www.glancylaw.com

shareholders@glancylaw.com

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